Korean Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

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In this 18th lesson we will explore the Korean adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use 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.


In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that 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.

Adverbs List in Korean

Adverbs Korean Audio
Already이미 [imi]
Immediately바로/즉시 [balo/jeugsi]
Last night지금 [jigeum]
Later오늘 [oneul]
Next week다음 주 [da-eum ju]
Now어제 [eoje]
Soon곧 [god]
Still아직도 [ajigdo]
This morning나중에 [najung-e]
Today지난 밤 [jinan bam]
Tomorrow오늘 아침 [oneul achim]
Tonight내일 [naeil]
Yesterday오늘밤 [oneulbam]
Yet아직 [ajig]
Anywhere어디든/아무데나 [eodideun/amudena]
Everywhere모든곳/어디나 [modeungos/eodina]
Here여기 [yeogi]
There저기/거기 [jeogi/geogi]
Almost함께 [hamkke]
Alone실제로/진짜로 [siljelo/jinjjalo]
Carefully매우/아주 [maeu/aju]
Quickly신중하게 [sinjunghage]
Really천천히 [cheoncheonhi]
Slowly거의 [geoui]
Together혼자 [honja]
Very빨리 [ppalli]
Always항상/늘 [hangsang/neul]
Never결코/절대 [gyeolko/jeoldae]
Rarely드물게 [deumulge]
Sometimes가끔/때로는 [gakkeum/ttaeloneun]

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Korean sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Korean Adverbs in a Sentence

English Korean Audio
Do you like it here?여기 마음에 드세요? [yeogi ma-eum-e deuseyo?]
See you later!나중에 봐! [najung-e bwa!]
Thank you very much!정말 고마워! [jeongmal gomawo!]
I really like it!어디? [eodi?]


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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Korean

Animals Korean Audio
Animal동물 [dongmul]
Bear곰 [gom]
Bird새 [sae]
Butterfly나비 [nabi]
Cat고양이 [goyang-i]
Cow암소 [amso]
Dog개 [gae]
Donkey당나귀 [dangnagwi]
Eagle독수리 [dogsuli]
Elephant코끼리 [kokkili]
Farm농장 [nongjang]
Forest숲 [sup]
Goat염소 [yeomso]
Horse말 [mal]
Insect곤충 [gonchung]
Lion사자 [saja]
Monkey원숭이 [wonsung-i]
Mosquito모기 [mogi]
Mouse쥐 [jwi]
Rabbit토끼 [tokki]
Sheep (plural)양들 [yangdeul]
Snake뱀 [baem]
Spider거미 [geomi]
Tiger호랑이 [holang-i]


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Daily Conversation in Korean

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Korean Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Korean

English Korean Audio
Do you have any animals?동물을 좋아하나요? [dongmul-eul joh-ahanayo?]
Do you sell dog food?개를 파시나요? [gaeleul pasinayo?]
I have a dog저는 개를 좋아해요 [jeoneun gaeleul joh-ahaeyo]
Monkeys are funny원숭이들은 웃겨요 [wonsung-ideul-eun usgyeoyo]
She likes cats저는 고양이들을 좋아해요 [jeoneun goyang-ideul-eul joh-ahaeyo]
Tigers are fast호랑이들은 빨라요 [holang-ideul-eun ppallayo]
Bad나빠 [nappa]
Happy행복해 [haengboghae]
Sad슬퍼 [seulpeo]
Thank you!고마워! [gomawo!]
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")천만에 [cheonman-e]
Have a nice day!좋은 하루 보내! [joh-eun halu bonae!]
Good night!잘 자! [jal ja!]
Have a good trip!즐거운 여행 되세요 [jeulgeoun yeohaeng doeseyo]
It was nice talking to you!대화 즐거웠어요! [daehwa jeulgeowoss-eoyo!]

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Korean. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Korean about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Korean Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Korean homepage.

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