흑당 / 흑설탕 / 황설탕 [Words for Brown Sugar]

All the words mean ‘brown sugar’ but there’s different nuances and contexts. 흑당 This word is only really used to refer to the brown sugar milk tea flavor.

Pokemon Go ‘Find Pokemon’ Menu (Korean Translation + Vocab List)

I started playing Pokemon Go again over quarantine because I was bored out of my mind, and I’m low key still playing it. My phone was in Korean at the time, so Pokemon was in Korean, so I figured why not provide some Pokemon Go content ~ So when you go to your pokemon listContinue reading “Pokemon Go ‘Find Pokemon’ Menu (Korean Translation + Vocab List)”

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藍) 절레절레-> smh (theres another version here!) 노잼-> 재미가 없어 ->Continue reading “Text slang and abbreviations”

Some Noun/Verb Combos in Korean

Idk what to title this but I just wanted to post a short list of different verbs that are paired with nouns differently than in English. For example: in english we ‘take a nap’ but in korean you ‘sleep a nap’

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:

Wuthering Heights Vocab Pull (Korean/한국어)

I adore Wuthering Heights. It isn’t a feel good book by any means, but its cathartic and engrossing as long as you aren’t one of those people who have to love and support a novel’s characters, because you definitely don’t love or even like these characters. But you read to see the horrific sequence ofContinue reading “Wuthering Heights Vocab Pull (Korean/한국어)”

Korean Goguryeo Dynasty Monarchs + Vocab

I’m reading a book called Korean History in Maps (it’s really cool, it shows the different dynasties and the change in geography, as well as giving you the basis of wars, politics, and religion in each one) The author compiled this list of monarchs who ruled in the Goguryeo period (Goryeo later came about fromContinue reading “Korean Goguryeo Dynasty Monarchs + Vocab”