TOPIK Writing Evaluation Policies + Examples

All the following information is freely available on numerous TOPIK websites, some with analysis. The following is a basic Beginner level (초급) rubric. This one doesn’t include “Formality of Language Use” like the Intermediate and Advanced rubrics do. TOPIK Writing Evaluation Content and Task Completion (9 marks) – 내용 및 과제 수행 (9점) Evaluates whether […]

Rock on Korea! Indie Bands (Review and Featured Artists)

I recently stumbled across this TV program on Arirang TV (Korea’s English-only broadcasting channel). **Video updated: 5.13.2014 I do NOT like Arirang TV for a number of reasons: The English narration is emotionless and flat. It’s very clearly enunciated – probably for the benefit of Korean English-language-learners, and boring. Rather than using 김도균’s actual voice […]