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I started another semester at uni and met a friend who just so happened to be South Korean. Now, internally, I was fangirling ("finally someone irl to help me learn Korean!") but I kept it together because I didn't want to scare him off.
We've been friends for a couple of weeks now (bless my knack for finding people who click~~) and he offered me the apple version of this candy. Thrilled at the sight of food, I read out the label without thinking and he was a bittt shocked.
"Wait, you can read Korean?" "Are you Korean?" "But how... why?!" are some of the questions he asked me. I clarified that I could read Hangeul but not understand it, yet I could tell he was still impressed. He asked for my number the next class period~ xD
When I told him that I spent a week of my winter break learning the alphabet for fun: "so that's what kind of person you are..." My friend calls me creepy for wanting to understand Korean so badly even though she's kinda doing the same thing with Japanese, but I don't mind. Him approving of my efforts seriously made my day (: - story time end - I hope to be good enough someday to read tweets without Bing and maybe translate some webtoons :3
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That's great! And I've had the grape and strawberry of those candies....they are like Hi Chews.
a year ago·Reply
daebak! a korean chingu(atleast I think that's friend in korean), I'ld kill to have one 😂 to help me learn the language and stop relying on subtitles *sighs the struggle don't get realer than dat*
a year ago·Reply
that's so awesome! I had the almost the same experience with a new korean friend... Lol he asked me to speak some Afrikaans (a south African language for those who don't know*^^) and after I asked for some korean ㅋㅋㅋ I couldn't help it... so he introduced himself and I surprised him (along with myself) when I understood everything age,hometown,student and all😱... now we're really good friends! 😆😆😆
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hehe thank you^^~
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sure thing~
a year ago
OMO! You're soo lucky!!!! I have yet to come across a Korean who actually claims to speak Korean and connects with me.... However I was in Spanish class and one of the Koreans I knew pulled out a snack that had Korean on it. I mindlessly read it out loud and he was impressed. But nothing happened after that... We aren't really friends. Just know each other from elementary school.
a year ago·Reply
I'm rooting for you!! maybe he'll change his mind (:
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