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Introduction
Becky: When are you leaving? In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask when someone is leaving in Korean.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to ask 'When are you leaving?' in Korean.
Kyejin: [Normal] 언제 떠나요?(eonje tteonayo?)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'When '
Kyejin: [Normal] 언제 [Slow] 언제 (eonje )
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'to leave'
Kyejin: [Normal] 떠나요 [Slow] 떠나요(tteonayo)
Becky: Note the rising intonation. Listen again to the informal question meaning 'When are you leaving?'
Kyejin: [Slow] 언제 떠나요? [Normal] 언제 떠나요?
Becky: Now, imagine you're speaking to a stranger. Here's the formal way to ask, 'When are you leaving?'
Kyejin: [Normal] 언제 떠나십니까?(eonje tteonasimnikka?)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'when '
Kyejin: [Normal] 언제 [Slow] 언제 (eonje )
Becky: Last is the honorific phrase meaning 'do you leave'
Kyejin: [Normal] 떠나십니까 [Slow] 떠나십니까(tteonasimnikka)
Becky: Note again the rising intonation. Listen again to the formal question meaning 'When are you leaving?'
Kyejin: [Slow] 언제 떠나십니까? [Normal] 언제 떠나십니까?
Becky: Here's a response meaning 'I leave in two hours.'
Kyejin: [Normal] 두 시간 후에 떠나요.(du sigan hue tteonayo.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'two'
Kyejin: [Normal] 두 [Slow] 두(du)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'hours'
Kyejin: [Normal] 시간 [Slow] 시간(sigan)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'after'
Kyejin: [Normal] 후 [Slow] 후(hu)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'at, in, on'
Kyejin: [Normal] 에 [Slow] 에(e)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'leave'
Kyejin: [Normal] 떠나요 [Slow] 떠나요(tteonayo)
Becky: Listen again to the response, 'I leave in two hours.'
Kyejin: [Slow] 두 시간 후에 떠나요. [Normal] 두 시간 후에 떠나요.
Becky: Here's a response meaning, 'I leave next week.'
Kyejin: [Normal] 다음 주에 떠납니다.(daeum jue tteonamnida.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'next'
Kyejin: [Normal] 다음 [Slow] 다음(daeum)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'week'
Kyejin: [Normal] 주 [Slow] 주(ju)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'at, in, on'
Kyejin: [Normal] 에 [Slow] 에(e)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'to leave'
Kyejin: [Normal] 떠납니다 [Slow] 떠납니다(tteonamnida)
Becky: Listen again to the response, 'I leave next week.'
Kyejin: [Slow] 다음 주에 떠납니다. [Normal] 다음 주에 떠납니다.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Kyejin: Korean workers are known for working long hours. This overtime corporate culture has good and bad sides. You may not be able to enjoy as much time off work, but you do get to build personal relationships in the workplace.

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!

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KoreanClass101.com Verified
Wednesday at 06:30 PM
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Hi Listeners! Try answering this question: When are you leaving?

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Saturday at 04:16 AM
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Hi KP,


Thanks for posting. Let's take a look at what you wrote:


내생일이다음월요일에요.

-->제 생일은 다음주 월요일이에요.


Please let us know if you have any inquiries.


Best,

Lyn

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KP
Wednesday at 01:10 PM
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내생일이다음월요일에요.

Is that correct, sir?

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Thursday at 09:31 AM
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아뎔리나씨 안녕하세요,


Thanks for posting. When discussing the number of weeks, you need to use Sino-Korean numbers:


이 주후에 떠나요.


Cheers,

Lyn

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아뎔리나
Sunday at 03:23 AM
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안넹 Lyn,

Is the sentence structure for this correct? 두 주후에 떠나요


감사합니다

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Tuesday at 07:17 AM
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Hi Margarita,


Thank you for posting, you did a good job!


Cheers,

Lyn

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Margarita Kaleeva
Saturday at 02:01 PM
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정말 감사합니다.

발음 연습 위해서 도움이 진짜 돼요.

KoreanClass101.com
Thursday at 09:47 AM
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Hi 아린,


Thank you for posting, keep up the good work!


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아린
Tuesday at 04:41 PM
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내일 떠납니다

KoreanClass101.com
Thursday at 10:02 AM
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Hi Leen,


Great effort! One correction:


다음 추에 떠납니다-->다음 주에 떠납니다.


Otherwise good job, keep it up!


Best,

Lyn

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Leen
Wednesday at 09:44 AM
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언제 떠나요

언제 떠나십니까

두 시간 후에 떠나요

다음 추에 떠납니다


My answer for the question 언제 떠나요 is 치금 떠나요. Is that ok?