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INTRODUCTION
Becky: Phrases Using English Words
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 25. In this lesson, you'll learn Phrases Using English Words.
Becky: As there are a lot of imported words in Korea, there are many imported slang words.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Becky: The expressions you'll be learning in this lesson are:
Jaehwi: 셀카
Jaehwi: 스포
Jaehwi: 갓
Jaehwi: 쉴드
Becky: Jaehwi, what's our first expression?
Jaehwi: 셀카
Becky: literally meaning "self-camera." It’s often used to mean "selfie."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 셀카 [NORMAL] 셀카
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 셀카
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when referring to selfies.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 그녀는 매일 페이스북에 셀카를 찍어서 올려요! [SLOW] 그녀는 매일 페이스북에 셀카를 찍어서 올려요!
Becky: "She always posts her selfies on Facebook!"
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 그녀는 매일 페이스북에 셀카를 찍어서 올려요!
Becky: Okay, what's the next expression?
Jaehwi: 스포
Becky: It’s a shortened version of the English word “spoiler.”
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 스포 [NORMAL] 스포
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 스포
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when referring to movie spoilers.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 스포 때문에 영화가 재미없네. [SLOW] 스포 때문에 영화가 재미없네.
Becky: "The movie wasn't fun due to the spoiler(that I saw)"
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 스포 때문에 영화가 재미없네.
Becky: Okay, what's our next expression?
Jaehwi: 갓
Becky: literally meaning "God.” You can attach it right before a noun to say that someone is awesome. It can be translated as "Almighty.”
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 갓 [NORMAL] 갓
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 갓
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when describing something or someone who is very powerful or talented.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 어제 축구경기 봤어? 역시 갓메시야! [SLOW] 어제 축구경기 봤어? 역시 갓메시야!
Becky: "Did you watch the soccer game last night? As expected, Messi was great! "
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 어제 축구경기 봤어? 역시 갓메시야!
Becky: Okay, what's the last expression?
Jaehwi: 쉴드
Becky: literally meaning "shield." When it's used as a slang expression, it means "doing something to protect."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 쉴드 [NORMAL] 쉴드
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 쉴드
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when referring to one's effort to speak up for someone else.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 엄마가 화났는데 형이 쉴드 쳐 줬어. [SLOW] 엄마가 화났는데 형이 쉴드 쳐 줬어.
Becky: "My mom was angry, but my older brother protected me."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 엄마가 화났는데 형이 쉴드 쳐 줬어.
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’re planning to see a movie this weekend, but your friend just told you how it ends. Which word can you use in that situation?
Jaehwi: 스포
Becky: "spoiler," such as “movie spoiler”
Becky: You’re looking great today, and want to take a selfie. Which word can you use?
Jaehwi: 셀카
Becky: "selfie"
Becky: You made a big mistake, but your boss spoke up and protected you from getting in trouble. Which word can you use?
Jaehwi: 쉴드
Becky: "doing something to protect"
Becky: You’re a big fan of an actor, and you want to say the actor is awesome by adding a noun to his name. Which one can you use?
Jaehwi: 갓
Becky: "Almighty”

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. And that’s all for this series. Thanks, everyone, and see you in another series!
Jaehwi: 안녕히 계세요 (annyeonghi gyeseyo).

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