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The key to learning Korean is staying motivated enough to learn the language. At TalkToMeInKorean.com, we provide you free lessons, fun video shows, and a store section that will keep you motivated and meet your Korean learning needs.

After you work out in a gym or working for many hours in an office to meet a deadline, or playing with your cute nephews and nieces for many hours, you might feel your muscles aching. How would you say "My muscles are sore." in Korean? Learn how to say that in natural Korean with Kyung-hwa Sun through this video.

 

You can find more Korean lessons like this on our website! http://talktomeinkorean.com smile emoticon 감사합니다!

Direct download: How_Do_You_Say_My_Muscles_Are_Sore.mp4
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Describe This Picture is a lesson series where you can learn new vocabulary words and expressions related to a photograph. Beginner-level learners can learn new words, and intermediate-level learners can pick up new ways to describe things!

Key Sentences

두 사람은 식당에서 각자 휴대폰과 태블릿을 보고 있어요.
= The two people are looking at a cellphone and a tablet respectively, in a restaurant.

한 명은 태블릿으로 뭔가 읽고 있는 것 같고, 다른 한 명은 휴대폰으로 셀카를 찍고 있어요.
= One person seems to be reading something on his tablet, and the other person is taking a selfie with his cellphone.

두 사람 모두 회색 계통의 옷을 입고 있어요.
= Both of them are wearing clothes that are generally gray.

오른쪽 뒤로는 식당 직원들의 뒷모습이 보여요.
= In the back of the right-hand side, you can see the backs of the restaurant employees.

이 식당에는 이 두 사람 외에 다른 손님은 없는 것 같아요
= In this restaurant, there seems to be no other customers other than these two people.

Direct download: Describe_This_Picture_-_Taking_a_Selfie.mp4
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Thank you for studying Korean with Talk To Me In Korean's lessons! We have heard back from many people who already purchased some books in the TTMIK Beginner Package that they would like to study with the exclusive vocabulary e-book and audio track included in the package. So we decided to make the vocabulary e-book and audio track available separately, for those of you who want to review the vocabulary words and also make their Korean pronunciation more natural by listening to native speakers' pronunciation.

Direct download: TTMIK_Beginner_Package_Vocabulary_Audio_Sample.mp3
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안녕하세요! 이번 주의 샘플 뉴스 기사입니다. Listen to and study with a sample News In Korean audio track about many local citizens complaining about not getting the same kind of discounts that foreign tourists are getting. News In Korean is a monthly subscription service that delivers 6 short news articles each week, each of them recorded at three different speeds, complete with transcripts, translations and vocabulary lists. You can learn more about it at http://talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean. 한국어 뉴스를 들으면서 정보도 접하고, 새로운 표현들도 배워 보세요!

Direct download: News_In_Korean_-_January_20_2015_Sample.mp3
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As you may already be familiar with it, there are mainly two politeness levels in Korean: 반말 [ban-mal] and 존댓말 [jon-daet-mal]. There are various types and levels within 반말 and 존댓말, but very broadly, 반말 refers to casual and informal language, whereas 존댓말 refers to formal and polite language. At first, when you are strangers, you start off with 존댓말, but depending on how well you know the other person and how old you are in comparison with the other person, you might start using 반말. But due to exposure to many K-pop songs, Korean dramas and movies, where you can see a lot of 반말 sentences without much contextual clues, We find that many Korean learners seem to overuse 반말.

Direct download: How_Banmal_Works.mp4
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We recently hosted a dessert flea market at our You Are Here cafe in collaboration with a well-known online dessert community, the '달셰프' team. The week before that, teacher 경화 joined them in their 3-hour live show where she learned how to make some delicious fruit tart. Here's a glimpse of what went on during the live show. 

 

- Links for the 달셰프 team - 

 

Facebook Page: '도와줘요 달셰프' 

https://www.facebook.com/dalcomchef

 

Facebook Group: '달보드레'

https://www.facebook.com/groups/dalbodre/ 

 

감사합니다! 

For more Korean lessons, please visit our website, http://talktomeinkorean.com : )

Direct download: Kyung-hwa20Learns20to20Bake20Fruit20Tart2028ft.202920-.mp4
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여러분은 어떤 취미를 갖고 있으세요? 나라에 따라서 사람들이 흔히 즐기는 취미도 다를 것 같습니다. 이번 비디오에서는 현우 선생님이, 자신이 가장 좋아하는 취미인 비보잉에 대해서 이야기를 해 줄 거예요. 재미있게 봐 주세요! In this video lesson, teacher Hyunwoo talks about his thoughts and experiences related to b-boying, aka breakdancing.

Direct download: In_Hyunwoos_Mind_-_B-boying.mp4
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Do you know how to say "How tall are you?" in Korean? Teacher 경화(Kyung-hwa) is going to explain it in detail in this video. Enjoy!

 

In this video series, "How Do You Say This In Korean," we choose one of your questions about how to say certain things in Korean and let you know not only how to say it, but also how the sentence is formed.

 

In order to submit your question, fill out this form:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dE5ERXRFQ3RadXBaUW9YVkprZTN3YkE6MQ#gid=0

 

Practice speaking Korean with a private tutor at:

http://www.talktomeinkorean.com/live/

 

All previous episodes in this series can be found here:

http://www.talktomeinkorean.com/category/lessons/how-do-you-say-this/

 

감사합니다 ^__^

Direct download: How-Do-You-Say-How-Tall-Are-You-in-Korean.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:39pm JST

안녕하세요! 이번 주의 샘플 뉴스 기사입니다. Listen to and study with a sample News In Korean audio track about which books were the most popular among library-goers in the year of 2014. News In Korean is a monthly subscription service that delivers 6 short news articles each week, each of them recorded at three different speeds, complete with transcripts, translations and vocabulary lists. You can learn more about it at http://talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean. 한국어 뉴스를 들으면서 정보도 접하고, 새로운 표현들도 배워 보세요!

Direct download: News_In_Korean_-_January_13_2015_Sample.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:38pm JST

여러분은 볼링 치러 가면 점수가 보통 몇 점 정도 나오나요? What is your average score in a bowling game? We are quite bad at it… in fact, we are terrible at bowling, but we still enjoyed having a nice friendly game among the three of us and we also enjoyed filming this for you! We hope you enjoy studying with this video! You can get the e-book containing a full transcript, translation, and vocab list on our store: http://goo.gl/o7VD7I 감사합니다!

Direct download: TTMIK_Goes_Bowling.mp4
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