Author Nick

Nick is a someone who enjoys exploring new and different things. 2 years ago when he met his Korean friends he decided to go for it and learn Korean. Now he is struggling with the language while sharing an apartment with his Korean roomie.

Eating Habits – 식사 버릇

Today I wrote a very short text in Korean about a part of my unhealthy eating habits that I really ought to change. This writing exercises explains that I do not like to eat a lot of vegetables and absolutely hate uncooked vegetables. Further I mention that I do not like a lot of fruits and do not often eat them; even the vegetables that I like.

The Korean Present Tense

Learning how to conjugate verbs is a must when learning a language. Some languages will put a heavy emphasis on verb tenses such as English, while others will be more easier to get used to. Korean is a language that takes it easy. Let us explore the basic Korean verb tenses beginning with the present tense.

Counting in Korean – Sino-Korean Numbers

We already covered counting once, but we mentioned then that there is a second system of counting: the Sino-Korean numbers. Those who learned the native Korean numbers will surely notice that these Sino-Korean numbers are a who lot easier to remember.

To Do Our Groceries

Last time I spend some time on the Korean names for fruits and vegetables found in Belgium. Today we are going to go a step further and explore verbs and adjectives that we can use when doing the groceries. In this post I am particularly interested about asking for help and expressing your thoughts about products in Korean.

Learning Korean
My Korean Speech Contest

As mentioned a few times, I participated in the Korean Speech Content at the Korean Cultural Center in Brussels. I spend quite a few days writing and practicing the speech. This video is proof of all the hard work I put into it.

Memrise Vocabulary

If you have a smartphone, you can do almost anything anywhere. Some consider this a curse, others a blessing. I am one of the latter. As someone who is learning a language, I use my smartphone as a tool to help me thanks to some great apps. One of the apps I use is Memrise.

My 9 Favorite Korean Dishes That I Can Make

Learning a language is not only about learning words and grammar, but also getting in touch with a lot of culture. You do not need to enjoy all aspects of culture, but who does not love to discover new types of food to make? Here are 9 favorite Korean dishes I can actually make.

Fruits & Vegetables

Learning how to do groceries is critical to survive anywhere. Today we kick things of with Fruits & Vegetables. They are an absolute for a healthy and balanced diet. Make sure you know the Korean names of a few before going to the market.

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