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Skip to 0 minutes and 1 second Ahn: Hello, I am Ahn Jung Ho, and here with me are two students who are learning Korean. Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 9 seconds Ahn: Hello!

Skip to 0 minutes and 10 seconds Female student: Hello. Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 12 seconds Ahn: What’s your name?

Skip to 0 minutes and 14 seconds Anna: My name is Anna.

Skip to 0 minutes and 15 seconds Joel: Hello, my name is Joel. Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 18 seconds Ahn: Anna, where are you from?

Skip to 0 minutes and 22 seconds Anna: I’m from Russia. Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 24 seconds Ahn: Joel, where are you from?

Skip to 0 minutes and 28 seconds Joel: I’m from the USA. Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 30 seconds Ahn : I see. Anna, Joel, from now on let’s study Korean together.

Skip to 0 minutes and 37 seconds Anna/Joel: Yes, professor! Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 39 seconds Ahn: Well, if you’re meeting someone for the first time and you want to know their name you can ask them “ Ireumi mwo yeyo?”. When answering you’ll just need to put the verb “-yeyo/-ieyo?” after your name. Also, when you want to ask about their nationality, you can ask “eoneu nara saram-ieyo”. When answering you’ll have to add “saram ieyo” after the name of your country. If your nationality is American you’ll have to say “miguk saram ieyo” and if it’s Russian you’ll have to say “Russia saram ieyo”. Anna and Joel, try to do it on your own.

Skip to 1 minute and 34 seconds Joel: What’s your name?

Skip to 1 minute and 35 seconds Anna: My name is Anna.

Skip to 1 minute and 37 seconds Joel: Anna, where are you from?

Skip to 1 minute and 39 seconds Anna: I’m from Russia.

Skip to 1 minute and 41 seconds Anna: What’s your name?

Skip to 1 minute and 43 seconds Joel: My name is Joel.

Skip to 1 minute and 44 seconds Anna: Joel, where are you from?

Skip to 1 minute and 47 seconds Joel: I’m from the USA. Prof.

Skip to 1 minute and 49 seconds Ahn: Well done. Everyone, what is your name? Where are you from? Let’s study some more about how to tell others our names and nationalities.

Understanding expressions 1

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If you’re meeting someone for the first time and you want to know their name you can ask them ‘이름이 뭐예요? (What’s your name?)’. When answering you’ll just need to put the verb (-이에요/-예요) after your name.

Example 1)

  • A : 이름이 뭐예요?

  • B : 저는 안나 예요.

If, when you want to ask about their nationality, you can ask ‘어느 나라 사람이에요?’. When answering you’ll have to add ‘사람이에요.’ after the name of your country.

Example 2)

  • A : 조엘 씨는 어느 나라 사람이에요?

  • B : 미국 사람이에요.

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