As a Tourist in Korea – Greeting & Simple Conversation Posted by Soo on Dec 3, 2013 in Uncategorized
Many Koreans are may afraid or shy to talk with foreigners because of their poor English skills. However, if you approach them to ask something with Korean language at the beginning of conversation, you would have a much higher chance to have a conversation with any Koreans. For instance, you can start to make conversation “Hello, or Excuse me” in Korean, you will absolutely get their attention.
Here are some useful vocabularies and phrases for making conversation with Koreans on a street.
|What is your name?||이름이 무엇입니까?||ireumi mueosimnikka?|
|My name is…||제 이름은… 입니다.||je ireumeun… imnida.|
|I need help.||도움이 필요해요.||toumi piryohaeyo.|
|I am hurt.||다쳤어요.||tachyeosseoyo.|
|How are you?||어떻게 지내십니까?||eotteoke jinaesimnikka?|
|I’m fine, thank you.||잘 있습니다. 감사합니다.||jal isseumnida. kamsahamnida.|
|I would like…||…고 싶은데요.||…ko sipeundeyo.|
|I would like to buy a…||…를 사고 싶습니다.||…reul sago sipseumnida.|
Please watch the video for your reference of Korean language basic conversation.