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mykoreanstudy:

Personality vocabulary 성격 관련 어휘

적극적이다 active

느긋하다 laid-back

외향적이다 extroverted

솔직하다 honest

명랑하다 cheerful

친절하다 friendly

착하다 kind

침착하다 calm, cool

성실하다 sincere

참을성이 많다 patient

활달하다 outgoing

털털하다 easy-going

겸손하다 modest

밝다 bright

흥분을 잘 하다 enthusiastic

활동적이다…

— 4 days ago with 37 notes
맛 taste

translatingkorea:

달다 sweet
쓰다 bitter
시다 sour
짜다 salty
싱겁다 not salty
담백하다 plain
느끼하다 greasy
고소하다 nutty
 
무슨 맛을 좋아해요? Which do you like?
— 5 days ago with 11 notes
숫자 numbers

translatingkorea:

일 1
십 10
백 100
천 1000
만 10 000
십만 100 000
백만 1 000 000
천만 10 000 000
This was pretty confusing to me at first because in English 100,000 is “one hundred thousand” so I think in Korean it should be 백천 but it’s not. Grrr, so confusing!
— 6 days ago with 11 notes
Korean grammar 문법

translatingkorea:

We are learning so much grammar in class now that it’s hard to keep up!

동사 (verb) + (으)ㄹ게요
*Use with an action verb stem.
*Use with sentences indicating a promise you are making.
*Do NOT use when speaking about others. For example just use in first person.

Examples:
I will do my homework tomorrow.
내일은 숙제를 할게요.

I’ll buy this book
이 책을 살게요.

I’ll call you later.
이따가 전화할게요.

I’ll come early tomorrow.
내일은 꼭 일찍 올게요.

— 1 week ago with 13 notes
learningkpop:

봄 (bom) - Spring
여름 (yeo-reum) - Summer
가을 (ka-eul) - Autumn
겨울 (kyeo-ul) - Winter

learningkpop:

봄 (bom) - Spring

여름 (yeo-reum) - Summer

가을 (ka-eul) - Autumn

겨울 (kyeo-ul) - Winter

(via thirdlanuagekorean)

— 1 week ago with 287 notes
에/에서 →

translatingkorea:

These two location marking particles have been a little confusing to me because they both can be translated to mean “at” in English. So I have to stop translating and understand how they are really used.
Use with the following verbs: 오다, 가다, 있다, 없다
-식당에 가요. I’m going to a restaurant.
-고양이가…
— 1 week ago with 5 notes
Korean vocabulary

Working on beefing up my Korean vocabulary.

가입하다 to join
선택하다 to choose
간단하다 to be simple
인상적이다 to be impressive
평범하다 to be ordinary
지루하다 to be boring
흥겹다 to be exciting
대단하다 to be wonderful
배려하다 to be considerate
존경하다 to respect

— 1 week ago with 12 notes
#study korean 
Passing out event flyers today. If you are in the Houston area please come check out this presentation. There will be representatives coming in from the non-profit organization Liberty in North Korea to talk about the current situation that the North Korean people are going through and what we can do to help. They will also sell some t-shirts and goodies to raise money. This is a free event open to the public! Everyone is welcome to attend :)

Passing out event flyers today. If you are in the Houston area please come check out this presentation. There will be representatives coming in from the non-profit organization Liberty in North Korea to talk about the current situation that the North Korean people are going through and what we can do to help. They will also sell some t-shirts and goodies to raise money. This is a free event open to the public! Everyone is welcome to attend :)

— 1 week ago
#North Korean refugees  #Liberty in North Korea  #non profit 
문법 Grammar

I’m studying Korean at a tea house before work. Thought I’d share today’s grammar.

동사 (action verb) +는 대신에
*meaning: instead of…

Ex:
일을 일찍 시작하는 대신에 일찍 끝낼 수 있다.
Instead of starting work early, we can finish work early.

Vocab:
일 work
일찍 early
시작하다 to start
끝내다 to end

— 1 week ago with 4 notes
#learn Korean 
날씨, 계절 (Weather & Seasons)

translatingkorea:

가을 autumn

꽃 flower
눈사람 snowman
얼음 ice
장마 monsoon, rainy season
겨울 winter
나비 butterfly
바람 wind
여름 summer
봄 spring
우산 umbrella
햇빛 sunshine
기온 temperature
눈 snow
비 rain
— 1 week ago with 32 notes