30-Day Challenge: Day #11 – The importance of vocabulary acquisition cannot be overstated

← Day #10 30-Day Challenge Home Base Day #12 → Inspiration Poor mastery of grammar would not break down communication, but scanty vocabulary would… One cannot overstate the importance of a rich word-bank in the language learning process. The following are the 7 strategies for mastering foreign vocabulary as presented by Dr. Vakunta in the video: […]

Low Intermediate Week 10 Review

Download this week’s Vocab/Grammar Review Sheet: Week 10 (Units 23-24) Most Important Things We Went Over This Week Direct quotations 하고/라고 + Verb follows quotation marks Direct quotations Verbs: (말)하다; 이야기하다; 그러다; 물어보다; 생각하다; 부탁하다; 쓰다; 듣다; 써 있다 Don’t use 하고 했어요, but especially not if the quote ends in 하다 Verb 하고 = […]

Low Intermediate Week 9 Review

Download this week’s Vocab/Grammar Review Sheet: Week 9 (Units 19-22) Most Important Things We Went Over This Week Wearing clothes (입고 있다); hat/glasses (쓰고 있다); necktie (매고/하고 있다); things on hands (끼고 있다); accessories (하고 있다); watches (차고 있다); bags (들고/메고 있다); shoes (신고 있다); take off (벗다) Passive verbs “ing” = 열리다; 닫히다; 켜지다; […]

Low Intermediate Week 8 Review

Download this week’s Vocab/Grammar Review Sheet: Week 8 (Units 16-18) Most Important Things We Went Over This Week V~(으)려면 = short form of V~(으)려고 하면 V~(으)려면 often uses ~아/어야 해요/돼요, ~(으)면 돼요, ~(으)세요, 이/가 필요해요, ~는 게 좋아요 in the second clause A/V~(으)면 = if/when, A/V~아/어도 = even if (use 아무리 to express “no matter […]