Finished the tree!!!

Yep, it finally happened. Very frustrating at times, like when you can't hear the audio and words are missing from the word bank, but still the best free online tool I can think of. If you know any that you think is better please let me know. Thanks to moderators and other helpful commenters, like silverandwhiskey, Nicolas (nleconte) McPwny, Kim min kwan, Jeong-JinL, Kevin Li (LiKenun), Owly (susieowly) and others.

Next stop is Memrise...

June 7, 2019


Congrats! Did the tree get you to a the level of fluency that you wanted?

June 7, 2019

No, but I didn't expect that. I've made progress; I understand a lot more when I watch k-drama or YouTube videos for instance. And textbooks that seemed impossible to understand are now useful, so I feel encouraged to continue.

June 7, 2019

Congratulations! How long did it took you? And what level are most of your sections?

June 7, 2019

I'm not sure when I started, but my page says 1 year. It took long because I started doing the exercises assuming that was the way to progress through the tree. But that may have been helpful since I made a lot of basics that way.

Not sure what you mean by levels, but I've finished the L5 at 95%. I'm not going for 100%, but I would come back if they make a second course.

June 7, 2019

Congratulations !!!

June 8, 2019

Thanks : )

June 8, 2019

Good job Staffan. I have not been very active in the sentence discussions lately, but happy some of my comments helped. Keep up the study.

I benefited a lot from the howtostudykorean memrise vocabulary decks in the past. It helped me build a decent amount of passive vocabulary.

Now I'd say using the language through verbling, italki and in real life is what's pushing me most. Especially because it helps activating the formerly passive vocabulary knowledge.

June 10, 2019

I'm happy for you! Good job. As for other online tools, here are some you can use:

*To learn vocabulary:

Genkie Korean :

Digital Dialects :

Learn With Oliver:

*To Learn Grammar:

Talk To Me In Korean:


*Mobile Apps:

Language Drops

Lingo Deer

June 8, 2019

Thanks. I recognize a few but the others I will definitely check out.

June 8, 2019

I'm about to finish it too, but I didn't learn as much as I expected, probably because I worked with the word bank

June 10, 2019
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