Compilation of listening resources

Below is a compiled list of Korean listening resources I’ve personally used at some point and would endorse for listening practice. The first section is the easiest stuff as they are created for learners. The rest are authentic material. As much as possible I've tried to include content that has subtitles, preferably in English and Korean. … Continue reading Compilation of listening resources

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Compilation of reading resources

Below is a compiled list of Korean reading resources I've personally used at some point and would endorse for reading practice. I've sorted it by category and more loosely by ascending difficulty. At lower levels you will be limited to resources created specifically for learners. Which means content from TTMIK, Howtostudykorean and Koreanclass101 will form an … Continue reading Compilation of reading resources

Output learning and why it is critical

When it comes to language learning input is king. That's obvious. But having looked around on various study routines and guide online, it seemed to me that the importance of output is underappreciated. Roughly estimating you would only spend about 10% of your time output learning. If you're learning Korean in some sort of institution … Continue reading Output learning and why it is critical

Grammar – This looks, sounds, tastes, smells, feels strange

The grammar 아/어보이다 only applies to how something 'looks'. Have you ever wanted to say "this sounds X" or "this smells Y" but couldn't figure out how to say it? Taking the adjective 'strange' for example, in English we have the same grammar for it looks strange, it sounds strange, it feels strange, it smells … Continue reading Grammar – This looks, sounds, tastes, smells, feels strange