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Because #3 Posted by on Sep 28, 2015

This is the last grammar pattern of “Because” I have for you. “V.S. + 아/어 서”: When V.S. is ending with consonant, use 어. If it is vowel ending, use 아 or just take off “다”.  For instance, to read 읽다 – 읽어서, to eat 먹다 -먹어서, to sleep 자다 – 자서, to write 쓰다…

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Happy Chuseok! How to Celebrate Korean Thanksgiving Posted by on Sep 27, 2015

Have fun on your Chuseok holidays! (여러분 모두 즐거운 추석 연휴 보내세요!)  Today (Sept. 27) is the iconic Korean holiday of Chuseok (추석), which means Korean Thanksgiving Day.  Each year, the holiday falls on a different day based on the Lunar Calendar.  The holiday celebration is actually three days long, which means yesterday and tomorrow…

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Because #2 Posted by on Sep 21, 2015

There are more grammar patterns of “Because” in Korean you need to know because it is very useful when you are learning Korean. Today grammar pattern is “V.S + (으)니까”: When the V.S. is ending with consonant, you need to add 으. If it is vowel ending, just add 니까. For instance, to see 보다 – 보니까…

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Because #1 Posted by on Sep 14, 2015

I believe that people use “Because” a lot when they explain why; it is also very useful when you speak Korean. The grammar pattern is “V.S.-기 때문에” I will give some examples below. To see 보다 – 보기 때문에 I can’t meet you because I am watching important news now/ (제가) 지금 중요한 뉴스를 보기…

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Polite Korean Posted by on Sep 7, 2015

Korea is the country of courteous people in the East. That means polite Korean language is big portion of learning Korean language. Every each Korean has to use polite language to stranger, older people, etc. It is offending someone if Korean doesn’t use proper polite language; it can even cause a big fighting. However, you don’t have…

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