Korean: Learning through getting around

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Korean: Learning through getting around

Whether you are in Korea or not, start learning language related to everyday life.

Language related to directions, and other basic everyday tasks, are a great context to learn to communicate. They are also helpful to learn to read, write and understand grammar, all in context.

Getting around 교통편 이용하기 gyotongpyeon iyonghagi 

subway 지하철 Jihacheol 

train 기차 Gicha 

bus 버스 Beoseu 

taxi 택시 Taeksi 

I need to go to ___________, please. ______로 가 주세요. ___ro ga juseyo 

Where is the ticket office? 표 파는 곳이 어디예요? pyo paneun gosi eodiyeyo  

Where can I buy a ticket? 표는 어디서 삽니까? pyoneun eodiseo samnikka 

One ticket, please. 표 한 장 주세요. pyo han jang juseyo 

Where is the bus stop? 버스 정류장이 어디예요? beoseu jeonnyujang-i eodiyeyo 

How much does it cost to the city center? 시내 중심까지 얼마예요? sinae jungsimkkaji eolmayeyo 

How much does it cost to the airport? 공항까지 얼마예요? gonghangkkaji 


Here, please. 여기요. Yeogiyo 

Where is the closest taxi stand? 제일 가까운 택시 승차장이 어디예요? 

jeil gakkaun taeksi seungchajang-i eodiyeyo 

Where is the closest subway stop? 제일 가까운 지하철역이 어디예요? 

jeil gakkaun jihacheol-yeoki eodiyeyo 

I’d like to rent a car, please. 차를 렌트하고 싶은데요. chareul renteu- hago sipeundeyo  

A small car. 소형차 Sohyeongcha 

A medium car. 중형차 junghyeongcha 

A big car. 대형차 daehyeongcha 

I would like a round trip ticket. 왕복표 주세요. wangbokpyo juseyo 

At what time _________? 몇 시에 _______? myeot sie ______? 

Is it close? 가까워요? Gakkawoyo 

Is it far? 멀어요? Meoreoyo 

Turn left. 좌회전 하세요. jwahoejeon haseyo 

Turn right. 우회전 하세요. uhoejeon haseyo 

Go straight. 직진 가세요. Jikjin haseyo 

block 블록 Beulok 

roundabout 로터리 roteori 

Do you have a map? 지도 있어요? jido isseoyo 

This link has a guide with survival tasks and links to audio file podcasts. These podcasts are not traditional. They are bite-sized files of language in chunks. Use them to create your own playlists. Play, listen, repeat, and learn. Once you have enough of these chunks, you’ll start making your own sentences with what you’ve learned.
Get your downloadable files here to continue learning Korean for getting around.

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