Skip to 0 minutes and 1 secondProf.

Skip to 0 minutes and 1 secondahn: Hello, I am Ahn Jung Ho and, today too, there are two students here with me to learn Korean.

Skip to 0 minutes and 9 secondsAnna: Hello, I am Anna.

Skip to 0 minutes and 9 secondsJoel: Hello, I am Joel. Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 15 secondsAhn: Last time we studied how to ask for the price and ask if it’s ok to try something on, right? Today we are going to study about the expressions to describe the clothes we tried on. So, I’ll go first and I’ll act as a clerk. Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 35 secondsAhn: Mister, how is it?

Skip to 0 minutes and 38 secondsJoel: I like it. Please give me this one. Prof.

Skip to 0 minutes and 40 secondsAhn: Yes, after trying something on in a shop, the clerk will ask us “eotteoseyo?”. If we like the clothes and we want to buy them we should answer “Johayo. I gol-lo juseyo”. This time you two try to do it on your own. Joel, you’ll be the clerk.

Skip to 1 minute and 5 secondsJoel: How are they?

Skip to 1 minute and 5 secondsAnna: I like them. Please give me this pair.

Skip to 1 minute and 10 secondsProf.Ahn: Good. However, there’s the possibility that you don’t like the clothes. What should we say in that case? Anna.

Skip to 1 minute and 19 secondsAnna: The pants are too small. Prof.

Skip to 1 minute and 23 secondsAhn: Yes, you just need to tell how they fit you, to do this we first need to learn a few more adjectives. Anna’s pants are small, so she said ‘baji-ga jogeum(jom) jakayo”. What should you say if the size is too big?

Skip to 1 minute and 44 secondsAnna: The pants are too big.

Skip to 1 minute and 48 secondsProf.Ahn: Well done. Until now we have practiced how to say what think about something we just tried on. Now let’s study some other words to practice today’s lesson.

Understanding expressions 1

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After trying something on in a shop, the clerk will ask us ‘어떠세요?’. If we like the clothes and we want to buy them we should answer ‘좋아요. 이걸로 주세요.’

However, there’s the possibility that you don’t like the clothes. you just need to tell how they fit you. Also, in this expression ‘좀’ is a shorten form of ‘조금’ (which means ‘little bit’ in English) so you can use both.

Example 1)

  • A : 손님, 어떠세요?

  • B : 좋아요. 이걸로 주세요.

Example 2)

  • A : 손님, 어떠세요?

  • B : 바지가 조금(좀) 작아요. / 바지가 조금(좀) 커요.

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