Archive for November 2019

How Korean and Japanese are Similar Yet Different

How Korean And Japanese Are Similar Yet Different

My first encounter with the Japanese language was when I was a little boy whose eyes were glued to the screen scheduled for a series of non-stop anime. I didn’t know what was spoken but I just loved the cartoons. And then, I came across the Korean language when I was in my late teens.…

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The Korean Alphabet is Easier to Learn Than You Imagine

The Korean Alphabet is Easier to Learn Than You Imagine

Getting familiar with the Korean alphabet, or the Hangul is the very first step in learning the Korean language. The Hangul is perhaps the most unique form of writing system from other languages you are familiar with. Yet many individuals assume that Korean words are similar to Chinese characters that are filled with intimidating squiggles,…

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