The Applications for 29th TOPIK test are being accepted from 13th of December, 2012 and will continue till Dec. 26, 2012. 29th TOPIK is being held on 20th January, 2013 ONLY IN KOREA.
It’s really great to let you know that a TOPIK GUIDE reader and Facebook friend of mine Katerina Vezhnovets from Belarus has added the English explanations to all the grammar patterns in the list ‘Complete TOPIK Grammar List – Beginner Level (한국어능력시험 초급 기출 문법 리스트)‘ and sent it to me. She has been kind enough to allow me to [...]
This morning I received a question from our reader Will Bowins on the post TOPIK – Exam Hall Tips . Question:- Are you SURE we should be using the plain form on this writing test? When I’ve been doing my practice tests, I give it to my (Korean) girlfriend to grade for me… she always says it sounds [...]
I hope you already got a printout of Complete TOPIK Vocabulary List – Beginner Level (한국어능력시험 초급 어휘 리스트). Here I am presenting a list of TOPIK grammar patterns taken from the 2011 research paper by Angela Lee-Smith and Danielle Ooyoung Pyun – “An analysis of theTest of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) focusing on beginning-level vocabulary and grammar items”. This [...]
Here I am presenting a list of TOPIK vocabulary taken from the 2011 research paper by Angela Lee-Smith and Danielle Ooyoung Pyun – “An analysis of the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) focusing on beginning-level vocabulary and grammar items”. This is a wonderful research paper and I think that the TOPIK Vocabulary list that it presents [...]
In the first article in the series on Korean vocabulary we discussed that vocabulary is of crucial importance for learning Korean (or any other language) as well as for getting success in Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK). In the last article I listed 8 common myths that most of us have about foreign language [...]
In the last two articles we discussed why vocabulary is not any less important than grammar. In this article I am going to share some very common myths about learning and teaching foreign language vocabulary that most of language teachers and learners have. These myths were listed and debunked by eminent language reseacher Keith S. Folse in his [...]