[Tip] -기 vs -는 것 vs -음

There is a sea of explanations on these grammar points available on the internet. Some of them are a bit technical so I decided to use practical examples to illustrate their difference. -기 vs -는 것 Consider this situation: I am taking a walk with my wife, and she says "hold my hand". I reply … Continue reading [Tip] -기 vs -는 것 vs -음

Difference between 이/가 and 은/는

What is 이/가 and 은/는? 이 and 가 are called subject markers and 은 and 는 are called topic markers. Both service the purpose to mark the subject of a sentence. 철수가 사과를 먹고 있어요철수는 사과를 먹고 있어요 Both sentences mean 철수 is eating an apple. From an English perspective 철수 is the subject in … Continue reading Difference between 이/가 and 은/는

Ranked list of resources for beginner French learners

I have been learning French for nine months and in this time I have tried a huge variety of resources, books, websites, programs and apps. I constantly tried different things because I was either not finding them helpful, or quickly outgrowing things (as you do as a beginner). The following will be a list of … Continue reading Ranked list of resources for beginner French learners

Difference between 더니, 았/었더니 and other sentence conjugation patterns

After learning Korean for six years, one of the things that still not perfectly clear for me is the usage of 더니 and 았/었더니. I feel like I now know so much, yet at the same time it feels like grasping at sand and watching it flow through between my fingers. I've tried coming up … Continue reading Difference between 더니, 았/었더니 and other sentence conjugation patterns