Hobbies in Korean

What’s your hobby? How do you ask that in Korean? After this free audio lesson you’ll know how to talk about hobbies in Korean. Whether it’s cooking, travelling, listening to music or reading, you’ll learn how to explain what you enjoy doing in your free time.

Talking about shared interests is a great way to establish common ground. Being able to talk about yourself and ask about others in Korean will help you make friends - and make the conversation more interesting!

So tell me about yourself…

How to pronounce hobbies in Korean

Do you enjoy any of the following activities?

Perhaps you’re more of an explorer and enjoy admiring jayun (nature) by deungsan (hiking), kaemping (camping), jajun-guh tagi (cycling) or sooyoung (swimming) in the river.

Are you a sports fan? Do you participate in woondong (sports)? I’m sure you’re familiar with the traditional martial art of taekwondo(tae kwon do).

Have you watched Korean traditional-style wrestling Tsireum accompanied by folk music and dance? Sports can take up much of your time, whether you’re in your home country or elsewhere. yagoo (baseball) has become so popular in Korea that they even have a professional baseball league. Which sports do you enjoy?

You may want to use a few of these words:

Are you creatively minded? Perhaps you enjoy expressing your feelings and ideas artistically through one of the following art forms:

Hobbies in Korean

Do you play a akgi (musical instrument)? Even if you don’t, it’s never too late to try one of these akgi:

So, tell me “Maw hagireul jowa haseyo?” (What do you like to do?) Choom jowa haseyo? Do you like dancing? To say you like some activity, just add jowahaeyo. to your choice of interest or hobby.

Here are some useful expressions:

That’s it for this lesson!

Here are a few recommended Korean lessons to try next!

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