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안녕하세요 여러분. Koreanclass101.com 하나하나 한글시리즈의 에이미입니다. Hi everybody! I’m Amy and welcome to Hana Hana Hangul on KoreanClass101.com - The fastest, easiest, and most fun way to learn Hangul, the Korean alphabet.
You’re off to a great start on your Korean language journey! Just take these lessons step by step, make sure you review after each one, and soon you’ll be reading Korean like a pro.
Here’s a great way to review what you’ve learned: look at some actual Korean writing! You may not know the meanings or most of the characters, but practice recognizing what you have learned. After each lesson, you’ll recognize a little bit more.
Today you’re going to learn three more vowels. Let’s get started!
First, here are the characters you learned in the last lesson: ㅣ, ㅏ, and ㅇ(이응, i-eung).
Your next character looks pretty similar, so pay attention to the differences. ㅓ (eo). Listen carefully to the pronunciation. (alternating male and female pronunciation of 어)ㅕ아
Now, pay attention to these two characters. It might be easy to confuse the two. If the small stroke is on the left, it is 어 (eo). If it is on the right, it is 아 (a). If you can remember this one point, the rest of this lesson will be easy!
The next character is this: ㅕ(yeo). Listen carefully to the pronunciation (alternating male and female pronunciation of 여)
This sound has a lot in common with the last character’s sound, doesn’t it? (어) (여) The only difference is the Y sound in ㅕ. The second short stroke will add a Y sound. You’ll see this pattern pop up again in the next character.
So if this is “아”, what would this character be? Can you guess?
The answer is 야 (ya). (alternating male and female pronunciation of 여) Two short strokes instead of one gives it a Y sound.
Take a look at these four similar characters together.
어...아...여...야. Can you remember these characters? Here are a few vocabulary words to practice.
Can you read this word?
It is 야, which is an informal way to say “Hey” in Korean. You might hear this word in Korean dramas or songs. 야!
How about this?
This is 아야, which means “Ouch!”
Great job! You made it through another lesson and now know half of the vowels in Korean! Keep practicing and soon you will be able to read Korean quickly and naturally.
Remember this from the beginning of the lesson? After just three more vowels, you should be able to recognize much more of it! Try to recognize these characters in some real-life Korean around you!
In the next lesson, you’ll learn the rest of the vowels. In the meantime, keep reviewing what you’ve learned and I’ll see you later! 여러분 다음에 만나요

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KoreanClass101.com
Friday at 6:30 pm
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Let's practice writing Hangul on your computer too : )

Change your keyboard setting in Korean, and hit the English keys written next to the Korean characters. (Don't press shift key when you type)

ㅑ (press I)

ㅓ (type J)

ㅕ (type U)

아야 (type DKDI)

어여 (type DJDU)

KoreanClass101.com
Tuesday at 6:32 am
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Hi Jamie,


Thanks for posting! There are some lessons that help you in learning to read and write Hangul:


https://www.koreanclass101.com/lesson/video-1-how-to-read-and-write-hangul/

https://www.koreanclass101.com/lesson/hangul-videos-1-vowels-1/

https://www.koreanclass101.com/lesson/ultimate-korean-pronunciation-guide-1-introduction-to-perfect-korean-pronunciation/


As for '후아', it is an exclamation/phrase used when one is taking deep breaths. 😄

Hope this was of help!


Cheers,

Lyn

Team KoreanClass101.com

Jamie
Friday at 2:07 am
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and in one it's hoo ah (bts saying I love you)

Jamie
Friday at 1:59 am
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ok I'm sorry if I sounded mean sSOOOsorry I'm I was wrong ... 😭 anyway what is all of the alphabet information Korean I'm taking notes on them and if you guys can make lessons on what btw days Korean to hangule to English that would be awesome so sorry again ❤️️❤️️❤️️❤️️❤️️

KoreanClass101.com
Tuesday at 11:24 am
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Hi Jamie,


Thank you for posting. Unfortunately, we cannot offer an accurate answer unless you let us know what they actually said--could you try to write the pronunciation of what the members of BTS said? 😞


Cheers,

Lyn

Team KoreanClass101.com


Jamie
Saturday at 3:17 am
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ok soooo what's the vowles and thief sound written I'm taking notes and I'm trying to learn it so I can go see bts 😉 and uhmmmm they said I love you differently I think how did they say it?

Lisa
Friday at 9:51 am
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Explaining the second dash to the left or right as an added "y" sound was soooooooooo incredibly helpful. For the first time, I'm getting this and it makes sense. That was a great way to explain it and the right order of vowels to teach that made a connection.

KoreanClass101.com
Sunday at 4:53 am
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Hi Moumita,


Please check out this video lesson on Korean grammar:

https://www.koreanclass101.com/lesson/introduction-to-korean-3-introduction-to-korean-grammar/


Should you need extra help with grammar, check out our grammar banks:

https://www.koreanclass101.com/korean-grammar/


Sincerely,

Cristiane

Team KoreanClass101.com

Moumita
Thursday at 1:32 am
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Where do I get videos to learn Korean grammar?

KoreanClass101.com
Wednesday at 7:00 am
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Hi Johanna,


Thanks for commenting. This is one of the lesson series we recommended for you to get to know Hangul vowels and consonants better. Glad to hear that you found it helpful. :)


Best,

Lyn

Team KoreanClass101.com

Johanna
Saturday at 12:13 pm
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Omg This is easy