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Understanding expressions 1

understanding expressions : where are you from? I’m from the USA.
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Prof.
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Ahn: Hello, I am Ahn Jung Ho, and here with me are two students who are learning Korean. Prof.
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Ahn: Hello!
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Female student: Hello. Prof.
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Ahn: What’s your name?
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Anna: My name is Anna.
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Joel: Hello, my name is Joel. Prof.
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Ahn: Anna, where are you from?
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Anna: I’m from Russia. Prof.
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Ahn: Joel, where are you from?
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Joel: I’m from the USA. Prof.
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Ahn : I see. Anna, Joel, from now on let’s study Korean together.
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Anna/Joel: Yes, professor! Prof.
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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.
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Joel: What’s your name?
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Anna: My name is Anna.
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Joel: Anna, where are you from?
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Anna: I’m from Russia.
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Anna: What’s your name?
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Joel: My name is Joel.
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Anna: Joel, where are you from?
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Joel: I’m from the USA. Prof.
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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.

Please follow the instructions with the educator.

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.

Let’s Practice Korean together.

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