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Skip to 0 minutes and 1 second Today, we learned a conversation on expressing what we like and what we don’t like. What is popular sports in your country? What kind of sports do Korean people like to play? How about movies? If you have seen Korean movies before, how did you like them?

Skip to 0 minutes and 18 seconds Helene : So the first Korean movie I actually watched was “My Sassy Girl”. And before that I didn’t know much about Korea, so that was how I learned about Korea. And I really like that movie because it’s very funny um… plus the female character, she’s a very strong and independent woman, so that was kind of different from other movies I watched at that time.

Skip to 0 minutes and 40 seconds Nattanan : The most famous Thai sport is Muay Thai or Thai Boxing, but, in Korea, the most famous sport is baseball. When Thai people see a Muay Thai, we will do like “EoiEoi” but, in Korea, when they see a baseball, they will sing and dance at the same time like crazy, but it all funny when you are there.

Skip to 1 minute and 12 seconds Hannah : During last summer time, I with my Korean friend to go for… to watch a baseball match and, at that, we order fried chicken delivery and also enjoy the match. So I didn’t know much about sports, so he explain to me about the rules, so I know the… after I know the rules so I getting excited when I watch. So, I also shout and Korean people… watch the Korean people also. And during the break time, they also have Korean girl cheerleading, cheerleading team. And I got so much fun over there. Great! Can you now ask and answer the sports and movies you like to play and watch?

Skip to 2 minutes and 3 seconds Next time you see a Korean person, ask that person, “what kind of sports do you like?” and “What kind of movies do you like?” Thank you.

Talking about Korean culture

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What is popular sport in your country?

What kind of sports to Korean people like to play?

If you have seen Korean movies before?

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