Introduction to Korean

First, let’s learn the Korean alphabet! First make sure your browser can read Korean characters. Make sure your browser encoding is set to Unicode, or UTF-8. If you can see this character (한국), then you are fine. The Korean alphabet is called ‘Hangeul’, and it is constructed the same way English is constructed, with consonants… Continue reading Introduction to Korean

Korean Grammar, Verb/Noun Conjugations, Continued…

Continuing from my previous post on learning korean, I’ve found that many textbooks and beginning korean grammar books are insufficient. Mainly, they’re too old fashioned and often teach you very formal, polite ways of saying things. But I want to be able to talk to my korean friends using colloquial modern usage!! I’m not going… Continue reading Korean Grammar, Verb/Noun Conjugations, Continued…

Update: Learning Korean

Update: new, more indepth korean grammar post here. So a couple posts back, I described how I was beginning to learn Korean, an exciting new language that is both similar yet different from Chinese. So far, I’ve found that although I’ve progressed, I haven’t progressed as quickly as I had when I first started. The… Continue reading Update: Learning Korean