Bokeum is a spunky gal from Korea and Aaron is her hapless American boyfriend. Together, they will guide you through the wacky world of Korean language and culture. In this episode, you will learn how to say yes, no, hello, and goodbye!
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Note: these lessons contains a lot of Korean text. If they display as squares or otherwise garbled, you may need to download the language pack for your device or operating system. Here is a link to the Windows Language Packs.
Bokeum was actually right when she said Wolmido was an island. At least, she used to be. A while back they did a reclamation project that connected the island to the land, so it’s not an island any more!
It might be helpful to review our guide to Hangul before diving in much deeper with Korean.
This lesson’s vocabulary words are:
Goodbye: 안녕히 가세요
*Use this if the person you are speaking to will be leaving to go somewhere else.
Goodbye: 안녕히 계십시오
*Use this if the person you are speaking to will be staying where they are.