• Grammar

    Stroke Order

    While you are in this community, or if you go outside, you will be able to see many different Korean words. It will be extremely beneficial to write these down in order to retain the information in your head. With this lesson, we will be showing you how to write in Korean properly so that your learning experience can be easier! It took me a while, but I have found a diagram for you to follow. So grab a piece of paper, a pencil, and start practicing!

  • Grammar

    Syllable Structure

    Now that you know the basics of Hangul, let’s look at syllable structure.Unlike other writing systems, Hangul is written syllable by syllable, or by ‘blocks’. Take a look at the following: How many ‘blocks’ do you think there are in 안녕하세요? If you answered ‘5’, you are correct!Each of these ‘blocks’ is letters put together in syllables in order to make up one word: an-nyeong-ha-sae-yo. Syllables ALWAYS start with a consonant (C), which is then followed by a vowel(V):● C + V Examples: 가, 우, 네, 르, 캐 The two-character configuration is only the minimum amount of letters needed to create a ‘block’.● C + V + CThe last consonant…

  • Grammar

    The Korean Alphabet

    Anyone who is passionate about South Korea will find themselves wanting to learn the language, surely the first step from which we must pass is to learn to read the hangul (한글), the Korean alphabet. Learning to read Korean will only take you some days, if not only a couple of hours and if you already know Hangul, then this will be a good review! Please note: I will explain the alphabet in order to, hopefully, make it easier to understand.