Grammar

#13 - 어머!

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#13 - 어머!

In today’s blog we will be learning the expressive phrase “어머" in Korean! You might have heard it often in K-dramas or variety shows but what does it actually mean? 어머 basically means “oh my”, 어머 can also be a short form of 어머나. Both 어머 and 어머나 can be used in various ways expression shock, surprise in both positive and negative sense. It is considered an informal tone.   Learn how this phrase can be integrated into daily speech/sentences.   어머! 방탄소년단 새로운 노래가 나왔네? = Oh my! BTS has a new song?   어머나! 불 안 끄고 나왔다!...

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#12 - 물건

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#12 - 물건

In today’s blog we will be learning items you use daily in Korean! 침대 = bed 수건 = towel 칫솔 = toothbrush 샴푸 = shampoo 비누 = soap 물병 = water bottle 책상 = table/desk 의자 = chair 소파 = sofa  텔레비전 = television 펜 = pen 가방 = bag 지갑 = wallet 이어폰 = earphones 충전기 = charger 서류 = documents 전화기 = Telephone 핸드폰 = Handphone 시계 = Clock/watch 컴퓨터 = Computer   Try working these items in your daily life and speech! If you have any daily items you wish to know in Korean, comment down below...

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#11 - 기분이 어때요?

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#11 - 기분이 어때요?

In today’s blog we will be learning different moods in Korean! Let’s learn some of the common adjectives used to describe your mood/feelings in Korean. 신난다 = Excited 좋다 = Good 행복하다 = Happy 슬프다 = Sad 화나다 = Angry 걱정하다 = Worried 피곤하다 = Tired 심심하다 = Bored 졸리다 = Sleepy 무섭다 = Scared 부끄럽다 = Shy 창피하다 = Embarrassed To express your mood at the moment, just say these adjectives in their basic form or with basic grammar (아/어 요). Here are some examples: 이 노래가 너무 신난다~ = This song is so exciting! 오늘 너무 행복했다 =...

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#10 - 지루하다

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#10 - 지루하다

In today’s blog we will be learning the phrase “지루하다" in Korean! Here in Singapore, we often use the word “sian” (pronounced see-anne) which originated from a Chinese dialect called Hokkien. It basically means bored or sick and tired of something. Similarly, “지루하다” is used as an expression of feeling bored or tired of something or doing something. People often get it mixed up with 심심하다 which means bored as there is nothing to do.  See our example sentences below to get a better grasp of these two phrases. 1)지루하다 수업이 너무 길다, 너무 지루하다 = This lesson is too...

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#9 - 가족

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#9 - 가족

In today’s blog we will be learning some of the most common family titles in Korean! 아빠 = Father 엄마 = Mother 형= Older brother (when called by a male) 오빠 = Older brother (when called by a female)  누나 = Older sister (when called by a male) 언니 = Older sister (when called by a female) (남) 동생 = Younger brother (여) 동생 = Younger sister 삼촌 = Uncle  이모 = Aunt 할머니 = Grandmother (Paternal)  할아버지 = Grandfather(Paternal)  외할머니 = Grandmother (Maternal)  외할아버지 = Grandfather (Maternal)    Study Korean online with MyOnlineKorean program & FREE Read Hangeul Course,,...

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