Ranked list of resources for beginner French learners

I have been learning French for nine months and in this time I have tried a huge variety of resources, books, websites, programs and apps. I constantly tried different things because I was either not finding them helpful, or quickly outgrowing things (as you do as a beginner). The following will be a list of … Continue reading Ranked list of resources for beginner French learners

Difference between 더니, 았/었더니 and other sentence conjugation patterns

After learning Korean for six years, one of the things that still not perfectly clear for me is the usage of 더니 and 았/었더니. I feel like I now know so much, yet at the same time it feels like grasping at sand and watching it flow through between my fingers. I've tried coming up … Continue reading Difference between 더니, 았/었더니 and other sentence conjugation patterns

How to say “lets have a look if we have rice”

우리 쌀 있나 보자. 있나 functions like 있는지 and they can both be used in this context here, but 있나 has a better nuance of speculation. 있는지 is a factual way of saying whether there is (or not) and comes off stiff in this context. Some other sentences following this grammar pattern could be: Shall … Continue reading How to say “lets have a look if we have rice”