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Get in on the Drama with These 7 Hulu Korean Dramas

Breakups can be hard. Hulu and DramaFever used to be one of the hottest couples out there, with DramaFever hooking Hulu up with topnotch Korean dramas through their licensing deal. But when DramaFever closed, Hulu was left alone. Luckily, …

Wondering Where to Watch Korean Dramas? Try These 12 Sites!

You might be an expert in the Upside Down. Maybe you’ve formed a strong opinion on Steven Avery’s guilt/innocence/facial hair choices. Perhaps you’ve watched so much “Fuller House” that you can thoroughly describe the contours of John Stamos’s beautiful face.…

Step by Step: 6 Steps to Learning the Korean Language

Teaching yourself Korean is a tad more complicated than your deep connections with each and every member of BTS. But if you want to learn Korean without the intimidation factor, the entire process can be broken down into just …

Learn Korean for Free with These 16 Amazing Resources

The old saying goes, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Luckily, there aren’t any adages that say there’s no such thing as free Korean learning. When it comes to learning Korean, you can get something for nothing. …

Sing up a Storm with These 12 K-pop Karaoke Resources

BTS. BLACKPINK. EXO. Girls’ Generation. If you’re a fan of Korean music, just the names of these famous K-pop groups probably get your heart racing and your toes tapping. You may even find yourself singing along while …

The Korean Alphabet Song: 8 Resources for Learning the Basics

Eating paste. Picking your nose. Wearing a swimsuit over your clothes just because you can. There are some things from your early childhood you’d probably rather not repeat. However, there’s one early childhood highlight that you should do again: learning …

Korean Language Exchange: 6 Handy Resources for Learners to Partner Up

When it comes to speaking proficiently, nothing beats one-on-one conversations in Korean. You can binge watch Korean YouTube until you’re automatically saying “please subscribe” in Korean, but it’s not the same. You can listen to K-pop music until you’re dancing …

Turn On the Tube! 14 Ways to Learn Korean with YouTube

Some superpowers are overrated. A fear of heights might keep you from using your flying abilities. Your power of invisibility could get super annoying when you’re trying to get the barista’s attention to order your venti mocha. But there’s one …

8 K-pop Music Apps You Need in Your Life Now

You deserve some glitz and glamour in your life. Sometimes, you just need to sing your heart out. And let’s face facts: A little choreography never hurt anyone. So it’s no wonder you love your K-pop. And what …

Droid Drama! 8 Korean Drama Apps for Android

A rich man falls for a poor woman. Someone becomes gravely ill. A girl disguises herself as a boy because… umm… yeah, there was probably some thin premise to explain that, but who cares, anyway? Regardless of what Korean drama …

Find Your Seoul! 8 Great Options to Learn Korean in Korea

There’s magic around every corner. The sights are spellbinding. The experience is entrancing. There’s no denying it: There’s definitely something special about seeing the world. Apart from the obvious adventure, excitement and intrigue that comes along with travel, traveling can …

K-Watch: 6 Online Places to Add Korean Drama to Your Life

There are plenty of ways to add drama to your life. Tell your best friend you’ve always hated her haircut. Let your siblings know that Mom said you’re her favorite. Ask Kanye West about his political opinions. But there’s one …

Looking for a Chatbot to Teach You Korean? Here Are 5!

Sometimes, you just need someone to lend you an ear. Whether it’s to commiserate, seek advice or ask for a hand with your homemade kimchi trebuchet—the ideal method for effective distribution of deliciousness. But Korean students need to …

6 Tools to Make Learning Business Korean Your Business

Insider trading. Tax fraud. Tax evasion. These things could get you ahead in business, but they’re also highly illegal. Learning Korean. That could get you ahead in business, and is completely legal. Plus, rather than ending up in a cell, …

Set Your Sights on These 6 Korean Movie Streaming Sites!

Watching movies: It’s not just an excuse to eat popcorn anymore. These days, viewing films is so much more than a perfect snack-ortunity. Especially if you’re learning Korean. After all, Korean cinema is booming. The Busan International Film Festival…

6 MOOCs for Learning Korean on Your Own Terms

It’s challenging. Sometimes it can seem downright impossible. No, we’re not talking about forcing yourself to get up after a nice long afternoon nap. We’re not even talking about learning Korean. We’re talking about finding a good Korean course. That’s …