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~(으)ㄹ 것 같다 VS ~(으)ㄴ/는 것 같다

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(Estimated reading time: 7 minutes) ~(으)ㄹ/(으)ㄴ/는 것 같다 is probably one of the most used grammar particles in everyday conversations, business settings and basically everywhere! You would have heard this so much in dramas that...

The Ultimate Guide To Naver Dictionary For Korean-to-English Translations & More

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(Estimated reading time: 10 minutes) Tell me... What do you do when you see Korean words you don’t understand? Copy and paste the word into Google Translate, type in Google Search “안녕 meaning” or text...

[Grammar] ~(으)ㄹ 거다 vs ~(으)ㄹ게 vs ~겠다

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(Estimated reading time: 8 minutes) It's been a very long time since my last blog post about grammar nuances (or about anything at all...) - the last one was ~(으)ㄹ 것 같다 VS ~(으)ㄴ/는 것 같다!...

~어/아/여서 VS ~(으)니까 – Differences and important rules

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These two - ~어/아/여서 and ~(으)니까 - are probably two of the most commonly confused grammar expression. To be very honest, I'm not sure about the difference at times. I'll list some very important...

Why reading Naver Webtoons to study Korean is awesome & how to download episodes...

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(Estimated reading time: 5 minutes) While I'm not a huge fan of Anime and Manga, reading Naver Webtoon series is indeed quite an interesting way to immerse ourselves in the Korean language. I've also mentioned...

~고 있다 VS ~어/아/여 있다 – Important differences and uses

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(Estimated reading time: 7 minutes) Most Korean learners wouldn't be able to tell you the difference (myself included!) but there are very distinct differences and situations where only either can be used. In this blog post,...

~지만 VS ~(으)ㄴ/는데; Important rules and various uses

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There are many ways to express "but", "however", "though", basically an expression or conjunction to link two contrasting clauses. The most commonly used two expressions are probably ~지만 and ~(으)ㄴ/는데, therefore we'll explore the differences...

Simple guide to Naver blogs: How is it good and what to read?

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Previously, we looked at how reading Naver Webtoons is a fun yet enriching way to study and learn Korean, particularly for intermediate to advanced learners. The content of Naver blogs is pretty close to Naver Webtoons...

Studying Korean in a school VS self-study

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(Estimated reading time: 4.5 minutes) It's been a looooong time since I've written about something that is not a Grammar or Vocabulary entry. So I just thought of writing this short piece about comparing studying...

How to practice Korean listening: Tips and guide for Korean podcasts on Podbbang 팟빵

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I'm not sure about you but personally, reading and writing are a lot easier than listening and speaking. That's because reading and writing can be done with virtually almost any resource. Webtoons, Naver Blogs, news articles,...