Describe Yourself in Korean
Can you describe yourself in Korean? It’s useful to be able to talk about yourself when you’re getting to know new people, speaking to an official person or filling out a form. Whatever the situation, the Rocket Korean team have created this free lesson to make it easier for you.
Perhaps you’re booking into a hotel, or going for an interview. You’ll probably be asked some basic personal questions in Korean like “What is your name?” “Where are you from?” or “What is your date of birth?” These are all useful things to be able to talk about for everyday conversations as well, so how about we start with some numbers in Korean…
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What's (your) name? (informal)
성함이 어떻게 되십니까?
Seonghami eoteohge dwoeshimnikka?
What is (your) name? (formal)
너는 어디 출신이니?
Neo-neun eodi chulshinini?
Where are you from? (informal)
당신은 어디 사람이십니까?
Dangshineun eodi saram-ishimnikka?
Where are you from? (formal)
What's (your) nationality? (informal)
What's (your) nationality? (formal)
How old are (you)? (informal)
나이가 어떻게 되세요?
Naiga eoteohge dwoeseyo?
How old are (you)? (formal)
What is (your) date of birth? (informal)
What is (your) date of birth? (formal)
Do (you) have siblings? (informal)
Do (you) have siblings? (formal)
형제자매가 몇 명 있어?
Hyeongjejamaega myeot myeong isseo?
How many siblings do (you) have? (informal)
형제자매가 몇 명 있으세요?
Hyeongjejamaega myeot myeong isseuseyo?
How many siblings do (you) have? (formal)
Do (you) have children? (informal)
Do (you) have children? (formal)
아이들이 몇 명 있어?
Aideul-i myeot myeong isseo?
How many children do (you) have? (informal)
자식이 몇 명 있으십니까?
Jashig-i myeot myeong isseushimnikka?
How many children do (you) have? (formal)
Are you married? (informal)
Are you married? (formal)
What is (your) address? (informal)
주소가 어떻게 되십니까?
Jusoga eotteohge dwoeshimnikka?
What is (your) address? (formal)
집 전화번호가 뭐야?
What is (your) telephone number? (informal)
댁 전화번호가 어떻게 되십니까?
Jeonhwabeonhoga eotteohge dwoeshimnikka?
What is (your) telephone number? (formal)
핸드폰 번호가 뭐야?
Haendeupon beonhoga mweoya?
What is (your) cell phone number? (informal)
핸드폰 번호가 어떻게 되십니까?
Haendeupon beonhoga eotteohge dwoeshimnikka?
What is (your) cell phone number? (formal)
What is (your) passport number? (informal)
여권 번호가 어떻게 되십니까?
Yeogweonbeonhoga eotteohge dwoeshimnikka?
What is (your) passport number? (formal)
이메일 주소가 뭐야?
I-me-il jusoga mweoya?
What is (your) email address? (informal)
이메일 주소가 어떻게 되십니까?
I-me-il jusoga eotteohge dwoeshimnikka?
What is (your) email address? (formal)
제 이름은 [ ]이에요.
Je ireum-eun [ ]i-eyo.
My name is [your name].
저는 [ ] 출신이에요.
Jeoneun [ ] chulshin-i-eyo.
I'm from [country name].
저는 [ ]사람이에요.
Jeoneun [ ] saram-i-eyo.
저는 [ ]살 이에요.
Jeoneun [ ]sal-i-eyo.
I am [number] years old.
제 생일은 [ ] 년 [ ]월 [ ]일 이에요.
Je saengil-eun [ ] nyeon [ ] weol [ ] il i-eyo.
My birthday is on [day] [month] [year].
네, 저는 형제자매가 있어요.
Ye, jeoneun hyeongjejamaega isseoyo.
Yes, I have siblings.
아니요, 저는 형제자매가 없어요.
Aniyo, jeoneun hyeongjejamaega eobseoyo.
No, I have no siblings.
저는 [ ]명의 형제자매가 있어요.
Jeoneun [ ]myeongeui hyeongjejamaega isseoyo.
I have [number] siblings.
예, 저는 [ ]명의 아이들이 있어요.
Ye, jeoneun [ ]myeongeui aideul-i isseoyo.
Yes, I have [number] children.
Yes, I'm married.
No, I'm single.
제 주소는 [ ]이에요.
Je juson-eun [ ]i-eyo.
My address is [your address].
저희 집 전화번호는 [ ]에요.
Jeoheui jib jeonhwabeonhoneun [ ]eyo.
My telephone number is [your number].
제 핸드폰 번호는 [ ]에요.
Je haendeupon beonhoneun [ ]eyo.
My cell phone number is [your number].
제 여권 번호는 [ ]에요.
Je yeogweon beonhoneun [ ]eyo.
My passport number is [your number].
Date of birth
Cell phone number
That's it for today's lesson.
Here are a few recommended Korean lessons to try next!
- What about describing other people in Korean? Check this Korean lesson out.
- Imagine you’re traveling in Seoul and you need to ask for directions in Korean.
- Talking about your emotions in Korean is a great way to connect with Koreans.
Anyoung hee gaseyo!
Sujung Lee: Rocket Korean
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