‘Korean grammar book in use’ is the popular grammar book series these days. The series covers most of the frequent grammars used in Korean daily life and it has a lot of useful exercises. I have the beginning and intermediate books, so I will post some reviews of those books.
Time flied so fast and it came to an end of the Korean exchange program. On the last day, we gave the Korean friends cute gifts that could remind them of our lovely moments at Vietnam. One kind friend even baked a lot of green tea cupcakes. The Korean friends gave us a big chocolate cake… Continue reading Sweet Day with cupcakes and Chocolate cake
One of the most exciting activities in the Korean exchange program is the cooking activity. I feel so excited to learn how to cook Korean foods and enjoy them to the utmost. The first food we cooked together was 떡꼬치 TTeokkochi (Spicy Fried Korean Rice Cake Sticks).
Goma Kimbap or mini Kimbap (꼬마 김밥) is one of the favourite foods for the lunchbox or picnic. Kimbap is Korean rice wrapped in seaweed and Goma(꼬마) means kiddie or mini, so Goma Kimbaps are very small rice rolls wrapped in seaweeds.
The idea of starting a day with the aroma of fresh green tea latte makes me feel so energetic and peaceful. In the morning, the Korean friends introduced the green tea latte from the Jeju garden. It was just an instant latte, but the scent of green tea tasted so deep and fresh.
It was such a good day when I had a chance to try on the beautiful Hanbok, one of Korean traditional clothes. In the exchange program, the Korean friends opened a few booths with a lot of activities. I like the fashion booth where I could try on the Hanboks.
One of my favourite Korean grammar books that I have used for a long time is called “TOPIK Essential Grammar 150 Intermediate”. This book organizes the most frequent grammar points in Topik exam according to their usage such as “Reasons, certainty, contrasting….” It even shows the difference between some grammar points. The best thing about this book is… Continue reading [Korean book review] TOPIK Essential Grammar 150 Intermediate-Eng version
On the third day of the Korean exchange program, the main theme was traditional craft. In the morning, we decorated Vietnamese traditional hats called Non La. First of all, we introduced Non La in Korean. I learned a lot of useful Korean expressions to describe Non La. Non La is a conical leaf hat and often… Continue reading [Korean exchange program] Non La decoration
During the Korean exchange program, the Vietnamese staff introduces the Korean students to coconut candies (Kẹo dừa), the specialty of Ben Tre province. The coconut candies can be found mostly from Ben Tre province which is regarded as the coconut’s homeland in Vietnam.