The Korean Jigsaw Puzzle : Hanja

Target level

TTMIK Levels 3-4

What can you achieve through this course?

  • Learn 10 Hanja characters that are very commonly used in Korean words
  • Understand how Korean words are composed
  • Guess the meaning of Sino-Korean words

Sample lesson




Course language

Korean, English

What can you find inside the course?

  • 10 lessons
  • Lesson notes

Table of contents

  1. Hanja #1 - 人 (인 = person)
  2. Hanja #2 - 入 (입 = enter)
  3. Hanja #3 - 學 (학 = school, study, learn)
  4. Hanja #4 - 老 (늙다 = old)
  5. Hanja #5 - 口 (구 = mouth)
  6. Hanja #6 - 金 (금 = gold, money)
  7. Hanja #7 - 時 (시 = time)
  8. Hanja #8 - 出 (출 = to go out)
  9. Hanja #9 - 間 (간 = interval, gap, between)
  10. Hanja #10 - 食 (식 = to eat)

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  1. Tinka_Minina,

    I can’t even describe the feeling of pure joy I’ve had when I realised that I understand almost everything that 경은 선생님께서 said in Korean. That’s incredible, I’m so proud of myself and thankful for creating this course. Thank you, dear TTMIK team ❤️

    • Talk To Me In Korean,

      That must have been an incredible moment!❤️👏 Your gratitude for the course and our TTMIK team are really heartwarming🥰 Thank you so much for your sweet comment! It means a lot to us!!!

  2. Brigitta Kácser,

    Hi dear TTMIK team,
    Are there any plans on making an ebook version of the Hanja guide textbook in the near future? 🙂
    Thank you!

    • Talk To Me In Korean,

      This book will keep being sold only in paperback. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

  3. Andrea JF,

    I enjoyed the videos and love the book. I go to it every time I have a moment and feel like building my vocabulary.

    • Talk To Me In Korean,

      Thank you!

  4. Gabriela Nava,

    I really enjoyed this course! You can learn different meanings of hanja with examples. I want the second part of this 🙂

    • Talk To Me In Korean,

      Thank you for your comment! 🙂