Grammar

#6 - 동물

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#6 - 동물

  In today’s blog we will be learning names of animals (동물) in Korean! 소 = Cow 호랑이 = Tiger 코끼리 = Elephant 원숭이 = Monkey 개 = Dog 토끼 = Rabbit 쥐 = Mouse 사자 = Lion 닭 = Chicken 말 = Horse 고양이 =Cat 뱀 = Snake 양 = Sheep 돼지 = Pig 새 = Bird 용 = Dragon 곰 = Bear Play our “Say the word in 3 seconds” Instagram AR game here >> https://www.instagram.com/ar/201374708167565  Study Korean online with MyOnlineKorean program & FREE Read Hangeul Course,, find out more here>> https://digital.hanokkoreanclass.com/pages/links  Tag us your study notes on...

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#5 - 빼빼로 데이

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#5 - 빼빼로 데이

In today’s blog we will be learning one of Korea’s popular holidays 빼빼로 데이 (Pepero Day 11.11)! 빼빼로 = Pepero 데이 = Day (Korean English) Pepero is a type of chocolate-dipped cookie sticks. The exact origin of Pepero day is still unknown but rumour has it that a group of university girls started gifting Pepero to each other to wish each other to be as skinny (as the Pepero snack is straight, thin and skinny)!  However, as time passed, most know it as a day to give Pepero to your loved ones with the intention to display affection or confess....

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#4 - 세상에!

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#4 - 세상에!

In today’s blog we will be learning the phrase ‘세상에’ 세상 = World 에 = Watch our grammar video describing 에 here: https://youtu.be/v_DU5d8N0sg  The literal meaning would be “In the world” but we often use in the context “What in the world…(is happening)” and as a common replacement for “Oh my god”   Some examples where this phrase is used are: 세상에! 쇼핑몰에 방탄소년단 봤어! = OMG I just saw BTS at the shopping mall! 세상에! 차가 엄청 밀린데요 출근은 늦겠어요! = Oh my gosh, there is a traffic jam, I’ll be late for work! 음식이 너무 많이 시켰어, 어떻게...

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#7 - 답답하다

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#7 - 답답하다

In today’s blog we will be learning the phrase 답답하다 in Korean!   Often mixed with a sigh (어휴), 답답하다 is used as an expression of frustration and Koreans use it commonly in their daily speech when problem/issue arises. It also includes some meaning of “disbelief” / “can’t believe it” in a negative way.   It is also used to mean “stuffy” during hot weather or similar situations when one is feeling trapped.   어휴 또 틀렸어? 진짜 답답하다. = You made a mistake again? I’m really frustrated/i can’t believe you.   버스가 너무 느려요, 답답해요! = The bus is...

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#3 - 직업

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#3 - 직업

In today’s blog we will be learning various occupations 직업. 회계사 = Accountant 배우 = Actor 승무원 = Air-steward (unisex) 건축가 = Architect 보조 = Assistant 사장님 = Boss 바리스타 = Barista 요리사 = Chef  감독 = Director 의사 = Doctor 엔지니어 = Engineer 소방관 = Firefighter 미용사 = Hairdresser 주부 = Housewife 보험 상담원 = Insurance Agent 인턴 = Intern 기자 = Journalist 변호사 = Lawyer 간호사 = Nurse 회사원 = Office Worker 사진가 = Photographer 교수님 = Professor 선생님 = Teacher 군인 = Soldier 학생 = Student 가수 = Singer 과학자 = Scientist 비서 = Secretary 웨이터 =...

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