Sending Love

This was originally made for SF9 Amino regarding their participation in Kingdom. ☆~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~☆ IM ROOTING FOR YOU (GROUP)! There are several ways you can express your love and support, we will talk about 3! ☆~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~☆ 1) (name) 화이팅 / 파이팅 화이팅 / 파이팅 are konglish for “fighting”. It is a word of encouragement that someoneContinue reading “Sending Love”

In the mood for / craving

ㄹ 기분이 아니다 not in the mood for 고 싶다 in the mood for doing 이/가 땡기다 in the mood for (food/drink) ㄹ 기분이 아니다not in the mood for Add ㄹ to verbs just like you would for future tense~ 공부할 기분이 아니에요I don’t feel like studying / I’m not in the mood to studyContinue reading “In the mood for / craving”

Wuthering Heights Characters Names in 한글/Korean (Reading Practice)

Because why not. I figure this can be a short 한글 lesson (specifically regarding Konglish) and could make good reading practice for beginners. Konglish always trips me up. Wuthering Heights is my absolute favorite book. All the characters are awful and you don’t read it to support the characters; you read it to see whatContinue reading “Wuthering Heights Characters Names in 한글/Korean (Reading Practice)”

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”

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”