120 TOPIK #16 – Deconstruct Korean Grammar with 13 Sentences

Inspiration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUMGNknv4fo Tim Ferriss has some pretty incredible (nearly unbelievable) stories about how he learned various languages. Here’s a brief preview (from the video above) about the amount of time he spent to learn these languages: Japanese: 11 months (while living in Japan & using Judo textbooks, comics, etc) Chinese: 6 months (Chinese 101 in Princeton […]

Happy Birthday! Key To Korean is 2~

Key To Korean : Happy Birthday Year ONE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obe_ybf3twU Although it’s been about 2 months since I posted ANYTHING on the Key To Korean site, that doesn’t mean I’ve been slacking off. My summer was quite busy as you can see from my list below: TOP TEN Summer Activities Worked 4 summer camps Built 2 websites […]

Intermediate Grammar #24: ~(으)ㄹ까 하다 “I’m thinking about…”

← Previous Full Grammar List Next → ~(으)ㄹ까 하다: Indicates a vague intention or rough plan that can yet be changed. Equivalent to “I’m thinking about…” or “I had been thinking about…” Cannot be used in the future tense. Usage: ONLY: use with declarative sentences NO: interrogative, propositional, imperative sentences NO: future tense Negative form: […]

Intermediate Grammar #23: ~다니요? “Really? I can’t believe…”

← Previous Full Grammar List Next → ~다니요?: Use if you’re surprised at or can’t believe something you just heard. Used to repeat the relevant info while expressing your surprised feeling at that info. Equivalent to “Really? I can’t believe…” Usage: Different conjugations based on (1) declarative, (2) interrogative, (3) propositive, and (4) imperative sentences. […]

Intermediate Grammar #21: ~다고 하던데 “I remember hearing…”

← Previous Full Grammar List Next → ~다고 하던데: Recall or confirm something you heard someone else say previously. Equivalent to “I remember hearing…” Correct form of the expression depends on the sentence type of what was previously heard. Usage: Different conjugations based on (1) declarative, (2) interrogative, (3) propositive, and (4) imperative sentences. 2nd […]