FULL Vocabulary List Plus Complete Guide to the TOPIK List (Words 1-1260) FULL Vocabulary List (NO TOPIK) (Words 1-720) Low Intermediate Vocabulary & Grammar Week 1: Words 1-72 (Intro + Getting Ready) • Quiz 1 Week 2: Words 73-144 (Units 1-2) • Quiz 2 Week 3: Words 145-216 (Unit 3) • Quiz 3 Week 4: Words 217-288 (Units 4-5) • Quiz 4 Week […]
← Day #11 30-Day Challenge Home Base Day #13 → Inspiration Learning the grammar of a target language may be daunting. More so because the grammar rules of the language you are learning may be very different from those of your mother tongue… Regardless of what experts tell you, you will not be fluent in […]
I spent some time last night redesigning all the grammar rules I’ve taken notes on for the Low Intermediate course to fit on a 5-page PDF. There are two weeks of grammar rules per page.
How best to use this PDF
The best way to use this PDF is to practice with it. I plan to go back over all the grammar rules and try to write out between 5-10 sentences for each rule. The best way to memorize grammar and get it in your head is to use it.
How will you use this grammar PDF?
I’ve recently picked up The Complete Guide to the TOPIK: Basic and begun preparing for my first TOPIK test (July 21, 2013). The book has proven to be quite helpful for helping me to understand the test structure and exactly what each question type is asking. I’ve previously attempted some sample TOPIK questions and tests, […]
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 = […]
The following is a list of grammar points covered in the second semester of Intermediate classes (after Low Intermediate) and using the Korean Grammar in Use: Intermediate book. If you know all or most of the grammar listed, you may want to consider the High Intermediate class. If most of the grammar below looks unfamiliar, […]
We’ve been receiving some questions lately regarding subtle differences in the meanings between some Korean words. So, we’ve decided to post the answers to these questions on this site in order to help benefit other students as well. Question topics 닫히다 vs. 닫다; 열리다 vs. 열다 되었어요 vs. 됐어요 In 생각이 안 나요, why 나요? 기억하다 – […]
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; […]
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 […]