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Archive for July, 2015

‘Patbingsu’ (팥빙수): South Korea’s Dessert and Guilty Pleasure Posted by on Jul 31, 2015

With the monsoon season finishing, and as South Korea reaches high temperatures, the way most choose to cool down with a dessert is by sharing a bowl of patbingsu (팥빙수).  In it’s primitive form, patbingsu is red beans with shaved ice.  Pat (팟) was once a luxurious snack item, and as South Korea moved from…

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Learn Korean Indirect Quotation #3 Posted by on Jul 29, 2015

You will learn 3rd indirect quotation which is “자고” suggestion. This is also useful and common phrase you need to know. The grammar point is “v.s. + 자고+(verb)”. Let’s read some example to understand: Susan said, “Let’s meet tomorrow morning/수잔이 내일 만나자고 했어요/susane nae il man na ja go hae sseo yo.” So, the 만나다/to meet…

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Learn Korean Indirect Quotation #2 Posted by on Jul 22, 2015

Today, you will learn how to use second indirect quotation which is question/ask ‘냐고’ “V.S. + 냐고”. The best way to learn is reading lots of examples. For instance, he asked that I am a doctor/그는 제가 의사냐고 했어요/gu nun nae ga eui sa nya go haec eo yo. She asked that I am from…

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Learn Korean Indirect Quotation #1 – 2 Posted by on Jul 15, 2015

As I explained that there are four types of indirect quotations which are two Statements, a Question, a Suggestion, and a command. Today, you will learn the second statement which is 라고. 라고 is for 이다 verb.  For instance, he said that he is a doctor/그는 (그가) 의사라고 했어요/gu nun (gu ga) eui sa la go…

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Learn Korean Indirect Quotation #1 Posted by on Jul 6, 2015

There are four types of indirect quotations which are two Statements, a Question, a Suggestion, and a Command. Today, you will learn the first statement which is 고. Indirect quotation is very useful and common to use between native Koreans. So, I am sure that you want to learn this. Let’s study with some examples below.…

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