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You’ve learned everything to understand basic Korean grammar with Core Grammar and now you have a better understanding for how it works. And, this is the final lesson. The Final lesson of Core Grammar 안녕하세요. 코리안 준의 준 선생님 입니다. Hello. I’m teacher Jun of Korean Jun. = Possession Of : 의 제 강의는 … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the most common Korean conjunctive conjugations. LOL title is so long. It would be easier and better if you understand the Korean conjunction system first. Conjunctive Conjugations Some Korean conjugations have only a conjunctive conjugation form. You can’t be use them alone. It must be attached to a verb … Read more
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In this lesson, you will learn the most common Korean conjunctions. 그런데 / -ㄴ데 그런데 is the opposite of 그래서 in the previous lesson. It’s used to describe the opposite or different fact. It can be translated as ‘but’ or ‘though’ or ‘even though’ or ‘although’. But it’s often used to describe a reason of … Read more
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In this lesson, you will learn the most common Korean conjunctions. Common Korean Conjunctions In this lesson, you will learn the most basic and common Korean conjunctions that you must need to understand and speak Korean. I’m not going to explain them too much because it will slow you down too much but after this … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to understand Korean conjunctions and how it works. Korean Conjunctions Korean conjunctions have 2 types. One is conjunctive conjugations, another is conjunctive adverbs. So technically, Korean grammar doesn’t have ‘conjunctions’ in a same way as English does. In today lesson, we will focus on the way how … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the most basic and common Korean prepositions (postpositions actually). Most Common Korean Prepositions You’ve learned 에 Prepositions and how it works in previous lessons. But, of course, there are many common Korean prepositions that aren’t based on 에. Today you will learn the most basic and common Korean prepositions. … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn Korean 에(e) prepositions and basic prepositions. You Must Remember Korean language doesn’t have prepositions. It has post-positions but I wrote preposition to help you understanding. Differences By Languages Postpositions are something very difficult to learn because it reflects the features of each language very well. For example, Korean postposition … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to understand Korean prepositions (postpositions) and basic prepositions. No Prepositions I wrote preposition but actually Korean grammar doesn’t have prepositions. It has postpositions instead of prepositions. Both are almost same. I wrote prepositions to help you understand what you are learning in this lesson. At lesson 5 … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how make to make how Many / Much questions with ‘How’ 얼마나. How Many / Much Questions with 하다 Verb 얼마나 이다 question is used to ask amount of something with questions ‘how adjective question’ or ‘how long verb question’ or ‘how many / much question’. 얼마 is ‘How … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to make How Do questions with ‘How’ 어떻게. How Do Questions with 하다 Verb 어떻게 is an interrogative for methods or manners. English use ‘How’ for amount, quality and method at same time. Korean grammar separates them into two. You must not drop the subject to say … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how make to make what questions with ‘what’ 무엇 or 뭐. What is -? : – 뭐예요? 뭐 means ‘what’ in Korean. 뭐예요 question uses ‘뭐’ as an object and native Koreans use 뭐예요 question when the subject is not identified or they really don’t know what the hell … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how make to make where questions with ‘where’ 어디. Where is : 어디에요? 어디에요 question use 어디(where) as an object. It always takes a noun for the subject. The meaning is simple : ‘where is some place?’. Basic 해요 style Where Question 지옥이에요 지옥이 어디에요? It is hell … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how make to make why questions with ‘why’ 왜. 왜 Questions 왜 means ‘why’. I think why question is most similar to English why among other all wh-interrogatives. But the nuance is slightly different even how it works is same. Thankfully it’s not used as an object. Well… English … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how make to make when questions with ‘when’ 언제. When is -? : – 언제예요? In previous who question lesson, you’ve learned about -누구예요 phrase. When question has a same way just like who question does. 언제 can work as an objective but still a question. English doesn’t have … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how make to make who question by using 누가, 누구. Who is -? : 누구예요? In Korean, the order of words in ‘Who is -’ question is different. 누구 is placed in an object position and works as an object like ‘whom’ in English except it’s used as ‘who’. … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to request a permission to do something. Request Vocabularies As many other languages do, Korean also has many expressions for requesting. However, Korean has special conjugations to ask if ‘I’ can do something. so, ‘Can you -?’ and ‘Can I -?’ have a different phrase from each other. … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to ask or order someone to do in a polite manner. 세요 Imperative In the previous lesson, you learned how to make imperative sentence without changing a sentence much. 세요 imperative is more polite and nice than the basic imperative. But it becomes slightly more formal. 세요 … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to ask or order others to do something with 해요 imperative sentences. Ask And Order in Korean grammar Imperative sentence of Korean grammar is highly developed than other languages. Korean grammar has so many ways to order or ask someone to do something. In this lesson, We will … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn Korean Conditional Sentence with conjugation -면. Conditional Sentence With -면 Korean conditional sentence is made by postposition -면. It seems like a new verb conjugations. And, Yes it is lol. It doesn’t seem like a new verb conjugation, it is a new verb conjugation for you lol. Many … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to make Korean obligation sentence with ‘have to’, ‘must’ and ‘should’ in Korean. Korean Obligation Sentence English has ‘must do’, ‘should’, ‘have to’. However, They all are same in Korean. Korean language has only one modal verb for describing obligation in a sentence. Technically, Korean language doesn’t have … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the negative form of ‘can’ which is ‘can’t’ or ‘cannot’ in English lol. a negative form of ‘can’ sounds so fancy lol. Korean can’t Korean grammar has 2 ways to say ‘can not’. One is a negative form of ‘할수 있다’ and another is an unique affix 못 for … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn conjugations to say ‘can’ and show possibilities. 할 수 있다 : Can do 할 수 있다 is a Korean conjugation which describes the possibility or the future possibility. This conjugation really shows well how Korean grammar works. ‘할 수 있다’ is ‘can do’ in English. Basic Form (하다 … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn basics of Korean numbers especially Cardinals. Korean Numbers Korean language has 2 types of number. One is based on Chinese, Another is based on native Korean. I prefer to call it PURE Korean though. Because that’s how Koreans call it. How To Use Them Both are used in different … Read more
In this lesson, You will learn how to make Korean negative sentences and understand conjugations better with them. Negative Conjugations So far, You’ve learned Korean has 3 conjugations for simple describing. It was ‘하다 (do, be + adjective)’, ‘이다(be + noun)’ and ‘있다(location / possession)’. Negative conjugations are different on each. Let’s see how different … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to make a question sentence in Korean and it’s super easy! Making Question in Korean Korean interrogative sentence is super easy to make with 해요 speech style. Follow next steps. Make a sentence Add a question mark at the end Done Celebrate dance Now, make every sentence … Read more
In this lesson, You will learn Korean adjective modifiers and how to use Korean adjectives to modify a noun in a sentence. Adjective is Verb in Korean grammar In conjugation lessons and a lot of tense lessons, you saw Korean adjectives work just like verbs and learned it’s called descriptive verbs. Then, what do you … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how to make adverbs and how to use them. It’s super hard… good luck everybody… Korean Adverb Conjugation Adverbs in Korean grammar also use conjugations. Korean grammar has 4 types of adverbs. To be honest, Korean adverbs are super confusing even for Koreans. I really wanted to quit writing … Read more
In this lesson, You will learn Korean possessives such as ‘my’, ‘your’, ‘mine’ in English. Formal Korean Possessives Korean grammar has different possessives for honorific and non-honorific. You won’t have many chance to use non-honorific grammars since you are a beginner. So I won’t explain much for non honorific possessives in this lesson. Formal Possessive … Read more
In this lesson, You will learn how to say ‘that dude’. I’m kidding, and Korean doesn’t have a word ‘dude’. Anyway, today lesson will be Korean determiners. Position of Korean Determiners Korean determiner in a sentence is always placed before a noun. It’s same to English. Easy! 저 사람 That person That and This … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn Unique Korean Pronouns with honorific and a little bit of Korean culture with those. Unique Korean Pronouns Korean language has so many pronouns. I think it’s East Asian cultures but slightly different from each. You don’t need to memorize all unique Korean pronouns since even native Koreans are also … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn Korean plural pronouns with honorific and a little bit of Korean culture with those. Korean Pronouns Koreans often prefer using nouns instead of using pronouns because it’s much more polite. Many Korean language students are taught very not natural Korean pronouns so they often have a trouble with it. … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn Korean singular pronouns and the most natural ways to address other people. Finally you finished Korean tenses and start another thing YAY. It was too long. I know. it was too long. Today you will learn Korean pronouns. Maybe you know Korean language has honorific and its is … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the most basic uses of Korean future progressive tense. YAY This will be the last Korean tense that you learn with super basic core Korean grammar. I’m pretty sure you can express almost everything you want to say by using a tense. Of course, it won’t be so easy … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the most basic uses of Korean past progressive tense. Past Progressive Tense Korean past progressive tense describes a thing that was happening in the past. In previous lesson, you’ve learn Korean present progressive and the way how it’s built is pretty similar to English. Korean past progressive tense is … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the most basic uses of Korean present progressive tense. Present Progressive Tense Korean present progressive tense describes a thing that is happening right now like I’m teaching you Korean. Korean present progressive tense is very similar to English somehow. It uses ‘be’ and a modified form of ‘verb’. To … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn how Korean conjugations work with deeper understanding and what complex conjugations are. Conjugation + Conjugation If you have ever learned any language which uses conjugations in its grammar such as Spanish, you will be quite surprised Korean conjugations is on another level. Korean conjugations can be combined with another … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the most basic uses of Korean future tense. Simple Future Korean future tense is quite simple than other Korean tenses. It literally describes things that will happen in the future just like English future tense. Actually it’s simpler than other languages’ future tense because ‘will’ and ‘be going … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the most basic uses of Korean past tense. Simple Past Korean past tense actually has a lot of differences than English past tense. But for now, we will focus on its most basic use. It describes what happened in the past just like English past tense does. 저는 … Read more
In this lesson, you will learn the most basic uses of Korean Present Tense. You can understand this lesson easier if you read the Korean Tense Conjugations lesson first Korean Present Tense Korean present tense is the most basic form of any word and conjugation in Korean grammar especially when it’s written in 하다 speech … Read more
Korean grammar uses conjugations to decide the tense of sentence, just like other languages do. You’ve learned that in a previous lesson and you will learn exactly which part decides it and how in this lesson. MUST READ You will learn how Korean tense conjugation system works in this lesson, not tenses. You will learn … Read more