We recently got back from a trip to Tokyo, and half of my heart is still there.
Way back when, I read a poem by Korean poet Ryu Shi-hwa. My friend and language partner at the time, Kwang-im, suggested him when I was suddenly struck with the desire to read Korean poetry. Now, I'm not inherently a lover of poetry but through my many years as a student of English literature (which [...]
For a couple years, I was a faithful user of Naver's English Dictionary extension for Chrome, which works by bringing up a side panel window with the definition of any Korean word that you double-click on. It was nice, but I have a bad habit of highlighting and unnecessarily clicking on words while reading stuff [...]
Before I start, an extra special shout-out goes out to my loveliest of lovelies, Jeannie, who sent this book along with a stash of other goodies from Korea. She's forever spoiling me with gifts. I am so lucky to know you, dear - and not just because you're my Sugar Daddy. Haha. I have to [...]
About three weeks ago, I was super excited to finally get my new Korean textbooks! I'd heard a lot about the KLEAR Integrated Korean series from a number of Korean learners online so I was curious to give it a try. I know a lot of people have already reviewed this book but just thought [...]