Dialogue

Vocabulary

Learn New Words FAST with this Lesson’s Vocab Review List

Get this lesson’s key vocab, their translations and pronunciations. Sign up for your Free Lifetime Account Now and get 7 Days of Premium Access including this feature.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Transcript

INTRODUCTION
Becky: Must-Know Korean Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 21 - It's Time to Celebrate!
Becky: Hi everyone, I'm Becky.
Jaehwi: And I'm Jaehwi.
Becky: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in Korean about celebrating a promotion. 재우 (Jae-Wu) gets promoted to be a manager, posts an image about it, and leaves this comment:
Jaehwi: 대리로 승진했어! (daeriro seungjinhasseo!)
Becky: Meaning - "Promoted to junior manager!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.

Lesson conversation

(clicking sound)
재우: 대리로 승진했어! (daeriro seungjinhasseo!)
(clicking sound)
소라: 고생 많았어. 축하축하! (gosaeng manasseo. chukachuka!)
공유: 내 자리가 위험한데? (nae jariga wiheomhande?)
하나: 축하 턱은 언제? (chuka tteogeun eonje?)
삼식: 월급은 많이 올랐어? (wolgeubeun mani ollasseo?)
Becky: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
재우: 대리로 승진했어! (daeriro seungjinhasseo!)
Becky: "Promoted to junior manager!"
(clicking sound)
소라: 고생 많았어. 축하축하! (gosaeng manasseo. chukachuka!)
Becky: "Good job! Congratulations!"
공유: 내 자리가 위험한데? (nae jariga wiheomhande?)
Becky: "Is my position not safe anymore?"
하나: 축하 턱은 언제? (chuka tteogeun eonje?)
Becky: "When are you buying a round of drinks to celebrate your promotion?" (or lit. when are you buying for the celebration?)”
삼식: 월급은 많이 올랐어? (wolgeubeun mani ollasseo?)
Becky: "Did you get a good raise?"
POST
Becky: Listen again to 재우 (Jae-Wu)'s post.
Jaehwi: 대리로 승진했어! (daeriro seungjinhasseo!)
Becky: "Promoted to junior manager!"
Jaehwi: (SLOW) 대리로 승진했어! (daeriro seungjinhasseo!) (Regular) 대리로 승진했어! (daeriro seungjinhasseo!)
Becky: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "to a junior manager."
Jaehwi: 대리로 (daeriro)
Becky: When someone works at a Korean company for around two years, he or she will be promoted to..
Jaehwi: 대리 (daeri)
Becky: which is the commonly used job title for "junior manager." Listen again- "to a junior manager" is...
Jaehwi: (SLOW) 대리로 (daeriro) (REGULAR) 대리로 (daeriro)
Becky: Then comes the phrase - "I've been promoted."
Jaehwi: 승진했어 (seungjinhasseo)
Becky: The noun in this phrase means "promotion" so this literally means "I did promotion." Listen again- "I'm promoted" is...
Jaehwi: (SLOW) 승진했어 (seungjinhasseo) (REGULAR) 승진했어 (seungjinhasseo)
Becky: All together, it’s "Promoted to junior manager!"
Jaehwi: 대리로 승진했어! (daeriro seungjinhasseo!)
COMMENTS
Becky: In response, 재우 (Jae-Wu)'s friends leave some comments.
Becky: His wife, 소라 (Sora), uses an expression meaning - "Good job! Congratulations!"
Jaehwi: (SLOW) 고생 많았어. 축하축하! (gosaeng manasseo. chukachuka!) (REGULAR) 고생 많았어. 축하축하! (gosaeng manasseo. chukachuka!)
[Pause]
Jaehwi: 고생 많았어. 축하축하! (gosaeng manasseo. chukachuka!)
Becky: Use this to express praise for the person.
Becky: His supervisor, 공유 (Gong-yu), uses an expression meaning - "Is my position not safe anymore..?"
Jaehwi: (SLOW) 내 자리가 위험한데? (nae jariga wiheomhande?) (REGULAR) 내 자리가 위험한데? (nae jariga wiheomhande?)
[Pause]
Jaehwi: 내 자리가 위험한데? (nae jariga wiheomhande?)
Becky: Use this expression to be funny coming from a higher position.
Becky: His high school friend, 하나 (Hana), uses an expression meaning - "When are you buying a round of drinks to celebrate your promotion?" It literally means, “when are you buying for the celebration?”
Jaehwi: (SLOW) 축하 턱은 언제? (chuka tteogeun eonje?) (REGULAR) 축하 턱은 언제? (chuka tteogeun eonje?)
[Pause]
Jaehwi: 축하 턱은 언제? (chuka tteogeun eonje?)
Becky: Use this expression to show you are a close friend and want to be funny.
Becky: His college friend, 삼식 (Samsik), uses an expression meaning - "Did you get a good raise?"
Jaehwi: (SLOW) 월급은 많이 올랐어? (wolgeubeun mani ollasseo?) (REGULAR) 월급은 많이 올랐어? (wolgeubeun mani ollasseo?)
[Pause]
Jaehwi: 월급은 많이 올랐어? (wolgeubeun mani ollasseo?)
Becky: You can post this to be funny when you are a good friend of the poster.

Outro

Becky: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about celebrating a promotion, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you next time!
Jaehwi: 다음 시간에 만나요. (daeum shigane mannayo.)

3 Comments

Hide
Please to leave a comment.
😄 😞 😳 😁 😒 😎 😠 😆 😅 😜 😉 😭 😇 😴 😮 😈 ❤️️ 👍

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Monday at 06:30 PM
Pinned Comment
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

If a friend posted something about celebrating a promotion which phrase would you use?

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Friday at 04:09 PM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Hello Pallavi Javir.,


Thanks for posting!

Enjoy your study and feel free to let us know if you have any inquiries!


Kind regards,

Hyeon Yeong Seo

Team KoreanClass101.com

Pallavi Javir.
Saturday at 12:52 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

고생 많았어 축하축하! Thank you so much for this lesson 🙏 😊