오늘의 인용구

애들은 부모가 집에서 하는 말을 길에 나가서 하고 다닌다.

“A child tells in the street what his parents say at home.” – Talmud

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Easy Conversational Korean – 84

오늘의 동사

가다듬다

1. brace (oneself) 2. put (things) in order

예문 연습: (1. brace oneself) 마음을 가다듬고 가족을 위해 힘내세요. [Pull yourself together and be strong for your family.]

오늘의 사진

I didn’t watch this kdrama but it was all the rage back in 2003 – All In, starring Lee Byung-hun and Song Hye-gyo. So in commemoration of the kdrama, this house was built at the main filming location in Jeju Island. Guess it serves like a museum of the drama of sorts, with trailers, a souvenir shop and a cafe.

오늘의 속담

부지런해야 성공한다.

Literal meaning: To be successful, one must be diligent.

What it is really trying to say: The early bird catches the worm. 

Easy Conversational Korean – 83

오늘의 어휘

명암

shades of light to darkness

예문 연습: 이 그림은 복잡하지 않고 명암이 뚜렷한다고 생각했는데 내 친구가 그렇게 생각하지 않았어요. [I think that this painting is straight-forward and shows a clear contrast between light and shade, but my friend doesn’t think so.]