Rounding up May 2017 and short update

It’s been a long time since I last updated with anything and there’s a good reason for that! Hear me out. I’ve been working Mondays to Fridays, having classes on Saturday and working on a side project with a friend right after classes. On Sundays,...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #10

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #10

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 아무것도 할 수 없네 (informal) – can’t do anything at all A: 지금 소식을 기다릴 밖에 없어. B: 어휴, 우리가 아무것도 할 수 없네. A: We can only wait for the news now. B: Sign, we can’t do anything at all. 아무것도 할 수 없습니다 (formal) 아무것도 할 수 없네요...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #9

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #9

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 사업이 불일듯하네 (informal) – business is flourishing A: 요즘 아빠가 너무 바빠. 저녁을 같이 먹는 시간도 없었어. B: 응, 엄마한테 들었는데 아빠의 사업이 불일듯하네. A: Dad is so busy these days. He doesn’t even have time to eat together with us. B: Yup, I heard from...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #8

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #8

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 해야하는 것보다 더 많이 하다 (informal) – to do more than (someone) should do A: 새로운 직원은 근무 성적이 어때? B: 좋아. 해야하는 것보다 더 많이 해서 좋아. A: How’s the new employee’s work performance? B: Good. She does more than she should do so...
Study update #4 (Apr 2017) & current plans

Study update #4 (Apr 2017) & current plans

(Estimated reading time: 2 minutes) Every month, I will highlight some interesting and sometimes new discoveries I made over the course of the month while studying Korean. As we approach the end of April 2017, I’m here to give some updates on what I’ve...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #7

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #7

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 항상 곁에 있을게 (informal) – I will always be by your side A: 내 친구들이 날 떠나갈까봐. B: 걱정하지 마, 내가 항상 곁에 있을게. A: I’m afraid my friends will leave me. B: Don’t worry, I will always be by your side. 항상 곁에 있을 겁니다 (formal) 항상 곁에...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #6

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #6

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 인기를 많이 끌어 (informal) – garner a lot of popularity A: 우리 자주 가는 카페는 인디 음악을 많이 들을 수 있네. B: 응, 요즘에 여러 가지 인디 밴드가 인기를 많아 끌어. A: We can listen to indie music at the cafe we often go to. B: Yup, many different indie bands are...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #5

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #5

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 당장 대답해 (informal) – Reply me now A: 엄마 100,000원 줄 수 있을까? 사고 싶은 것이 있어. B: 100,000원? 무순 것을 사? 당장 대답해. A: Mum, can you give me 100,000KRW? I have something I want to buy. B: 100,000KRW? What are you buying? Reply me now. 당장...