Admit

In this episode, we’ll learn how to “admit” facts or assumptions. In other words, we’ll learn how to say “although”, “though”, “even if” in Korean. To say this nuance, we need -(으)ㄹ지라도, -더라도 or -아도/어도. 그는 나이는 어릴지라도 생각은 깊다. Although he’s young, he’s really thoughtful. 내일 못 가더라도 실망하지 마. Don’t be disappointed even

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Goal

In this episode, we’ll learn how to speak “goals” in Korean. To do so, we need -(으)러, -(으)려고, -도록, -게. 공부하러 도서관에 갈 거예요. I’ll go to library to study. 살을 찌우려고 많이 먹고 있어요. I’m eating a lot to fatten myself. 아이들이 잘 잘 수 있도록 조용히 해 주시기 바랍니다. Please be quiet to

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Condition

In this episode, I’ll tell you how to speak the condition in Korean. In easy words, we’ll learn how to use “when” or “if” in Korean. What we need are -(으)면, -(으)려면, -아야/-어야. 집에 가면 푹 쉬어야지. I’ll take rest after getting back home. 왜 그런 일이 벌어졌는지 알려면 우선 사람들의 증언을 들어 봐야 한다.

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Reason

In this episode, we’ll talk about reason or cause. In other words, we’ll learn how to say “because” in Korean. In this case, you can use -아서/-어서, -(으)니, -(으)니까, -(으)므로, -느라고, -기에, -기 때문에. 다리가 너무 아파서 더는 못 걷겠어요. My legs are too tired. I cannot walk any more. 이 신발은 좀 작으니 다른

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Contrast

In this episode, we’ll learn how to contrast two actions or facts. In other words, we’ll learn how to say “but” in Korean. When you want to say “but” in Korean, you should use -(으)나, -지만, -는데/-(으)ㄴ데, -아도/어도. 지금은 갈 수 없으나, 나중에는 꼭 가 봐야겠다. I cannot go now, but I will surely go

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Change of Action

  In this episode, we’ll talk about the change of action. For example, we’re going to learn how to say: He went out of his house before finishing his breakfast. He went to school and came back home. They are 2 separate actions and one is done after another and there is not much logical

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Spontaneity: while, as soon as

In this episode, we’ll learn how to talk about simultaneity. As always, it sounds hard if I try to explain the concept. In easy words, we’re going to learn what is “while” and “as soon as” in Korean. Strictly speaking, “as soon as” is not simultaneous. It happens right after something else. But let’s cover

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Listing sentences.

We’ll start our journey with listing. Or in easy words, we’ll learn how to express “and” in Korean. Before we do anything, I want you to know this. When you’re listing nouns or sentences, all you have to use is “and” in English. However, in Korean, it’s 와/과, 랑 for nouns and -(이)고 and -(이)며

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Combining Rules

We combine multiple sentences to communicate our meaning clearly. For example, we combine sentences like these: I told her. She was buying a cup of coffee. into: I told her who was buying a cup of coffee. We combined 2 short sentences into a long sentence by using a relative pronoun. We’ll learn how to

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Multiple Markers 2

We’ll continue learning how to use multiple markers together. Auxiliary Marker II + Auxiliary Marker I If you want to use 2 types of auxiliary markers together, you should use auxiliary marker II(만, 까지, 다가, 밖에, 부터, 조차) before auxiliary marker I(은/는, 야, 도, (이)나, (이)라도). 15일까지는 완성할 수 있을 것 같아. I guess I

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