Tag Archives: Korean Culture

Korean Culture: Family in Korea

Courtesy of Mrs. Lee: * 한국의 가족 Family in Korea When you ask Koreans, “How many people are there in your family?, they can’t answer the question easily. This is because they are not sure whether they should include only people … Continue reading

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Korean Culture: Respectful body language

Special thanks to Mrs. Lee, my Korean instructor, for graciously allowing me to share these Korean culture write-ups. * Do you know how to use respectful body language in Korea? You may have noticed that body language differs according to … Continue reading

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Korean Culture: Weather

Another Korean culture post courtesy of my Korean instructor, Mrs. Lee: * Weather in Korea Korea has four very distinguished seasons. Koreans carry on their lives and wear their clothing according to each season. It is cold in the winter … Continue reading

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Korean Culture: Birthdays and Calculating Age

As part of my Korean language course at our local community college, our instructor is teaching us about different aspects of the Korean culture.  She has graciously given me permission to share this information on my blog.  Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Korean Culture: What do you call someone the 1st time you meet him/her?

As part of my Korean language course at our local community college, our instructor is teaching us about different aspects of the Korean culture.  She has graciously given me permission to share this information on my blog.  Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Korean Culture: 정 Culture of Affection and Warmth

As part of my Korean language course at our local community college, our instructor is teaching us about different aspects of the Korean culture.  She has graciously given me permission to share this information on my blog.  Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Korean Culture: Why do people use family titles to refer to non-family?

As part of my Korean language course at our local community college, our instructor is teaching us about different aspects of the Korean culture.  She has graciously given me permission to share this information on my blog.  Many thanks to … Continue reading

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