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Culture Class: Essential Korean Vocabulary, Season 3, Lesson 25: Korean Comedians

Intro

James: Hi everyone, I'm James.
Soyeon: And I'm Soyeon!
James: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Korean Vocabulary, Season 3, Lesson 25! In this lesson you'll learn five essential names related to contemporary Korean media. These are five famous Korean comedians. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at KoreanClass101.com
BODY
James: Soyeon, who's our first comedian?
Soyeon: 유세윤 (Yu Seyun )
James: Yoo Se-yoon
Soyeon: [SLOW] 유세윤 (Yu Seyun ) [NORMAL] 유세윤 (Yu Seyun )
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 유세윤 (Yu Seyun )
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Yoo Se-yoon made his debut as a comedian in 2004. His crew is named Ongdalsaem, which means Small spring. Yoo Se-yoon is known for being good at mimicking Baboons. He not only works as a comedian but as a musician in a group named UV as well.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 유세윤은 개코 원숭이 흉내를 낼 때가 정말 재미있어요. (Yuseyuneun gaeko wonsungi hyungnaereul nael ttaega jeongmal jaemiisseoyo.)
James: Yoo Se-yoon looks very hilarious when he mimics a baboon.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 유세윤은 개코 원숭이 흉내를 낼 때가 정말 재미있어요. (Yuseyuneun gaeko wonsungi hyungnaereul nael ttaega jeongmal jaemiisseoyo.)
James: Okay, who's the next comedian?
Soyeon: 장도연 (Jang Doyeon )
James: Jang Do-yeon
Soyeon: [SLOW] 장도연 (Jang Doyeon ) [NORMAL] 장도연 (Jang Doyeon )
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 장도연 (Jang Doyeon )
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Jang Do-yeon is one of the hottest female comedians in Korea. She has an attractive face and a model-like body shape, but doesn't try to look beautiful in front of the audience. Her signature pose is a crab pose, where she turns her back to the audience, puts her head between her knees, embraces her legs with her arms and begins walking.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 장도연은 미녀 개그우먼이예요. (Jangdoyeoneun minyeo gaegeuumeoniyeyo.)
James: Jang Do-yeon is a beautiful female comedian.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 장도연은 미녀 개그우먼이예요. (Jangdoyeoneun minyeo gaegeuumeoniyeyo.)
James: Okay, who's the next comedian?
Soyeon: 박나래 (Bak Narae)
James: Park Na-rae
Soyeon: [SLOW] 박나래 (Bak Narae) [NORMAL] 박나래 (Bak Narae)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 박나래 (Bak Narae)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Park Na-rae is a female comedian with many nicknames. One of her nicknames is Naraecorgi which came about because she is short. She is good at doing disguises and making people laugh with her wit.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 박나래는 나혼자 산다에서 일상 생활을 공개했어요. (Bangnaraeneun nahonja sandaeseo ilsang saenghwareul gonggaehaesseoyo.)
James: Park Na-rae opened her daily life to the public in 'I Live Alone'.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 박나래는 나혼자 산다에서 일상 생활을 공개했어요. (Bangnaraeneun nahonja sandaeseo ilsang saenghwareul gonggaehaesseoyo.)
James: Okay, who's the next comedian?
Soyeon: 양세형 (Yang Sehyeong)
James: Yang Se-hyung
Soyeon: [SLOW] 양세형 (Yang Sehyeong) [NORMAL] 양세형 (Yang Sehyeong)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 양세형 (Yang Sehyeong)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Yang Se-hyung is very witty. This lead him to becoming a member of the show Infinite Challenge, the best variety show in Korea. His younger brother, Yang Se-chan, is also a famous comedian.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 양세형 양세찬 형제는 둘 다 웃겨요. (Yangsehyeong yangsechan hyeongjeneun dul da utgyeoyo.)
James: The two brothers, Yang Se-hyung and Yang Se-chan, are both funny.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 양세형 양세찬 형제는 둘 다 웃겨요. (Yangsehyeong yangsechan hyeongjeneun dul da utgyeoyo.)
James: Okay, who's the next comedian?
Soyeon: 신동엽 (Sin Dongyeop)
James: Shin Dong-yup
Soyeon: [SLOW] 신동엽 (Sin Dongyeop) [NORMAL] 신동엽 (Sin Dongyeop)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 신동엽 (Sin Dongyeop)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Shin Dong-yup was a musical and play actor before having greatest successes as a comedian. He made his debut as a comedian in 1991, but is still loved by the public today. He is well-known for his X-rated play on words.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 신동엽은 연기도 잘해요. (Sindongyeobeun yeongido jalhaeyo.)
James: Shin Dong-yup is good at acting, too.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 신동엽은 연기도 잘해요. (Sindongyeobeun yeongido jalhaeyo.)
QUIZ
James: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the names you just learned? Soyeon will give you the Korean; please say the English version out loud! Are you ready?
Soyeon: 양세형 (Yang Sehyeong)
[PAUSE] James: Yang Se-hyung
Soyeon: 장도연 (Jang Doyeon )
[PAUSE] James: Jang Do-yeon
Soyeon: 신동엽 (Sin Dongyeop)
[PAUSE] James: Shin Dong-yup
Soyeon: 유세윤 (Yu Seyun )
[PAUSE] James: Yoo Se-yoon
Soyeon: 박나래 (Bak Narae)
[PAUSE] James: Park Na-rae

Outro

James: There you have it: five famous Korean comedians! We have more vocab lists available at KoreanClass101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone! See you on another series!
Soyeon: 안녕(Annyeong)

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Do you know any other Korean Comedian?