Korean Culture and Travel

Learning more about the culture and the places you can use your new language skills is all part of your learning adventure. If you’re looking for some extra cultural tips or you have an experience to share, welcome! You can browse the topics, do a search in the top right corner of this page, or start a new topic at the bottom. Don’t be shy!

Korean Music

Hi TeeBaxter, Do you mean in their songs or with their peers?  The hierarchy system is pretty strong in all parts of society, so even in the K-pop world, seniors would speak informally to their juniors and juniors would have to speak formally to their s...

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - April 9, 2017

Korean Music

k-pop being internationally not only for young Korean

6 replies - Last post by Marmar - February 27, 2016

Korean Tutor : Facts about Korean military

Hello everyone! Today, I want to talk about Korean military. Some people may ask why talk about military in Korean language website? However, it is very important part of Korean culture.  All Korean male, except for few special exceptions, have to ...

2 replies - Last post by Alexander Petsch - December 31, 2015

Korean Tutor : You have to be Polite!!!!

this is important for me to know when i visit, thank you!

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-L202 - December 7, 2015

Korean Tutor : How to get a room

this was honestly very helpful! thank you so much for sharing

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-L202 - December 7, 2015

Korean Tutor : Proper use of Honorific or Respect(In terms of culture)

Hello guys,  Today I will post about proper way of using honorifics I will refer to 'Language and Culture' 1.5~1.6 lessons to clarify some things, so please check the lesson when you are reading this post.  First I want to address 씨 and 님 (Mr...

0 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor - October 31, 2015

Korean Tutor: Very useful tips on Korean internet!

Hello guys! I will talk about some really good internet tips to use when you dealing with anything related to Korea! 1. Search Engines There are just two major search engines in Korea. a) Naver b) Daum Naver pretty much dominates the Korean search eng...

0 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor - October 30, 2015

Places to visit before going to Korea

I will, but is there a website you recommend for penpaling?

9 replies - Last post by Jeremy V - October 10, 2015

Korean Tutor: Recommended Korean Entertainment Shows

How do I find most of those channels, just go online?

4 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor - September 26, 2015

Learning Korean Culture and Travel Through Shows

Boys Over Flowers!

13 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor - September 13, 2015

Clarification on Honorifics and Politeness

Hi guys!   I wanted to make some tips on Honorifics!   First, some people make mistake of using Honorifics to oneself   EX: A is older than B A: 전 밥을 드셧어요. (I ate[hon])   This is wrong. Even if you are older than the person you are tal...

0 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor - September 6, 2015

Packing for February Until June!

Depending on where you stay you may also want to get yourself a power adapter. In Korea, they use a two prong plug that has round endings. South Korea uses 220V power so having an adapter can be useful to charge your laptop, phone, and other devices you m...

9 replies - Last post by Keith-H36 - November 17, 2014

Korean language

you will know it throw their shows and movies. they language is the key to the entire culture but guess the shows are fasters

4 replies - Last post by maha266 - November 10, 2014

levelsd of respect

Hi Paula, This discussion might help with the different speech levels: http://members.rocketlanguages.com/your-community/korean-vocab/korean-speech-levels#comment-21848 I hope your Korean learning is going well!

2 replies - Last post by zachariah-i - January 15, 2014

Femenine and Masculine Speech

Hi, I just wanted to know if there exists a form of speech only for male or females? In Japanese I know they have feminine and masculine speech and since Japanese grammar is similar to Korean, I wonder if this is the same in Korean too. Thanks

4 replies - Last post by sujung-lee - January 23, 2013

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