PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: How to be More Efficient: Stop ‘Precrastinating’

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by BBC. Photo: Pixabay Whether or not we care to admit it, we’re all familiar with procrastination: waiting until the last minute to catch up with pressing tasks, often leading to subpar or incomplete work. The … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: How to be More Efficient: Stop ‘Precrastinating’

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Top 5 Majors of Korean Students in the US

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by Stilt. The U.S. Department of State says that over 60,000 Korean students study in the US each year. Korean students comprise 6.5% of all foreign enrollments in US universities.The allure of American education to Korean students is largely in … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Top 5 Majors of Korean Students in the US

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Countries with the Best (and Worst) English Skills

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. English is the most studied language in the world. However, of the world's more than 1.1 billion non-native English speakers, some speak it better than others. According to Education First (EF), here are the regions with … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Countries with the Best (and Worst) English Skills

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: China Bans Foreign Teaching Materials

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. China's Ministry of Education has banned using teaching materials from outside the country at its primary and middle schools.This includes grades one to nine. Foreign teaching materials are also banned in high schools – grades … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: China Bans Foreign Teaching Materials

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Why Are There Multiple Spellings Of These Everyday Words?

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by Dictionary.com It's often assumed that there is only one right way to spell things in the English language. However, there is no single objective authority on English spelling. English, like many languages, is a living … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Why Are There Multiple Spellings Of These Everyday Words?

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Words That Even Native Speakers Use Incorrectly

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. English learners often say that they want to talk like a native speaker. But did you know that there are many words that even native speakers use incorrectly? Here are some examples."Poisonous" vs. "Venomous"Something that's "poisonous" … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Words That Even Native Speakers Use Incorrectly

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Study Finds Tea Drinkers Have Healthier Brains

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. A study from the National University of Singapore has found that people who drink tea regularly have healthier brains compared to non-tea drinkers.For three years, the researchers studied the brains of 36 adults aged … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Study Finds Tea Drinkers Have Healthier Brains

Current News: Moon taps top national security adviser to lead delegation to North

After the successful Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, South Korea is up to another significant challenge. The doors for an inter-Korean talks has finally opened. Yesterday, March 4, 2018, President Moon has already named his special envoy to North Korea. Check out this article by The Korea Herald    "On Sunday, Moon named National Security Council chief … Continue reading Current News: Moon taps top national security adviser to lead delegation to North

Current News: South Korea’s female skaters under fire for bullying

Three South Korean female skaters who performed in the 500-meter team pursuit quarterfinals event at PyeongChang last Monday is under fire for bullying. After their 'odd' performance, Olympic viewers criticized the actions of the two members. Check out this article by The Korea Herald.          The three-member team -- Kim Bo-reum, Noh … Continue reading Current News: South Korea’s female skaters under fire for bullying

Current News: N. Korea displays ICBMs during low-key military parade

A military parade in Pyongyang was held a day before the opening of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Kim stated that the parade would demonstrate the North's status as a world-class military power. Check out this article by The Korea Herald.         A trailer carrying the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, which the North claims … Continue reading Current News: N. Korea displays ICBMs during low-key military parade