I'm going to study abroad in Korea in about a year. While I prepare for that, I’ll write what I learn about Korea every day (language, culture, media, etc.). Drop by every once in a while if you want to learn a little more about Korea.

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  • Romanization: Learn the letters then drop it
    on Dec 30, 2008 in 기타
    This isn't the first time I have brought this up, but I would like to dedicate a post to the subject. I really feel this is an important subject so I would like to discuss it.Not all languages can or should be learned the same way. Yes, both Chinese.
  • 영화 #6: 내 사랑 싸가지 (100 Days with Mr. Arrogant)
    on Dec 28, 2008 in 영화 문화
    If you're looking for a movie that is pretty much just there for you to watch and laugh I highly recommend this movie. While it doesn't have very much substance, there are places where I can't help bursting out laughing. It's tailored
  • 단어 #12: 'A'목록 리뷰
    on Dec 27, 2008 in 단어/6000 단어
    Here is just a quick recap of all of the 'A' vocab words (~1000 most common words) that I have learned from the Korean Essential 6000 words. They are listed in Korean alphabetical order.노란색 = yellow (yes, for some reason I learned weird wo
  • 문화 #7: Don't give a Korean girl shoes
    on Dec 27, 2008 in 문화
    According to superstition, if you give your girlfriend shoes she'll run away. This sort of notion was expressed in Soulmate when a boyfriend who was cheating on his girlfriend gave her shoes. Hmmmm ...
  • 노래 #1: 겨울바람
    on Dec 25, 2008 in 노래
    Here's just a good Korean song for winter. When it's really cold and you're outside you can sing or hum 겨울바람.Here is the only video I could find of someone singing this:가사 (some differ):
  • 단어 #11: 지우다
    on Dec 24, 2008 in 단어/6000 단어
    Korean Essential Vocabulary 6000 (buy from hanbooks) ('A' list, 'ㅈ'부터 끝까지):지우다 = to erase지우개 = eraser정류장 = stop (station)칫솔 = toothbrush파란색 = blue (color)Well, that ends the A list of the 1,087 m
  • 드라마 #1: 풀하우스 (Full House)
    on Dec 23, 2008 in 드라마 비디오 노래
    Just like my quick movie reviews, I'm doing this one because Full House was my first drama. It's a great romantic-comedy where the two main actors start out hating each other but due to unseen circumstances are forced to live with each other. Th
  • 문화 #6: Drinking Games
    on Dec 22, 2008 in 문화 비디오
    The Kissing GameOk, when I first heard about this game I thought it was a joke. BUT, I found another video which says at least a few people really play it.How do you play? The person at the end of the table keeps a napkin on his face by sucking in wi...
  • 단어 #10: 삼촌 ... 사촌 ... 뭐야?
    on Dec 21, 2008 in 단어
    I've always tried to come up with ways to remember the many Korean words for relationships between family members (mother's sister, father's sister's husband, etc.). Unlike English, there's a separate word for just about every pos
  • 단어 #9: 안다Korean Essential Vocabulary 6000 (buy from hanbooks) ('A' list, 'ㅇ'):안다 = to hug (also see Free Hugs in Korea)여권 = passport여든 = 80 (Korean rooted)예순 = 60 (Korean rooted)일흔 = 70 (Korean rooted)
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