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Understanding expressions 1

understanding expressions : can you play baseball? can you do Yoga?
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Prof.
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Ahn: Hello, I am Ahn Jung Ho and, today too, there are two students here with me to learn Korean.
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Anna: Hello, I am Anna.
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Joel: Hello, I am Joel. Prof.
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Ahn: Anna, can you swim?
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Anna: Yes, I can swim. Professor Ahn, can you swim? Prof.
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Ahn: No, I cannot swim. Well then, the expression “Hal su isseoyo” is used here to talk about things you´re capable of doing. So when talking about being able to swim “ you should say “Suyeong hal su isseoyo”. On the contrary, when saying that you cannot swim, it will be “suyeongeul mot haeyo” Now, should we practice some more using other words? Anna and Joel, try to do it on your own.
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Anna: Joel, can you play baseball?
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Joel: No, I cannot play baseball. Professor Ahn, can you play baseball? Prof.
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Ahn: Yes, I can play baseball. Hmm, Anna, can you do Yoga?
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Anna: Yes I can do Yoga. Joel, can you do Yoga?
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Joel: No, I cannot do Yoga. What about you Prof. Ahn? Prof.
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Ahn: Ah, me too. I cannot do Yoga.
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So, until now we’ve practiced our lesson using these hobbies: swimming, baseball, and yoga. Let´s learn a few more words to practice today´s expressions.
Please follow the instructions with the educator.
The expression ‘할 수 있어요.’ is used here to talk about things you´re capable of doing. So when talking about being able to swim you should say ‘수영을 할 수 있어요.’ On the contrary, when saying that you cannot swim, it will be ‘수영을 못해요.’
Example)
  • A: 안나 씨는 수영 을 할 수 있어요?
  • B : 네, 저는 수영 을 할 수 있어요.
  • B : 조엘 씨는 야구 를 할 수 있어요?
  • A: 아니요, 저는 야구 를 못해요.
Let’s Practice Korean together.
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