Korean Lesson 8 (Pronouns and Travel)

Duration: 30 mins

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The 8th lesson contains the Korean pronouns including the subject, object and possessive forms. In addition, you will find a vocabulary list about travel and finally some general common 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.


Pronouns are a must to learn because they are part of almost every sentence. They make up about 20% of the daily language use which includes the subject, object and possessive pronoun. If there is an lesson you should NOT skip, this would be one of them.

We will start with the subject pronouns since it's the most used of the 4 forms 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.

Subject Pronouns in Korean

Pronouns Korean Audio
I나는 [geuneun]
You너는 [geunyeoneun]
He그는 [ulineun]
She그녀는 [dangsindeul-eun/neohuideul-eun]
We우리는 [geudeul-eun]
You (plural)당신들은/너희들은 [naneun dangsin-eul salanghabnida]
They그들은 [geunyeoneun aleumdawoyo]
I love you나는 당신을 사랑합니다 [geudeul-eun chum-eul chugoiss-eoyo]
She is beautiful그녀는 아름다워요 [ulineun haengboghaeyo]
They are dancing그들은 춤을 추고있어요 [naleul]
We are happy우리는 행복해요 [neoleul]

Object pronouns are another important one you should make sure you master.

Object Pronouns in Korean

Pronouns Korean Audio
Me나를 [geuleul]
You너를 [geunyeoleul]
Him그를 [ulileul]
Her그녀를 [neohuideul-eul/dangsindeul-eul]
Us우리를 [geudeul-eul]
You (plural)너희들을/당신들을 [ulihante jeonhwa jom jullaeyo?]
Them그들을 [dangsin hyudaepon beonho juseyo]
Can you call us?우리한테 전화 좀 줄래요? [nae imeil galeuchyeojulgeyo]
Give me your phone number당신 휴대폰 번호 주세요 [na-ege jeonhwahalago geuege malhaeyo]
I can give you my email내 이메일 가르쳐줄게요 [naui]
Tell him to call me나에게 전화하라고 그에게 말해요 [neoui]

Now we will discuss the possessive pronoun also called possessive determiners which is very straight forward and self explanatory. You use it when you want to express that something belongs to you but usually it comes before a noun.

Possessive Pronouns Korean

Pronouns Korean Audio
My나의 [geuui]
Your너의 [geunyeoui]
His그의 [uliui]
Her그녀의 [dangsindeul-ui/neohuideul-ui]
Our우리의 [geudeul-ui]
Your (plural)당신들의/너희들의 [geuui imeil-eun...ibnida]
Their그들의 [naui hyudaepon beonhoneun...ibnida]
His email is...그의 이메일은...입니다 [uliui kkum-eun seupein-eul bangmunhaneun geos-ibnida]
My phone number is...나의 휴대폰 번호는...입니다 [geudeul-ui nalaneun aleumdawoyo]
Our dream is to visit Spain우리의 꿈은 스페인을 방문하는 것입니다 [naui geos/naegeos]
Their country is beautiful그들의 나라는 아름다워요 [neoui geos/dangsin-ui geos]


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As for the possessive case of the pronoun, it is used differently because it does not have to come before a noun. Check out the examples!

Possessive Case of the Pronoun in Korean

Pronouns Korean Audio
Mine나의 것/내것 [geuui geos]
Yours너의 것/당신의 것 [geunyeoui geos]
His그의 것 [uliui geos]
Hers그녀의 것 [neohuideul-ui geos/dangsindeul-ui geos]
Ours우리의 것 [geudeul-ui geos]
Yours (plural)너희들의 것/당신들의 것 [i pen dangsingeoyeyo?]
Theirs그들의 것 [i chaeg-eun naui geos-ibnida]
Is this pen yours?이 펜 당신거예요? [i sinbaldeul-eun geunyeoui geos-ibnida]
The book is mine이 책은 나의 것입니다 [seunglineun uli geos]
The shoes are hers이 신발들은 그녀의 것입니다 [bihaeng-gi]
Victory is ours승리는 우리 것 [gonghang]

Vocabulary List about Travel

Below is a list of 31 words and expressions related to travel such as means of transportation, lodging and tourism. If you memorize them by heart, you will be able to get around the country and ask for directions much easier than if you did not.

Travel List in Korean

Travel Korean Audio
Airplane비행기 [beoseu]
Airport공항 [beoseu jeonglyujang]
Bus버스 [jadongcha]
Bus station버스 정류장 [bihaeng-gi]
Car자동차 [sa-eobcha]
Flight비행기 [jeulgileo]
For business사업차 [annaeso]
For pleasure즐기러 [hotel]
Help Desk안내소 [suhwamul]
Hotel호텔 [jucha]
Luggage수화물 [yeogwon]
Parking주차 [yeyag]
Passport여권 [taegsi]
Reservation예약 [pyo]
Taxi택시 [yeohaenghada]
Ticket표 [gwangwang]
To travel여행하다 [gicha]
Tourism관광 [gichayeog]
Train (noun)기차 [dangsingwa hamkke yeonseubhaedo doelkkayo?]
Train station기차역 [myeoch sal iseyo?]
By train당신과 함께 연습해도 될까요? [jeoneun (seumul,seoleun..) sal-ieyo]
By car몇 살 이세요? [gyeolhonhasyeoss-eoyo?/gihon-iseyo?]
By bus저는 (스물,서른..) 살이에요 [janyeoga issnayo?]
By taxi결혼하셨어요?/기혼이세요? [sin-yongkadeu doenayo?]
By airplane자녀가 있나요? [igeo eolmayeyo?]


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Daily Conversation in Korean

Finally, a list of sentences that you might need or see often. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Korean Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Korean

English Korean Audio
Do you accept credit cards?신용카드 되나요? [yeyaghaess-eoyo]
How much will it cost?이거 얼마예요? [chaleul billigo sip-eoyo]
I have a reservation예약했어요 [jeoneun yeogi sa-eobcha/yeohaengcha issseubnida]
I'd like to rent a car차를 빌리고 싶어요 [jali issnayo?]
I'm here on business / on vacation.저는 여기 사업차/여행차 있습니다 [bwayo]
Is this seat taken?자리 있나요? [seodulleoyo]
It was nice meeting you봐요 [mwo?]
Take this! (when giving something)서둘러요 [eodi?]
Do you like it?뭐? [myeoch siyeyo?]
I really like it!어디? [yeolsiyeyo]
I'm just kidding몇 시예요? [igeo juseyo]
I'm hungry열시예요 [eotteohge?]
I'm thirsty이거 주세요 [mueos-eul?]

Fun Facts

Language Quote: Approximately one new word is added to the English language every two hours and around 4,000 new words are added to the English dictionary every year..

Congratulations! You finished your 8th lesson in Korean about the pronouns, and travel expressions. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Korean Lesson 9. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Korean homepage.

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