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Learn Korean Grammar In Daily Use For Dummies

안녕하세요! Are you ready for our lesson about learning​ some useful Korean words tonight? Here is it, I present to you, how to learn Korean grammar in daily use. In this time, I am trying to explain as best as I can. So, it will be possible for us to memorize it easily.

Besides​ that, we will start learning the real grammar by using the colloquial words for daily conversation. Of course, in this article, we will minimize our scope by introducing the Korean sentence structure. Anyway, do you know that Korean is extremely different than the Indo-European languages? That's why I want you to learn how every phrase in Korean works.

How to learn Korean grammar in daily use easily?

According to many websites, books, papers, and applications for the Korean language online learning, I have a conclusion that the Korean grammar is totally different with English grammar, even for the Indonesian sentence structures​.

In Bahasa Indonesia, we learned that the sentence structure in our language is shown as below:
  • Saya makan ikan.
  • Kakakku mengendarai sepeda.
  • Ayahku main catur.
  • Ibuku mencintai aku.
  • Orang-orang Korea belajar Bahasa Jepang.
  • Makanannya kadaluarsa.

If we translate the sentences above into English, and of course, by following the grammar also. Then, we will get the sentences which are shown as below:
  • I eat a fish.
  • My sister rides a bicycle.
  • My father plays chess.
  • My mom loves me.
  • Koreans learn Japanese.
  • The food is expired.

Commonly grammar in languages​
I marked the subjects with the blue color. It will help us to determine every particle of a sentence. And according to the picture above, we noticed that normally in English and Bahasa Indonesia, verbs are placed between subject and object. But, the Korean language is different.



Simple lesson for learning Korean grammar

In Korean, a verb is placed at the end of a sentence. Let's use the list of the sentences above to learn how Korean grammar works. Please get attention to the examples below:
  • I a fish eat.
  • My sister a bicycle rides​.
  • My father chess plays.
  • My mom me loves.
  • Koreans Japanese learn.
  • The food expired is.

Usually, to build a complex sentence, we need to add another vocabulary such as an adjective or an adverb. My question is, what should we do when we have a sentence which has a verb and an adjective?

By learning Korean from koreanclass101.com, talktomeinkorean.com, and memrise.com, I start to learn that verbs will be always placed as the ending of a sentence.

For example, how do you say, "Jung Il Woo is handsome", "Lee Yo Won is beautiful", or "I am a man" in Korean?

Well, I believe that those are the simple sentences, and we can break them easily. But, how about this, "my friend rides a beautiful sports​ car"? Let's do it step by step. By following the Korean grammar guidances, we will get the sentence pattern as below:
  • Jung Il Woo handsome.
  • Lee Yo Won beautiful.
  • I a man am.
  • My friend beautiful a sports​ car rides.

How to say in Korean, Jung Il Woo is handsome?

Oh! Anyway, I understand that whenever we start to learn a new language, we want to know how to say Hi and Goodbye by using their language. Well, in this time, I was preparing the lesson for you. Let's start to greet our friends in the Korean language by reading my article about dropping Hello politely, or in a casual way.



How to show our respect to the elder?

It's easy! We just need to memorize some important words, such as how to mention ourselves while speaking. Let's play attention to the lesson about the polite and casual expressions​.

When we want to talk to a Korean whom we first met, then we have to be polite to show our respect and also to get their respect. It's totally different with English which sounds very simple.

For example, when I want to mention myself, then in English, I can easily do it by saying "I". In Bahasa Indonesia, it means many things, they are Saya, aku, gue, kawulo, kulo, abdi, ulun, aye, and so on. But, in the Korean language, it will be different.
  • 나 means "Aku" (Bahasa Indonesia), and "I" (English). We can use this vocabulary for being casual, relax, and in an informal situation.
  • 저 means "Saya" (in Bahasa Indonesia), and also "I" (in English). We can use this word for being polite and in a formal situation.

Alright! Friends, it's me, Ruby. I'm still learning Korean right now. Through this article, I want to share and digitalize my notes of the Korean language lessons. And the next lesson is how to know the difference between 나는, 저는, 나를, and 저를?

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