Learn Korean with K-pop

Learn Korean Words with K-Pop – Let It Go by Hyorin (SISTAR)

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안녕하세요, everyone~

How are you today? Have you recovered from your Lunar New Year/American Superbowl festivities? Are you at home because of a snow day? I hear the middle part of the United States is getting pummeled with snow right now! I hope everyone stays safe!

Speaking of snow, I recently saw the movie “Frozen” (known as “겨울 왕국” (Winter Kingdom) in Korean) and became totally OBSESSED with the soundtrack. I listen to the song “Let It Go” almost every day on my way to the office, so if you are ever in Seoul and see a crazy forienger dancing and singing loudly, that’s probably me 😀

Although I listen to the English version of “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel a lot, I also really enjoy the K-pop version by Hyorin 😀

Check out Hyorin’s version here:

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Learn Korean Words with K-pop – 노약자석 (Noyakjaseok) by Odebak and Fatdoo

K-pop: Odebak and fatdooHappy New Year, everyone! 새해 복 많이 받으세요~! Are you ready for all the great things 2014 has in store for you? I know I sure am! I’m also ready for warmer weather, but it’s only January, so I might have to wait a while for that…

Anyways! For this year’s first Learn Korean Words with K-Pop blog post, I’ve chosen a couple things from “노약자석” (Noyakgaseok) by 오대박 and 팻두 (Odebak and Fatdoo). 오대박 revealed to us that this song was actually inspired by our very first TTMIK Iyagi episode! How awesome is that?
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Learn Korean Words with K-Pop – 야생마 by 노라조

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How have you been? It’s been a while since my last blog post, but now that I’m FINALLY in Korea and moved into my apartment, these posts will definitely be more regular!

While I was unpacking my things and cleaning my new place, I was watching SBS MTV and saw a performance by the comic band 노라조 (Norazo) for their song “야생마”, or “Wild Horse”. This was my first time hearing this song, and even with my limited Korean skills, it was still pretty fun. As with most 노라조 songs, “야생마” is an energetic, fun, and catchy song that seems to make absolutely no sense, but this song actually has a deeper meaning. If you check out the full song and video below, the story line is comparing and contrasting the lives of horses in captivity with that of wild horses and illustrates finding happiness in freedom.

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