A Little Taste of Success

Today during my desk hours at work, I used my extra time to focus on my Korean studies. I was finally able to finish the Talk To Me In Korean Level 1 Workbook! It’s a small milestone, but I feel pretty good about it. I listened to the level one dialogue test and tried to write it down as I listened. I of course made some errors, but for the most part I copied it correctly and I also was able to understand thd bulk of the conversation! I was worried that by working through the book so quickly and by not properly studying the material each day (I literally just listen to the lesson, read the pdf lesson simultaneously if Scribd isn’t acting funny, and answer the workbook questions quickly) that I wouldn’t really be retaining anything. But it seems like I’ve done well enough! I already have the Level 2 Workbook waiting in the wings, so I’ll be starting that one very soon, probably tomorrow.

Hangeul Stickers


It might be hard to see in this picture, but I added hangeul stickers to my keyboard today! It was painstaking work and my hands are sore but they turned out quite nice. Now typing in Korean will be so much easier!

Does anyone have any recommendations for Korean typing practice? I’m still chicken pecking at my keyboard haha.

Korean Language Resources (Repost)

It’s been a few months since I decided I wanted to learn Korean. You’d think I’d have made some kind of progress by now, right?

Well, no.

For two reasons. 1) I’m quite lazy and undisciplined. 2) Where the heck to start???

There’s not much I can do to conquer the first problem besides just bucking up and exerting painful amounts of willpower to the task. As for the second, I believe I have slowly begun to solve the mystery.

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