This is the post in which I should be telling you, it’s over. I’m no longer studying Korean. It’s time to shut down this blog.
We recently got back from a trip to Tokyo, and half of my heart is still there.
Last month, I told my Korean teacher about staying up really late to finish an assignment for an online YA fantasy writing course I was taking, and she semi-jokingly suggested that I should try writing a novel in Korean. Now, I don’t think this is something I’ll ever do or even be interested in doing —Continue reading “Thoughts on literary writing in another language”
Well, this is fun! Riccardo of Kaito Monogatari tagged me in this language learning questionnaire. Of all the people I know studying Japanese, Riccardo is the most prolific reader of Japanese literature that I know of. I hope I can be just as good some day. Anyway, thanks for tagging me, Riccardo! I’m always happy to talk about myselfContinue reading “Language Tag”
It’s not a problem per se. More like a challenge, and one that can be frustrating and amusing in equal measures. When you’ve moved past the beginner stuff and are now immersing yourself in the books, TV shows, music, etc. of a certain language, you’re probably going to develop a very specific – and sometimes irrelevant – vocabulary.Continue reading “The problem with self-studying”
Ishani asked: Hi Archana! I am dying to learn Korean! I know a bunch of random Korean words but cant frame them in sentences…I want to start from ABC of Korean..but how and from where do I start? Please show me a way…kamsahamnida! Hi Ishani! Thanks for the question. There are lots of different waysContinue reading “Q&A: How to start learning Korean”