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KDA Class #17 – ㅡ andㅓverbs

The first time I  saw this blank chart for Class 17, I was like “Are you kidding me?” The grammar structures sneak up on me.  I don’t fully grasp them, and I certainly can’t use them in a sentence.  Present, … Continue reading

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우 verbs and the amazing disappearing ㅂ

There is a special trick to the 우 verbs.  Here is a video where Rob Julien explains. I just think of it as the amazing disappearing ㅂ. Let’s look at the verb 춥다 to be cold.  Where did the ㅂ go to in … Continue reading

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Verbs – an overview

I awoke with the burning desire to step back and get an overview of verbs.  Korean Digital Academy spends 8 classes going over verb conjugation.  (Check out the Key to Fluency videos).  In this blog post, I am going to … Continue reading

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Korean Digital Academy

A quick 3 minute video on how much I like my classes with Korean Digital Academy. A longer 9 minute video how I study with notepad and paper flashcards.  Rob Julien’s revamp that helped me switch from a lot of … Continue reading

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Ten second videos for 100 days #giveit100

Day 1 – January 9, 2015. I’ve found making videos and uploading them to be time consuming. However, a 10 second video from my phone seems doable.  Follow me at giveit100.com/@jreidy

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Jazz Chant Verbs

Inspired by jazz chant “How do you spell dog? D-O-G”, I created a jazz chant for Korean verbs. These are all the verbs from Korean Digital Academy up through class 19.  I sing them 🙂  It is very rough, but … Continue reading

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Why do I want to learn Korean?

I made a video that shows the reason I am learning Korean is for the Koreans I have met. I have been studying for 10 months, starting in March 2014. http://youtu.be/n6Y8QI9oVfc Here is my English audio recording about why I want … Continue reading

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Amazing language learning system … costs $3

I’ll cut to the chase.  Working with pen, a steno pad, and some paper flashcards has worked for me.  Total cost $3.10. Rob Julien of Korean Digital Academy has been working with me to improve my study habits. Read about … Continue reading

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Korean is a quick change artist

It occurred to me that Korean is a quick change artist.  I pictured words going into a dressing room, and out they come having changed into a different part of speech. Remember all those Korean dramas that have a make-over … Continue reading

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KDA Class 14

Topics covered in Korean Digital Academy Class 14. Clock theory / Nuts and Bolts of verb conjugation Conjugating “o” verbs V + ~게 to make an adverb Frequency adverbs (often, always) ~랑 “with” which 어느, 무슨 Goals Learn crucial skill … Continue reading

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KDA Study Habits – Mission – Day 1

Rob is working with me to break down the studying I should do for Korean Digital Academy class into daily assignments. Day 1 – Watch Video & memorize vocabulary Day 2 – Understand, memorize conjugation patterns, do practice pages, ask … Continue reading

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Mission

My teacher from Korean Digital Academy has been helping lay out steps for me. I have fallen behind already 😦 However, I have completed seeing all the videos in class 14 and taken notes plus asked questions. So today, I … Continue reading

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Mission

This is the mission for Day 3 Korean Digital Academy studying. My previous missions: Day 1 – 1. watch all the videos 2. learn the vocabulary 3. say the words out loud Day 2 – 1. finish the rest of … Continue reading

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Checklist for Language Learning

A coworker had the habit that when she got in, she would make a checklist of items to accomplish that day.  Then she would work with dogged determination on those things and nothing else would distract her. My teacher is … Continue reading

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Memorizing a vocabulary list

Discussions with my teacher at Korean Digital Academy has me thinking about how one memorizes vocabulary. Say the word? Out loud? It had never occurred to me that should be part of studying my weekly vocabulary list. Instead of simply staring … Continue reading

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