It’s been a few weeks since our last News Highlights post with Korean Vocabulary, please learn and enjoy. For more information please click on the links and enjoy:

아일랜드 사람 ( Ah / Ill / And / Der – Sa / Ram) – Irish: Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day when everyone around the world is drinking Guinness and is a little bit Irish. The D-Cube Plaza in Seoul will be the heart of the action in Korea. Korean Herald Link

수단 ( Su / Dan ) – Sudan: George Clooney was arrested this week for protesting outside of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington D.C. CTV Online Link

금 ( Gurm ) – Gold: Tony McCoy produced an exceptional ride to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Synchronised, beating favorite Long Run and crowd favorite Kauto Star. Sporting Life Link

축구 ( Chug / Gu ) – Soccer: Both Manchester United and City chased out of the Europa League, leaving Chelsea the only British side left in any of the European Competitions this season. Reuters Link

북한 ( Bug / Han ) – North Korea: South Korea’s not so quiet neighbor North Korea has drawn widespread criticism from the international community after announcing plans to launch a satellite into orbit. Telegraph Online Link

I hope you’ve learnt something new and please come back soon.

(Modern Seoul Magazine)