Skip main navigation

Hurry, only 6 days left to get one year of Unlimited learning for £249.99 £174.99. New subscribers only. T&Cs apply

Find out more

Grammar 2 (잘/잘못)

Grammar (잘/잘못)

Let´s study in detail about the expressions we learned today.

In Korean, if you put ‘잘/잘 못/못’ before a verb, you can express someone´s skill level of the mentioned verb. Let´s take a look at the following examples.

잘(well)/잘 못(not well)/못(cannot)+ Verb

Verbs 잘 못
노래를 하다(Singing) 노래를 잘하다 노래를 잘 못하다 노래를 못하다
춤을 추다(Dance) 춤을 잘 추다 춤을 잘 못 추다 춤을 못 추다
사진을 찍다(Taking picture) 사진을 잘 찍다 사진을 잘 못 찍다 사진을 못 찍다
그림을 그리다(Drawing) 그림을 잘 그리다 그림을 잘 못 그리다 그림을 못 그리다

Did you understand it? If you didn’t, please ask some questions through comments. Also, since it is good to find other examples different from those presented above, try to share yours in the comment section down below.

This article is from the free online

Introduction to Korean 2

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now