Subject and topic particles (korean)
Hello everyone !
I have a question for those who knows Korean: When do we use subject particles and topic particles ?
Subject particle for every subject in sentence (duh).
Topic particle to select what are we talking about (huh?), sometimes to point out opposing subjects (two opposing clauses). In simple sentences (one clause) it can be used to emphasize "topic noun"..
SENTENCE WORD ORDER
Korean sentences are written in the following order:
E.g.: I hamburger eat
I music listen
I note write
I language speak
It can also be written like this:
E.g.: I beautiful
Every Korean sentence MUST end in either a verb (like eat, sleep or walk) or an adjective (like beautiful, pretty, and delicious).
는 or 은 = goes after the subject of a sentence
Use 는 when the last letter of the last syllable is a vowel: 나 = 나는/저 = 저는
Use은 when the last letter of the last syllable is a consonant: 집 = 집은/책 = 책은
[I는 Hamburger를 Eat]
를 or 을 = goes after the object of a sentence
Use 를 when the last letter of the last syllable is a vowel: 나 = 나를/저 = 저를
Use을 when the last letter of the last syllable is a consonant: 집 = 집을/책 = 책을
에 = goes after the time and/or location indicated in a sentence
[I는 Hamburger를 3 pm에 Eat]
[I는 Hamburger를 Burger King에 Eat]
[I는 Hamburger를 yesterday에 ate]
[I는 Burger King에 went]
[I는 Korean를 learn]
Thanks a lot to both of you :) I appreciate it.
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