Walk 걷다 vs 산책하다

걷다 this refers to the literal act of walking 걸어가다 is to go somewhere by foot.걸어오다 is to come somewhere by foot.-> both are basically “to walk somewhere” and the difference is in whether you would use 가다 or 오다 for your sentence 산책하다 this is used for leisure activity and exercise. it is betterContinue reading “Walk 걷다 vs 산책하다”

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!”

Queen related vocab

 I wanted to translate this Korean “poster” but I don’t know how to simply look up a handful of words lol It always turns into a list. Hope you enjoy! 대개봉  coming out 만화영화  animated film  (due to the vocab, I thought it was based on 만화 but it’s just an animated film in general)Continue reading “Queen related vocab”

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”

찰떡 and 개떡 meaning

찰떡-> 잘 맞다 / 딱 맞다 It is along the lines of “to fit well” “to fit perfectly” “be right for” I saw it several times on instagram, I was confused at first until I realized they were using BTS choreography (thank you commenters lol) for a different song So they were saying that theContinue reading “찰떡 and 개떡 meaning”

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”