Monthly Archives: October 2014
In 1999, Dr. Ross King, Professor of Korean and Head of Department in University of British Columbia’s Department of Asian Studies, launched a Korean language and culture immersion camp called “Sup sogui Hosu,” the Korean Language Village, as part of … Continue reading
One of my favorite websites, KPop to KTalk has 2pm’s – Go Crazy (투피엠- 미친거 아니야?) for the Weekly Song Study. I knew all the nouns from Part 1. It’s a start! Still much to learn on verbs and grammar. … Continue reading
Mindpasta recently had a quiz event. To distribute the prizes, they used “Climbing the Ladder” [사다리 타기]. Read more about how the ladder works at Ask a Korean.
Why not make your own placemat with Korean vocabulary? Absorb a little vocabulary with your morning coffee. My Grandmother made placemats with her grandchildren using pieces of vinyl tablecloth, some leaves, and clear contact paper. Those were my favorite!
In Korean Digital Academy, Rob Julien describes verb conjugation with the clock theory. In “Mastering Conversational Korean: Korean for Beginners”, they describe verb conjugation in chapter 6. The “Pattern 5” is equivalent to the clock theory. Basically, it takes … Continue reading
In honor of the fall, I made a game out of learning verbs by making leaves with verbs written on them. These table decorations were on clearance. I liked how they looked, and figured $2 to make some interesting flashcards … Continue reading
I get these words confused: 그래, 그래서, 그러나, 그리고, and 그런데.
How cool is this? I just got a reader from Mexico. She has a review on “Grammar in Use”, the same book I just got this week. Haha! Small world. Hola!
Future tense V(stem)+ ㄹ/을 것이다 (거예요) 가다-> 갈 것이다 갈 거예요 (future tense, will go) 저는 내일 학교에 갈 거예요: I’ll go to school tomorrow
Can you sneak a bit more Korean into your life by joining a group? Montreal feels like my backyard, so let’s see if Korea in Montreal Facebook group has anything interesting. It’s not learning, it’s just having fun. Also, TTMIK’s … Continue reading
How did I, book lover, never hear of this service to share books?
I just watched Rob Julien’s video “The Key to Korean Fluency (Chapter 7, video 2). I want to say, Rob is one smart guy! He has me pegged for what I am not doing that I should be. I had … Continue reading
With a personal invite from HelloTalk, I could not resist registering and checking it out. Mindpasta is like Facebook, only better, creating a learning environment with games for interacting with people. People post as they learn Korean and learn about … Continue reading
Why thank you, Youtube, for recommending a whole collection of language exchange videos. As if I didn’t already have enough ways to fritter away my time!