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There are many words in English that can be translated into various ways in Korean, so if you just stick to using one translation you found in a dictionary or in a machine translation service, it might lead to a confusing conversation. In this series with Jooyeon and Cassie, you can learn about English words that can be translated into many different phrases depending on the context. In today’s episode, let’s learn how to naturally say “shame” in Korean.

Direct download: The_awkward_way_to_say_shame__in_Korean.mp4
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Many Korean verbs have multiple meanings and usages, and 걸다 is no exception. In this video lesson by Talk To Me In Korean, you can learn how to use 놓다 in various contexts through realistic sample sentences.

Examples:

액자를 벽에 걸다
to hang a frame on the wall

귀걸이를 귀에 걸다
to hang an earring on your ear

벽에 그림을 걸었어요.
I hung the picture on the wall.


귀걸이를 귀에 걸어요. 
Put the earrings on.

옷걸이에 옷을 걸 거예요.
I will hang the clothes on the hanger.

내기를 걸다
to bet

친구가 내기에 돈을 걸었어요.
My friend placed money in a bet.

내기를 걸어요.
I place a bet.

여기에 돈을 걸 거예요?
Are you going to make a bet here?

 

전화 걸다
to make a call.

엄마한테 전화를 걸었어요.
I called my mom.

회사로 전화를 걸어요.
I call the company.

친구한테 전화를 걸 거예요.
I will call my friend.

Direct download: Has_Multiple_Meanings_8.mp4
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Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zua2fWqOeWE

There are many words in English that can be translated into various ways in Korean, so if you just stick to using one translation you found in a dictionary or in a machine translation service, it might lead to a confusing conversation. In this series with Jooyeon and Cassie, you can learn about English words that can be translated into many different phrases depending on the context. In today’s episode, let’s learn how to naturally say “depend” in Korean.

Direct download: The_awkward_way_to_say_depend__in_Korean_28Part._229.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am JST

Many Korean verbs have multiple meanings and usages, and 놓다 is no exception. In this video lesson by Talk To Me In Korean, you can learn how to use 놓다 in various contexts through realistic sample sentences.

Examples:

손잡이를 놓다
to let go of the handrail

손잡이를 놓지 마세요. 위험해요.
Don’t let go of the handrail. It’s dangerous.

이 손 놔.
Let go of my hand.

 

책상 위에 컵을 놓다
to set a cup on a desk

이 컵 어디에 놓을까요?
Where should I put this cup?

지갑을 놓고 왔어요.
I left my wallet.

주연 씨 지갑 소파 위에 놓았어요.
Jooyeon, I left your wallet on the sofa.

 

마음을 놓다
to be at ease

제가 다 할게요. 마음 푹 놓아요.
I’ll do everything. You can breathe easy.

마음 놓고, 실컷 놀아요.
Relax and have as much fun as you want.

말을 놓다
to lower the level of speech

저한테 말 놓으세요.
Speak casually with me.

모두 말을 놓기로 했어요.
We decided to speak casually.

Direct download: Has_Multiple_Meanings_6.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am JST

There are many words in English that can be translated into various ways in Korean, so if you just stick to using one translation you found in a dictionary or in a machine translation service, it might lead to a confusing conversation. In this series with Jooyeon and Cassie, you can learn about English words that can be translated into many different phrases depending on the context. In today’s episode, let’s learn how to naturally say “depend” in Korean.

Direct download: The_awkward_way_to_say_depend__in_Korean.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am JST

Here’s another fun TTMIK interview where you can learn about how someone learned to speak fluent Korean. Kris Johnson is a radio/TV show host from USA doing a lot of broadcasting work here in Korea.

Follow Kris on Instagram:
http://instagram.com/soodakris

Direct download: Kris_Johnson_from_USA_working_on_TV_and_radio_in_Korea.mp4
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Many Korean verbs have multiple meanings and usages, and 잡다 is no exception. In this video lesson by Talk To Me In Korean, you can learn how to use 잡다 in various contexts through realistic sample sentences.

 

Examples:

아기가 내 손을 잡았어요.

The baby held my hand.

손잡이를 꼭 잡아요.

Hold on to the handrail.

밧줄을 잡고 올라가요.

Hold the rope and go up.

도둑을 잡다

to catch a thief

나비를 잡다

to catch a butterfly

벌레를 잡다

to catch a bug

도둑을 잡았어요.

I caught the thief.

나비를 잡아요.

I catch butterflies.

기회를 잡다
to seize an opportunity

직장을 잡다

to get a job

드디어 기회를 잡았어요.

I finally got an opportunity.

방을 잡아요.

Get an apartment.

직장을 빨리 잡을 거예요.

I will quickly get a job.

날짜를 잡다

to set a date

자리를 잡다

to get a seat

 

결혼식 날짜를 잡았어요.

I set a date for the wedding.

자리를 빨리 잡아요.

Hurry and grab a seat.

택시를 잡다
to grab a taxi

 

택시를 잡아요.

Hail a taxi.

택시 잡기 힘들었어요.

It was difficult to grab a taxi.

Direct download: Has_Multiple_Meanings_7.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am JST

There are many words in English that can be translated into various ways in Korean, so if you just stick to using one translation you found in a dictionary or in a machine translation service, it might lead to a confusing conversation. In this series with Jooyeon and Cassie, you can learn about English words that can be translated into many different phrases depending on the context. In today’s episode, let’s learn how to naturally say “sick” in Korean.

Direct download: The_awkward_way_to_say_sick__in_Korean.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am JST

Level 2 Lesson 22: http://talktomeinkorean.com/lessons/level2lesson22/

Have you heard 좋아하다 and 마음에 들다 being used when people talk about something or someone they like? These two expressions are used in different contexts, and Hyunwoo explains how to use them.

Direct download: vs._283D_to_like29.mp4
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Many Korean verbs have multiple meanings and usages, and 들다 is no exception. In this video lesson by Talk To Me In Korean, you can learn how to use 들다 in various contexts through realistic sample sentences.

 

Examples:

고개를 들었어요. I raised my head.
손을 들어요. I raise my hand.
짐을 들었어요. I lifted my luggage.

시간이 들다. To take time.
돈이 들다. To take money.
힘이 들다. To take energy.

시간이 많이 들었어요.It takes lot of time.
돈이 들어요. It takes money.
힘이 아주 많이 들 거예요. It will take a whole lot of energy.
그 사람 정말 마음에 들었어요. I really like that person.
이 지갑 마음에 들어요. I like this wallet.
별로 마음에 안 들어요. I don’t really like it.

Direct download: Has_Multiple_Meanings_3.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am JST