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How Are You In Korean

How To Say “How Are You?” In Korean And How To Answer

If you have been studying Korean you may have noticed that there is no direct translation to ‘How are you?’ in Korean. In English, this is a common expression and is usually used to greet someone or simply to say hello in a polite way. However, there is no direct translation to ‘How are you?’…
What Does Babo Mean In Korean

What Does Babo Mean in Korean?

Babo (바보) is a Korean word which, depending on the intention of the speaker, can be playful or offensive. If you are learning Korean and often speak with native Korean speakers, watch K-dramas, or listen to K-pop, you have probably heard the word Babo and wondered ‘What does Babo mean in Korean?‘. In this post…
Why Do Koreans Say Fighting

Why Do Koreans Say Fighting?

If you watch Korean sports events, Korean dramas, or listen to Kpop bands like BTS, you have probably heard them say ‘fighting’ (화이팅) a lot. Although ‘화이팅’ sounds similar to the English word ‘fighting’, when Koreans say ‘fighting’ they are not talking about a physical fight. So, why do Koreans say fighting? ‘Fighting’ (pronounced hwaiting)…
Who In Korean

Who In Korean | Questions in Korean With Who

Being able to make questions in Korean is essential if you are to communicate successfully. There are many question words in Korean, corresponding to who, what, where, when, and how. In this lesson, you will learn how to make questions in Korean with ‘who’. You’ll learn 6 different ways to say ‘who’ in Korean, and…
Happy birthday In Korean

Korean Birthday Wishes | Happy Birthday In Korean

Wishing someone a happy birthday in Korean is a great way to show your Korean friends, loved ones, and co-workers that you care. As you are probably aware, in Korean there are different levels of politeness and so there are different ways to say happy birthday in Korean depending on who you are talking to….
Classroom Korean

Classroom Korean | 30 Useful Korean Expressions For The Classroom

Whether you’re learning Korean in a classroom, or you are a teacher teaching Korean students, learning classroom Korean can be incredibly useful. If you’re learning Korean in a classroom, by learning classroom Korean expressions you’ll be able to understand you’re Korean teacher’s instructions and follow along with the lesson better. Or if you’re teaching English…
I Love You In Korean

The Right Way To Say “I Love You” In Korean

Being able to say “I love you” in Korean is important for many Korean language learners. Maybe you want to tell a special someone “I love you” in Korean to let them know you have romantic feelings for them. Maybe you want to tell your favorite Kpop star that you love them in Korean. Or…
Korean Listening Practice

15 Fun Korean Listening Practice Exercises

Being able to listen to and comprehend Korean speakers is one of the most important skills to master when studying Korean. That’s where Korean listening practice exercises come in. Many Korean language learners focus a lot on reading and speaking Korean. However, without regularly listening to real Korean speakers, a Korean learner is unlikely to…
What In Korean

The 6 Different Ways To Say ‘What’ In Korean

When learning Korean, most beginners learn that ‘what’ in Korean is 뭐. While this is correct, there are in fact many different ways to say ‘what’ in Korean. The particular word you use for ‘what’ in Korean depends on the particular sentence you are making. In English, when saying sentences like ‘What’s this?’, ‘What time…
How In Korean

6 Ways To Say ‘How’ In Korean

When learning Korean, most beginners learn that ‘how’ in Korean is 어떻게. While this is correct, there are in fact many different ways to say ‘how’ in Korean. Knowing which word for ‘how’ to use can be confusing and it is easy to make mistakes. In English, when saying sentences like ‘How much is it?’…
What does Jagiya mean?

What Does Jagiya Mean (자기야)

If you live in Korea or watch a lot of Korean dramas you may hear the the word ‘Jagiya’ (자기야) a lot and wondered what it means. Jagiya (자기야) is an affectionate way to call your boyfriend or girlfriend. Jagiya is similar to ‘honey’, ‘darling’, baby’ in English. Both married and unmarried couples can call…
Korean Onomatopoeia

Fun Korean Onomatopoeia | 의성어 and 의태어

A great way to make your Korean sound more natural is to use Korean onomatopoeia and Korean memetic words. If you’re not familiar with these terms ‘onomatopoeia’ (의성어) means words which imitate a sound and memetic words (의태어) are words which mimic or describe the shape / movement of something. Korean onomatopoeia and memetic words…