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Korean sentences I have asked a question about markers in Korean before and someone suggested seeing them used in context so I want to ask a big favor Can someone give me lots of simple sentences and a few harder sentences using 을/를 이/가 + 은/는 or do you know of any good books and websites? Can you give me sentences that are wrong and right but tell me why they are wrong I think not being able to understand how to use markers is holding Me back on being able to speak Korean :/ I know it is a lot but I would be sooo grateful I think I need to stop trying to understand how to use them and just use them because I think when I try to understand it just confused me : c So yeah ... Can some people give me lots of sentences that are right and wrong using Korean markers and explain why they are like it and what there use in the sentence is and maybe even a literally translation to explain it a bit more Sorry for the long question I just really need some help T.T Any help or info would be fantastic ! Please help XD THANKS!!!!
Feb 18, 2012 2:30 PM
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I hope these will help you with your study in Korean. 1) 2) 3) Practical Korean Expressions for Foreigners
February 18, 2012
Here're some simple sentences with markers: A : (glancing at people who came to the party) 다 왔어? Did everybody come? B : 철수는 안 왔어. Chol-su didn't come. You can take B's statement as "(As opposed to others), 철수 didn't come.", everybody but 철수 came. A : Who spilt coffee on my laptop!!! B₁: 내가 안 그랬어. I didn't do it. (Literally, "It's I who didn't do it") B₂: 난 안 그랬어. (As opposed to others,) I didn't do it. B₃: 나 안 그랬어. I didn't do it. B₃'s statement is most neutral, it's not implying that somebody else did it. That's why it's safer to just omit the marker if you're not sure. When you introduce something or someone, you'll always use the topic marker. 전 소민이에요. I'm So-min. 이 분은 제 할머니세요. This person is my grandmother. 이건 제 그림이에요. This is my painting. When you say something opposed to someone's statement, you'll use the topic marker. A : I think they're stupid. B : 난 그렇게 생각 안 해. I don't think so. (As opposed to you,) I don't think so. When you repeat what someone has just said because you're amazed or surprised, you'll use the identifier, 이/가. A : 이거 내가 그렸어. This thing I painted. ("I painted this thing(picture)") B : 너가 그렸다고? Are you saying you painted it? A : 쟤 내 남자친구야. He's my boyfriend. B : 쟤가 남자친구라고? Are you saying he's your boyfriend?
February 19, 2012
So Min
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Japanese, Korean
Learning Language
Chinese (Mandarin), French, Japanese, Korean