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Korean Language Reading Practice 7 – Where are we?

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Continue from Korean Language Reading Practice 6 – This is my house. Here we come to Korean Language Reading Practice 7 – Where are we? This Korean Language Reading Practice is related to Korean Informal Polite Sentence Endings, Object Marker, Place Marker, Question Word – Where and Adverbs of Place – Here/There. In every Korean Language Reading Practice, we will learn new Korean vocabulary and Korean expression. You must read the Korean Language Reading Practice lessons as often as you can without help from anybody in order to improve your Korean quickly.

Korean Language Reading Practice

In Korean

샐리 : 정민 씨, 여기는 어디예요?
정민 : 여기는 은행이에요.
샐리 : 저기는 어디예요?
정민 : 저기는 옷 가게예요. 저는 저기에서 옷을 사요.
샐리 : 저기는 어디예요?
정민 : 저기는 공원이에요. 저는 공원에서 운동을 해요.

In English

Sally : Jeongmin, where are we?
Jeongmin : We are at the bank.
Sally : What is that over there?
Jeongmin : That is a clothing store. I buy clothes there.
Sally : What is that over there?
Jeongmin : That is a park. I exercise at the park.

Korean Vocabulary

  • 어디 [ eo-di ] – where
  • 은행 [ eun-haeng ] – bank
  • 옷 [ ot ] – clothes
  • 가게 [ ga-ge ] – store
  • 옷 가게 [ ot-ga-ge ] – clothing store
  • 사요 [ sa-yo ] – to buy
  • 공원 [ gong-won ] – park
  • 운동을 해요 [ un-dong-eul-hae-yo ] – to exercise

Korean Expressions

  • 여기는 어디예요? [ yeo-gi-neun-eo-di-ye-yo ] – Where are we?
  • 저기는 어디예요? [ jeo-gi-neun-eo-di-ye-yo ] – What is that over there?
  • 저는 저기에서 옷을 사요. [ jeo-neun-jeo-gi-e-seo-o-seul-sa-yo ] – I buy clothes there.
  • 저는 공원에서 운동을 해요. [ jeo-neun-gong-won-e-seo-un-dong-eul-hae-yo ] – I exercise at the park.

In this Korean Language Reading Practice, we focus more on Korean Question Word – Where. Korean Question Word – Where – 어디 can be used with 여기, 저기, and 거기 when asking about places. Do you remember that in Comparison of Korean and English, questions are always end with a rising tone and declarative sentences end with a slightly falling tone. So, listen to the Korean dialogue above and try to raise your tone when asking question. Have you learned something from the Korean Language Reading Practice above? Continue to Korean Language Reading Practice 8 – I live in a dormitory. Korean Language Reading Practice is a short lesson. Hope you will like it. Have a nice day.

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