Learning a wide variety of Korean grammar structures is vital for anyone who wants to achieve a high level of fluency. Different grammar structures can indicate whether a sentence is a command or request, indicate the past, present, and future tenses, indicate expressions of opinion or surprise, pose questions, and so much more.
There are so many times when I just don’t have the right vocabulary to talk about specific items or topics, or when I can’t understand what I’m listening to or reading even though I know the grammar structure being used!
That’s why learning and studying vocabulary has always been my favorite language learning activity. While knowing various grammar structures is certainly important, I’ve always felt that knowing a lot of vocabulary would be more useful for me in the long run. Since I know enough Korean grammar to express myself and get by in my day-to-day life, I prefer to focus most of my energies on acquiring more vocabulary so that I can understand and talk about a wider range of topics.
So today, I’m going to introduce some of my favorite books, apps, and methods for studying Korean vocabulary! There are so many great vocabulary resources out there, so keep reading if you’d like to learn more!
Earlier this week, I finished reading my first book of Quarter 2! Today, I am reviewing Cleopatra’s Dagger by Carole Lawrence, a historical fiction murder mystery. This is actually a brand new release, published on April 1st of this year!
Today, I’m going to share the books I plan to read in the month of April! Even though we’re nearly half way through the month and I’ve even already finished reading the first book on this list, I thought it would still be nice to set some concrete reading goals for the month and share them here. So let’s take a look at all of the books I’ve picked out for April!
Can you believe it’s already April?? Here in South Korea, the flowers have already blossomed and started to fade away, and the weather is quickly heating up. It feels like it’ll be summer before we know it!
Before diving headfirst into Q2, I thought it would be a good idea to go over the goals I set for this year to see how I’m progressing and to make some adjustments. Let’s review Quarter 1!
Okay, I’m posting this review only slightly late this time! I’m nearly back to my desired posting schedule and routine. Anyways, today I’ll be reviewing Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class On the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. This is the companion to her best-selling debut, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, which I have been a huge fan of for years now.