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INTRODUCTION
Keith: What's Your Favorite Korean Poison? In this lesson, you will learn how to do what?
Misun: Tell someone what you want.
Keith: Okay. And this conversation takes place…
Misun: At a Korean bar.
Keith: And the conversation is between…
Misun: Two friends, 친구.
Keith: The speakers are friends, so they will be speaking in informal Korean.
Misun: Of course, 반말이에요.
Keith: All right. Well, let’s listen to the conversation

Lesson conversation

민 뭐 마실래?
보람 음… 칵테일 소주 마실래!
민 사과 소주?
보람 아니. 요구르트 소주.
민 난 치즈 소주 마실래.
보람 에크!
English Host: One more time, with the English.
민 뭐 마실래?
Keith: What do you want to drink?
보람 음… 칵테일 소주 마실래!
Keith: Hmm...I want to drink cocktail soju!
민 사과 소주?
Keith: Apple soju?
보람 아니. 요구르트 소주.
Keith: No, yogurt soju.
민 난 치즈 소주 마실래.
Keith: I want to drink cheese soju.
보람 에크!
Keith: Eck!
POST CONVERSATION BANTER
Keith: Minsun, do you like cocktail soju? 칵테일 소주 좋아하세요?
Misun: Of course, 좋아해요. 아주 많이 좋아해요.
Keith: Well one thing I know about cocktail soju is…it's dangerous!
Misun: That’s true. That's because it just tastes like juice! You don't know that you're drinking a lot, sometimes.
Keith: Yah, it’s alcohol but it taste like juice. It's like, “let’s drink gallons of this delicious juice!!!!”
Misun: Yes. And there's all different kinds of flavors.
Keith: 네. 맞아요.
Misun: Like apple, watermelon, yogurt, strawberry.
Keith: And a ton of other flavors too. But you know what, I don’t think there’s cheese right?
Misun: No, I don't think so. That’s why in the conversation it’s like, “eck!”
Keith: Yeah, it’s kind a gross. And I don't think that flavor would do very well in Korea, by the way.
Misun: Right.
VOCAB LIST
Keith: All. Well, let's take a look at the vocabulary for this lesson.
Misun: 뭐
Keith: What?
Misun:뭐
Keith: Next.
Misun: 마시다 [natural native speed]
Keith: To drink.
Misun: 마시다 [slowly - broken down by syllable]. 마시다 [natural native speed]
Keith: Next is…
Misun: Cocktail.
Keith: Cocktail.
Misun: Coctail. Cocktail.
Keith: Next.
Misun: Soju.
Keith: Soju, a Korean liquor.
Misun: Soju. Soju.
Keith: Next is.
Misun: 사과
Keith: Apple.
Misun: 사과 [slowly - broken down by syllable]. 사과 [natural native speed]
Keith: After that.
Misun: 요구르트 [natural native speed]
Keith: Yogurt.
Misun: 요구르트 [slowly - broken down by syllable]. 요구르트 [natural native speed].
Keith: Next is…
Misun 치즈 [natural native speed]
Keith: Cheese.
Misun: 치즈 [slowly - broken down by syllable]. 치즈 [natural native speed].
KEY VOCABULARY AND PHRASES
Keith: All right. Well, let’s have a closer look at some of the words and phrases from this lesson.
Misun: The first word we’ll look at is, 소주.
Keith: And this is Korean rice wine. And we just want to explain culturally, what this drink means in Korea.
Misun: 네. This is the alcoholic drink of choice for Korean.
Keith: Right. And soju is very inexpensive.
Misun: 네. And I love soju. It's anywhere from a 1,000 won to 3,000 won, right?
Keith: Right, and that’s extremely cheap, and very abundant.
Misun: 네. And of course it's used often in social situations.
Keith: Yeah. Like in most cultures, alcohol is a social lubricant.
Misun: 네. So, for example, when you go to a new job, often the company goes out for 삼겹살 and 소주.
Keith: Meat and alcohol.
Misun: That’s right. Also, if a couple is getting married, the father-in-law will used to have the son-in-law drink.
Keith: Right. They like to see how they will act when intoxicated.
Misun: That’s true. So culturally, alcohol is used in Korea like in many cultures.
Keith: But since soju is so cheap and abundant, that's most likely the drink of choice.
Misun: Enough about soju. Let's take a look at our focus for this lesson.

Lesson focus

Keith: Well, the focus of this lesson is the construction -ㄹ/을래.
Misun: We use this to show a desired intention for the future.
Keith: Yup. We often translate it as "want to (verb)."
Misun: 네. You can use it with a lot of verbs, but let’s focus on the verb that was used in this lesson, 마실래.
Keith: And that comes from the verb…
Misun: 마시다
Keith: And that means "to drink." So what was it together with the construction?
Misun: 마시 - 을래. So, it becomes 마실래
Keith: Right, which is translated as, "want to drink."
Misun: And if you want to be more polite, you can say 마실래요.
Keith: Exactly. Just add 요 at the end.
Misun: 네. The formation is a bit complicated, so we just want to give this as phrase without going too much into the grammar.
Keith: Yeah, but you can check the Lesson Notes to see how to construct this with verbs other than 마시다, “to drink.”
Misun: Let's go over a list of other useful verbs then.
Keith: Ok, some of our listeners may not be thirsty, but may be hungry.
Misun: I am hungry. In that case, they can say, 먹을래요.
Keith: “I want to eat.”
Misun: If you're sleepy afterwards, you can say 잘래요
Keith: "I want to sleep."
Misun: If you want to go home you can say... 갈래요
Keith: "I want to go." Going back to 마실래요, let’s take a look and see how it came out in the conversation.
Misun: First it came out as 뭐 마실래?
Keith: “What do you want to drink?” And again, this is informal Korean. In more polite words...
Misun: You just add 요 at the end. 뭐 마실래요?
Keith: Then they decided they would drink cocktail soju.
Misun: 음… 칵테일 소주 마실래!
Keith: And finally, the cocktail soju that doesn't exist, cheese soju.
Misun: 난 치즈 소주 마실래.
Keith: Great. Well, let’s wrap things up. We have a few Sample Sentences to wrap it up.
Misun: 한국으로 갈래요.
Keith: "I want to go to Korea."
Misun: 나는 오늘 결혼할래.
Keith: "I want to get married today."

Outro

Keith: All right. Well, that just about does it for today.
Misun: Great.
Keith: Alright, bye-bye everyone.
Misun: 안녕히 계세요 여러분. (Annyeonghaseyo yeoreobun).

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KoreanClass101.com Verified
Monday at 06:30 PM
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Have you ever tried "소주";Soju?

I like drinking "소맥"[somaek]. ** 소맥:소주[soju]+맥주[maekju];beer**

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Wednesday at 04:57 PM
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Hello Semi,


-래 can be used for both question and answer.

뭐 마실래? / 칵테일 소주 마실래.


-까 can be used only as question.

뭐 마실까? / 칵테일 소주 마실까?

Semi
Monday at 04:51 AM
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Hi


I have a question there is a difference between this to Say shall we?


뭐 마실래?

칵테일 소주 마실래!


-ㄹ/을까요

뭐 마실까요?

칵테일 소주 마실까요!


Thanks

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Wednesday at 03:09 AM
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Hi 단,


Thank you for commenting. Let's take a look at what you wrote:


김치찌개를 막을래요. -->김치찌개를 먹을래요.

비빔밥도 막을래요. -->비빔밥도 먹을래요.

소주를 안 마실래요-->소주를 안 마실래요.


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Lyn

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Monday at 10:45 AM
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김치찌개를 막을래요.

비빔밥도 막을래요.

소주를 안 마실래요.

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Thursday at 11:18 PM
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Hi Ula,


Thank you for posting.

The verb stem would be ~(noun)해보다. So the basic form of the sample phrase would be:

--->사랑해보다


Hope this was of help.

Cheers,

Lyn

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Ula
Saturday at 04:00 AM
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Hello, in one of the examples it says 사랑해볼래요. so is the verb stem to try? and what would that stem look like without the structure added on to it? thank you

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Wednesday at 03:52 PM
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Hi Louvette,


Thanks for posting. Yes they are interchangeable, but the latter is more polite.


Best,

Lyn

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Louvette Manalo
Tuesday at 02:35 PM
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Is ㄹ/을래 and ㄹ 을거ㅖ요 has the same usage and meaning? Can it be used interchangeably?


Thank you so much.

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Thursday at 11:14 AM
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Hi Parkhi,


Thanks for posting. ~ㄹ래 shows the intent of the speaker, so in this case, it shows the desire of the speaker to drink something. 마시다 is the base form of the verb which means to drink.


Hi Bhavya,


Thank you for commenting. ~고 싶다 ~ㄹ래 both mean 'to want to do something', but the latter is more colloquial.


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Lyn

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Bhavya
Sunday at 12:58 AM
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So where we have to use 싶다 instead of -ㄹ/을래 in a sentence to Express desire?