Episode 36: ~지 말다 Negative Commands!
안녕ㅇㅇㅇㅇㅇㅇㅇㅇㅇ 친구들~! I still feel bad about posting last week's blog super late so I'm going to post this one super early :D Hope you guys don't mind ㅋㅋㅋ Last week we went over how to make commands in Korean but we never discussed how to tell people NOT to do something, which is also a command, however, in Korean it is constructed a little differently. ~지 말다: In order to construct a negative command in Korean we need to add ~지 말다 to the stem of a verb like this: 운동하지 말다 자지 말다 먹지
Episode 33: Original meaning of ~줄 알다!
안녕하세용~~~~~~ I’m pretty sure I’ve vaguely mentioned that I will be going back home for two weeks to finally have a bit of summer vacation. So I am writing this blog post from the balcony of my mom’s apartment right outside of the beach with a bowl of refreshing watermelon and the sound of the sea accompanying me :3 it’s OK guys, don’t be jealous. I haven’t left London the entire summer! Last week we learnt a new and interesting concept of ~줄 아랐다 where it indicates that what yo
Episode 30: ~는 것 Explained!
안녕 친구들~! HAPPY 30TH EPISODEVERSARY!!!!!! Thank you so much for sticking around for this whole time, helping me grow and guiding me through our Korean learning journey. I'm incredibly happy and honoured that you guys are sharing this experience with me! I hope we will continue studying together for many many more episodes to come! As for what topic will mark our 30th episode, I decided to delve into the word of 것, which is an incredibly fascinating word in Korean. In its basic
Episode 25: Direct Modifying with Verbs and Adjectives!
안녕하세용 여러분~!! Please excuse my raspy voice and blocked nose; I've been ill with a cold and fever since Monday. I'm pretty sure I've mentioned feeling ill in my Website Launch video and everything went pretty much downhill from there. I've been bedridden the whole week :/ But I'm not going to be a Debbie-downer and think negatively about it because I got to rest and have my boyfriend take care of me, which was kinda nice :3 Also I'm not going to let this stupid cold stop me fro
HiNative: Global Q&A Language Exchange App Review!
안녕하세용~! This week I decided to review a very useful app, which can help you get comfortable with not only Korean but many other languages! This app is called HiNative and it is a global Q&A language exchange service available in over 120 languages! Overall I was very satisfied with this app and I'm quite certain I'll be using it in the future when it comes to deciphering slang words or obscure phrases. *Apparently the ticket feature is only available for those who purchase th
~Weekly Korean~ Episode 21: 받침 Explained
안녕하세용~! I'm so so sorry for abandoning YouTube for like 2 weeks... or maybe even 3 weeks....... :O Second year of university proved to be much harder than I thought and I really had to get my mind out of everything, lock myself in my room and focus focus focus! Being the perfectionist I am, I just have to give it my 100%, which all you students should do too because studying is fun! :D (Yes, I'm that one weird nerdy person who loves to study) As for what we'll be covering tod
Episode 19: ~(으)로 Particle
안녕하세요 여러분~! It feels like I haven't made any Korean learning videos in forever! I've been so preoccupied with university work and my other YouTube projects that I feel I totally abandoned our ~Weekly Korean~ videos *cries* However, I'm back on track and ready to bombard you with intense Korean learning vids! But seriously, get ready. These won't be easy. Today we'll be exploring the myriad of meanings that ~(으)로 particle has. It's a very tricky particle when it comes to trans
Episode 16: Korean Tongue Twisters!
안녕하세요! 마가리타입니당~! It's time to warm up your mouths and jaws because this week I've got some pretty tough tongue twisters for you all! I've noticed that we haven't gone over pronunciation in a while so I decided to throw something new at you all and practice some Korean tongue twisters! Tongue twisters are a great way to improve pronunciation and learn some new vocab! 1. 간장공장 공장장은 장공장장이고, 된장공장 공장장은 공공장장이다. Factory manager Jang is soy sauce factory manger and factory manager Kon
Episode 15: HelloTalk Review
안녕하세요 여러분!! 마가리타입니당~! It feels so nice to be making videos again. I know I've been gone for only a few weeks but it really felt like a lifetime has passed. I missed you guys ㅠ_ㅠ As for the app that I'm reviewing this week, it's called HelloTalk and it's a language exchange app that matches you up with native speakers of the language you want to learn and enables you to chat with them and improve your skills! How awesome is that? As awesome as it is, I did find a few minor iss
Episode 14: Basic Future Tense
학생들 안녕~! 마가리타입니당! Sorry for being away for so long but now I'm back and ready to delve into the beautiful world of Korean conjugation :D And this week we'll be discussing future tense, which will conclude our lessons on basic verb and adjective conjugation. So let's gooooooo! HOW TO CONJUGATE? 1. Verb + (으)ㄹ 거예요 --> Simply describes a fact that will happen in the future 나는 내일에 영화를 볼거예요 - I will watch a movie tomorrow. 다음 주 학교에 갈거예요 - Next week I will go to school. 2. Verb + (