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~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...

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,...

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...

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...

Some thoughts after taking an italki lesson

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(Estimated reading time: 4 minutes) Finally had time to write this blog post about my first italki lesson and experience! It was a lot better than expected, probably because the community tutor was awesome. Anyway,...

What I’ve been studying update #1 | Korean Studying Resources (Jan 2017)

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(Estimated reading time: 5 minutes) I just thought, since this is a Korean study blog, it would only make sense to share other resources that I'm using as well. First off... I'm not the typical Korean...

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...

Happy 2017 and some updates

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Happy 2017! 새해 복 많이 많이 받아요 여러분~

3 tips to stop procrastinating to learn and study Korean more effectively

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(Estimated reading time: 4.5 minutes) So you've started learning and studying Korean. But you can't seem to focus and you forget a lot of important grammar (sometimes even easy ones) so quickly that it's frustrating and...

How to change your mindset to learn Korean more effectively

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(Estimated reading time: 4.5 minutes) Have you ever wondered why some people learn faster than others? Most of us would think (at least initially) that people who learn faster seem to have some sort of talent...