Korean 101

Hello, I’m Jane.

– Korean of the Day – Hello, I’m Jane. 안녕하세요, (저는) 제인입니다. (An-nyeong-haseyo. (Jeo-neun) je-in imnida.) When you have met someone for the first time and are introducing yourself. In everyday Korean, it’s likely the ‘저는(jeo-neun)’ will be omitted as subjects are often done so in the Korean language (when it’s obvious). Korean 101 is a part of the Arts & Crafts Korea website for customers interested in learning the Korean language. We won’t be able to offer in-depth language courses (please inquire with your local language institute for this!),…

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Arts & Crafts Korea is Closed During Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) Holiday

Chuseok, also known as Korean Thanksgiving, is around the corner here in South Korea! Chuseok is one of the biggest festive holidays in Korea when many people return to their ancestral hometowns (often outside of Seoul) to meet family and celebrate the autumn harvest (in traditional meaning). Arts & Crafts Korea will be closed and not ship out orders during this period. September 21 (Friday) – September 26 (Wednesday) All orders placed as of this time until September 26 will be shipped out as they are processed in order starting…

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We’ve Launched a New Website

Due to technical issues with our existing solution provider we had been extremely frustrated about not being able to offer our customers a better shopping experience. Customers were sometimes experiencing hiccups with payment and there were limitations to our website. We were well aware that a big change was due, but it just took us longer than anticipated. But, now the longer overdue change has come! So what exactly has changed? We’re excited to explain it to you! FASTER WEBSITE Previously our server (which is basically where a website sits…

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Korean 101

Hello, Nice to Meet You.

As a service to our customers interested in Korean culture, we’ve decided to allocate a separate section on our blog to learning the Korean language. We won’t be able to offer in-depth language courses (please inquire with your local language institute for this!), but do plan to post simple and useful phrases that can be used in everyday life. We hope you find this section useful and feel free to comment with what you’d like to see posted! Please understand that we cannot respond to language-related questions. – Korean of…

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