조단’s Study Log: Part Two: Weapons for Battle

February 13, 2013
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My current collection of textbooks laid out in semi-artistic style. Yay. More detailed photos will come when I individually review the products.

조단’s Study Log: Part Two:  Weapons for Battle Have you all read the introduction to this Study Log series yet?  If not, you can check it out here.  I can wait. … You back?  Awesome. Okay, so now it’s time to tell you what materials I will use to tackle my Korean mission. Textbooks Talk to […]

조단’s Study Log: Part One: Introduction (작품개요)

February 11, 2013
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This is me.

조단‘s Study Log:   Part One:  Introduction (작품개요) 처음 뵙겠습니다!  初めまして!Hello all!  Welcome to the first of 조단’s Study Log series. I think it’s only appropriate I gave a little background about myself before going through my plan of action. Korean is not the first foreign language I’ve learnt.  In fact, I’m still intensely studying Japanese.  I’ve been […]

Naver Toolbar – crafty toolbar

December 31, 2012
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[originally posted on mykoreannotebook] I thought it might be useful to others ^^ This is my first post here my name is Kay Yesterday I installed the Naver toolbar out of pure curiosity and now its staying with me ^^ Let me tell you why ~ First off it is actually really pretty to look […]

Photolog: Insadong 인사동

September 3, 2012
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Wanted to do something on Seoul National University initially but realized I lost all the photos I took on exchange ㅠㅠ So here’s one of my favourite places in Seoul (specifically Seoul because I still love Busan more ㅋㅋㅋ). Insadong’s a street well-known for traditional culture and craft but has developed over the years to […]

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1st Korean – English Language Meetup in Singapore

August 28, 2012
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HAHA. I’m such a procrastinator that everytime I organize an event, it will always be ‘first’. Technically it is. Anyway A VERY LAST MIN meetup. Going to have a casual dinner on Friday in either city hall / bugis / tanjong pagar. Venue is left like this because I can’t predict the number of people who […]

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Over-reliance on subtitles?

August 27, 2012
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All-in House, Jeju

This post comes because of an awesome discovery I made today 😀 Many of us here are avid k-drama fans (or used to be? ㅋㅋ), and where would we be without these wonderful things called subtitles? We definitely would not have enjoyed 궁 half as much if we didn’t know what they were talking about […]

Fruits in Korea

August 19, 2012
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Fruits galore! Ever seen fruit stalls in dramas and wondered if the neat arrangement and pretty, flawless fruits are props or really thus so in real life? The answer: YES. Photo of a random fruit stall. Korean fruit stalls have an obsession with neatness. All the fruits are nicely stacked, whether in baskets, boxes etc. […]

런닝맨 (Running Man) 너무 좋아!

July 3, 2012
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Hello everyone! This is my first post in SSK. Sorry, it took me so long to say “Hi” to all the wonderful readers of SSK. For some reason, I couldn’t access my wordpress blog hence the lack of updates for the past weeks. But anyway, I’m back alive and kickin’! Haha. Ready for some more […]

Photolog: Haeundae Sand Festival

May 29, 2012
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A warm hello! ^^

Haeundae beach has been hosting its own sand festival every summer since 2005 and I had the chance to attend it last year (: For those who happen to be there, do drop by for a visit! The festival will be held 06.01.2012 ~ 06.04.2012 this year. Do be warned that it’ll be REALLY REALLY […]

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“담배가게 아가씨” with jang kiha

May 16, 2012
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here’s jang kiha performing a well known folk-rock song,”담배가게 아가씨” (cigar-store girl) with korean pop legends chang sik song and do hyun yoon. (the original video i uploaded was taken down from youtube so here’s a replacement.) as with most korean music tv broadcasts, the lyrics are right there — this seems like a good […]