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INTRODUCTION
Becky: Expressions About Shopping
Becky: Hi everyone, and welcome back to KoreanClass101.com. I'm Becky.
Jaehwi: And I'm Jaehwi!
Becky: This is Must-Know Korean Slang Words &Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 14. In this lesson, you'll learn Expressions About Shopping.
Becky: Korean people love shopping. These are phrases you'll often use when talking about shopping.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Becky: The expressions you'll be learning in this lesson are:
Jaehwi: 따아
Jaehwi: 아아
Jaehwi: 뽐뿌
Jaehwi: 지름신
Becky: Jaehwi, what's our first expression?
Jaehwi: 따아
Becky: It's an abbreviation of the phrase…
Jaehwi: 따뜻한 아메리카노 (ttatteutan amerikano),
Becky: meaning “hot Americano."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 따아 [NORMAL] 따아
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 따아
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when referring to a cup of hot Americano coffee.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 난 따아 마실래. [SLOW] 난 따아 마실래.
Becky: "I will have a hot Americano."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 난 따아 마실래.
Becky: Okay, what's the next expression?
Jaehwi: 아아
Becky: It's an abbreviation for…
Jaehwi: 아이스 아메리카노 (aiseu amerikano),
Becky: meaning “iced Americano.”
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 아아 [NORMAL] 아아
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 아아
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when referring to a cup of iced Americano.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 오늘은 더우니까 아아 마실래. [SLOW] 오늘은 더우니까 아아 마실래.
Becky: "I will have an iced Americano because it's hot today."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 오늘은 더우니까 아아 마실래.
Becky: Okay, what's our next expression?
Jaehwi: 뽐뿌
Becky: literally meaning "pumping." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means a "desire to buy something."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 뽐뿌 [NORMAL] 뽐뿌
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 뽐뿌
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when describing your urge to buy something.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 핸드폰 가게에 가면 막 뽐뿌가 오네요. [SLOW] 핸드폰 가게에 가면 막 뽐뿌가 오네요.
Becky: "When I visit a cell phone shop, I get a strong desire to get a new phone."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 핸드폰 가게에 가면 막 뽐뿌가 오네요.
Becky: Okay, what's the last expression?
Jaehwi: 지름신
Becky: which literally means "God of impulse buying." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means the "desire to shop."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 지름신 [NORMAL] 지름신
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 지름신
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when describing an impulse buy.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 어제 지름신이 와서 필요 없는 물건을 많이 사버렸어. [SLOW] 어제 지름신이 와서 필요 없는 물건을 많이 사버렸어.
Becky: "I bought a lot of unnecessary stuff impulsively yesterday."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 어제 지름신이 와서 필요 없는 물건을 많이 사버렸어.
QUIZ
Becky: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I'll describe four situations, and you'll choose the right expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
Becky: You want to order an iced Americano. Which slang expression can you use?
Jaehwi: 아아
Becky: "iced Americano.”
Becky: You want to order a hot Americano. Which word can you use?
Jaehwi: 따아
Becky: "hot Americano.”
Becky: You suddenly want to shop. Which word can you use to describe the situation?
Jaehwi: 지름신
Becky: “a desire to buy,” or literally "God of impulse buying"
Becky: You have a strong desire to buy something suddenly.
Jaehwi: 뽐뿌
Becky: "desire to buy something,” or literally “pumping”

Outro

Becky: There you have it; you have mastered four Korean Slang Expressions! We have more vocab lists available at KoreanClass101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone, and see you next time!
Jaehwi: 안녕히 계세요 (annyeonghi gyeseyo).

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Hi Listeners! Do you know any other related slang expression? Post them in the comments.

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Hi Nina,


You're very welcome! Please let us know if you have any questions.


Best,

Lyn

Team KoreanClass101.com

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고마워요😊