Grammar

#18 - 강아지가 귀여워요

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#18 - 강아지가 귀여워요

In today’s blog we will be learning about simple grammar 이/가 to help create simple sentences in Korean! An example of a short sentence can be seen in our post above. 강아지 = Dog 귀엽다 / 귀여워요 = Cute Simple sentences can be formed in Korean with simple adjectives and nouns.  As ‘지’ from 강아지 does not have 받침, the grammar postposition will be 가 instead of 이, thus, 강아지가 귀여워요.  What is 받침?  받침 is the final consonant (or consonant cluster) at the end of a Korean syllable. The 받침 is written in the bottom/final position.  An example of...

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#17 - 공원에서 뭐 해요?

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#17 - 공원에서 뭐 해요?

In today’s blog we will be learning what some of the typical park activities are in Korean. However there are some activities special to Korea’s many parks surrounding Han River, let’s learn them together below: 자전거 = Bicycle 타요 = Ride  조깅 = Jogging  달리기 = Running 산책 = Stroll 데이트 = Date 소풍 = Picnic 음식 배달 = Food Delivery 영화 감상 = Watch Movies What else do you do at the park? Comment down below! Study Korean online with HANOK Live Speaking classes or our MyOnlineKorean program, find out more here>> https://digital.hanokkoreanclass.com/pages/links    Tag us your study notes on...

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#16 - 눈이 높다

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#16 - 눈이 높다

  In today’s blog we will be learning the phrase “눈이 높다” in Korean!   눈 = eye 높다 = high   The phrase put together by the below 2 words literally means, your eye is high but it is actually to imply that one has high standard in seeing/judging this.   It’s easy to use this phrase when describing someone that is hard to please or have high standards for people or things.   You can use the below sentence formation as an example to how this phrase can be used: My sister = 언니가  because she has high standards...

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#15 - 야채

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#15 - 야채

In today’s blog we will be learning vegetables (야채) in Korean! Try memorising some of them and using them in your next trip to the supermarket! 샐러드 = salad 상추 = lettuce 양배추 = cabbage 배추 = chinese cabbage 오이 = cucumber 토마토 = tomato 감자 = potato 시금치 = spinach 당근 =carrot 아보카도 = avocado 옥수수 = corn 셀러리 = celery 애호박 = zucchini 무 = radish/white carrot 피망 = bell pepper, paprika 마늘 = garlic 버섯 = mushrooms 콩 = beans 고구마 =sweet potato 고추 =red pepper 생강 = ginger 양파 = onion 인삼 = ginseng 브로콜리 =...

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#14 - 첫눈

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#14 - 첫눈

In today’s blog we will be learning first snow ‘첫눈' in Korean! 첫눈 is not pronounced the same as when the syllable is read individually due to the effect of nazalization when [ㄷ]sound meets the [ㄴ]sound. Other examples of nasalization are: 못 먹어 [몬 먹어] 맞는데 [만는데]   Watch our video in our post here>>  https://www.instagram.com/p/B5UqUWPBaDt/ for the correct pronunciation of 첫 & 눈 which means first and snow respectively.   Study Korean online with HANOK Live Speaking classes or our MyOnlineKorean program, find out more here>> https://digital.hanokkoreanclass.com/pages/links    Tag us your study notes on Instagram @hanokkoreanclass and be featured!   ...

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