Escape the Intermediate Plateau | Learn Korean

The "Intermediate Plateau" is something everyone will reach - everyone who continues learning Korean - whether they realize they've hit it or not. It's a plateau in your learning where...

Korean FAQ – Three Meanings of 되다

되다 is a word that's commonly missed by beginning learners. This is probably because it can have so many meanings and uses - in addition to meaning "to become," it's...

Why Are There No Trash Cans in Korea?

If you've recently visited Korea, what did you think about finding a trash can? Having lived in Korea previously, I know where to look, but any visitor to Korea could...

Korean FAQ – 안 vs 못 | Negative Verbs

I've often heard 안 and 못 misused by Korean learners - especially 안. And while it's simple to just say "안 means doesn't and 못 means can't" this explanation doesn't...

Korean VR Cafes (feat. Jinyoung)

VR cafes are a new trend in Korea from a year or so ago, and this summer I really saw a lot of places while traveling around. "Cafes" are everywhere...