Korean Honorifics is a big part of Korean culture and respect, and this is ingrained in the speech as well! When should you use honorifics (높임말)? 1. When meeting someone for the first time 2. When speaking to people older
(봄) Beautiful Spring in Korea makes us think of cherry blossoms and delicious Spring seasonal foods like snow crabs (대게 dae-ge), strawberries (딸기 ttal-gi) or webfoot octopus (쭈꾸미 jju-kku-mi).
The origins of Korean folklore dates back a several thousand years and maps its origins to various religions including Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and more recently, Christianity. Many of these legends began in rural areas in Korea such as villages. While
1. Please Give Me Many Samples (Saem-peul ma-ni ju-se-yo 샘플 많이 주세요) For the love of More regularly than not, you’d see sales assistants waiting outside cosmetic stores with handfuls of free skincare or makeup samples to attract customers into the
In the 2013 hit South Korean TV series “My Love from Another Star”, the female protagonist Cheon Song Yi professes her love for “Chi-mek”, which is a combination of the word “chi” from Fried Chicken and “mek” from Mekju, the
Nelson Mandela once said, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” In an increasingly globalised world, our connections
One of the first things that Koreans like to ask when they meet someone new is, who is in your family? Today, let’s learn to answer to answer this question in Korean! In English, we refer to our paternal and
Don’t get me wrong, Seoul is great! Seoul, the capital of South Korea is a dynamic city that offers a unique blend of modernity with tradition. Be it shopping, history, nature, food or the Korean Language, Seoul has something for
Planning to make a trip to South Korea for work, travel, studies or relocation once it becomes safe for us to fly again, but have limited or no knowledge on the Korean language or how to navigate around the country?