Polite, Conversational Korean for Beginners

56 Lessons • 14 Hours, 13 Minutes
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1
Self-Introductions
Learn about introducing oneself
11 Minutes • Audio
2
A Friendly Introduction
Learn about making statements and showing respect
16 Minutes • Audio
3
A Few Simple Questions
Learn how to ask simple questions
14 Minutes • Audio
4
Nationalities
Learn how to talk about nationalities
10 Minutes • Audio
5
That's a Negative
Learn how to use the negative copula
13 Minutes • Audio
6
Questions
Learn how to ask simple questions
11 Minutes • Audio
7
Particle Mania!
Learn about understanding the topic particle and subject particle
20 Minutes • Audio
8
Exchanging Phone Numbers
Learn about counting from 1 to 99, reciting numbers (Sino-Korean numbers)
7 Minutes • Audio
9
Going Somewhere (Part I)
Learn about introducing verbs and catching up
13 Minutes • Audio
10
Going Somewhere (Part II)
Learn about catching up with friends and expressing possession
15 Minutes • Audio
11
Going Somewhere (Part III)
Learn about politeness levels and and how to drop aspects of speech
15 Minutes • Audio
12
Telling Time
Learn about telling time using native Korean numbers
12 Minutes • Audio
13
Give Me a Few Minutes
Learn how to use 하다 (hada) to ask for and tell the time
16 Minutes • Audio
14
Just How Polite is 'Polite'?
Learn about Korean social dynamics and standard politeness levels
14 Minutes • Audio
15
To Eat or Not to Eat
Learn about object marking particle, new first person pronoun
13 Minutes • Audio
16
This? That? No, That! Over there!
Learn how to ask for things
11 Minutes • Audio
17
Here? No! There? Where?!
Learn about going to the restroom
13 Minutes • Audio
18
I Don't Know
Learn how to say "I don't know"
13 Minutes • Audio
19
Got Plans?
Learn about shopping, calling someone, and asking someone out
11 Minutes • Audio
20
It's Too Much!
Learn about shopping in marketplaces and talking about prices
10 Minutes • Audio
21
It is! No, it isn't!
Learn about negating verbs, negating adjectives, and disagreeing
10 Minutes • Audio
22
Who is This Guy?
Learn how to ask about someone, standard politeness levels, and channel-surfing
16 Minutes • Audio
23
Study Time
Learn about making loan words into Korean verbs
15 Minutes • Audio
24
What About the Audio Blog?
Learn how to ask what someone is doing
10 Minutes • Audio
25
Whatcha doin?
Learn how to ask "What you are doing?"
14 Minutes • Audio
26
It's All Right
Learn how to describe things and console a friend
15 Minutes • Audio
27
I'm Sorry, I Love You
Learn how to use more "hada" verbs
19 Minutes • Audio
28
I Want To Talk About It
Learn how to talk out issues/problems and explain yourself
13 Minutes • Audio
29
I Can't
Learn about expressing impossibility and expressing inability
19 Minutes • Audio
30
After a Long Night (Or Beginner Series?)
Learn how to talk to your loved ones and confess your love
16 Minutes • Audio
31
HEY!... Who's That?
Learn about expressing interest and confronting someone
19 Minutes • Audio
32
Casually Speaking in Korean: My Family is Doing Well!
Learn about using the intimate politeness level when speaking Korean
21 Minutes • Audio
33
Show People Respect with Korean Honorific Speech
Learn how to use honorific speech to show respect to those you are speaking to
24 Minutes • Audio
34
Korean Commands: Please, Bring Me Some Coffee!
Learn how to give commands or make requests using the Korean affirmative imperative
23 Minutes • Audio
35
Talk About Your Abilities: What Can You Do in Korea?
Learn how to talk about everything you can do, everything you can do, and everything there is even the possibility you can do
19 Minutes • Audio
36
What Can You Do Well? Tell Them in Korean
Learn how to say 'well' in Korean (jal)
15 Minutes • Audio
37
Expressing Desires in Korean: I Want…I Want…I Want!
Learn how to use the Korean intentional to discuss your desired intentions and wants
14 Minutes • Audio
38
Korean Verbs: Do You Like Shopping or Eating?
Learn how to nominalize Korean verbs
17 Minutes • Audio
39
Korean Negation: It Was NOT me!
Learn how to negate statements so you can tell them "It wasn't me"
17 Minutes • Audio
40
Korean Particles: For Business OR Pleasure!
Learn the Korean particle "or"
19 Minutes • Audio
41
Korean Particles: From Now Until Eternity!
Learn the Korean particles "until" and "from"
19 Minutes • Audio
42
My Family in Korea Loves Your Thoughtfulness!
Learn all about Korean possessive pronouns
14 Minutes • Audio
43
Who Was With You in Korea…AND What Were You Doing?
Learn the Korean linking particles, 랑 (rang), 하고 (hago), and 와/과 (wa/gwa)
19 Minutes • Audio
44
Before We Went Home We Ate at the New Korean Restaurant!
Learn a commonly-used pattern in Korean for expressing one action that occurs before another action
14 Minutes • Audio
45
At School Today, I Learned to Read AND Write in Korean!
Learn to use the Korean conjunction "and" to link verbs and clauses
13 Minutes • Audio
46
While You’re in Korea, Be Prepared to Work Hard!
Learn how to describe performing multiple actions
13 Minutes • Audio
47
Shall We Go to Sinchon and Enjoy the Korean Nightlife?
Learn how to connect two actions in Korean using the아/어/여서 (a/eo/yeoseo) pattern, which indicates reason or cause
19 Minutes • Audio
48
Because it Rained in Korea Yesterday, We Couldn’t Go!
Learn different ways to give reasons for one's action or inaction
16 Minutes • Audio
49
I Need to Buy a Sweater in Korea Because it’s Too Cold!
Learn another way to give reasons for your actions
14 Minutes • Audio
50
We’re in Korea, So Let’s Go Have Some Fun!
Learn about reasons for actions related to the future
14 Minutes • Audio
51
While We Are in Korea, We Intend to See Everything!
Learn how to use the Korean intentional sentence ending to express your intentions
14 Minutes • Audio
52
Korean Intentional Endings: No, I’m Going to Do That!
Learn how to talk about your plans and intentions
15 Minutes • Audio
53
Korean Intentional: Are You Two Going to Keep Fighting?!
Learn about the future tense
16 Minutes • Audio
54
Korean Present Progressive: What Are You Doing Now?
Learn how to express present progressive in Korean (go itda)
10 Minutes • Audio
55
Making Requests in Korean: Then, Just Take me Home!
Learn how to ask someone to give you or do something for you (a/eo/yeo juda)
9 Minutes • Audio
56
Korean Grand Finale: Before You Leave, Review with Us!
Review the grammar points covered in this series
16 Minutes • Audio