Halloween Vocab!

In Korea, Halloween is mostly just parties celebrated in the touristy areas ~ (it’s getting more popular, but otherwise isn’t widely celebrated) 요괴yokai 귀신ghost (that resembles a human in appearance) 유령ghost (not human like in appearance) 잭오랜턴jack o lantern 괴물monster 흡혈귀vampire 사체corpse 호박 / 늙은호박pumpkin 흉가haunted house 박쥐bat 마술magic (the magic humans actually do) 마술사realContinue reading “Halloween Vocab!”

Different Color Words

☆~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~☆ Why so many words😱😭 Remember… we do this in english too! Do you know what the difference is in purple and violet? Neither do I🤣 . There’s tons of different shades and tints of each color. So there’s tons of different words! Noone sits there and thinks “Hmmm.. Is it purple or violet?” TheyContinue reading “Different Color Words”

Illness and Medicine

Click the links to skip ahead in the blog Talking about Illness Talking about symptoms Taking medicine Taking drugs Additional Phrases Nauseous / upset stomach Vocabulary ☆~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~☆ Talking About Illness In korean, you don’t “have” disease, you “catch” disease . -> the disease you catch is marked with 에 감기에 걸렸어요-– I caught a coldContinue reading “Illness and Medicine”

To end up doing 게 되다

~게 되다 (grammar) *to end up being* used when the subject has no control over the situation — can also humble a sentence. for example “getting a job” if used with 게 되다 makes it sound like you were lucky to get the job. without 게 되다 it can sound like bragging 전 그 회사에Continue reading “To end up doing 게 되다”

기분 / 느낌 / 분위기 / 감

기분 this is used for emotions/mood 느낌 this is used for sensations and mindful feelings . . Let’s say you get a massage. The 느낌이 of their hands is good and it makes you 기분이 good. 기분이 좋아요 -> to feel good. like you are in a good mood 느낌이 좋아요 ->to feel good. like,Continue reading “기분 / 느낌 / 분위기 / 감”

Subject, Object, and Topic Markers

Click the following links to skip ahead in the blog Subject Marking Particles Topic vs Subject: Effects on 저 나 너 Using with action vs descriptive verbs Object Marking Particles using with 되다 (to become) Tying It All Together Topic Marking Particles 은/는 These are added directly to the noun: -> 은 if ends inContinue reading “Subject, Object, and Topic Markers”

Korean Sentence Structure

subject•object•verb In English, we use SVO (subject verb object) The subject is the one doing an action. The object is what is being acted on (what is being done? What is being eaten? What is being watched?) “I eat cake” in Korean sentence order is “I cake eat“ “I watch a movie” in Korean sentenceContinue reading “Korean Sentence Structure”