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"Yes" has many different usages, and it is the same in Korean! Find out how to say "yes" in various situations in this series of videos!

Direct download: ttmik-yes-5.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 5:51pm JST

Two days from today is the Lunar New Year in Korea. Korean people celebrate the Lunar New Year by spending it with their family memeber, eating lots of good food, and having a small ritual for the ancestors, like people in some Asian countries do. Do you celebrate the Lunar New Year in your country? If so, how are you going to celebrate it? If not, what is the biggest traditional holiday in your country?

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-44.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:20pm JST

In this lesson, we look at some word contraction examples in Korean. Some words in Korean are used together so often that they actually almost form a word. Listen in to find out how you can use word contractions wisely to make your Korean sound more fluent!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l17.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 12:41pm JST

In this lesson, we look at some word contraction examples in Korean. Some words in Korean are used together so often that they actually almost form a word. Listen in to find out how you can use word contractions wisely to make your Korean sound more fluent!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39pm JST

"Yes" has many different usages, and it is the same in Korean! Find out how to say "yes" in various situations in this series of videos!

Direct download: ttmik-yes-4.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 4:29am JST

"Yes" has many different usages, and it is the same in Korean! Find out how to say "yes" in various situations in this series of videos!

Direct download: ttmik-yes-3.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 4:25am JST

"Yes" has many different usages, and it is the same in Korean! Find out how to say "yes" in various situations in this series of videos!

Direct download: ttmik-yes-2.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 4:23am JST

"Yes" has many different usages, and it is the same in Korean! Find out how to say "yes" in various situations in this series of videos!

Direct download: ttmik-yes-1.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22am JST

So far we have looked at various grammar points in Korean, and now we feel that it is the right time to touch upon spacing rules in Korean. In English, different words are basically all written separately, but in Korean, there are some cases in which words are written without space between them. Listen in to find out about the basic spacing rules in Korean!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l16.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 8:19pm JST

So far we have looked at various grammar points in Korean, and now we feel that it is the right time to touch upon spacing rules in Korean. In English, different words are basically all written separately, but in Korean, there are some cases in which words are written without space between them. Listen in to find out about the basic spacing rules in Korean!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17pm JST

Do you often shop online? If you do, where do you usually buy stuff? In Korea, sites like GroupOn are also fast becoming very popular. Do you have these deal-of-the-day websites in your country too? If so, do you use them often? Let us know in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-43.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm JST

Do you often shop online? If you do, where do you usually buy stuff? In Korea, sites like GroupOn are also fast becoming very popular. Do you have these deal-of-the-day websites in your country too? If so, do you use them often? Let us know in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-43.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31pm JST

This is Part 2 of our lesson on 아무. In this lesson, we introduce some more expressions that contain the word 아무, as well as some fixed expressions and more sample sentences. Be sure to make your own sample sentences in the comment for further practice!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l15.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 4:36pm JST

This is Part 2 of our lesson on 아무. In this lesson, we introduce some more expressions that contain the word 아무, as well as some fixed expressions and more sample sentences. Be sure to make your own sample sentences in the comment for further practice!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:24pm JST

In the 12th news update, we introduce NewsKorea.TV, where you can learn about what is happening in Korea right now. In this new website, you will find news articles translated into English for you that are not available in other places on the web.

We are looking for volunteer translators who can help us run the site, so if you are interested, be sure to check out the link in the post for this news update at TalkToMeInKorean.com.

Direct download: ttmik-news-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:46pm JST

In this lesson, we are looking at some words that express frequency. The words introduced in this lesson are 가끔 [ga-kkeum], 자주 [ja-ju], 항상 [hang-sang], 맨날 [maen-nal], 별로 [byeol-lo], 거의 [geo-ui], and 전혀 [jeon-hyeo]. It is important to practice using these words along with the verbs that you will actually use those frequency words with, so be sure to make sample sentences of your own in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l14.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm JST

In this lesson, we are looking at some words that express frequency. The words introduced in this lesson are 가끔 [ga-kkeum], 자주 [ja-ju], 항상 [hang-sang], 맨날 [maen-nal], 별로 [byeol-lo], 거의 [geo-ui], and 전혀 [jeon-hyeo]. It is important to practice using these words along with the verbs that you will actually use those frequency words with, so be sure to make sample sentences of your own in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:08pm JST

 TTMIK Iyagi #42 - Movies PDF

What kind of movies do you like? Do you also watch Korean movies sometimes? In this Iyagi podcast, 경은 and 현우 talk about their favorite types of movies, as well about watching movies in Korea. Listen in to find out more and leave us comments telling us about your favorite types of movies!

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-42.pdf
Category:PDF -- posted at: 2:29pm JST

TTMIK Iyagi #42 - Movies

What kind of movies do you like? Do you also watch Korean movies sometimes? In this Iyagi podcast, 경은 and 현우 talk about their favorite types of movies, as well about watching movies in Korea. Listen in to find out more and leave us comments telling us about your favorite types of movies!

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-42.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:27pm JST

TTMIK Level 4 Lesson 13 PDF
Direct download: ttmik-l4l13.pdf
Category:PDF -- posted at: 3:10pm JST

TTMIK Level 4 Lesson 13

Welcome to another lesson in the Word Builder series. In the Word Builder lessons, we introduce letters and words that work as building blocks of the Korean vocabulary. They are not necessarily all Hanja words based on Chinese characters, but many of them are.

Hope you enjoy this lesson, and we are looking at the word “부/불” [bu/bul].

감사합니다!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:07pm JST

What is BIG and what is small? "It's big" in Korean is 커요 [keo-yo] and "it's small" in Korean is 작아요 [ja-ga-yo]. Look at the things around you and tell us what is big and what is small in Korean! Leave us video responses or comments!

Direct download: homework-7.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 2:53pm JST

In this lesson, we are looking at how to say "to try doing" something in Korean. The structure that you can use to say this in Korean is -아/어/여 보다. The original meaning of "보다" is, as you know, "to see". Listen in to find out how this is used in natural context and practice by making your own sentences in Korean in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l12.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 5:12pm JST

In this lesson, we are looking at how to say "to try doing" something in Korean. The structure that you can use to say this in Korean is -아/어/여 보다. The original meaning of "보다" is, as you know, "to see". Listen in to find out how this is used in natural context and practice by making your own sentences in Korean in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:11pm JST

Do you like watching TV dramas? In this Iyagi, 현우 and 경은 talk about 드라마. Do you also like Korean dramas? If you like them, why? And if you don't particularly enjoy them, is there any reason? Let us know in the comment and practice your Korean!

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-41.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm JST

Do you like watching TV dramas? In this Iyagi, 현우 and 경은 talk about 드라마. Do you also like Korean dramas? If you like them, why? And if you don't particularly enjoy them, is there any reason? Let us know in the comment and practice your Korean!

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-41.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25pm JST

Today, in the very first Culture Talk at TalkToMeInKorean.com, we talk about the drinking culture in Korea. Some of the topics covered in this talk are drinking manners in Korea, popular types of alcohol, general prices of alcohol in Korea, substitute driver service, etc.

This talk is entirely in English, with the exception of a few Korean words. The Korean words introduced in this talk are:
소주 [so-ju] = soju
맥주 [maek-ju] = beer
막걸리 [mak-geol-li] = makgeolli
선배 [seon-bae] = someone who entered the same school or company as you, but earlier
후배 [hu-bae] = someone who entered the same school or company as you, but later
회식 [hoe-sik] = company dinner
폭탄주 [pok-tan-ju] = boiler-maker (mixed alcohol, usually of soju and beer)
안주 [an-ju] = side dishes or food for drinking occasions
숙취 해소 음료 [suk-chwi] = hangover control beverage
대리 운전 [dae-ri un-jeon] = substitute driver service

We hope you enjoy listening to this talk!
What other topics do you want 현우 and 효진 to talk about in the future Culture Talks?

Direct download: ttmik-culture-drinking.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm JST

TalkToMeInKorean presents another short (educational) Korean drama - 'Princess Service'.

Would you try a service like this if this really existed?
이런 서비스가 정말로 있으면, 이용해 보고 싶어요?

Thumbs up for 경은 and 석진 for their superb acting (and flying)!

Direct download: princess-service.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 6:49pm JST

In this lesson, we are going to look at how to say "anyone", "anywhere", and "anything" in Korean. The basic word you need to use in Korean is "아무 [a-mu]". Listen in to find out how to say this in natural context in Korean! If you have any questions, feel free to ask us in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l11.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 7:01pm JST

In this lesson, we are going to look at how to say "anyone", "anywhere", and "anything" in Korean. The basic word you need to use in Korean is "아무 [a-mu]". Listen in to find out how to say this in natural context in Korean! If you have any questions, feel free to ask us in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:58pm JST

In this 이야기, 현우 and 경은 talk about 배달 (delivery service) in Korea. What kind of stuff do you usally use delivery services for? Do you have a lot of delivery services in your country? Let us know in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-40.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 5:25pm JST

In this 이야기, 현우 and 경은 talk about 배달 (delivery service) in Korea. What kind of stuff do you usally use delivery services for? Do you have a lot of delivery services in your country? Let us know in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-iyagi-40.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:24pm JST

In this lesson, we look at how to say "among" or "between" in Korean. These words can be translated into many expressions in Korean, so be sure to listen carefully and practice by making sample sentences of your own in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm JST

In this lesson, we look at how to say "among" or "between" in Korean. These words can be translated into many expressions in Korean, so be sure to listen carefully and practice by making sample sentences of your own in the comment!

Direct download: ttmik-l4l10.pdf
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm JST