Author Archive | Elisabeth Cook

Korean Greetings and Goodbyes: The Pop Culture-savvy Guide

Greetings and goodbyes are the bookends of conversations. They may seem more decorative than functional. Take them away, though, and you’ve got an avalanche on your hands. Okay, so maybe that’s being a bit dramatic. But not only do …

Watch Korean Dramas for Free with These 6 Non-Sketchy Apps

There are always more. It doesn’t matter how many Korean dramas you’ve watched. There are definitely still more. Sure, you could say the same for those packs of 신라면 (Shin Ramyun) on the kitchen counter you’ve been methodically …

Gentle Advice: 10 Ways to Improve Your Korean Speaking

Yelling at someone to help them speak seems counter-intuitive. And yet there’s so much yelly “advice” out there for learning to speak a foreign language. “You just have to go to the country! There’s no other way!” To …

Korean From Zero! Review: What KFZ Can Do for You

It seems like everything Korean is a hot commodity right now. K-pop is huge. We’re seeing more and more Korean characters in movies and television. Korean cuisine is working its way into mainstream American, Canadian and other English-language cultures.…

6 Free Websites for Binge-watching Korean Movies Online

Recently, I watched a classic Korean suspense movie. Well, I’ve seen it referred to as a suspense movie. I would argue it was straight-up horror. It was packed with disturbing content, but had an awesome soundtrack, an interesting story…