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INTRODUCTION
Gina:Hi everyone, I’m Gina.
Eunhee:And I’m Eunhee!
Gina:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Korean Vocabulary, Lesson 14! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography and Nature. These are five well-known Geographical features in South Korea. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at KoreanClass101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina:Eunhee, what’s our first word?
Eunhee:한강
Gina:Han River
Eunhee:(slow) 한강 (regular) 한강
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Eunhee:한강
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:The Han River is the symbol of Seoul and it flows through the heart of the capital. People in South Korea enjoy jogging, walks, and picnics in Hangang Citizen's Park, which is located along the river.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Eunhee:(normal) 한국 경제는 세계를 놀라게 할 만큼 빠른 시간에 발전했는데 이를 ‘한강의 기적’이라 부릅니다.
Gina:The rapid growth of the Korean economy has surprised the world, and so it is called ‘the miracle of the Han River’.
Eunhee:(slow) 한국 경제는 세계를 놀라게 할 만큼 빠른 시간에 발전했는데 이를 ‘한강의 기적’이라 부릅니다.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Eunhee:임진강
Gina:Imjin River
Eunhee:(slow) 임진강 (regular) 임진강
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Eunhee:임진강
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:The Imjin River flows from North to South Korea, and is a reminder of the sad history of the peninsula as well as the current state of the relationship between the two Koreas.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Eunhee:(normal) 겨울에는 얼어붙은 임진강에서 썰매와 팽이, 낚시 등을 즐길 수 있습니다.
Gina:You can enjoy sledding, top-spinning games, and ice fishing on the frozen Imjin River in the winter.
Eunhee:(slow) 겨울에는 얼어붙은 임진강에서 썰매와 팽이, 낚시 등을 즐길 수 있습니다.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Eunhee:동해
Gina:East Sea
Eunhee:(slow) 동해 (regular) 동해
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Eunhee:동해
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:The East Sea is located on the east side of the Korean peninsula, and is deeper and colder than the West Sea. It is a popular vacationing spot during the summer season.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Eunhee:(normal) 많은 한국 사람들은 새해 첫 날 일출을 보러 동해에 갑니다.
Gina:Many Korean people go to the East Sea to watch the sunrise on January 1st.
Eunhee:(slow) 많은 한국 사람들은 새해 첫 날 일출을 보러 동해에 갑니다.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Eunhee:한라산
Gina:Mt. Halla
Eunhee:(slow) 한라산 (regular) 한라산
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Eunhee:한라산
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:Mt. Halla is the name of a mountain on Jeju Island, which is the nation's biggest island. It is around 1,950 meters high, making it the highest mountain in South Korea. There is a famous crater lake on the top of the mountain called ‘Baengrokdam’.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Eunhee:(normal) 한라산은 2007년에 유네스코의 세계자연유산으로 등재되었습니다.
Gina:Mt. Halla was designated a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site in 2007.
Eunhee:(slow) 한라산은 2007년에 유네스코의 세계자연유산으로 등재되었습니다.
Gina:Okay, what’s the last word?
Eunhee:북한산
Gina:Mt. Buk-han
Eunhee:(slow) 북한산 (regular) 북한산
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Eunhee:북한산
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:Mt. Buk-han is a mountain that stretches over Seoul and Gyeonggi-do and was designated the 15th national park in 1983. The mountain is very accessible to people from urban areas by bus, subway, or car.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Eunhee:(normal) 맑은 날 북한산은 등산객들로 언제나 북적입니다.
Gina:Mt. Buk-han is always crowded with climbers in fair and sunny weather.
Eunhee:(slow) 맑은 날 북한산은 등산객들로 언제나 북적입니다.
QUIZ
Gina:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Eunhee will give you the Korean – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Eunhee:한강
[pause]Gina:Han River
Eunhee:임진강
[pause]Gina:Imjin River
Eunhee:동해
[pause]Gina:East Sea of Korea
Eunhee:한라산
[pause]Gina:Mt. Halla
Eunhee:북한산
[pause]Gina:Mt. Buk-han

Outro

Gina:There you have it – five Geographical features in South Korea! We have more vocab lists available at KoreanClass101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Eunhee:안녕히 계세요.

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What is the most interesting geographical feature in South Korea for you?

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