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Korean Listening Practice – should you slow down the audio?

Korean listening practice

One of the biggest challenges when you start on a Korean language learning adventure is finding resources for Korean listening practice. It’s not that there’s a shortage of things to listen to. Rather, the difficulty lies in finding something that is not just instructional (i.e. podcasts teaching verb conjugation) while also being at an appropriate …

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How to Practice Speaking Korean (even if you’re scared)

How to Practice Speaking Korean (even if you're scared)

This world really accommodates extroverts, which can make practicing a language daunting for introverts. However, you can still practice speaking Korean with a little creativity and maybe even by stepping out of your comfort zone. If you’re willing to risk a little discomfort, you can do this! Back in June I participated in an online …

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Not Taking the TOPIK Exam – you may not need it!

Not Taking the TOPIK Exam

There are many arguments for not taking the TOPIK exam – and it’s entirely possible that you may not need it. Let’s look at some reasons it could be unnecessary for you. What’s in this post: What is TOPIK? Are you planning to move to South Korea? Are you applying to work for a Korean …

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How to Learn Korean for Free – A Guide

Learn Korean for free

Back when I started learning Korean in June 2021 I remember thinking how grateful I am for the Internet. There’s no way I would have been able to find so many ways to learn Korean for FREE before the Internet made everything so accessible. At best I might have found a book at the library but even …

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