TOPIK Intermediate Writing Topics & Tips (한국어능력시험 증급 쓰기)

The following is a list of actual previous essay writing questions from the Intermediate (중급) TOPIK Test (including dates). For more practice and additional resources, be sure to check out all the previous copies of TOPIK tests on the official TOPIK website. (Find 기출문제 다운로드) Here are some essay writing tips: Every question is usually 3 questions. Answer each part. You need […]

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 […]