Author Archive | Stevie D.

The 6 Most Common Korean Particles and How to Use Them

Sometimes, the best things come in small packages. That’s certainly the case with Korean particles! You’ve surely heard of Korean nouns, verbs and adjectives, but have you heard of these powerful little Korean particles? If not, you should get …

Apology Accepted: How to Say Sorry in Korean

You’re running late… again. Your Korean (soon-to-be-ex) girlfriend has been waiting in a coffee shop for two hours. And, judging by the looks of those emojis, she’s fuming mad. When you finally arrive, you decide to lighten the mood …

Top Korean Movies: 20 Can’t-miss Films to Watch in 2022

There’s a rampaging zombie on your train! Quick, what’s your plan?! Plus, your country’s at war, and the guy you’re about to shoot at looks just like your long-lost brother. Are you still going to pull the trigger? And, wait—you’ve …

Famous K-pop Songs: 7 Hot Tunes for Studying Korean

BTS. EXO. Wonder Girls. These aren’t just the names of famous K-pop groups. They’re also fantastic resources for you to learn Korean. By learning Korean through famous K-pop songs, those icons will become your own personal …

KakaoTalk: 7 Ways to Use It to Learn the Korean Language

What’s as Korean as hamburgers are American, Oktoberfest is German and the Eiffel Tower is French? KakaoTalk. KakaoTalk is the leading messenger app in South Korea. It’s ubiquitous there. South Koreans do practically everything on it—talk to friends, …

More Feeling! 5 Spots for Korean Drama Scripts in Hangul

Want to learn lines that’ll make a native Korean speaker swoon? Want to know funny and witty comebacks for conversing with your Korean friends? Want to learn the language in a way that mixes both its written and spoken …

Ho! Ho! Ho! 7 Korean Movies to Snuggle Up to This Christmas

Did you know that Christmas is the perfect time to learn Korean? Think about it. Schools are empty during the holidays. Many offices lock up, too. This means there’s a chance all your I’ve-got-no-time excuses have gone up in smoke.…

6 Hot Intermediate Courses for Determined Korean Learners

Reaching out for the prize of Korean fluency… …only to have it snatched away from you yet again? Hey, it’s okay. We understand where you’re coming from. You know simple phrases like 안녕하세요 (hello). You can count up to a …

Visual Learners Unite! Where to Learn Korean with Pictures

“Pictures are for kids.” You may have heard that before. It’s an attitude a lot of people have: Once you’re an adult, learning with pictures is out. Is it, though? Or are we doing ourselves a serious disservice by believing …

7 Movies on Netflix That Are a Godsend for Korean Learners

Kids these days. Un-freaking-believable. Your great-great-grandpa would be rolling in his grave if he knew that the platform you use for entertainment, for passing time, is the very same one you use for work, paying bills and serious language …

6 Gosh Darn Good Reasons Why You Should Learn Korean

Why Korean? Your brain may not immediately light up with a good answer to this question. Whether you’re considering learning Korean yourself or being questioned by someone else about your choice to learn the language, you may find yourself at …

Learn Korean on YouTube with These 11 Enchanting Channels

Did you know there’s something better to watch on YouTube than cats making hilarious faces? No, really. It’s pretty amazing: YouTube has entire languages just waiting for you to learn! How amazing is that? Wait, you mean you’re learning Korean…

Want to Learn These 20 Korean Slang Words? “Call!”

‘Sup? How’s it hanging? Word on the street is, you wanna sound cool in Korean. What’s the secret, you ask? Well, come a little closer and I’ll tell you. Here’s the deal: You need to learn Korean slang.…

Delivery! 6 Korean E-books for Instant Learning

I know why you’re here. You’re looking for something convenient, satisfying and available at a moment’s notice. And no, I’m not talking about fast food. Actually, e-books for learning Korean can be much more nourishing than a cheeseburger if …

Want to Learn Korean? Think Like a K-pop Star!

Unless you’ve got some seriously sweet dance moves and a radio-ready voice, you probably don’t think you have much in common with Korean superstars like PSY, BoA and Rain. Well, if you’re a Korean student, you actually share a …

7 Chill Ways to Experience Korean Immersion Right at Home

Close your eyes and imagine that you’re completely surrounded by Korean language and culture. Where are you? Are you in downtown Seoul? At a famous historic site like Gyeongbokgung Palace? Now imagine this: The place where you’re surrounded by Korean …

7 Best Movies to Learn Real Korean Effectively

Want to completely boost your Korean to the next level? Well close that textbook and sit back, because you’re in for a really wonderful treat. One of the best ways to learn Korean is through movies. And the cool …