You’ve carefully perused the fantasmic page on learning hangeul, right? Excellent… [drums fingertips together]
But what Sejong didn’t tell you with that wise man / stupid man one-liner is that Hangeul isn’t perfectly phonetic. [Collective gasp!] Just like many other scripts, there are irregularities and pronunciation tricks that must be learned. I’ve adapted an excellent Korean grammar book, Elementary Korean by Ross King and Jae-Hoon Yeon, for this section. Continue reading
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If you are a teacher in South Korea, you can give a grade to your Hagwon, public school or university.
Anonymously rating your EFL school will accomplish several things:
- It will make you feel better if you have an axe to grind.
- It will make you feel better by comparison to see if others have axes to grind and you don’t.
- It will allow English teachers to compare notes and see if their school or prospective school is offering a good deal. Continue reading
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