Author: Dom

Korean Date Format – How to Write the Date in Korean

If you didn’t already know, many countries use different date formats. There are actually lots of variations across the globe. In South Korea’s case, they use the format of ‘Year/Month/Date’. So for example if you wanted to write June 3rd, 2020, you would write it like so: 2020/06/03 So it’s […]

How to Say Happy in Korean

Learning how to express your emotions is a cornerstone of learning a language. So how would you express the fact that you are happy in Korean? Well there are actually two ways of expressing this emotion. For starters, let’s learn about the adjective 행복하다. This is the most common form […]

Vegetables in Korean (Part 1)

Words in this infographic: 당근 (dang-geun) = Carrot 가지 (ga-ji) = Eggplant 호박 (ho-bak) = Pumpkin 감자 (gam-ja) = Potato 마늘 (ma-neul) = Garlic 파 (pa) = Green Onion 양파 (yang-pa) = Onion 버섯 (beo-seot) = Mushroom 옥수수 (ok-su-su) = Corn

Describing the Weather in Korean

Words in this infographic: 날씨 (nal-ssi) = weather 추워요 (chu-weo-yo) = It’s cold 더워요 (deo-weo-yo) = It’s hot 맑아요 (mal-ga-yo) = It’s clear/fine/sunny. 바람 불어요 (ba-ram bul-eo-yo) = It’s windy. 흐려요 (heu-lyeo-yo) = It’s cloudy. 비 와요 (bi wa-yo) = It’s raining. 눈 와요 (nun wa-yo) = It’s snowing. 습해요 […]

Korean Counters

just like other East Asian Languages, Korean uses counters for objects and events. Most are used in conjunction with the Native Korean number system. Although there are many more than this, just use ‘개’ if you forget the counter for an object. Counters in this graphic: 권 (kweon) = Used […]

Korean Grammar – V – (으)ㄹ 거예요

Text from this infographic: This grammar pattern expresses something you plan to do in the future. When comparing it to English, it would be like saying ‘I’m going to’ or ‘I will’. Example: 주말에 숙제를 할 거예요. To use this pattern, simply take one verb, remove the stem, and add […]