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INTRODUCTION
Becky:
Expressions for Common Scenarios in Korea
Becky:
Hi everyone, and welcome back to KoreanClass101.com. I'm Becky.
Jaehwi:
And I'm Jaehwi!
Becky:
This is Must-Know Korean Slang Words &Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 16. In this lesson, you'll learn Expressions for Common Scenarios in Korea.
Becky:
There are some situations that you'll encounter often. These slang expressions will help you describe these situations.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Becky:
The expressions you'll be learning in this lesson are:
Jaehwi:
버카충
Jaehwi:
맛저
Jaehwi:
사이다
Jaehwi:
낚시
Becky:
Jaehwi, what's our first expression?
Jaehwi:
버카충
Becky:
It's an abbreviation of the phrase…
Jaehwi:
버스 카드 충전(beoseu kadeu chungjeon)
Becky:
meaning "bus card charge." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "charging a transportation card."
Jaehwi:
[SLOW] 버카충 [NORMAL] 버카충
Becky:
Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi:
버카충
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky:
Use this slang expression when talking about charging a transportation card.
Becky:
Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi:
[NORMAL] 너 버카충 했어? [SLOW] 너 버카충 했어?
Becky:
"Did you charge your transportation card?"
Jaehwi:
[NORMAL] 너 버카충 했어?
Becky:
Okay, what's the next expression?
Jaehwi:
맛저
Becky:
It's an abbreviation of the phrase…
Jaehwi:
맛있는 저녁 (masinneun jeonyeok)
Becky:
meaning "yummy dinner."
Jaehwi:
[SLOW] 맛저 [NORMAL] 맛저
Becky:
Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi:
맛저
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky:
Use this slang expression when you want to tell your friend to enjoy dinner or to refer to yummy meals.
Becky:
Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi:
[NORMAL] 오늘 맛저 먹고 먹스타그램 올렸어. [SLOW] 오늘 맛저 먹고 먹스타그램 올렸어.
Becky:
"I uploaded a food shot on Instagram after tonight's yummy dinner."
Jaehwi:
[NORMAL] 오늘 맛저 먹고 먹스타그램 올렸어.
Becky:
Okay, what's our next expression?
Jaehwi:
사이다
Becky:
literally meaning "cider.” This is a product’s name which is a kind of soda, similar to Sprite. When it's used as a slang expression, it means "refreshing” or “thrilling."
Jaehwi:
[SLOW] 사이다 [NORMAL] 사이다
Becky:
Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi:
사이다
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky:
Use this slang expression when a situation goes smoothly, and you want to express your feeling of satisfaction, similar to how you feel after you drink soda.
Becky:
Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi:
[NORMAL] 그 드라마 결말이 사이다야. [SLOW] 그 드라마 결말이 사이다야.
Becky:
"That drama's ending is so thrilling."
Jaehwi:
[NORMAL] 그 드라마 결말이 사이다야.
Becky:
Okay, what's the last expression?
Jaehwi:
낚시
Becky:
literally meaning "fishing." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "trick."
Jaehwi:
[SLOW] 낚시 [NORMAL] 낚시
Becky:
Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi:
낚시
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky:
Use this slang expression to refer to something as a trick or a scam.
Becky:
Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi:
[NORMAL] 말도 안 돼! 낚시지? [SLOW] 말도 안 돼! 낚시지?
Becky:
"That doesn't make sense! That's a trick, right?"
Jaehwi:
[NORMAL] 말도 안 돼! 낚시지?
QUIZ
Becky:
Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I'll describe four situations, and you'll choose the right expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
Becky:
You just had a very delicious dinner. Which slang expression can you use?
Jaehwi:
맛저
Becky:
"yummy dinner”
Becky:
You need to charge your transportation card. Which slang expression can you use?
Jaehwi:
버카충
Becky:
"charging a transportation card.”
Becky:
You got tricked. Which slang word can you use to describe the situation?
Jaehwi:
낚시
Becky:
"trick”
Becky:
You feel so thrilled. Which slang expression can you use?
Jaehwi:
사이다
Becky:
"refreshing,” “thrilling”

Outro

Becky:
There you have it; you have mastered four Korean Slang Expressions! We have more vocab lists available at KoreanClass101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone, and see you next time!
Jaehwi:
안녕히 계세요 (annyeonghi gyeseyo).

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