Why all Korean learners should learn (a few) Chinese characters

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In my interactions with other Korean learners, I’ve frequently heard complaints that Chinese characters (which for the record do not appear often in written Korean) are hard. Using this as an excuse, many people avoid familiarizing themselves with these characters. In my opinion this is probably one of the biggest mistakes you can make as a Korean learner, only surpassed by refusing to learn Hangeul – the Korean script.

Though phonetically distant from modern-day Chinese, Korean remains deeply rooted in Chinese vocabulary. An estimated 60-70% of Korean words are Hanja-words, meaning that they can be written with Chinese characters.

Since these words, however, are written in Korean script, you may wonder “why bother learning Chinese characters?” “I’m already struggling as it is.” You should totally learn at least a couple of hundred Chinese characters, because it will make your life so much easier in countless ways. Here are a few:

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김현중 KIM HYUN JOONG Official Updates + Henecia Japan Notice – 2017/06/13-16

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HENECIA JAPAN Website Update 2017.06.13 





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[Single] Kriesha Chu (크리샤 츄) – Kriesha Chu (크리샤 츄)

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크리샤 츄 (Kriesha Chu) – Kriesha Chu 1st Single Album
Release Date: 2017.05.24
Genre: Dance
Language: Korean

Kriesha Chu from K-pop Star 6 runner-up KWINs makes her solo debut with her first single album! The young Filipino-American singer pairs with Yong Jun Hyung in the powerful dance pop jam Trouble. The Highlight member also shows off his rapping power in the dreamy R&B song “Wish I Were You.” Both songs are crafted by the producing duo Good Life formed by Jun Hyung and Kim Tae Joo.

Track List:
01. 너였으면 해 (I Want You) (Feat. 용준형) (Prod. by 용준형, 김태주)
02. Trouble (Prod. by 용준형, 김태주)

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[PROJECT!] How to Get and Keep BTS on The Billboard Charts (WINGS+You Never Walk Alone Album)


ARMYs, Let’s get and keep BTS ‘WINGS‘ Album and ‘You Never Walk Alone‘ Album to the US HOT 100 (Songs), Top 10 of the World Albums Charts, Billboard 200 (Albums) and other high positions!

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[PROJECT] Donate to Gift Songs for BTS Next Comeback & Help Them Dominate Charts on Billboard

ARMYs, Let’s get and keep BTS  Next Album to the US HOT 100 (Songs), Top 10 of the World Albums Charts, Billboard 200 (Albums) and other high positions by legally downloading their music and gift fellow ARMY the gift of BTS Song!

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