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Looking for your next study adventure? Look no more! Korea has one of the best education systems, boasting a top-50 university ranking in the world. Living and studying in Korea has become one of the...
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As we know, Korean society is very hierarchical and this mentality is also reflected in the language. In addition to the normal difference between formal and informal language, there is also a third register of...
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The Korean language, called hanguk-eo (한국어) in South Korea and joseon-eo (조선어) in North Korea, is a language of uncertain origin. Some scholars define it as an isolated language, meaning that it does not belong...
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Starting to learn a new language can seem like an overwhelming task. There’s a lot to learn, and you don’t always know the best way to start. There are many good reasons to study the...
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Wherever you are in South Korea, there will always be a convenience store (pyeoneuijeom) where you can get food – it could be your lunch in a nice dosirak, kimbap, snacks or something else. But what...
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Latest updated: March 2024. The Korean alphabet of Hangul (한글) has a legitimate claim as being the world’s best writing system. Language learners and linguists widely recognize Hangul for its intuitiveness and ease of learning....
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If you are going to Korea, you might need to know some useful Korean phrases. By using these Korean expressions, you will sound more natural and you can fit in better. Let’s take a look...
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In Korean, particles are used to indicate the subject and various complements by attaching them as a suffix to the noun. Thanks to theme and subject particles in Korean, we therefore understand what the role...
Life in Korea
For those living in Korea, no matter for a short or long time, you will definitely need to know how the Korean recycling system works. Recycling in Korea might seem a bit complicated and confusing...
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How do you say I love you in Korean? As in the rest of the world, also in Korea they celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 14. But how do they express love feelings or even...
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Christmas is just around the corner, so it’s a good time to brush up on some vocabulary, especially Korean words used at Christmas. How do you wish your friends in Korea a merry Christmas? Let’s...
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What are Korean counters? When you use a number referring to an object, the grammatical construction in Korean is a bit different: you don’t just put the number next to the name, but you use...
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Learn some common Korean phrases and words used in relationships and K-dramas! We have a collection of them ready for you below! Common Korean words – Relationships When talking to one another, Koreans often use...
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Thanks to media products, especially K-pop songs, so many Korean terms are becoming more and more well-known all over the world. K-pop is now a widespread music genre – so much that the term is...
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We have already read in a previous article which objects are typical in today’s Korean homes. Many other pieces of furniture and objects are the same as those we generally use, but what are their...
Korean Culture
Although there are many different types of houses in Korea, from flats in 40-story buildings and above, to slightly older cottages, to studios and goshiwons, the items that you can find inside a typical Korean...
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Korean culture is slowly gaining a foothold in the rest of the world and, as a result, many untranslatable Korean words are becoming known even to non-native speakers. The use of certain Korean words are...
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One of the most important things you need to be able to do when meeting someone for the first time, is to introduce yourself. Depending on the social context, there are various appropriate ways to...
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Last update: February 2024 Korean is a language full of words and expressions that are used to greet others, both formal and informal, starting from expressing hello in Korean. Curious to know what they are?...
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Many Korean culture enthusiasts would like to study the language, but not everyone is ready to go to Korea. So how can you learn Korean at home and studying in your spare time? In this...
Korean Culture
One of the factors that has increased foreign interest in South Korea is the growing popularity of K-dramas. There are two primary types of K-dramas: historical, mainly set in the ancient kingdoms of Korea; or...
News
We understand COVID-19 makes travelling difficult and we do not want that to get in the way of your passion for Korea. Therefore, we have created an online Korean course in collaboration with Hanyang University....
Life in Korea
Whether it’s the songs and the dancing, the music videos and concerts, or the idols themselves, it’s fair to say that K-pop fever is easy to catch. As well as the great entertainment value though,...
Korean Culture
King Sejong is widely recognized as one of the most influential and greatest Koreans in history. The proof is even in his name 세종대왕 – literally translated as Sejong Great King! His most famous accomplishment...
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Looking for a job in Korea or wanting to earn a degree in Korea? The TOPIK test can help! Here’s more information all about the TOPIK test and to see if it’s right for you!...
Food&Drinks
Eating for the first time in a Korean Restaurant? Getting set up for your meal, and what to expect before and after? In a previous blog we explained how to choose a Korean restaurant, what...
Life in Korea
Korean food is becoming increasingly popular, and it really is delicious! However, going into a Korean restaurant for the first time can be intimidating. Here are some Korean restaurant tips to make sure you have...
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