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Korean Quiz 4. K-Wave, Hallyu, Inspires Coca-Cola’s Splash

Korean Quiz 4. K-Wave, Hallyu, Inspires Coca-Cola’s Splash Level: TOPIK Level 2-3 (Upper Beginner-Intermediate) Download the PDF file here Powered by RedCircle   코카콜라의 한글 디자인 코카콜라가 한류 주제의 한정판 음료수를 만들었어요. 이 음료수 디자인에는 한글 로고가 있어요. 영어 외에 다른 언어가 음료수 디자인에 쓰인 것은 코카콜라의 130년 역사 상 처음이에요. 이 제품은 36개국에서 판매될 거예요. […]

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K-Wave, Hallyu, Inspires Coca-Cola’s Splash

  On February 20th, Coca-Cola created quite a stir by introducing a limited edition zero-sugar version inspired by the K-wave. What makes it even more noteworthy? Well, it’s the first time in Coca-Cola’s 130-year history that they’ve used a language other than English for a global release.   But why did Coca-Cola choose to incorporate

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From Korea to the World: The Odd Rise of Starch Toothpick Mukbang

  Imagine this. Mukbang show of toothpicks made from starch is taking the internet by storm! Yes, you heard it right – toothpicks that people grab to clean their teeth after eating. But hold on, it gets crazier. Surprisingly, this trend has even spread beyond Korea and gained popularity worldwide.   So, why on earth

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Korean Quiz – 2. Korea: The Realm of Terrifying Fruits

Powered by RedCircle   2. Korea: The Realm of Terrifying Fruits Level: Intermediate Download PDF: Terrifying Korean fruits   Script   한국 사람들은 자주 과일을 선물해요. 이유가 뭘까요? 우선 한국에서는 과일이 정말 비싸요. 왜냐하면 농사를 지을 공간이 적고, 과일을 재배하고 운송하는 데에 많은 비용이 들기 때문이에요. 그래서 한국의 귤 한 봉지는 미국보다 3배나 비싸요. 그리고

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Learn Reading Korean – 1. The recent culture of Korean holidays

Learn reading Korean 1. The recent culture of Korean holidays 한국 명절의 최근 문화 Level: Intermediate Download PDF version HERE Powered by RedCircle (The most formal tone – suitable for polished writing or speech) 과거에 한국의 명절은 가족들이 모여서 맛있는 음식을 먹고 즐거운 대화를 나누는 시간이었습니다. 하지만 최근에는 명절동안 가족 간의 갈등이 심해지고 심지어 이혼율도

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Why not everyone is happy during Korean holidays, Seollal and Chuseok

Not everyone is happy in Korean holidays.

When we think of holidays, we often imagine gathering with family, enjoying delicious food, and having a great time together. However, nowadays in Korea, traditional holidays are not just a joy anymore; there’s a growing perception of increased family conflicts and, shockingly, rising divorce rates and even reports of domestic violence during these times.

Let’s explore what’s happening in Korea during this time.

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S3 Ep10: So many ways to say “NO” in Korean 한국어로 “No”를 말하는 너무 많은 방법들

Powered by RedCircle 시즌3 10화. 한국어로 “No”를 말하는 너무 많은 방법들 S3 EP10. So many ways to say “No” in Korean   안녕하세요?  잘 지냈어요?  It is your host of the Korean study café, Vanessa. Have you ever thought that some parts of English subtitles are different from what you learned when watching Korean dramas?

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S3 Ep9: Story | Should BTS serve in the military? BTS가 곧 입대를 할까요?

Powered by RedCircle 시즌3, 9화. 이야기편 | BTS가 곧 입대를 할까요? Season 3, Episode 9 – Story | Should BTS serve in the military? 안녕하세요? 잘 지냈어요? It’s your host of the Korean study café, Vanessa. Today we will listen to an issue in Korea regarding if BTS should serve in the military or not.

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