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FT Island’s Hangul Live Korean Lessons

The FT Island Hangul Live has finished now.  What fun these mini Korean lessons are.  See here if you missed any. My thanks to Cimi for hooking me up with FTIsland. FT Island’s Hangul Live Korean Lessons – Find all … Continue reading

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Dialogue-based education game for English conversation tutoring

Dialog-based Computer Assisted Language Learning System by Intelligent Software Lab., Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology. POSTECH Immersive English Study (Pomy) is developing a dialog-based language learning game. It aims to provide intelligent one-to-one English … Continue reading

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Grammar Games

Practicing grammar sounds like the dullest thing on earth.  I know that I have not managed to internalize all the grammar I have been taught, so I am seeking ways to get myself to put this grammar to use.  However, … Continue reading

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Two Truths and a Lie game, Not Learning

A suggestion from #Add1Challenger Kevin seems a perfect “not learning, just having fun” activity.   Of course, the problem is I can’t lie.  haha  Still, fun to make sentences saying outrageous things.

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Word wheel, not learning

I like to play.  My little joke is I am “not learning, just having fun”.  You will see many posts on this site about games I am playing to learn language. I was inspired after seeing a “Word Wheel” in … Continue reading

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Talk, sing, read, write, and play

Literacy and libraries are a subject I am passionate about.  Click on the quote to link to an NPR article about it. As a language learner, I am doing all of these activities.   I hear the comment that I … Continue reading

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How Ryan from Mindpasta learns English – by making friends and helping others

Ryan is a native Korean who developed a place for people to meet and share about learning a language.  This unique community is like a family.  Everyone is very supportive. People can practice writing and reading Korean sentences while chatting … Continue reading

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What is your soul language?

This quiz will tell you your soul language. Just a bit of fun. I tried answering to get “Korean” as my soul language, but the closest I could get was Mandarin Chinese. Wise and astute, you are thoughtful in everything … Continue reading

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Conversational Korean

Conversational Korean is a Youtube channel I enjoy. The basic Korean course has animated figures talking simple Korean conversations.  They are funny and just my speed at this beginner level. The frequently used words series has vocabulary with sample sentences, a … Continue reading

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Placemat, not learning

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!

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I Spy, not learning

“I Spy” is a game.  You can play it just using objects around you, or try using these I Spy Pages. One person says “I spy with my little eye something that begins with __”.  The other person then has to … Continue reading

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Gag Concert, not learning

I can’t get myself to watch the news, but this Korean sketch-comedy TV show Gag Concert 개그콘서트 is funny!   Makes me think of Saturday Night Live.

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Hamsters, not learning

포기 안할게영 – I will not give up! Good sentiment for studying. If you want a “not learning, just having fun” activity, may I recommend the Korean speaking hamsters? Too adorable. Makes me want to know what they are saying … Continue reading

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Hangulover

I never learned to draw … but I do know how to laugh 🙂 Can you express your frustrations or confusions with learning Korean with humor? It’s not learning, it is just having fun.

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Laugh

In case you didn’t know, ㅎ or 하 and ㅋ are forms of expressing laughter to Koreans in chatting 채팅. You might also like posts Laugh Lines and Happy in Seoul for some happy vocabulary.    

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