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KWOW #59 blog: SCHOOL WORDS in Korean

KWOW #59 blog: SCHOOL WORDS in Korean | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

NOTE:  I wish that it had a better url name, but believe me, this site is safe for work.

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Virtual keyboard. Type Online in different languages

Virtual keyboard. Type Online in different languages | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

Virtual Keyboard - Type online at www.type-online.com.  Nothing fancy, but very practical

 

 

 

 

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This tool is way cool!

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12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You’ll Ever Need

12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You’ll Ever Need | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Preface by Tim Ferriss I've written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I've also covered my experiments with
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50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Languages - Edudemic

50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Languages - Edudemic | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Do you think you know everything there is about language? Test your knowledge with these many obscure facts about languages!
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The pope tweets in 9 languages......and 49 other interesting facts.
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TOP WORLD TRAVEL DESTINATIONS: Beautiful places to visit in Korea

TOP WORLD TRAVEL DESTINATIONS: Beautiful places to visit in Korea | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it
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10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area

10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

"With the Common Core adoption in the United States, teaching vocabulary is no longer strictly the domain of the English-Language Arts classroom.

While Robert Marzano has been promoting the instruction of academic vocabulary for years–and many school literacy plans have included reading and writing across the content areas for years–it is now a matter of standard and law.

 

Which makes it kind of a big deal."


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"Aegukga" South Korea National Anthem English lyrics

Aegukga is the national anthem of South Korea. The title literally means "The Song of Love for the Country," or "The Patriotic Song." It is believed that the...
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Category:Idioms - Korean Wiki Project

Category:Idioms - Korean Wiki Project | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it
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Korean Class – Everyday Korean

Korean Class – Everyday Korean | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

I feel like her ebook is overpriced and her website is not very user-friendly (too many clicks to get good content), but she explains things well and chooses very useful phrases for new people to Korea. 

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US teen speaks 23 languages - video

Timothy Doner, a 16-year-old from New York, shows off his ability to speak 23 different language
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I am sharing this because I predict that there will be some books or blogs or other tips available regarding this young man's technique.  It may be worth remembering his name and googling "Timothy Doner Tips" occasionally.  

 

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9 Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems

9 Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Knowing how to speak two languages is not the same thing as knowing how to translate.
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A fun jaunt off the beaten path....nine short stories of smmistakes toms that made a big difference

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Isn't it Easy? Well, um, actually, no

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A look at the hardest and 'easiest' world languages to learn.

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‘BBB Korea aims to get rid of language barriers‘

‘BBB Korea aims to get rid of language barriers‘ | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

I have used this free service about three times.  I was very satisfied and thankful.

KM

 

BBB is a 24-hour free translation phone service that organizes hundreds of volunteers to help with Korean Language translation at any time from any country.  It was founded in 2002 when Korea was preparing for the World Cup.

 

To use this free service at any time from Korea:

dial 1588-5644(no area code is necessary),

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Whenever and wherever in Korea, if any foreigners encounter communicative problems with Korean, they just need to call 1588-5644(no area code is necessary), then they will be connected to one of the bbb volunteer interpreters. It doesn’t matter where they are as it covers all over the Korea. · Whenever: 24hours / 7 days · Wherever: Airport, Restaurant, Drugstore, Hospital, Taxi, Hotel, Tourist Place, Shopping Mall, Market etc. anywhere in Korea. Korea bbb offers a bbb phone service cooperated with SK Telecom. this service is for foreign students, business people, overseas Koreans and short-term or long-term residents in Korea. You can use this convenient service for the reasonable price without the receiving fee. You can use free interpretation service through this mobile phone, bbb volunteers offer interpretation services in 17 languages 24/7.


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http://www.event1001.com/interpreter-translator/korea-south/seoul/bbb-volunteer-service-for-translation/286/
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Let’s Learn Korean with KBS iphone App

An iPhone App brought to you by KBS for learning Korean

 

 

App Store에서 Let’s Learn Korean with KBS을(를) 받으십시오. 스크린샷과 평점을 확인하고 고객 리뷰를 읽어보십시오.

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Tim Ferriss: Smash fear, Learn Anything - YouTube

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At about 8 minutes in, you will learn Tim's tips for learning languages

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How Diplomats Learn Foreign Languages — Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

How Diplomats Learn Foreign Languages — Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Since many of you may be curious to find out the process behind how diplomats learn languages, I invited Shawn to share how that works on the blog today! Shawn Kobb has been with the U.S. Foreign Service for nearly […]

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The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - Pick Your Favorite Version of 'Gangnam Style'

Digital Chosun Ilbo
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This is off-topic, but it is fun. You may like the 8-bit game version

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Official Site of Korea Tourism Org.: E-Books

Official Site of Korea Tourism Org.: E-Books | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

Great eBooks for enjoying Korea

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August is vacation time in Korea.  You may enjoy these great ebooks provided by the governemnt to help you understand the country more.

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Korean Language learning for travelers of many languages by KBS

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A nice site for complete beginners. The audio is a nice help.

#Korean #Korea

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Stephen Krashen's Second Language Learning book.pdf

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Useful Korean phrases with audio

A collection of useful phrases in Korean with sound files for some of them.
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I like this one because they recorded audio so that I can quickly hear how it should sound.  It is very elementary, but helpful for beginners and finding blind spots.

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I like this one.. Really hope I can improve my Korean through this learning tool..^^
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The Korean Flag | Visual.ly

The Korean Flag | Visual.ly | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Fun Facts about the Korean Flag. There is philosophical meaning in the flag
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This is a bit off topic, but some language learners may like this infographic to help you understand the Korean Flag

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Irregular Verbs Learning Game | Macmillan

Irregular Verbs Learning Game | Macmillan | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Improve your knowledge of irregular verb forms with our irregular verb wheel game

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Very practical!  Do any students want to ma one for Korean words?

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Proverbs and quotations about language in many languages

Language-related proverbs, sayings and quotations from around the world
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Here are some good quotes for motivation.

 

Die Grenzen meiner Sprache bedeuten die Grenzen meiner Welt.
The limits of my language are the limits of my universe.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Talk To Me In Korean

Talk To Me In Korean | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

I forgot about this resource until an international student mentioned it this week.  "Talk To Me In Korean" is a nice friendly site for beginners.  The host is always friendly and gives one specific topic in a short, effective video.

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KoreanClass101.com Nice Podcasts

KoreanClass101.com Nice Podcasts | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

This is a very good site.  Very practical with good use of multimedia and course design.

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The fastest, easiest, and most fun way to learn Korean and Korean culture. Start speaking Korean in minutes with audio and video lessons, audio dictionary, and learning community!

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GUEST POST: “The Best Way to Learn Korean for Newcomers” by Jason Yu

GUEST POST: “The Best Way to Learn Korean for Newcomers” by Jason Yu | Korean Language Learning Resources | Scoop.it

 

 

So how do we build this foundation? Here is what worked for me:

1)  Learn the 100 to 150 most commonly used verbs

2)  Learn the 100 to 150 most commonly used nouns

3)  Learn the 100 to 150 most commonly used adjectives

4)  Learn Hangul (the Korean writing system)

5)  Repeat phrases often

6)  Focus on speaking and listening

7)  Learn the subject-object-verb (SOV) word order

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