TOPIK Info - New York November 2017

Here are the guidelines for the TOPIK 2017 that will be held in New York in November. We received this information from the Korean Consulate of New York: Application Period: August 2 ~ September 13, 2017 (Weekdays 09:00∼17:00)...   

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How To Say Happy New Year in Korean

Hello everyone! New Year has arrived. January is an important month for Koreans to say Happy New Year to each other. Some may visit their parents or relatives’ houses to say in person. Others would do so by sending out New Year Cards or texting messages. Today, I will list various sentences that convey Happy New Year in Korean. 

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Introducing Yourself In Korean

Hello everyone! This article shows Korean sentences you can use when introducing yourself in Korean. These sentences are simple but will help you succinctly state your name, age, nationality, occupation etc. 

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Fashion Vocabulary - English to Korean to Chinese

Ever wonder when shopping how to translate certain fashion words? Maybe you're traveling to China or Korea and would like to be able to request certain things, or maybe you're a Korean or Chinese native and would like to travel to each other's respective countries. 

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5 Commonly Used Korean Phrases: 5가지 속담

During a conversation in Korean, you may often hear phrases or sentences that do not make sense or sound relevant to the topic, but participants in conversation seemingly understand the message better with those weird-sounding clauses. That is because the speaker quoted Korean proverbs. 

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October 9th is 한글날!

Hello everyone, This Friday, October 9th is Hangeul Day in Korea. As you may know already, Hangeul is a unique Korean language writing system invented by King Sejong in 1442 A.D. 

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TOPIK Info NYC

Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) TOPIK is a written test that examines one’s aptitude in Korean. TOPIK does not cover oral proficiency but rather focuses on vocabulary, grammar, writing, listening, and reading. There are three TOPIK levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. 

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In Korean Expressing Possession and Being with –있다/없다

Hello everyone! Today I would like to talk about the phrase ‘–있다/없다’. This is frequently used to express whether a subject possess an object in question or to indicate there is (are). First, ‘–있다’ means 1) a subject has something 2) there is (are), and goes properly in written format. 

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How to say "I want to" in Korean -고 싶다

Hi everyone! I would like to introduce the usage of ‘-고 싶다’ to all. This phrase is commonly used to express the desire of the subject. Adding ‘-고 싶다’ to the action verb gives it the meaning of “I want to ____.” 

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"A lot" in Korean - Difference between 아주 and 너무

Hi everyone! Did you know that Hills Learning has a twitter account? One follower tweeted to ask us the difference between Korean words 아주 and ‘너무​. I thought this information would be helpful to everyone’s studying Korean. It’s not uncommon to get confused about adverbs in Korean...

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Korean Classes in New York City

Congratulations on choosing to learn the Korean language! In New York City, there's a variety of Korean classes offered from a variety of institutions. This article tries to address the right way to choose your Korean class, along with the advantages of learning Korean over some competing languages. 

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