Korean Convenience Store Lessons

AS CONVENIENT AS POSSIBLE! Recently, there have been some questions as to why I suddenly posted a product vocabulary list written in Hangul and English. I want to share the reason why I created this list and my future plans. I first came across GRRRL Traveler blog post titled “Just Show Me The Pictures!  Dealing With Language Barriers In Korea.”  It resonated with my current … Continue reading Korean Convenience Store Lessons

Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles

Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California Experience

Korean Cultural Center L.A. Experience I decided I would share a place that I’ve been visiting since I was first introduced to Korean dramas and Korean music.  The place I’m discussing is the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. I first started going to the Cultural Center almost three years ago when I decided to take my first Korean Language class.  The Center is … Continue reading Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California Experience

Breaking Down Cultural Barriers In Seoul South Korea

Breaking Down Cultural Barriers In South Korea

예뻐요 at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies I continued taking Korean Language class even though I realized that it would take longer than I initially believed.  One caveat about immersing yourself in another culture is that a part of you wants to hold onto your own culture. In a country where beauty is considered thin with pale skin, both of which I don’t have or want … Continue reading Breaking Down Cultural Barriers In South Korea

Hankuk University Cherry Blossoms

South Korea School System

Final Exam At Hankuk University My semester at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Korean language program was coming to an end.  The teacher wrote on the blackboard the schedule for the finals.  This test would determine if I could transfer to level 2.  I couldn’t believe what she wrote on the board.  The test would be held over the course of the next three days. … Continue reading South Korea School System

Free Korean Language Classes Online, Pictures Of Korean Cultural Center In Los Angeles, CA

Free Korean Language Classes Online

Methods To Study Hangul Online Have you ever imagined what it’s like to go into a store and not be able to read any of the food packagings?   It has been suggested that before you travel to South Korea you learn basic Hangul.  While you can travel to Korea without knowing the language odds are you will experience the language barrier at some point … Continue reading Free Korean Language Classes Online

2nd Korean Language Class - Hankuk University

2nd Korean Language Class

Korean Lang. Class & Hairdresser After a week of torture, I was transferred to what I call the slow learner course for studying Hangul.  I later found out teachers are not allowed to use any English to teach even if they are fluent.  There were far more confusing and often difficult rules to comprehend in South Korea.   Like why couldn’t I leave class ten … Continue reading 2nd Korean Language Class