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Grammar Note: Korean Pronouns

Dec 12,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:One of the most frequently asked question I noticed on sites such as Quora, Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter on Korean is: What are the Korean pronouns? Today I am going to answer this question. I answer this question not, because pronouns are important, but to warn people learning Korean. Korean pronouns are probably not at all what they are in your native language. Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Korean Speech Level: -ㅂ니다/습니다

Nov 28,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:In Korean formality and politeness are expressed in the verb. You infer politeness and formality by using a variety of verb endings. Properly understanding these verb endings is essential as improper use of them can be considered rude and even insulting. In this blog we so far used the regular ‘polite’, but informal level speech, -아/어요. Today I want to talk about a polite and formal speech level: -ㅂ니다/습니다. Let’s take a look. Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Condition And Supposition: -아/어도

Nov 26,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:Sometimes you need to say regardless your efforts, regardless whatever you are, you simply cannot achieve something. In Korean something like that is easily said with the Korean grammar topic -아/어도. This rather easy grammar expression, is something quite useful to know. Let’s take a gander. Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Condition And Supposition: -(으)려면

Nov 25,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:With -(으)면 we saw a simple way to put conditions to whatever we wants to say. Today, let’s expand upon that with a more specific kind of condition with the Korean grammar topic -(으)려면. If you want to say what needs to be true before someone’s plans or intention can be realized than -(으)려면 is the way to go. Let’s take a look. Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Condition And Supposition: -(으)면

Nov 24,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:Today I want to talk about a very important Korean grammar topic. That topic is the expression -(으)면 which is a very easy way to express a conditional in Korean. Conditionals are an important part of any language as we use them daily. So let’s give this first method a look over. Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Grammar Note: 피동사 – Korean Passive Expressions

Nov 21,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:Today a friend of mine told me she is struggling with something that is often called Korean passive verbs, the so-called 피동사. Now technically Korean does not have something like the ‘passive voice’. However, there are still things that are akin to the passive voice that is present in nearly all European languages. Let’s take a look at the 피동사, the Korean Passive Expressions. Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Hanja Word Drill: 再 – 두 재

Nov 21,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:We return to the hanja word drills, but from now on the system will be a bit different. The results of this different setup is that the first new hanja word drill will be about a more advanced character 再 재. While more advanced, the words it yields are still very useful to learn. Let’s take a look. Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Word Of The Day #15: 일금

Nov 17,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:Vocabulary In Example 어제: Yesterday 나: I, me 일금: Sum of (money) 십: Ten, 10 만: Ten thousand, 10,000 원: Korean won 받다: Related hanja of word of the day: 一 – 한 일 and 金 – 쇠 금. Grammar In Use 은/는 Sino-Korean numbers 을/를 The past tense Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Grammar Note: Korean Conjugation Essentials

Nov 16,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:Verb grammar is an essential part in any language’s grammar and so is it important in Korean grammar. One important aspect of verb grammar are the conjugation rules. So I decided to write a bit on the essentials of Korean conjugation. Korean conjugation isn’t that hard once you connect a few dots. Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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Word Of The Day #14: 장녀

Nov 16,17

Support us by sharing this with your friends:Vocabulary In Example 우리: We, us, our 장녀: Eldest daughter 부유하다: To be rich, to be wealthy, to be affluent 약사: Pharmacist 약혼하다: To be engaged Related hanja of word of the day: 長 – 길 장, 어른 장 and 女 – 여자 여/녀. Grammar In Use 은/는 -(으)ㄴ/는/(으)ㄹ 하고, (이)랑 and 와/과 The present tense Support us by sharing this with your friends:

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