Day 1: Basic Greetings and Essentials

πŸ† What You’ll Learn

Learn 5 new words, sentences, how to pronounce and when to use them.

Try Reading These 5 Words.

κ°μ‚¬ν•©λ‹ˆλ‹€GamsahamnidaThank you
λ―Έμ•ˆν•©λ‹ˆλ‹€MianhamnidaI’m sorry

Listen to The Audio and Try to Pronounce These 5 Words.


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ν•œκ΅­μ— 처음으둜 온 톰은 많이 κΈ΄μž₯ν–ˆμŠ΅λ‹ˆλ‹€.

κ·ΈλŠ” λΉ„ν–‰κΈ°μ—μ„œ λ‚΄λ¦¬μžλ§ˆμž μ‚¬λžŒλ“€μ—κ²Œ “μ•ˆλ…•ν•˜μ„Έμš””라고 μΈμ‚¬ν–ˆμŠ΅λ‹ˆλ‹€.

κ·Έκ°€ 잘λͺ»ν•΄μ„œ μ‚¬λžŒμ—κ²Œ λΆ€λ”ͺν˜”μ„ λ•Œ, “λ―Έμ•ˆν•©λ‹ˆλ‹€”라고 λ§ν–ˆμŠ΅λ‹ˆλ‹€.

κ·ΈλŠ” 곡항 μ§μ›μ—κ²Œ κ°μ‚¬μ˜ λœ»μ„ μ „ν•˜λ©° “κ°μ‚¬ν•©λ‹ˆλ‹€”라고 λ§ν–ˆμŠ΅λ‹ˆλ‹€.

κ·Έμ—κ²Œ 질문이 μžˆμ„ λ•Œ, κ·ΈλŠ” “λ„€” λ˜λŠ” “μ•„λ‹ˆμš””둜 λ‹΅ν–ˆμŠ΅λ‹ˆλ‹€.

Read the English Translation

Tom, who came to Korea for the first time, was very nervous.

As soon as he got off the plane, he greeted people by saying “Annyeonghaseyo”.

When he made a mistake and bumped into someone, he said “Mianhamnida”.

He thanked the airport staff by saying “Gamsahamnida”.

When he was asked a question, he answered with “Ne” or “Aniyo”.

Example Sentences

처음 λ§Œλ‚œ μ‚¬λžŒμ—κ²Œ “μ•ˆλ…•ν•˜μ„Έμš””라고 μΈμ‚¬ν•˜μ„Έμš”. (Greet a person you meet for the first time by saying “Annyeonghaseyo”.)
도움을 λ°›μœΌλ©΄ “κ°μ‚¬ν•©λ‹ˆλ‹€”라고 λ§ν•˜μ„Έμš”. (Say “Gamsahamnida” when you receive help.)
λ™μ˜ν•  λ•ŒλŠ” “λ„€”라고 λŒ€λ‹΅ν•˜μ„Έμš”. 
(Answer “Ne” when you agree.)
λ™μ˜ν•˜μ§€ μ•Šμ„ λ•ŒλŠ” “μ•„λ‹ˆμš””라고 λŒ€λ‹΅ν•˜μ„Έμš”. 
(Answer “Aniyo” when you disagree.)
μ‹€μˆ˜λ₯Ό ν–ˆμ„ λ•ŒλŠ” “λ―Έμ•ˆν•©λ‹ˆλ‹€”라고 λ§ν•˜μ„Έμš”. 
(Say “Mianhamnida” when you make a mistake.)


Today, you’ve learned five essential Korean phrases: 

  • “Annyeonghaseyo” (Hello)
  •  “Gamsahamnida” (Thank you)
  •  “Ne” (Yes)
  • “Aniyo” (No)
  • “Mianhamnida” (I’m sorry)

Quiz: Match the Words and Phrases


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