As a Tourist in Korea – Asking Direction & What You Need
As a tourist, you would have many questions to find place and to get some direction. You will start to say that where is… in English. It is …-은/는 어디에 있습니까? /…-eun/nun eodie isseumnikka?/ in Korean. You also can have some emergency situation such a lost your passport. For that kind of situation, you want to learn basic necessary word or phrase to solve the bad situation. Imagine if you hear “help me” from someone with certain accent, you would know the person from a foreign country and need help. So, you may want to help the person. Same thing in Korea, if you use the key word, Korean recognize you need help. Don’t you want to know how to say those things? I added some useful words and phrases for you in the chart below.
Here are some useful words and phrases for asking direction and what you need.
English Korean Pronunciation
|Where is…?||…-은 어디에 있습니까?||…-eun eodie isseumnikka?|
|Where is…?||…-는 어디에 있습니까?||…-neun eodie isseumnikka?|
|across the street||길 건너편에||kil geonneopyeone|
|I am American.||미국 사람이에요.||miguk saramieyo.|
|Do you speak English?||영어 할 줄 아세요?||yeongeo hal jul aseyo?|
|American consulate||미국 영사관||miguk yeongsagwan|
|This is an emergency.||상황이 매우 급합니다.||sanghwangi maeu keuphamnida.|
|I have lost my passport.||여권을 잃어 버렸습니다.||yeogwoneul ireo peoryeosseumnida.|
|Do you understand?||이해합니까?||ihaehamnikka?|
|to take a taxi||택시를 타다||taeksireul tada|
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