Author: talktomeinkorean

K-Word Showdown: Differences between similar Korean words

We are very happy to introduce K-Word Showdown to you all! It is our brand-new audio program that is designed to help you understand the subtle yet important differences between similar or related Korean words and expressions. We have received a lot of questions about the differences between word pairs like 지금/이제, 그립다/보고 싶다, 지루해요/심심해요, and 피곤해요/힘들어요. So we have compiled 30 such pairs of words that can be used incorrectly if you do not fully understand the differences.

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[E-book] TalkToMeInKorean Level 9 grammar lessons

스크린샷 2014-04-28 오후 10.36.29

Talk To Me In Korean’s Level 9 grammar lessons are now available in a single e-book. Each of our regular grammar lessons is accompanied by a PDF lesson notes file. This TTMIK Grammar E-book has all the mp3 audio files from Level 9 as well as a consolidated PDF file that has all the lessons, from 1 to 30, with a new design.

You can still download all these lessons for free from our website, but if you would like to have all your files for Level 9 in one place and be able to easily burn them on a CD or DVD, you will find this bulk download useful.

Table of Contents & Sample Images

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We Are Opening a Coffee Shop in Seoul

안녕하세요, 여러분! Hi everybody. This is Hyunwoo from TTMIK. We have been making Korean lessons for everybody for five years now, and we love meeting our listeners (you!) in person and talking to them in Korean as well as hearing about how everyone is learning with our lessons.

Until now, however, it has been often difficult to actually meet up with many of you because we did not have an official meeting venue. Some of you have already visited our office before, but we couldn’t really accommodate you well because, well, it’s an office and we have a ton of things going on for the production of the online lessons and books.

그래서 이번 여름에 홍대에 저희 커피숍을 오픈할 예정이에요! ^^
So we are VERY happy and excited to announce that we will be opening our own coffee shop in Seoul this summer!

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Hangeul Master (Learn the Korean writing system)

For everybody who wants to learn to read and write in Korean, the Hangeul Master book is finally here! We’ve worked very hard on it for many months to help you learn not only the basic writing system of the Korean language, but also how to read Korean handwriting (which can be quite hard at times if you do not know the necessary tips and tricks). You can get it on our store by [clicking here]. If you have any questions about the book, please feel free to leave commons below! 감사합니다 ^^!

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Korean Numbers (from Basic Counting to Calculations)

In any language and culture, numbers are an essential part of everyday life, but when you are learning a new language, learning numbers can be a bit of a challenge because the names of the numbers and related terms may be drastically different. You may also have to look at numbers and equations in a slightly different way than you are used. The only way to make this process easier is to actively practice using numbers in the language you are learning. Luckily, the function of numbers and the operations in which you can use them are universal, making the concept of numbers the same in every language!

With this e-book, you will master the Korean number systems and the related words and phrases. Are you ready to get started? Let’s go! 시작!

You can listen to the audio lessons here, and get the accompanying e-book on our store. The e-book has all the words and number units introduced in the audio lessons plus detailed tables for numbers and pronunciations.

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