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Key Expressions 2

Key expressions 2
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Prof.
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Bae: The second expression we are going to learn is “It’s a national holiday to commemorate the invention and proclamation of Hangul by King Sejong.” Is there a day that you want to remember because it’s so special? When people throw parties every year to remember special occasions such as birthdays or wedding anniversaries, we refer to that as “celebrating” the day. Prof.
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Bae: So, do you know any special day that is celebrated every year in Korea? Do you know what this is? Yes, it’s Hangul, which is the Korean alphabet. Then, do you know who invented Hangul?
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Rachel: Wasn’t it made by King Sejong? Prof.
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Bae: Yes, you are right, and Hangul Day was designated as a national holiday to commemorate the invention of Hangul by King Sejong. Rachel, do you have any special holidays in Switzerland?
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Rachel: We celebrate August 1st every year to celebrate the founding of Switzerland. Prof.
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Bae: Oh, Korea celebrates a similar holiday. We call it “Gae Cheon Jeol,” and it is also the day to celebrate the founding of Korea. Prof.
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Bae: What is a special day for you? Let me know if you have any special days which you celebrate. Prof.
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Bae: Is today a special day?
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Rachel: Is today a special day?

The second expression we are going to learn is “세종대왕이 한글을 만든 것을 기념하는 날이에요.(It’s a national holiday to commemorate the invention and proclamation of Hangul by King Sejong.)”

Is there a day that you want to remember because it’s so special? When people throw parties every year to remember special occasions such as birthdays or wedding anniversaries, we refer to that as “celebrating” the day.

What is a special day for you? Let me know if you have any special days which you celebrate.

Let’s practice while looking at another example sentence.

  • 오늘 무슨 날이에요?
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