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INTRODUCTION
Gina:Hi everyone, I’m Gina.
Jaehwi:And I’m Jaehwi!
Gina:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Korean Vocabulary, Lesson 24! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Fine Arts. These are five well-known South Korean Artists and musicians. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at KoreanClass101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina:Jaehwi, what’s our first word?
Jaehwi:장한나
Gina:Hanna Chang, cellist
Jaehwi:(slow) 장한나 (regular) 장한나
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Jaehwi:장한나
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:Hanna Chang is a South Korean cellist and conductor who is set to become the music director of Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra in September 2013. She has been active in introducing classical music to children and adults alike.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jaehwi:(normal) 사람들은 영혼을 감동시키는 장한나의 공연을 좋아합니다.
Gina:People love Hanna Chang's performances because they touch their souls.
Jaehwi:(slow) 사람들은 영혼을 감동시키는 장한나의 공연을 좋아합니다.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jaehwi:봉준호
Gina:Joon-ho Bong, movie director
Jaehwi:(slow) 봉준호 (regular) 봉준호
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Jaehwi:봉준호
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:Joon-ho Bong is a South Korean film director and screenwriter, who is widely recognized in the film industry both domestically and internationally. His most representative works are Memories of Murder and The Host.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jaehwi:(normal) 봉준호 감독의 영화 괴물은 21일만에 천만 관객을 동원하며 공전의 히트 기록을 깼습니다.
Gina:The Host, directed by Joon-ho Bong, broke the Korean box office record by selling 10 million tickets in 21 days.
Jaehwi:(slow) 봉준호 감독의 영화 괴물은 21일만에 천만 관객을 동원하며 공전의 히트 기록을 깼습니다.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jaehwi:조수미
Gina:Sumi Jo, vocalist
Jaehwi:(slow) 조수미 (regular) 조수미
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Jaehwi:조수미
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:Sumi Jo is a Grammy Award-winning South Korean lyric coloratura soprano known for her interpretations of the bel canto repertoire. She is called “the heaven sent soprano Jo Su-mi”.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jaehwi:(normal) 조수미는 세계 5대 오페라 극장의 프리마돈나로 데뷔하였습니다.
Gina:Sumi Jo made her debut as a prima donna in one of the world’s top five opera houses.
Jaehwi:(slow) 조수미는 세계 5대 오페라 극장의 프리마돈나로 데뷔하였습니다.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jaehwi:임형주
Gina:Hyung-Joo Lim, pianist
Jaehwi:(slow) 임형주 (regular) 임형주
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Jaehwi:임형주
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:Hyung-Joo Lim is a South Korean singer who is versed in opera and operatic pop. He debuted as a singer when he was 12 years old and introduced operatic pop to South Koreans when it was not so popular.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jaehwi:(normal) 아름다운 목소리와 노래 실력으로 임형주는 세계적인 명성을 얻었습니다.
Gina:Hyung-Joo Lim gained international fame thanks to his amazing voice and singing skills.
Jaehwi:(slow) 아름다운 목소리와 노래 실력으로 임형주는 세계적인 명성을 얻었습니다.
Gina:Okay, what’s the last word?
Jaehwi:싸이
Gina:PSY, singer
Jaehwi:(slow) 싸이 (regular) 싸이
Gina:Listeners, please repeat:
Jaehwi:싸이
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:Psy is a South Korean singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and record producer and he is known for his humorous videos and stage performances. He gained popularity with his single "Gangnam Style”, which reached number one on many music charts all over the world as well as being the first video to receive over a billion views on Youtube.
Gina:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jaehwi:(normal) 싸이의 강남스타일은 온라인에서 입소문을 통해 세계적인 인기를 얻었습니다.
Gina:Psy's song Gangnam Style became popular worldwide through online word-of-mouth.
Jaehwi:(slow) 싸이의 강남스타일은 온라인에서 입소문을 통해 세계적인 인기를 얻었습니다.
QUIZ
Gina:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Jaehwi will give you the Korean – please repeat it out loud! Are you ready?
Jaehwi:장한나
[pause]Gina:Hanna Chang, cellist
Jaehwi:봉준호
[pause]Gina:Joon-ho Bong, movie director
Jaehwi:조수미
[pause]Gina:Jo Sumi, vocalist
Jaehwi:임형주
[pause]Gina:Hyung-Joo Lim, pianist
Jaehwi:싸이
[pause]Gina:PSY, singer

Outro

Gina:There you have it – five Artists and musicians 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!
Jaehwi:안녕히 계세요.

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Do you know any other famous South Korean artists?

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Emma
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I really enjoyed Joon-ho Bongs movies, the Host, Snowpiercer and Okja. I highly recommend them. He is so talented I hope I get to see more of his work in the future. Also I like Hyukoh and Ft Island, two madly talented rock bands.

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Hi Erika,


Yes, EXO is definitely a very famous KPop boyband! Thanks for sharing with us.


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EXO! They're a kpop group I rlly like and they're one of the most popular groups in Korea too!

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안녕하세요 Alex,


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I love JYP. He's done some amazing things in the music business. I call him the Jay Z of korea.

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I believe the Korean boy group BTS, are doing amazingly well all over the world right now. ?

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Hi Tom,


Thanks for posting. You must definitely be a KPop fan!!! :smile:


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BlackPink, NCT, BTS,GOT7, SF9, VIXX, 2NE1 (I'm sad they broke up but their last song Goodbye is so good :sob:), CLC, Rania/BP Rania, Twice, f(x) (Amber is so talented :open_mouth:), AOA, EXID, SNSD, HelloVenus, Mamamoo, Oh My Girl, Red Velvet, Sistar, T-ara, WJSN, IU, Hyuna & Ailee. Wow that took a long time to type :laughing:


I'd say I'm definitely more of a fan of the newer generation of K-Pop :grin: