On the second day of the Korean exchange program, we played a lot of Korean traditional games. We enjoyed the game called Yutnori (윷놀이), the Korean traditional board game that is often played in the New Year. To play this game, we need a board and draw the dots like the following photos (Remember to… Continue reading [Korean exchange program] Yut Nori (윷놀이): Korean board game
Ttakji game (딱지치기) is a Korean traditional game using folded paper disks. The Korean friends instructed us how to fold a Ttakji by using colourful thick paper.
The Korean friends instructed us how to play Korean hopscotch or the ground of conquer (땅따먹기/ 사방치기). The Korean version is quite different from Vietnamese version.
These days I feel very excited with the Korean exchange program. The students from the National Seoul University came to my university and we had a whole week to experience Vietnamese and Korean cultures. They were very friendly and energetic. On the first day, we met Korean friends and chatted for a while. Then we… Continue reading [Korean exchange program] Jump rope and hopscotc
Time flies like an arrow and it is December already. I always write the goal list on the first day of a new year and then reflect on my process in the last month as usual. Although this year I cannot accomplish all of the goals I have set before, I still feel delighted with… Continue reading Printing the Topik papers
The topik webpage (topik.go.kr) is one of my great sources for learning Korean because they uploaded all of the previous Topik papers online. I often do the previous Topik papers so that I can get used to the format of Topik tests. Normally after we take the Topik exam, the papers, listening files and answers… Continue reading The change of downloading previous Topik papers
Today the 36th topik result comes out and I feel very thrilled. As you can read from my experience with the 36th Topik exam, you can understand how terrified I felt with this new format of Topik. I became more worried when I could not get access to the topik page. I guess there are… Continue reading My 36th Topik result.
The Topik page has just announced the topik schedule for the year 2015. I am very surprised because they have increased the number of examinations. There will be 6 topik tests: 38th topik, 39th topik, 40th topik, 41st topik, 42nd topik and 43rd topik instead of 4 topik tests in KOREA as usual. Especially there… Continue reading 2015 TOPIK SCHEDULE
I got Topik 4 last year, so I decided to register for the 36th topik 3 months ago. However, 3 weeks before the exam, I had a laser surgery, which meant I could not prepare for the 36th topik. This was also the first Topik exam to apply the new format in my country, so it was… Continue reading The horrifying 36th topik experience.(New Topik)
After attending the event at ‘White Palace’ convention center, I and my friends went to the nearby Lotte restaurant to have lunch. All of these friends came from the Korean major while I came from the English major. However, because of the love for Korean, we made friends easily and talked a lot. We shared… Continue reading Lotte fried chicken and hamburgers