Vowel Harmony - Bright and Dark Vowels | Korean FAQ

Way back when I first was starting to learn Korean I remember hearing about "bright" and "dark" vowels in the Korean language. At the time, it sounded too mystical and...

Korean Negative Verbs (안, ~지 않다, 못) | Live Class Abridged

Korean negatives can be tricky to learn - besides knowing when to use 안 and ~지 않다. There's also ~지 못하다, negative verbs (없다, 모르다, etc.), and even negative grammar...

하는 거예요 or 해요 - What's the Difference? | Korean FAQ

Take these two sentences: 하는 거예요 and 해요. Or how about 좋아하는 거야 and 좋아해? Both mean "I like (something)," but there's a difference in how they're used and you...

How to Say "Really" - 정말, 진짜, 되게, and More | Korean FAQ

Can you say "really" in Korean? I mean, can you really say it? There are so many ways! I used to think 정말 and 진짜 were the only ways to say...

Spoken Korean vs Written Korean | Korean FAQ

There are many differences between spoken and written Korean - that is the Korean you'll actually hear Koreans using, and the Korean you might see written somewhere. They're the same...