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Intro

Keith:
Hello, and welcome back to the KoreanClass101.com, the fastest, easiest, and most fun way to learn Korean! And I'm joined in the studio by...
Misun:
Hello everyone. Misun's here.
Keith:
In this lesson, Misun, what are we going to learn about?
Misun:
Movie genre.
Keith:
Okay, and this conversation takes place where?
Misun:
At a movie theater.
Keith:
And the conversation is between?
Misun:
영진과 은수
Keith:
Okay, and they're friends, so they'll be speaking informal Korean.
Misun:
반말입니다.
Keith :
Okay, basic and premium members…
Misun:
If you have a 3G phone…
Keith:
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Misun:
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Keith:
Alright, let's listen to the conversation.

Lesson conversation

영진:
무슨 영화 볼까?
은주:
흠... 액션 영화 볼까?
영진:
에이... 서스펜스 영화 볼까?
은주:
아니... 만화 영화는?
영진:
로맨틱 코미디 볼까?
은주:
또?!
English Host:
One more time with the English.
영진:
무슨 영화 볼까?
Keith:
What kind of movie should we watch?
은주:
흠... 액션 영화 볼까?
Keith:
Hmm... should we watch an action movie?
영진:
에이... 서스펜스 영화 볼까?
Keith:
Hmm... should we watch a suspense movie?
은주:
아니... 만화 영화는?
Keith:
No... should we watch an animation movie?
영진:
로맨틱 코미디 볼까?
Keith:
Should we watch a romantic comedy?
은주:
또?!
Keith:
Again?!
POST CONVERSATION BANTER
Keith:
Misun, let's talk about watching a movie in Korea.
Misun:
Okay! 좋아요.
Keith:
Well, watching movies in Korea is a little different than what I'm used to here in America.
Misun:
Really? Why's that?
Keith:
Well, usually when I go to the movies in America, I just sit anywhere I want to.
Misun:
Oh right! In Korea, when you go to movies, you have to sit in the assignment seat, right?
Keith:
Right, so when you're buying the tickets, there's usually a chart with all the seats in the theater, and you pick where you want to sit. Kind of like when you go to a Broadway show or something and you have to pick your seats. That's the same thing for movie theaters.
Misun:
네 맞아요. So the earlier you buy the tickets, the first you will pick your seats.
Keith:
Right. So many times, you know, I went late sometimes to the movie theaters and I wasn't able to sit where I wanted to sit.
Misun:
Yeah. And if there's a new movie out that everyone wants to see, then sometimes, you'll have to sit by yourself, even if you're with your friends.
Keith:
Yeah. So if you're going to the movies in Korea, be sure to go as early as possible to buy tickets. Otherwise, you might not get the seats you want!
VOCAB LIST
Keith:
Alright, well, let's take a look at the vocabulary for this lesson.
Misun:
Okay 영화 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Movie
Misun:
영화 [slowly - broken down by syllable]
Misun:
영화 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Next:
Misun:
액션 [natural native speed]
Keith:
action
Misun:
액션 [slowly - broken down by syllable]
Misun:
액션 [natural native speed]
Keith:
After that:
Misun:
서스펜스 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Suspense
Misun:
서스펜스 [slowly - broken down by syllable]
Misun:
서스펜스 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Next:
Misun:
만화 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Animation, cartoon
Misun:
만화 [slowly - broken down by syllable]
Misun:
만화 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Next:
Misun:
로맨틱 코미디 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Romantic comedy
Misun:
로맨틱 코미디 [slowly - broken down by syllable]
Misun:
로맨틱 코미디 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Next:
Misun:
보다 [natural native speed]
Keith:
To see, to look at, to watch
Misun:
보다 [slowly - broken down by syllable]
Misun:
보다 [natural native speed]
Keith:
And finally:
Misun:
또 [natural native speed]
Keith:
Again
Misun:
또 [slowly - broken down by syllable]
Misun:
또 [natural native speed]
KEY VOCABULARY AND PHRASES
Keith:
Alright. Well, let's have a closer look at the usage for some of the words and phrases from this lesson.
Misun:
The first word we’ll look at is보다.
Keith:
To see, to watch, to look at.
Misun:
보/다. 보다.
Keith:
And the reason we're taking a look at this word is because it can be used in many different situations.
Misun:
네 맞아요, 영어에는, in English, there's a lot of different translations for this word, but in Korean, there's only 1 word, 보다.
Keith:
That's right. In English, we watch TV, or we look at the sky, or we see a celebrity. But in Korean, it's all just one word.
Misun:
Right. Why is that? 보다.
Keith:
Okay, next we're going to take a look at all of the movie genres. Can we review which ones came out in the vocab section?
Misun:
좋아요. There was 액션, 서스팬스, 만화, and 로맨틱 코미디.
Keith:
Right, those are pretty much the English words, just with the Korean pronunciation.
Misun:
네. A lot of genres are the Korean versions of English words.
Keith:
So, when I'm talking about movies, books or anything else, it's pretty easy to talk about movie genres. But Misun, are there any Korean versions of these words?
Misun:
Well, right now, I can come up with only horror movie. It's called 공포영화.
Keith:
Okay 공포영화 but if you said 호러?
Misun:
Uh-huh, you know, a lot of like young generation also say 호러영화 or horror movie.
Keith:
Yeah, so you can still understand the English word.
Misun:
Right.
Keith:
But aside from that, there are many other Korean words for, let's say, action or suspense.
Misun:
Well…
Keith:
In terms of movie genres and books.
Misun:
Well, action movie, action영화, we don't really have a Korean word. We do?
Keith:
No, I don't think so.
Misun:
Not that I know of, right?
Keith:
Well, I mean, I guess that's enough information.
Misun:
Right.
Keith:
If Misun doesn't know, then I'm sure our listeners don't have to know, right?
Misun:
Right.
Keith:
Well, let's take a look at the grammar for this lesson.
Misun:
Okay.

Lesson focus

Misun:
The focus of this lesson is -ㄹ(을)까
Keith:
Shall we? or Should we?
Misun:
More specifically we'll take a look at 볼까?
Keith:
And specifically, that's "shall we see?" or "shall we watch?"
Misun:
So this construction -ㄹ(을)까, is used for making suggestions.
Keith:
Yup, that's why we translate this "as should we" or "shall we?" But at this level, we don't want to focus on the construction.
Misun:
But if you're interested in how to construct this, you can check the lesson notes.
Keith:
Right. But in this lesson, we want to show you how to use it.
Misun:
If you're making any suggestions, this is what you use.
Keith:
Yeah, you can use this with most verbs to suggest something. So if for example you want to suggest leaving, you can say...
Misun:
갈까?
Keith:
And that's from the verb 가다 which means "to go". How about if we're hungry and, you know, we want to say "shall we eat?"
Misun:
먹을까?
Keith:
Okay, and that comes from the verb 먹다 "to eat". And let's use the verb, 하다, "to do".
Misun:
할까?
Keith:
Okay, and that's suggesting "shall we do something". Alright, well, in this lesson, the verb that was used was 보다. To see, to watch, or to look at.
Misun:
네, 맞아요. You can use this with your friends!
Keith:
Right. Just like in the dialog, you can suggest seeing a movie.
Misun:
영화 볼까?
Keith:
And if you want to use formal Korean, you can just add 요 at the end.
Misun:
영화 볼까요?
Keith:
Great! Misun, can we have two more examples?
Misun:
좋아요! Keith, 우리 밥 먹을까요?
Keith:
네. Let's eat!
Misun:
Yeah, you buy it. Okay, another one. 우리 영화 볼까요?
Keith:
A movie? Sure! That sounds like a date. Dinner and a movie, right?
Misun:
Right. I wish I could have a date. But here, you know, Keith, he's really famous, so I cannot really take him.
Keith:
I'm not that famous.
Misun:
No, you are. What are you talking about?
Keith:
Alright, well that just about does it for today.

Outro

Keith:
Testing yourself is one of the most effective ways to learn.
Misun:
That's why we have three types of quizzes.
Keith:
Vocabulary, grammar, and content specific.
Misun:
Each quiz targets specific skill.
Keith:
And together, these quizzes will help you master several fundamental skills.
Misun:
Uh-hmm, you can find them in the Learning Center at…
Keith:
…KoreanClass101.com. Alright, thanks, everyone. Bye!
Misun:
Okay 안녕히 계세요.

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한국어 공부 할까? (Shall we study Korean?)

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Hi Kenneth,

Thanks for posting. Google Translate does not take into account the various batchim rules/pronunciation rules, but rather every syllable in itself, which is why you will see a difference in the romanization. For example:

입니다 is imnida(O), but you may see it as ipnida(X) on Google Translate.

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i have a question why the google translation give me a different pronunciation of the word 무슨 영화 볼까? museun yeonghwa bolkka? in english, What kind of movie should we watch? but the google gave me a different pronunciation in korean like this 우리는 어떤 종류의 영화를보아야합니까? ulineun eotteon jonglyuui yeonghwaleulboayahabnikka?

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