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TTMIK Level 8 Lesson 20

In this series, we focus on how you can use the grammatical rules and expressions that you have learned so far to train yourself to make more Korean sentences more comfortably and more flexibly.

We will start off with THREE key sentences and practice changing parts of these sentences so that you don’t end up just memorizing the same three sentences. We want you to be able to be as flexible as possible with the Korean sentences you can make.

Key Sentence #1
아무리 바빠도, 원칙대로 해야 돼요.
[a-mu-ri ba-ppa-do, won-chik-dae-ro hae-ya dwae-yo.]
= No matter how busy you are, you have to do it by the principles.

Key Sentence #2
나중에 바꾸는 한이 있더라도, 지금은 이렇게 했으면 좋겠어요.
[na-jung-e ba-kku-neun ha-ni it-deo-ra-do ji-geu-meun i-reoke hae-sseu-myeon jo-ke-sseo-yo.]
= Even if we might end up changing it later, I hope we just go with this for now.

Key Sentence #3
회사 일만 아니면 저도 호주로 여행을 갔을 거예요.
[hoe-sa il-man a-ni-myeon jeo-do ho-ju-ro yeo-haeng-eul ga-sseul geo-ye-yo.]
= If only I didn’t have this work from my job, I would have gone to Australia to travel, too.


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Expansion & variation practice with key sentence #1
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0. Original Sentence:
아무리 바빠도, 원칙대로 해야 돼요.
= No matter how busy you are, you have to do it by the principles.

1.
아무리 바빠도 = no matter how busy you are
아무리 힘들어도 = no matter how tired you are; no matter how difficult it is
아무리 친구가 중요해도 = no matter how important friends are to you
아무리 재미없는 이야기여도 = no matter how boring the story is
아무리 비싸도 = no matter how expensive it is

2.
원칙대로 해야 돼요. = you have to do it by the principles
마음대로 하세요. = do it as you please
제가 말한 대로 하세요. = do it as I said
들은 대로 이야기해 주세요. = tell me exactly what you heard
약속대로 해 주세요. = please do it as you promised you would

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Expansion & variation practice with key sentence #2
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0. Original Sentence:
나중에 바꾸는 한이 있더라도, 지금은 이렇게 했으면 좋겠어요.
= Even if we might end up changing it later, I hope we just go with this for now.

1.
나중에 바꾸는 한이 있더라도 = even if we have to change it later
조금 늦는 한이 있더라도 = even if this makes me a little late for it
내일 다시 오는 한이 있더라도 = even if that means I might end up coming back again tomorrow
집에 못 가는 한이 있더라도 = even if it means I might not be able to go home
다른 사람들이 욕하는 한이 있더라도 = even if it means other people might criticize me

2.
지금은 이렇게 했으면 좋겠어요 = This time, I hope we do it like this
사람들이 많이 왔으면 좋겠어요 = I wish a lot of people would come
날씨가 좋았으면 좋겠어요 = I hope the weather will be nice
창문을 닫았으면 좋겠어요 = I hope they close the window
조용한 데로 갔으면 좋겠어요 = I hope we go somewhere quiet

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Expansion & variation practice with key sentence #3
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0. Original Sentence:
회사 일만 아니면 저도 호주로 여행을 갔을 거예요.
= If only I didn’t have this work from my job, I would have gone to Australia to travel, too.

1.
회사 일만 아니면 = If only it had not been for the work from my job
회의만 아니면 = If only  it had not been for the meeting
가족 행사만 아니면 = If only I didn’t have to go to this family event
컴퓨터 바이러스만 아니면 = If only it had not been for the computer virus
주차 요금만 아니면 = If only  it had not been for the parking fees

2.
저도 호주로 여행을 갔을 거예요 = I would have gone to Australia to travel, too
저도 그렇게 말했을 거예요 = I would have said that, too
효진 씨도 이걸 골랐을 거예요 = Hyojin would have chosen this, too
제프 씨도 좋다고 했을 거예요 = Jeff would have said
안 된다고 했을 거예요 = I would have said no
잘 됐을 거예요 = it would have gone well

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