How to get started learning Korean!

Learn the Alphabet The first step in your Korean studies should be learning the writing system. Romanization isn’t very accurate so not only will you mispronounce words, you won’t be able to understand them when spoken either. Do not worry though! Hangul is considered one of the easiest alphabets to learn. It was designed toContinue reading “How to get started learning Korean!”

한글 Konglish reading practice

Had this coffee today and it is apparently Korean coffee. The phrase is written in both English and Korean, but it is still good practice since even Konglish doesn’t sound like the English equivalent word due to the rules of the Korean language and alphabet. ~ Here’s a graph in case you need to reviewContinue reading “한글 Konglish reading practice”

Common phone functions in Korean

설정setting 언어 및 입력language and input 메시지/문자 입력하세요input message 알림notification (from 알리다 – to inform) 소리 및 진동sound and vibration 지우기erase/clear(-> 지우다 erase) 삭제delete / remove 설치install 설치 삭제uninstall / delete installation 필수necessary / required 공유share 모드 선택 select all 복사copy 잘라내기 cut 붙여넣기paste(from 붙이다-> stick and 넣다 put) 확인 / 동의 confirm / consentContinue reading “Common phone functions in Korean”

How handwriting differs

just some examples of how handwritten characters vary. i may add all of my translations to a post later, but for now I wanted to focus on some common ones handwriting is difficult to read at first, but it gets easier with the more you see:) 아미들의 is from my “learn korean with bts” book.Continue reading “How handwriting differs”

Stroke order

This is just about the handwriting, not reading of characters. Also, there is a worksheet for practice! I made it myself so it isn’t perfect. I tried to include practice on some combos I either struggled with or others said they struggled with. I also have random sentences on wide and thin lines for moreContinue reading “Stroke order”

Hangul (reading the alphabet)

A basic overview of the korean letters! I recommend slowing down kpop lyric videos and reading along, or using sources like “korean short stories for language learners” where you can listen and read along. stroke order can be found here! About Hangul Koreans didn’t have a writing system until the 1440s when King Sejong inventedContinue reading “Hangul (reading the alphabet)”