잊다 vs 까먹다 [forgetting]

Both mean ‘to forget’. 잊다 잊다 is the standard word you will probably learn for ‘forget’. It’s a more formal term; you can use it in informal, casual conversation or in a formal setting where you’re giving a speech or talking to someone you don’t know.

Text slang and abbreviations

바-> 봐 -> from 보다 (see/watch/try) 함 -> 한번 -> once / one time. “I’ll have to check it out” 함바야지 (한번 봐야지) “try eating it once” 함먹어바 (한번 먹어봐). . 당근이지-> used cause it sounds similar to 당연하지 of course! (but literally-> its a carrot) . 절레절레-> smh (theres another version here!) . 노잼->Continue reading “Text slang and abbreviations”

How to Learn Korean Sign Language

FOR THOSE WHO DONT LIKE READING, HERE IS A YOUTUBE VIDEO. CHECK THE DESCRIPTION FOR SOURCES. OTHERWISE, EVERYTHING IS IN THIS BLOG . . . You can do a search for Korean Sign Language on youtube and find quite a few videos. You will have to search in Korean though. You can search for 수화Continue reading “How to Learn Korean Sign Language”

Writing 1

I just tried to create some random sentences to expose you to grammar and vocab🤷‍♀ In the answer section, I note grammar you should study for that sentence. Hope you enjoy it! ☆~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~☆ Translate into English 1) 케이팝을 좋아해요. 2) 드라마를 봤어요. 3) 한국에 가고 싶어요. 4) 물을 2(두) 병 주세요. (number spelled out inContinue reading “Writing 1”

백신 vs 백신접종 vs 예방접종 [vaccination]

These are useful words to know! They come up a lot in conversation, nowadays. 백신 Vaccine This is the vaccine itself, the medication that you put into your body. 접종 백신접종 Vaccination This refers to the act of getting vaccinated. An example sentence can be seen in the news article shared by 리리! It’s also where IContinue reading “백신 vs 백신접종 vs 예방접종 [vaccination]”

과외쌤 vs 가정교사 vs 개인교사 [tutoring]

Appreciate my image pls 저는 미국 수화 과외쌤이서 이 단어들 배웠어요 I’m a tutor primarily (I tutor ASL specifically), and while at work I decided to write ASL Tutor on the board in both English and Korean. But I had to learn the Korean word and turns out there’s a lot of options:

수까 meaning ( NCT Doyoung )

You may see NCT Doyoung get teased for 수까수까 (sukkasukka) but what does it mean? 수까 is improper for 스까 (seukka) which is a Busan dialect for 섞어 (seokkeo) which means “to mix or stir” The line in his drama was “mix a little bit of water with ice… mix…mix -> 물은 아주 조금만 얼음과Continue reading “수까 meaning ( NCT Doyoung )”