This 14th lesson deals with the past tense in Korean. In addition I included a vocabulary list about colors, as well as some basic phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Korean Classes.
Below is a list of 15 sentences conjugated into the past tense. I focused on the examples you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Korean, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
|I saw you||저는 당신을 봤습니다 [jeoneun dangsin-eul bwassseubnida]|
|I wrote with a pen||저는 펜으로 썼습니다 [jeoneun pen-eulo sseossseubnida]|
|You loved apples||당신은 사과들을 좋아했습니다 [dangsin-eun sagwadeul-eul joh-ahaessseubnida]|
|You gave money||당신은 돈을 주었습니다 [dangsin-eun don-eul jueossseubnida]|
|You played tennis||당신은 테니스를 쳤습니다 [dangsin-eun teniseuleul chyeossseubnida]|
|He read (past tense) a book||그는 책을 읽었습니다 [geuneun chaeg-eul ilg-eossseubnida]|
|He understood me||그는 나를 이해했습니다 [geuneun naleul ihaehaessseubnida]|
|She had a cat||그녀는 고양이를 가졌었습니다 [geunyeoneun goyang-ileul gajyeoss-eossseubnida]|
|She knew my friend||그녀는 제 친구를 알았습니다 [geunyeoneun je chinguleul al-assseubnida]|
|We wanted to learn||우리는 배우고 싶었습니다 [ulineun baeugo sip-eossseubnida]|
|We thought Spanish is easy||우리는 스페인어가 쉽다고 생각했습니다 [ulineun seupein-eoga swibdago saeng-gaghaessseubnida]|
|You (plural) worked here||당신들은 여기서 일했습니다 [dangsindeul-eun yeogiseo ilhaessseubnida]|
|You (plural) spoke French||당신들은 프랑스어를 썼습니다 [dangsindeul-eun peulangseueoleul sseossseubnida]|
|They drove a car||그들은 차를 운전했습니다 [geudeul-eun chaleul unjeonhaessseubnida]|
|They smiled||그들은 웃었습니다 [geudeul-eun us-eossseubnida]|
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Below is a list of 18 words and expressions related to colors.
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Finally, here are some common sentences to strengthen your conversation skills. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Korean Phrases page. Enjoy!
|Black is his favorite color||검정은 제가 가장 좋아하는 색깔입니다 [geomjeong-eun jega gajang joh-ahaneun saegkkal-ibnida]|
|I have black hair||제 머리는 검은색입니다. [je meolineun geom-eunsaeg-ibnida.]|
|Red is not his favorite color||빨강은 그가 가장 좋아하는 색깔입니다 [ppalgang-eun geuga gajang joh-ahaneun saegkkal-ibnida]|
|She drives a yellow car||그녀는 노란 차를 운전합니다 [geunyeoneun nolan chaleul unjeonhabnida]|
|The sky is blue||하늘이 파랗습니다. [haneul-i palahseubnida.]|
|Your cat is white||당신의 고양이는 하얗습니다 [dangsin-ui goyang-ineun hayahseubnida]|
|I enjoyed myself very much||얼 것 같아요 [eol geos gat-ayo]|
|I agree with you||추워요 [chuwoyo]|
|Are you sure?||더워요 [deowoyo]|
|Be careful!||그저 그래요/보통이에요 [geujeo geulaeyo/botong-ieyo]|
|Would you like to go for a walk?||공휴일 소원 [gonghyuil sowon]|
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Congratulations! You finished your 14th lesson in Korean about the past tense, and a vocabulary list about colors. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Korean Lesson 15. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Korean homepage.