How to say “I think” in Korean? Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

There are a few ways to express ‘Thinking’ in Korean. Today,  you are going to learn the first one and grammar point is “Plain form + 고 생각하다”.  It is very useful and high frequency. Please read examples below. FYI: the plain form is basic form of verb.

I think that she is pretty.  저는 그녀가 예쁘다고 생각해요/ jeo nun gu nyeo ga ye bbu da go saeng gag hae yo (예쁘다 is to be pretty).

I think that Korean is difficult. 저는 한국어가 어렵다고 생각해요/ jeo nun han kook eo ga eo leoyp da go saeng gag hae yo (어렵다 is to be difficult).

I think that he is the best teacher. 저는 그가 최고의 선생님이라고 생각해요/ jeo nun gu ga choi go eui seon saeng nim e la go saeng gag hae yo. (선생님이다 is is a teacher; when there is 이다 verb, you have to say 이라 right before 고 생각해요).

I think that the artist is the good person. 저는 예술가가 좋은 사람이라고 생각해요/ jeo nun ye sool ga ga jo eun sa lam e la go saeng gag hae yo. (예술가 is an artist).




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Soo came to America in 2002 for studying English and getting degrees in higher education. He’d never expected to work in America after he finished his college, but he got a great job in construction and had worked with them for three years. He also has working as a FT and PT Korean instructor and tutor for seven years in Korean and America. He got his TESOL certificate in 2011 and finished his master’s degree in 2014.