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Korean is a quick change artist

It occurred to me that Korean is a quick change artist.  I pictured words going into a dressing room, and out they come having changed into a different part of speech. Remember all those Korean dramas that have a make-over … Continue reading

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Grammar

I am getting side tracked by trying to figure out the grammar that is mentioned in passing on the KDA videos.  Examples:  못, ㅁ, ~고. For now, I will have to satisfy myself with short, incomplete comprehension and dig deeper … Continue reading

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그 Conjunction Confusion

I get these words confused: 그래, 그래서, 그러나, 그리고, and 그런데.

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Dictionary skills – How to tell Action Verb vs Descriptive verb (adjective)?

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I want pancakes

A pronoun, an action verb, an adjective, and a noun go out for pancakes in Grammaropolis. It sounds like the start of a joke.  Haha.  How would I say “We want sweet pancakes“? 우리는 달콤한 팬케이크를 갖고 싶어요. Color Key: … Continue reading

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Stative Verb – An example of a dyslexic decoding meaning of non-visual word

This post will talk about my dyslexia.  I will give an example using 형용사.  형용사 hyeongyongsa is translated as adjective,  stative verb, or descriptive verb. First, I will explain a bit about dyslexia as background information, then I will give you a … Continue reading

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Parts of Speech: English vs. Korean

In English, we classify parts of speech as articles, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections. A word can be more than one part of speech. In Korean, they do not have adjectives and prepositions. Instead, adjectives are … Continue reading

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