Two days ago, I sat for the TOPIK II exam. It was my first time taking the test, so I was pretty nervous, but to my surprise, I was actually better prepared than I’d thought. I wish I had more time for the essay writing section, but other than that, I think it turned out pretty okay.
This article is a compilation of the techniques and strategies that I found effective, as well as things that I wish I’d done differently.
For the past few weeks, I’ve been practicing my French listening skills with a French series on Netflix called Plan Cœur. I do this via an exercise where I listen to the same clip repeatedly – the same method I used with Korean and English. It is still to this day one of my favourite ways to improve listening skills, so I thought I’ll do a quick breakdown of the process and share it with you guys!
As the title of the book suggests, this is an intermediate version of Real-Life Conversations: Beginner (click here to see the review for it). It follows a similar format – natural dialogues with audio clips, transcripts as well as exercises and explanations on grammar points.
I think this is probably my favourite book from Talk to Me in Korean. If I have to pick just one TTMIK book to keep, it’ll probably be this one.
This is one of my favourite books from Talk to Me in Korean.
It’s a compilation of natural dialogues, complete with audio clips, transcripts as well as exercises and explanations on grammar points. It’s beautifully illustrated, and carefully organised in a way to ensure that the information is presented clearly and concisely.
I’m going to start this tutorial off with great news: it’s really, really easy.
The Korean writing system is a highly logical one, governed by simple, straightforward rules. Learn those rules, and you’ll be able to master it. By the end of this article, you should be able to write anything in Hangul.