Hey everyone! Dom here again bringing you another short and quick vocabulary lesson. We’ve just finished the Chuseok holiday here and we had a great time eating and just getting some rest before heading back to work (5 days off!). Today’s lesson will be the word princess in Korean. If […]
Tag: korean slang
Raise your hand if you’re a gamer! If you’ve played with Koreans on their servers or just in general on other games, you may be confused or wondering what some of their game talk may mean. Korean is a lot like English in this sense. We have a lot of […]
When I first started using Korean, I had watched a few dramas and I was always confused which thank you I should use. I heard the formal version most often, but also heard the impolite form. It wasn’t until I studied Korean more that I found out about politeness levels […]
Big fan of Korean dramas and movies? Kpop? You’ve likely seen a lot of kissing scenes with all the shows that revolve around romance. If you are a big fan of these, then you probably already know the words for kiss in Korean. For those of you that don’t, we […]
This is a word that you will come across often in real life and in dramas/kpop. Who doesn’t wanna say “cute!” when they see a baby, dog, or other furry little animal. For some reason, cute in Korean sounds cuter (not trying to make a joke) than its English counterpart. […]
Ready to take your Korean studies to The next level? Whether you’re a beginner, or intermediate and higher looking to up your game, we’ve compiled the perfect list of textbooks for learning the Korean language. Our list consists of books that are very simple, yet thorough in how they teach […]
This is one of the most common phrases you will use and come across, especially if you are dating a Korean significant other. If you watch a lot of Korean dramas or listen to a lot of Korean songs, you will hear this A LOT. My wife and I still […]
Chances are if you come to Korea for work or travel (and are 18+ ㅋㅋ), you will be invited to go out and drink with your coworkers or friends. When you go out with your coworkers, it is called a “회식” and you eat, talk, and drink with each other. […]
Korean has many ways to express laughter, the most popular being ㅋㅋㅋ. You would also write these with internet slang and text messaging very frequently. Here is a breakdown of the most common and easiest ways to express the equivalent of lol in Korean.
In Korea, it is not polite to address a teacher by their name. So for example in this west, we might call a teacher Ms. or Mrs. Johnson/Mr. Johnson, but in Korea, the teacher will literally just be called teacher by the students.