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Newbie Lesson S2 #23 - Korean Politeness Levels: Do You Have What They Need?
  For the rest of this week, all of your Korean bosses are going to be working very closely with you and the rest of your coworkers in the Korean office to make sure your office is running smoothly. This might be your chance to make a good impression on the big boss...or it might be your chance to make a lasting impression that's, well...not so good. Today, your Korean bosses will be checking inventory levels. Your section chief asks you in Korean, "do you have a glue stick?" You reply in Korean, "no sir, I do not have one." Moments later the Department Manager asks in Korean, "do you have a laptop computer?" You reply in Korean, "no sir, I do not have one." Finally, the President asks in Korean, "do you have a window near your desk?" Stifling your laughter, you reply in Korean, "no sir, there isn't a window in the entire office!" He is so impressed by your politeness that he orders your boss to create windows for everyone! Wait until he finds out your office is underground!   Learning Korean with KoreanClass101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Korean! Make sure you don't offend anyone! Use the correct politeness levels when you speak Korean! In this Korean Newbie lesson we'll learn about Korean politeness levels as we learn Korean. If you work in Korea, there are many different levels of politeness that should be used in a Korean office. We'll be listening to a Korean employee talking to his coworker, section chief, department chief, and even the boss in Korean! This Korean Newbie lesson will also teach you how to say, "I (don't) have it" in Korean, as well as "there is/isn't" in Korean. So be sure to listen in and make sure you're not being rude! After listening, remember to stop by KoreanClass101.com and leave us a post!  
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Audio Blog #2 - Early Bird, Night Owl
Learn Korean with KoreanClass101.com! What time is it right now. Is it morning where you are? Better question: is the sun up? Some of you may be reading this at five in the morning; the reasons for that timing may differ. Some of you may be just starting your day, and some of you may just be ending your day. Are you a night owl, or an early bird? Be sure to check out what Hyunwoo has to say about these two different species. Be sure to stop by KoreanClass101.com and leave us a post! Are you a early bird or a night owl?
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Survival Phrases #6 - Where is the Bathroom?
Learn Korean travel phrases with KoreanClass101.com. A little Korean can go such a long way! Whether you're traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, KoreanClass101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover another high frequency phrase that you will surely be able to use on your trip, vacation, or travels to Korea. Bathrooms are essential to everyone. And when you're in a foreign country, not knowing how to ask where the bathroom is can be a nightmare. You may have to point and use gestures, but if the Koreans can't understand you, you're in trouble! That's why in today's lesson, we'll help you get through this potentially scary problem. Be sure to stop by KoreanClass101.com and leave us a post!
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Survival Phrases #12 - Korean Restaurant Part 1: Ordering and Getting the Check
Learn Korean travel phrases with KoreanClass101.com. A little Korean can go such a long way! Whether you're traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, KoreanClass101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover another high frequency phrase that you will surely find useful on your trip, vacation, or travels to Korea. Korea has some of the best food in the world (at least in my opinion). But in any case, if you're planning a trip to Korea, you'll probably spend a lot of time in restaurants. Food is generally cheap and quite delicious. It's actually difficult not to eat out in Korea. And just for that reason, today's lesson will cover how to get by at a restaurant. Be sure to stop by KoreanClass101.com and leave us a post!
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Idioms And Phrases #17 - I Have “Too Much Korean Food to Eat Alone!”
Learn Korean with KoreanClass101.com! Your stomach never thought it would meet its match, until you traveled to Korea and went to your first dinner party. Out came dish after dish of Korean food, including vegetables, rice, seafood, and poultry. You thought the parade of food would never end, so you decide to ask your friend to join you. You tell him in Korean, "there is too much food for me to eat by myself. Will you help me eat it?" Kind friend that he is, he graciously obliges - after all, who doesn't like a free meal! You pass him a bowl of rice and then the famous Korean dish kimchi. He asks you what it is, and you simply tell him in Korean, "It's delicious!" As he bites into the spicy cabbage, he screams in Korean, "This is too spicy for me to eat!" You laugh and just pass him the next bowl. Hmm...maybe you should tell him it's full of chili peppers! Learning Korean with KoreanClass101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Korean! This Korean Intermediate lesson will teach you how to say something is "excessive" or "too much" in Korean. So when your friend tells you in Korean that he wants to visit the doctor when you finish your meal, maybe you shouldn't tell him it's too far away for you to drive him there! Visit us at KoreanClass101.com where you will find many more fantastic Korean lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!
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