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Episode #24: Nicknames and Bad Words

When learning a language, swearing words are an interesting thing. It’s different because you didn’t grow up with the stigma of the word being bad, so it doesn’t sound “bad” to you. My students demonstrate this daily. They think all English swearing words are just like regular words and really […]

Episode #11: 오리 Duck

Mistakes like these are common and it’s pretty funny when they happen for both of us. But it also helps us learn as well. This was when my Korean was still not very good (still not that much better now IMO), but I basically learned from Hyo a lot of […]

Episode #3

So now that you know the story of how it all started, I’ll start sharing some…interesting things that have happened. It just comes with the territory when two people from different cultures come together in a relationship. One of the most common is the misunderstanding or mispronunciation of words from […]