[Korean book review] Korean grammar book in use-Beginning with answers

‘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.

[Korean book review] TOPIK Essential Grammar 150 Intermediate-Eng version

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

Ca Chep bookstore with unique style

I spent the weekend with my friend wandering the bookstores near our university. After a while of discussion, we decided to try the new book store called “Ca Chep”. This place is considered as one of the most beautiful book stores in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. I heard so much about it but it was not… Continue reading Ca Chep bookstore with unique style

Should Korean learners study Hanja?

There are many discussions about whether Korean learners study Hanja or not. In my opinion, Korean learners are encouraged to study Hanja to help them learn Korean better. Hanja (한자, 漢字) is the Korean name for the Chinese characters that are borrowed from Chinese and incorporated into the Korean language with Korean pronunciation.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanja).