Knowing some common or interesting Korean idioms is a fun way to take your Korean to the next level! Idioms or 관용구 are phrases that people use to express something more than their literal meaning. You’ll hear and see them everywhere; from TV and movies, music, books, and daily conversation.
This is actually a super useful particle that you’ve already been using without knowing it! The 시 particle shows up in 안녕하세요, with the literal break down of it being 안녕 meaning peace and 하세요 (하다 + 시 + 해요체 honorific form)
On to part 2 and getting into what to talk about with a Korean language exchange partner partner. Plus some key vocab which you can use to work with as a starting off point! From introductions, talking about hobbies, asking questions and more.
One great tip for practicing and learning Korean on your own is using your phone AI like Siri to practice Korean! With Ai assistants for modern phones you can switch it to accept Korean (or even be bilingual and accept English and Korean) and practice some commands or fun questions and answers.