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Key Expressions 2

Key expressions 2
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Prof.
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Bae: The second expression we’ll be learning today is “It’s a Dalgona coffee, and it’s delicious because it’s sweet.” What do you usually do when you’re explaining something? Typically, you’d start out with a main topic and then add detailed descriptions about the topic. Likewise, “-인데” is the expression you would use to add details to the main topic of the sentence. From the video, what was the main topic of the dialogue? It was a Dalgona coffee that came out recently So we started out the sentence with “달고나커피인데~” followed by a description of its flavor.
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This expression is used with a noun, and we use “-인데” regardless of whether the noun has a final consonant or not, such that “커피 (= coffee)” or “음료수 (= drinks)” without final consonants and “음식 (= food)” or “술 (= alcoholic beverages)” with final consonants all use “-인데.” Let’s then practice together by inserting flavors of food. Prof.
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Bae: Rachel, have you ever had Dalgona coffee? What did it taste like?
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Rachel: Yes, I’ve had it before. It was sweet. Prof.
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Bae: I see. Prof.
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Bae: In Korean language, “달다 (= sweet),” “맵다 (= spicy),” “짜다 (= salty),” “시다 (= sour)” are four adjectives are most frequently used expressions to describe flavors. “달콤하다” that we heard from the dialogue is used to describe the right amount of sweetness so that “it’s not too sweet and is delicious.” Similarly, to describe the right amount of spiciness, you can use “매콤하다.” For “짜다 (= salty),” you can use “짭짤하다” and for “시다 (= sour),” you can use “새콤하다.” Shall we practice using different flavors? Prof.
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Bae: Everyone, what food is this?
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Prof.
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Bae: How about this food? Please introduce.

The second expression we’ll be learning today is “달고나커피인데 달콤해서 맛있어요(It’s a Dalgona coffee, and it’s delicious because it’s sweet.)”

In Korean language, “달다 (= sweet),” “맵다 (= spicy),” “짜다 (= salty),” “시다 (= sour)” are four adjectives are most frequently used expressions to describe flavors.

Now, let’s practice the dialogue together introducing the new food and describing its flavor. Take a look at the description, and let’s practice the dialogue.

Example
  • 양념치킨인데 매콤해서 맛있어요.
  • 유자차인데 새콤해서 맛있어요.
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