“Angel and Woodcutter” Traditional Korean Story plus Free Worksheet 3

Woodcutter and the Angel

Angel and Woodcutter (sometimes called The Fairy & The Woodcutter) or 선녀와 나무꾼 is a traditional Korean story or fairy tale. The story focuses on one central character the Woodcutter (나무꾼), he is a honest, hardworking but lonely single man who longs for a wife and a family. To summarize the story, one day the woodcutter is in the forest working when a deer asks for his help avoiding a hunter. After helping the deer, the deer tells him about an Angel who comes down from heaven once a month to bath in a nearby pond. Also if the Woodcutter takes her clothes she will be unable to return to heaven. The Woodcutter follows the Deers advice and takes the angels clothes and then after meeting her, they fall in loves and love happily ever after. Of course this is just an overview and other things happen in the story.

To help you read, learn and enjoy this traditional Korean story we’ve written our own version based on the traditional story. Also we’ve made a complimentary worksheet to help with your comprehension. Both the story and the worksheet are all in Korean and therefore are designed for students at a high beginner or intermediate level at least.

Please click here on the image or link below for your Free PDF download, both the story and the worksheet are on the same file:

Korean Story Download

CLICK HERE for your FREE “Angel and Woodcutter” Traditional Korean Story and Worksheet from Fresh Korean

Videos

Also here is a YouTube video of the “Angel and Woodcutter” or 선녀와 나무꾼 story, for your enjoyment (of course the video is in Korean and sadly doesn’t have English subtitles). Also the quality good but its a on the long side 16minutes:

Here is a version in English, although this one is titled “The Fairy & The Woodcutter”:

Also here is a video of 노브레인 singing a song called “선녀와 나무꾼” (just for fun):

Finally

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“The Rabbit & The Turtle” – Traditional Korean Story plus Free Worksheet 2

rabbit and turtle korean story

The Rabbit & The Turtle or 토끼와 거북이 is a traditional Korean story, which is of course based on Aesop’s Fable “The Tortoise & The Hare”. For some unknown reason in Korea the Hare is replaced by a Rabbit (토끼) and the Tortoise is replaced by a Turtle (거북). The story is of course about a race between the two animals, and just like in the well known English version the Rabbit falls asleep and the Turtle wins.

To help you read, learn and enjoy this traditional Korean story we’ve written our own version based on the traditional story. Also we’ve made a complimentary worksheet to help with your comprehension. Both the story and the worksheet are all in Korean and therefore are designed for students at a high beginner or intermediate level at least.

Free Download

Please click here on the image or link below for your Free PDF download, both the story and the worksheet are on the same file:

Korean Story Download

CLICK HERE for Your FREE “Rabbit and Turtle” traditional Korean story and Worksheet from Fresh Korean

Videos

Also here is a YouTube video of the The Rabbit & The Turtle or 흥부와 놀부 story, for your enjoyment (of course the video is in Korean and sadly doesn’t have English subtitles). Also the quality is a little low:

Here is a Disney version of this classic story from 1934 in English (just for fun):

Finally

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“Heungbu & Nolbu” Traditional Korean Story plus Free Worksheet

Heungbu Nolbu Korean Brothers

Heungbu & Nolbu or 흥부와 놀부 is a traditional Korean story which was written towards the end of the Chosen Dynasty (mid 19th century) by an unknown author. The story of Heungbu & Nolbu is normally told to Korean children as a bedtime story, and features two main characters brothers Heungbu & Nolbu. The story teaches that if you are good and help others then you will live a happy and successful life. This story is considered one of the most popular traditional Korean fairy tales or stories.

To help you read, learn and enjoy this traditional Korean story we’ve written our own version based on the traditional story. Also we’ve made a complimentary worksheet to help with your comprehension. Both the story and the worksheet are all in Korean and therefore are designed for students at a high beginner or intermediate level at least.

Please click here on the image or link below for your Free PDF download, both the story and the worksheet are on the same file:

Korean Story Download

CLICK HERE for your FREE Heungbu and Nolbu Korean Story and worksheet Download from Fresh Korean

Also here is a YouTube video of this traditional Heungbu & Nolbu or 흥부와 놀부 story, for your enjoyment (of course the video is in Korean and sadly doesn’t have English subtitles):

Here is an EBS YouTube video of Heungbu and Nolbu in English:

Thank you for your time and if you have any questions please feel free to let us know.

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One-on-One One Week Intensive Korean Course in Seoul, Incheon or Bucheon (January Special)

One-on-One Intensive Korean Course

Here are the details of our One-on-One One Week Intensive Korean Course which is running during January as our afternoon Special offer.

Course Details

Locations: Seoul* (Hongdae, Gangnam included), Incheon or Bucheon, South Korea.

When: 5 Days Monday to Friday, 2 hours a day starting anytime between 12pm & 4pm. (10 hours total)

Price: ₩175,000 including taxes.

Included: Materials (Textbooks, Worksheets, Flashcards etc), Notebook, Pen, a folder and also on the Friday a small lunch will be included.

Number of Students: One (You!)

Syllabus (i.e. What will you learn)

This is up to you, if you want to focus on conversation, reading, writing, grammar and a combination that is on problem. Just let us know your level  and your interests, and we can take it from there. Hopefully within the 10 hours you’ll be able to achieve your goals and have some fun along the way.

The classes take place somewhere close to your home (or workplace), for example a coffee shop or library and will last two hours. All resources will be provided.

For the final lesson (Friday) you will visit a market, museum or a place of interest. There you will be able to learn a little about Korean culture as well as practice your Korean skills, also on this day a small lunch will be provided. The trip will also be for 2 hours.

Your Teacher

Firstly we don’t want to post exact personal details of the teacher here but here a a brief summary. Your teacher is a female native Korean in her 20s, a University graduate and is conversationally fluent in English and Spanish. She has years of both classroom and private tutoring experience.

How to Sign Up

Either email: contact@freshkorean.com or use our private course registration page CLICK HERE.

Please Note

*Some areas of North Eastern and Eastern Seoul are sadly outside of our catchment so sadly at the moment we cannot travel to those places. Sorry.
*Payment for the course must be made in advance and in full. Either via Bank Transfer or in cash.
*Courses are one-on-one and therefore friends or family members cannot join in the lessons. (Please contact us for group prices)
*Courses must be completed within a week, and are only availble in the afternoons.
*If lessons take place in a coffee shop, coffees are not included but you’re not expected to buy thing either.
*The teachers travel costs are included in the price.

Finally

Thank you and we hope to help you learn some Korean soon. Of course if you have any questions please let us know.

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At the Bookstore Extended Practice Korean Conversation 2 (Free Download / Printout)

Practice Korean Conversation - At the Bookstore

Hello again and welcome to our second Extended Korean Conversation. The topic for this second example conversation is “At the Bookstore“, and is between two people A-ra & Micheal, they are talking about books, books they like, different genres of books and more things related to books and being at a bookstore. There are also a couple of example book covers included in the script.

The conversation and covers span 4 full pages and should take between 15 and 25minutes to read. The level is a mixture of beginner and intermediate concepts. Due to the size of the conversation we’re only uploading a PDF version as a JPEG copy would not easily readable. We hope that you enjoy:

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CLICK HERE for your free PDF copy of “Fresh Korean Extended Conversation – At the Bookstore”

Thank you for your time today and we hope you enjoy learning a little Korean with us.

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