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49. Korean Conjunctive Conjugations

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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

48. Common Korean Conjunctions 2

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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

47. Common Korean Conjunctions 1

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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

46. Korean Conjunctions

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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

45. Common Korean Postpositions

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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

44. Prepositions With 에(e)

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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

43. Preposition And Postposition

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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

42. How Many / Much Questions : 얼마나

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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

41. How Do Questions

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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

40. What Questions : 무엇 / 뭐

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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

39. Where Questions : 어디

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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

38. Why Questions : 왜

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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

37. When Questions

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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

36. Who Questions

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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

35. Request Sentence : Can I / May I?

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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

34. Ask / Order [하세요 Imperative]

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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

33. Ask / Order [해요 Imperative]

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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

31. Must / Should / Have to

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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

5. 해요(Haeyo) Style vs 하다(Hada) Style

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In previous lesson, You’ve learned that Korean grammar has so many speech styles. Today you’re learning about most important 2 style styles : 해요 and 하다. 해요 Speech Style you learned Korean with 해요 speech style and Korean grammar has many speech styles. you know 해요 speech style is most important for you. However, you … Read more

4. Speech Styles & Ending

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In previous lesson, you saw almost Korean sentences end with -어요. It’s an unique feature that Korean language has, called speech styles or ending. You will learn this special Korean grammar. Speech Styles Koreans can express any regional dialect, their mood or attitude that their social position has to have in the text thanks to … Read more

3. Longer Sentence Structures

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In this lesson, you will learn how Korean grammar makes longer sentence structures. Longer Sentence Structures Of course, You need to learn a bit more to make a long sentence structure but maybe it will confuse you a bit because Korean grammar is quite free even it seems like it has no rule. You will … Read more