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Typing korean characters on mac 2 set korean keyboard

Hi, i was wondering how you type compound vowels like (wa, wae, oe, wo etc.) on the keyboard when there is no symbol on it? Any help would be appreciated!! Thanks

0 replies - Last post by ClementY -
Jul 27, 2017

Korean vocaulary ?

hOw do I break down the vocabulary in the phrases and sentences , to find out the definition ? Which word means where, which one means  how long ?? For the lack of vocabulary lists so far im not wanting to recommend this program

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Feb 21, 2017

Sentence Structure help

In the sentence 저는 한국 이화대에서 마케팅 디자인을 배웠습니다 (I studied Marketing Design at Ihwa University in Korea) what does 배웠습니다 mean?  I find it helpful to know what each part of the sentence means so I can put it together. :)

2 replies - Last post by Chris-N9 -
Feb 15, 2017

My vocab ?

When I want  the definition of a certain word I try to go to 'my vocab' under tools, but its only bringing up  the  'saved vocabulary'     how do I get it to show me the other vocabulary ?

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Nov 25, 2016

없서 vs. 없어?

Hello! What is the difference between '없서' and '없어'? I've noticed that in '1.4 Have you eaten? Part 2',  '없서' is listed by itself but in sentences '없어' is used instead. This is something that I've really been wondering about, especially since '없서' is lot harder for me to get...

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Aug 24, 2016

그래요? vs 그렇군요?

is there a significant difference in usage between  그래요? and 그렇군요? or are they basically the same. Thanks :)

1 reply - Last post by SangHyuk-Rocket-Korean-Tutor -
Apr 8, 2016

Korean Tutor: Clarification on Korean Pronunciation

Hi guys!   I have answered few posts about Korean pronunciation.   I have realized that I need to clarify something so I am putting a post about one exception to Korean pronunciation rule.   I have mentioned that there is no exception when it comes to reading Korean, and it is...

0 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor -
Sep 6, 2015

Help with phrase

Can someone tell me how to say "I admire your faith." in Korean?

2 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor -
Aug 21, 2015

pronounciation

how to pronounciate this vocab 태우씨, 안녕하세요

2 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor -
Aug 21, 2015

차다 vs 차갑다 vs 춥다?

Hi, I'm trying to figure out the difference between these three words: 차다, 차갑다, and 춥다. I know that  춥다 is used in reference to the weather, but in what circumstances are the other two terms used? Thank you!

2 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor -
Aug 21, 2015

Additional phrases

May I know how to say it in Korean for the following phrase? “Thank you all for your birthday wishes!”

5 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor -
Aug 21, 2015

'여행떠낼' meaning?

Hi! can any one break this down for me? '여행떠낼' .tried to find on google but only managed to find that 여행 means travel. wonder qhat that여행떠낼 means.. Thanks!

2 replies - Last post by Kiyun-Rocket-Korean-Tutor -
Aug 18, 2015

Future Updates

Hi Rocket Team! Any chance of more bonus lessons for Korean or some games we could play to reinforce learning? I am looking forward to an option with a random quick quiz of content learned to date to make learning more accessible.

0 replies - Last post by Grant-D2 -
Jul 12, 2014

Extra Vocabulary

Dear Sir/Madam Is there a way to slow down the video recording on the Extra Vocabulary Section as it is going to fast to catch and learn the words and sentences properly. Thank you Jasmin

2 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Jan 31, 2014

Hangeul letters with alternate pronunciations?

I was reading the vocabulary in Hangeul and came across a few words that used letters for different sounds from what they usually are. Some words used "bieup" but it was pronounced as an "m" instead of a "b". (example: "bangapseumnida" in the third syllable) Some words use "shiot" with a "t"...

4 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Jan 31, 2014

Thank you!

May I know how to say "Thank you all for your birthday greetings!" in Korean? Thank you in advance.

3 replies - Last post by wilson-k2 -
Dec 30, 2013

Vocabulary

I noticed some changes with my Korean language app. I cannot add words to my Vocab. Has it changed??

2 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Nov 3, 2013

반갑습니다.

I just listened to the first lesson and I'm not quite sure if 반갑습니다 means "nice to meet you (for the first time)", or more like "nice to see you again". The conversation made it sound like the two people knew each other.

15 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Oct 10, 2013

Korean speech levels

when we use more ..... and what is general Speech level Non-honorific Honorific 합쇼체 보십니다 hapsyoche boshimnida 해라체 본다 보신다 haerache bonda boshinda 해요체 봐요 보세요 haeyoche bwayo boseyo 해체 봐 보셔 haeche bwa boshuh

4 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Apr 30, 2013

여기 ?

Encountered these on a lesson and I don't quite understand; what is the difference between the three? 여기서 Yeo gi suh 여기에 Yeo gi ae 여기를 Yeo gi reul

8 replies - Last post by Jeremy V -
Apr 22, 2013

Romanization of some vowels

I'm finding a lot of variations on the romanization for certain vowels in the practice sections. For example, in lesson 1.1, the phrase: Jeon Chuum butteo mal mani an hayo. The first 4 vowels are inconsistent. The first vowel "eo" is meant to be "ㅓ" and the second vowel is "u" representing...

2 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Feb 19, 2013

T and D ( ㄷ )?

How do I know when I have to use T and D (ㄷ) ?

2 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Jan 23, 2013

당신

Why does Sujung uses the word 당신 with some one she just met ? I thought that this word was only used between husband and wife (although I heard that sometimes koreans use it with foreigners to translate the grammatical person "you").

4 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Jan 23, 2013

g or k

how would i now if ᄀ is used as k or g?

4 replies - Last post by Jeremy V -
Dec 17, 2012

goodbyes

I'm confused. Is "anyoung hee gaseyo" for the one staying or leaving?

1 reply - Last post by Jeremy V -
Dec 16, 2012

Would this be a correct conversation?

I made up my own basic introductory conversation and was wondering if it was correct. Here it is: Kim: Anyounghaseyo. Bangapseumnida. (Hello. It’s nice to see you.) Park: Anyounghaseyo. Orenmany-eyo. (Hello. It’s been a long time.) Kim: Ah ne. Jal jine shutsuyo? (Ah yes. Have you been...

2 replies - Last post by Jeremy V -
Nov 30, 2012

m or b

hi there, is ㅁ supposed to be pronounced as a "m" sound or "b" sound? e.g. when i hear Koreans say "what", it sounds like baw instead of maw. Thanks.

2 replies - Last post by Graham-A -
Jun 26, 2012

R or L

How can i differentiate r and l?

3 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Mar 15, 2012

B or P

How can i differentiate b and p?

3 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
Mar 15, 2012

ㅃㅉㄸㄲㅆ

Since there is no pronunciation thread I'll post here! 1st post intro: I'm Bryce, 20 yr college student from Indiana. I study Chinese in school, and met an amazing Korean girl girl in that class. Now, my focus is still Chinese but being around her makes me want to pick up Korean thus...

5 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
May 31, 2011

Pronouncing ㄹ

I'm not sure quite how to go about pronouncing the consonant ㄹ. Are you supposed do some form of combination of the English "r" and "l", or do you use your throat or a trill? I haven't been able to make the consonant sound right so far (although I can't trill). Thanks in advance

1 reply - Last post by sujung-lee -
May 6, 2011

제 vs 전

From Lesson 1.1 제 이름은 태우입니다. 전 부산에 삽니다. 수정씨는요? What is the difference?

2 replies - Last post by sujung-lee -
May 6, 2011

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