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INTRODUCTION
Gabriella: In each lesson of this 25 part series, you'll master a common question for Korean learners, and then learn how to answer it like a native speaker. You'll learn how these key phrases work by breaking them down into each component. Then through repetition and new vocabulary, you'll expand your understanding of the question, its answers, and any variations.
GRAMMAR POINT
Gabriella: In this lesson, you'll learn how to respond to the common question What's your name? In Korean this is
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니까? (Ireumi mueosimnikka?)
Gabriella: The first word in the question is
Kyejin: 이름 (ireum)
Gabriella: meaning “name” in English.
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 이름 (ireum)
Gabriella: Listen again and repeat.
Kyejin: 이름 (ireum)
{Pause}
Gabriella: This pattern of first introducing a word at natural speed, providing the translation, breaking it down, and then giving it again at natural speed will be repeated throughout the series. Try to speak aloud as often as possible. The next word in the question is
Kyejin: 이 (i)
Gabriella: meaning something like “is.” This is the subject-marking particle.
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 이 (i)
Gabriella: Now repeat.
Kyejin: 이 (i)
{Pause}
Gabriella: Listen to the the first 2 words of the question and repeat.
Kyejin: 이름이 (ireumi)
{pause}
Gabriella: And next
Kyejin: 무엇(mueot)
Gabriella: meaning “what.”
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 무-엇(mu-eot)
Gabriella: Now repeat.
Kyejin: 무엇(mueot)
{Pause}
Gabriella: Listen to the the first 3 words of the question and repeat.
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇(ireumi mueot)
{pause}
Gabriella: And after that
Kyejin: 입니-(imni)
Gabriella: meaning something like “to be.” This is the verb-stem of the verb
Kyejin: 입니다(imnida)
Gabriella: which means ‘to be.’
Gabriella: Listen to the the first 4 words of the question and repeat.
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니(ireumi mueosim)
Gabriella: And after that
Kyejin: 까(kka)
Gabriella: question marking particle
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 까(kka)
Gabriella: Listen again and repeat.
Kyejin: 까(kka)
{Pause}
Gabriella: Listen to the entire question and repeat.
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니까? (Ireumi mueosimnikka?)
{pause}
Gabriella: You will hear this common question again and again throughout your studies. Master the following pattern and responses to the question “What's your name?”
Kyejin: 제 이름은 마이클입니다. (Je ireumeun maikeurimnida.)
Gabriella: "My name is Michael.” Again, slowly. Repeat the phrase.
Kyejin: (Slow) 제 이름은 마이클입니다. (Je ireumeun maikeurimnida.)
{pause}
Gabriella: Let's break it down from the beginning. The first word:
Kyejin: 제 (je)
Gabriella: means “My.”
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 제(je)
Gabriella: Now repeat
Kyejin: 제(je)
{Pause}
Gabriella: And next
Kyejin: 이름(ireum)
Gabriella: meaning “name.”
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 이름(ireum)
Gabriella: Now repeat.
Kyejin: 이름(ireum)
{Pause}
Gabriella: Next is
Kyejin: 은(eun)
Gabriella: topic marking particle
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 은
Gabriella: Now repeat.
Kyejin: 은(eun)
{Pause}
Gabriella: And next
Kyejin: 마이클(maikeul)
Gabriella: which is the name “Michael.”
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 마이클(maikeul)
Gabriella: Now repeat.
Kyejin: 마이클(maikeul)
{Pause}
Gabriella: And next
Kyejin: 입니다(imnida)
Gabriella: meaning ‘to be.’
Kyejin: (Slow, by syllable) 입니다(imnida)
Gabriella: Now repeat.
Kyejin: 입니다. (imnida.)
{Pause}
Gabriella: Listen to the speaker say, “My name is Michael.” and then repeat.
Kyejin: 제 이름은 마이클입니다. (Je ireumeun maikeurimnida.)
{pause}
Gabriella: To make another phrase, replace “Michael” with “Peter”.
Kyejin: 피터 (piteo)
Gabriella: Peter (piteo)
Kyejin: (slow) 피터(piteo) (regular) 피터(piteo)
Gabriella: Listen to the phrase again, this time with “Peter.”
Kyejin: 제 이름은 피터입니다. (Je ireumeun piteoimnida.)
Gabriella: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace “Michael” with “Peter.” Say “My name is Peter.”
{pause}
Kyejin: 제 이름은 피터입니다. (Je ireumeun piteoimnida.)
Gabriella: To use a different phrase, replace “Peter” with “Catherine.”
Kyejin: 캐서린 (kaeseorin)
Gabriella: Catherine
Kyejin: (slow) 캐서린(kaeseorin) (regular) 캐서린(kaeseorin)
Gabriella: Listen to the phrase again, this time with “Catherine.”
Kyejin: 제 이름은 캐서린입니다. (Je ireumeun kaeseorinimnida.)
Gabriella: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace “Peter” with “Catherine.” Say “My name is Catherine.”
{pause}
Kyejin: 제 이름은 캐서린입니다. (Je ireumeun kaeseorinimnida.)
Gabriella: To expand on the pattern, replace “Catherine” with “Marco.”
Kyejin: 마르코 (mareuko)
Gabriella: Marco
Kyejin: (slow) 마르코(mareuko) (regular) 마르코 (mareuko)
Gabriella: Listen to the phrase again, this time with “Marco.”
Kyejin: 제 이름은 마르코입니다. (Je ireumeun mareukoimnida.)
Gabriella: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace “Catherine” with “Marco.” Say “My name is Marco.”
{pause}
Kyejin: 제 이름은 마르코입니다. (Je ireumeun mareukoimnida.)
QUIZ
Gabriella: Now it's time for a quiz. Imagine you're visiting South Korea and someone asks you your name. Your name is “Michael.” Respond to the question.
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니까?
(five seconds)
제 이름은 마이클입니다.
Gabriella: Now, your name is “Peter.” Respond to the question.
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니까?
(five seconds)
제 이름은 피터입니다.
Gabriella: Imagine your name is “Catherine.” Answer the speaker's question.
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니까?
(five seconds)
제 이름은 캐서린입니다.
Gabriella: Imagine your name is “Marco.” Respond to the question.
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니까?
(five seconds)
제 이름은 마르코입니다.
Gabriella: You want to learn that person's name. Ask the question.
(5 seconds)
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니까? (Ireumi mueosimnikka?)
{pause}
Gabriella: Now it's time to answer the question with actual information about yourself.
Kyejin: 이름이 무엇입니까? (Ireumi mueosimnikka?)

Outro

Gabriella: This is the end of Lesson 1.

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Please give your answer to the question below! You can check the question in the lesson.

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Thursday at 01:56 PM
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Hi Sydny,


Thank you for your posting.

Your name in Hangul would be 시드니(shi-deu-ni).

And Syd would be 시드(shi-deu).

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Sydny
Wednesday at 11:00 PM
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Hello, Im curious as to what my name would be in korean. I have tried figuring it out with hangul but have struggled. My name is Sydny, but close friends call me Syd.

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Hi Samuel Ian,


Thank you for your comment.

Your name in Hangul would be 사무엘(sa-mu-el) 이안(i-an).

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Samuel Ian
Wednesday at 10:54 PM
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Hi my name is Samuel. I also go by Ian sometimes. How do you say both in Korean?

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Hi Destiny,

Thank you for your comment.

Your name in Hangul would be 데스티니(de-seu-ti-ni).



Hi Rasheeda fatema,

Thank you for your comment.

Your name in Hangul would be 라시다(ra-shi-da) 파테마(pa-te-ma).

Regarding 'F' sound, please see this lesson: 'F and V in Korean'.

(https://www.koreanclass101.com/lesson/absolute-beginner-questions-answered-by-jae-11-how-do-i-say-f-and-v-in-korean/)



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Thursday at 09:18 AM
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Hi Deeanna,


Thank you for your comment.

Correction of 송함이어땋게되세요? is 성함이 어떻게 되세요?

And 성함이 어떻게 되세요, 이름이 무엇입니까? both are correct to ask name.

But 성함이 어떻게 되세요 is more formal way to ask it.


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Rasheeda fatema
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My name is Rasheeda fatema can you please tell me my korean name.

Destiny
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hello, can you please tell me what's my name in hangul? my name is destiny

Deeanna
Friday at 10:25 AM
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in my textbook it says that the way you ask somebody there name is different from what you have here.송함이어땋게되세요? what is the proper way to say it.

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Hi Keith!


Thank you for sharing with us!

Good luck with your language learning,

don't hesitate to contact us if you any question. Thanks!


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