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Korean exam tips
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Lindie Botes

Best tips for getting a high score in TOPIK 2 Korean exam

Deciding to take the TOPIK exam After years of wondering if I should do it or not, I finally took the Korean proficiency exam yesterday. My motivation was purely to have a challenge that would force me to study more advanced vocabulary and grammar. Having studied Korean for almost a

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Korean Textbook Review
Korean
Lindie Botes

Beginner Korean textbook review – Korean For All

Korean for All – great for beginners Korean for all by Soo Kim is hot off the press!  This textbook is a really cute, new book perfect for beginners. I got this book in the mail last week and I wish I had it 10 years ago when I started

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Korean
Lindie Botes

How I study Korean vocab for TOPIK

I bought a book called “한국어 벵크 TOPIK 2 한권이면 OK” to prepare me for the test and it came with a smaller handbook for vocabulary, listing all the important words that appear in the textbook. Realising that I can read two pages on the bus on the way to work and two pages on my commute back, I committed to studying 4 pages of vocabulary each day.

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