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한글 패치?! What the heck does that mean?! Cassie explains this fun expression, frequently used to talk about someone who is very good at Korean. Learn what this actually means and where you can see it used. Did you guess the meaning of this expression correctly? Do you have any buzzword suggestions? Let us know in the comments!
Direct download: Korean_Buzzwords_-_28Korean_Patch3F29.mp4
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Accompanying e-book for this video series: https://goo.gl/YBSi9s
(Get full transcripts + translations + more sample sentences)
 
This intermediate lesson covers the phrase 입만 아프다. What could this phrase mean? Kyeong-eun and Kyung-hwa explain it using only Korean, with *only* Korean subtitles! So keep your ears open and follow along for a deeper understanding of this phrase.
 
All of our intermediate lessons:
Direct download: Intermediate_Korean_Lesson_-_1.mp4
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Test your Korean listening skills and dictation skills with this video challenge with Jooyeon! Pause the video if you can after you hear each recording and try to write down each set of words as accurately as possible. Tune in every Monday to watch a new Korean challenge video that you can participate in!

Direct download: Korean_Dictation_Test_No._2_-_Weekly_Korean_Challenge.mp4
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We sat down with our friend Colin Marshall who is an American essayist and broadcaster currently living in Korea. We asked him how he learned to speak fluent Korean and how he got to meet a lot of people and also generally what he does for a living. We filmed this video last summer so please note that many months have already passed from the time of this interview. 
 
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In this week’s Korean ASMR video, Jooyeon will introduce some idiomatic phrases including 바람, which by itself means wind. Tune in every Friday to watch a new episode of Korean Soft Spoken ASMR with Jooyeon. We’ll use various types of material and topics to talk about, and we are open to suggestions as to what Jooyeon can talk about in her future videos in this series.

Direct download: Korean_Soft_Spoken_ASMR-_Korean_Idiomatic_Phrases_Using_28wind29.mp4
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덕업일치?! What the heck does that mean?! Cassie explains this fun expression, frequently used to talk about a job that’s related to what you love as a hobby or as a fan. Learn what this actually means and where you can see it used. Did you guess the meaning of this expression correctly? Do you have any buzzword suggestions? Let us know in the comments!
Direct download: Korean_Buzzwords_-_28hint-_its_related_to_your_job29.mp4
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추천하다 means “to recommend” and 권하다 also means “to recommend”. But how are they different? 추천하다 is for recommending things in general, whereas 권하다 can be when you are offering something to eat or drink as well. Learn more about these two very useful verbs in this video lesson with Hyunwoo. 

Direct download: Korean_Q26A_-_vs._28Do_you_know_the_difference3F29_1.mp4
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This intermediate lesson covers the phrase 잠수를 타다 What could this strange phrase mean? Kyeong-eun and Kyung-hwa explain it using only Korean, with *only* Korean subtitles! So keep your ears open and follow along for a deeper understanding of this phrase.
 
All of our intermediate lessons:
Direct download: Intermediate_Korean_Lesson_-_2.mp4
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This week’s Korean challenge is about describing some everyday actions. These actions themselves are quite simple, but can be challenging for language learners to learn. Tune in every Monday to watch a new Korean challenge video that you can participate in!
Direct download: Can_you_describe_these_actions_in_Korean3F_-_Weekly_Korean_Challenge.mp4
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In this week’s Korean ASMR video, Jooyeon will introduce some onomatopoeia words and mimetic words in the Korean language. Tune in every Friday to watch a new episode of Korean Soft Spoken ASMR with Jooyeon. We’ll use various types of material and topics to talk about, and we are open to suggestions as to what Jooyeon can talk about in her future videos in this series.

Direct download: Korean_Soft_Spoken_ASMR_-_2C_28onomatopoeias_and_mimetic_words29_1.mp4
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프사?! What the heck does that mean?! Cassie explains this fun expression, frequently used to talk about a kind of photo. Learn what this actually means and where you can see it used.Did you guess the meaning of this expression correctly? Do you have any buzzword suggestions? Let us know in the comments!
Direct download: Korean_Buzzwords_-_What_is_3F.mp4
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할 수 있다 means “can do” and 할 줄 알다 also means “can do”, but you can think of 할 수 있다 more as “it is possible to do” or “there is a way to do” something, whereas 할 줄 알다 is closer to “to know how to do” something. Learn how to use the two expressions naturally in actual sentences through this video with Hyunwoo. 

Direct download: Korean_Q26A_-_vs._28Do_you_know_the_difference3F29.mp4
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Accompanying e-book for this video series: https://goo.gl/YBSi9s
(Get full transcripts + translations + more sample sentences)
 
This intermediate lesson covers the phrase 뒷북 치다. What could this phrase mean? Kyeong-eun and Kyung-hwa explain it using only Korean, with *only* Korean subtitles! So keep your ears open and follow along for a deeper understanding of this phrase.
 
All of our intermediate lessons:
Direct download: Intermediate_Korean_Lesson_-_3.mp4
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In Korea, wishing someone a happy new year is repeated in (usually) February when the lunar new year comes around. So you can say that this phrase, 새해 복 많이 받으세요. (= Happy New Year.), is said at least twice as much in Korea as in other parts of the world! Please try saying it out loud yourself! Tune in every Monday to watch a new Korean challenge video that you can participate in!

Direct download: Say__Happy_New_Year__in_Korean_-_Weekly_Korean_Challenge.mp4
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In this week’s Korean ASMR video, Jooyeon will talk about some famous quotes and introduce how they can be translated into Korean. Tune in every Friday to watch a new episode of Korean Soft Spoken ASMR with Jooyeon. We’ll use various types of material and topics to talk about, and we are open to suggestions as to what Jooyeon can talk about in her future videos in this series.
 
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Direct download: Korean_Soft_Spoken_ASMR_-_28some_famous_quotes_translated_to_Korean29.mp4
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아아?! What the heck does that mean?! Cassie explains this phrase, which is the abbreviation of two words, as strange as it may sound. Have you seen it in use before? Did you guess the meaning of this expression correctly? Do you have any buzzword suggestions? Let us know in the comments!

Direct download: Korean_Buzzwords_-_1.mp4
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한 번 literally means “one time” whereas 한번 is used when you are talking about “giving something a try”. Learn more about this rule and some other examples with this video lesson with Hyunwoo. 
 
For more Korean Q&A videos like this one, 
Direct download: Korean_Q26A_-_and_are_different3F_28Korean_spacing_rules29.mp4
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Learn even more with the accompanying printable e-book for the Intermediate Korean lesson series! You can study with the full transcripts and translations as well as more sample sentences and dialogues. Get it here: https://mykoreanstore.com/collections/e-books 
 
This intermediate lesson covers the phrase 깨가 쏟아지다. What could this phrase mean? Kyeong-eun and Kyung-hwa explain it using only Korean, with *only* Korean subtitles! So keep your ears open and follow along for a deeper understanding of this phrase.
 
All of our intermediate lessons:
Direct download: Intermediate_Korean_Lesson_-_7.mp4
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This week’s Korean challenge is a tongue twister mission! Jooyeon gave the other TTMIK members some difficult tongue twister sentences to read out loud. Who do you think did the best job? Please try saying everything out lout yourself! Tune in every Monday to watch a new Korean challenge video that you can participate in!
 
Here are the sentences used in this video: 

서울특별시 특허허가과 허가과장 허 과장

저기 저 뜀틀이 내가 뛸 뜀틀인가 내가 안 뛸 뜀틀인가?

된장 공장 주방장과 김 공장 주방장은 박 주방장이고
마늘 공장 주방장과 파 공장 주방장은 곽 주방장이다.

경찰청 철창살은 외철창살이고 검찰청 철창살은 쌍철창살이다.

저 분은 백 법학 박사이고 이 분은 박 법학 박사이다.

박범복 군은 밤 벚꽃 놀이를 가고
방범복 양은 낮 벚꽃 놀이를 간다.

 
Watch all of our Weekly Korean Challenge videos here:
Direct download: Korean_Tongue_Twisters21_-_Weekly_Korean_Challenge.mp4
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In this week’s Korean ASMR video, Jooyeon will tell you about some interesting Korean proverbs that translated similarly into English. Tune in every Friday to watch a new episode of Korean Soft Spoken ASMR with Jooyeon. We’ll use various types of material and topics to talk about, and we are open to suggestions as to what Jooyeon can talk about in her future videos in this series.
 
Watch all of Jooyeon’s ASMR videos here:
Direct download: Korean_Soft_Spoken_ASMR_-_28Korean_Proverbs29.mp4
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