Italki Student Review | Get a Language Tutor on the Cheap-side

    Getting a tutor for anything – whether it be a piano teacher or a language tutor – in a western county in say Australia or America is pretty expensive! Being on the financially conservative side that I am, it … Read More

Beginners guide to studying Korean in Australia or outside Korea on a shoestring budget

K-pop, Gangnam style and the recent Korean wave of popular culture have turned the spotlight on the former Hermit Kingdom. The Korean wave has spurned a small but growing band of foreigners learning Korean. However, the Korean language still falls … Read More

Why 6am and daily morning rituals is key to learning a language

  Working 9-6 every day in Beijing and the 40-minute commute to and from work, alongside half a dozen other weekly commitments doesn’t augur well for language study. After leaving Seoul six months ago, my Korean language skills have dropped off dramatically … Read More

Talk To Me In Korean Review (Best free online Korean language study resource)

Talk To Me In Korean (TTMIK) is a popular online resource for learning Korean and sets itself apart from other online language resources with a somewhat refreshing onus on community and affordability. Affordability is definitely a key selling point! The … Read More

The experience of living abroad, and why it’s a must: Blair Williams

Have you ever wanted to run away to a foreign land, learn a new language, try new foods, and meet different people? I did, and chose to study and work in South Korea. It’s been an unforgettable experience, and one that … Read More

Desi Cochrane and tackling advanced Korean

  In our next installment on exploring the benefits of learning an Asian language, we sat down with the Co-founder of Goshipages Desi Cochrane in Seoul. Following a recent interview with Wendy Haydon from the Australian Trade Commission in Seoul, I concluded that … Read More

Hello Talk Review: A Free Instant Messaging App for Online Language Exchange

Language exchange has truly reached the smartphone age with a neat new app called Hello Talk. The interface is similar to other instant messenger apps such as WeChat and Kakao Talk where you can send instant messages, images and voice messaging. However, unlike … Read More