(ㄴ/는)다,(아/어)라,니,냐,자 (intimate and plain forms)

In Korean there are different levels of politeness that one needs to be aware of. We use the polite form usually with strangers (using 요 at the end of every sentence), and also we learned about the deferential form which we use for seniors and elders. Now it’s time to learn two other forms, the… Continue reading (ㄴ/는)다,(아/어)라,니,냐,자 (intimate and plain forms)

것 같다,나 보다,(아/어/여)보이다 (I think, I guess, it seems)

In this lesson we will learn how to say ‘I think’, ‘I assume/suppose/guess’, and ‘it seems like/looks like’. V + (ㄴ/은,는,ㄹ/을)것 같다 1. To say, ‘I think that…’, you conjugate the verb with past (ㄴ/은), present (는) or future tense (ㄹ/을) (remember how to do that?), and then append 것 같다 as the ending. 내일… Continue reading 것 같다,나 보다,(아/어/여)보이다 (I think, I guess, it seems)

아/어/여 보다,았었/었었/였었,본 적 있다/없다 (to try, done before)

In this lesson, we will learn how to say how to try something, and to say whether we’ve done something before. AV + 아/어/여 + 보다 1. There isn’t really a verb for ‘to try’ in Korean, instead we conjugate the verb that we are trying to do into present form (아/어/여) and append 보다… Continue reading 아/어/여 보다,았었/었었/였었,본 적 있다/없다 (to try, done before)