Today we have a guest post from Alex, who is introducing his amazing new language learning app – Heyu!
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new contender for best Korean textbook, possibly knocking Korean Grammar in Use off its pedestal. While browsing my university library collection of Korean resources I hit the jackpot – Modern Korean: An Intermediate Reader by Nam-Kil Kim.
I’m a big believer in lifelong learning – not just learning for the sake of getting a degree or job – but simply for personal enrichment. And for the fun!
Like many other Korean bloggers, I love the Korean Grammar in Use textbook. But what make a textbooks like Grammar in Use so good?
I’ve recommended the dongsa online verb conjugator previously and the app is just as good!
A book I happened to pick up in a Sydney Korean bookshop, 한국어 회화 2 from 고려대학교 출판부 was a pleasant surprise.
Oh my god, these are amazing!
Here’s just a few of my favourite Korean learner blogs…
Say hello to my new favourite grammar textbook.
online korean tools:
I’ve mentioned before how much I love Anki when studying new vocabulary. What’s not to love? Especially since it’s free!
I received a request for a pdf version of my Top 100 lists, so here they are~ ^^
One of the most difficult things for those self-studying languages is getting your written work corrected, especially if you don’t have a friend who is fluent in the language you are learning. lang-8 is designed to solve this problem.
For those with Anki (and if you don’t have it, check it out!), I’ve made a deck available for download. To find it go File > Download > Shared Deck and search ‘sydneytoseoul’. It’s ~250 flash cards of basic vocab with pictures rather than English translations (based of the TowerofBabelfish vocab technique). I tried to make the pictures …
Absolute beginner when it comes to Korean? Here’s a free downloadable textbook from the Korea Research Institute of the University of NSW ^-^