Category Grammar

Rules for Pronunciation

One of the biggest challenges of learning Korean is to get familiar with pronunciation rules. As a native speaker, I knew the rules but didn’t know I knew, even though I used them every day. When my non-native friends pointโ€ฆ

Adverbs of Past Time in Korean

Past is not just past…. Reflecting on your own past and sharing your past with someone are all important! That’s why! Today, I want to introduce youย adverbs to indicate past tense in Korean. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๋ฐฉ๊ธˆ = just now ์•„๊นŒ =โ€ฆ

[Grammar] Passive verbs

The most basic kind of conjugation applies to verbs (active). How about conjugated verbs into their passive forms? There are more (complicated) rules to conjugating verbs into their passive forms. For verbs ending withโ€ฆ ใ…Ž, ใ…Œ, ใ…—, ใ…, ใ…œ, ใ…กโ€ฆ

[Grammar] ~(์œผ)ใ„ด ์ฑ„๋กœ

~(์œผ)ใ„ด ์ฑ„๋กœ (~eun/eun chae-ro) โ€“ while in the state of (having done something), another thing happened/something else was done This is not to be confused with ~(์œผ)๋ฉด์„œ. For ~(์œผ)๋ฉด์„œ, you are referring to two actions being done simultaneously. On theโ€ฆ