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A Beginner's Guide to Korean Speech Levels

When you're learning Korean, you will be introduced to different Korean speech levels. Each level is used to express a certain amount of respect or courtesy to the person or group you're addressing. Learn the different levels of speech with Korean teacher Bryce J.... Fundamentally, parts of Korean speech are formed by stringing together smaller units to create words and phrases. This idea is seen in many languages, including English. To illustrate this, let’s look at the word needlessl … Read More

A Beginner's Guide to Korean Speech Levels
When you're learning Korean, you will be introduced to different Korean speech levels. Each level is used to express a certain amount of respect or courtesy to the person or group you're addressing. Learn the different levels of speech with Korean teacher Bryce J.... Fundamentally, parts of Korean speech are formed by stringing together smaller units to create words and phrases. This idea is seen in many languages, including English. To illustrate this, let’s look at the word needlessl
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3 Life-Changing Reasons to Learn Korean
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Korean in Philadelphia

Are you thinking about taking Korean lessons in Philadelphia? You may be more than seven thousand miles away from Korea, but there are actually some wonderful opportunities, right here in Philadelphia, to explore the Korean language and culture.

You don’t have to travel too far to experience Korean culture, food, artwork, and ethnic treasures. To learn about the history of the Korean Peninsula, head to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to see the “Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty” exhibit.

If you want to learn more about Korean culture, don’t miss the annual Korean Folk Festival of Philadelphia. The event was created to spread cultural awareness, and it’s a fun family celebration which includes food, games, and activities.

When you’re taking Korean lessons in Philadelphia, you can take a fun, educational study break by trying some authentic Korean food. Head to Phillyktown, where there are a number of restaurants and bakeries. Plus, this is a great opportunity to practice your Korean by speaking and interacting with others! If you want to work on pronunciation, there are some great places to sing karaoke, so you can have some fun, show off your stellar vocal chords, and learn some new vocabulary.

One of the best ways to learn the language is to practice speaking and interacting with others. This could be fluent Korean speakers, or people just like you, who want to learn a new language. There are some Korean language Meetup groups (http://www.meetup.com/korean-37/) where you can find new friends, study buddies, and conversation partners.

These are just a few of the ways you can supplement your learning and experience Korean culture in Philadelphia. Although learning a new language can be difficult, it can also be a very fun and rewarding experience.

When you’re taking Korean lessons in Philadelphia, don’t forget to have fun and take advantage of all the wonderful opportunities to explore Korean culture. 행운을 빌어요 (good luck!)

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