Korean FAQ – 어디 있어요? vs 어디예요?

This Korean FAQ episode is for people who are high beginner or above, at least. Or for anyone who's learned that both 어디 있어요 and 어디예요 are both valid ways...

Korean FAQ – Long and Short Vowel Sounds (눈: vs 눈)

A very long time ago the Korean language had tones just like in Chinese (before 한글 became popularized). As those tones went out of the language, some parts of them...

Korean FAQ – The Difference Between 국, 탕, 찌개, and 전골

What's the difference between 국, 탕, 찌개, and 전골? They all can translate as "soup" or "stew," but each is unique. Feel free to request new topics for future "Korean...

Korean FAQ – Guys Can Have 오빠s Too?

Most people learn the words 오빠, 언니, 형, and 누나 during the low-beginner level, or even before they've begun properly learning Korean. They can be used to refer to your...

Korean FAQ – Object Marker for Locations (학교에 가다 vs 학교를 가다)

Here's a topic I don't see discussed much - when and how can the Object Marker (을/를) be used with locations? We all know how the particles 에 or (으)로...