Korean Rock: Transfixion Covers “Beautiful Girl” (미인 “美人” – 1974)

This is one of those songs that always makes me smile. Even famous rock guitarist 김도균 smiles and exclaims, “참 잘했습니다!” (“Very great job!”) afterwards. Unfortunately, the band only receives a 120-point score (in this “Top Band” competition), so they are sent packing (though 김도균 was sure they should have received at least 190 points […]

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; […]

FULL Beginner Class Vocabulary List

Here is the complete collection of vocabulary papers from the Beginner Class (including the first 200 words in the True Beginner class). Supplementary vocabulary is not included here, so the total amount of vocabulary contained here is 900 words. FULL Vocab List Download (PDF) There are 50 words per week (10 per day) over the course […]

Amazing Resource: Practice TOPIK Questions Online!

I recently stumbled upon this amazing resource from the National Institute for International Education (NIIED): http://www.studytopik.go.kr There’s a lot of good stuff on here including: 5 Diagnosis Tests (50 questions each) – to help gauge your level 10 Beginner Level Sample Questions (30 questions each) 10 Intermediate Level Sample Questions (30 each) 10 Advanced Level Sample Questions […]