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Classroom Expressions

Classroom Expressions

(1) 책 펴세요.
Chaek pyeoseyo. Open your book.

(2) 잘 들으세요.
Jal deureuseyo. Listen carefully.

(3) 따라 하세요.
Ttara haseyo. Repeat after me. 116 more words

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Consonant assimilation, Tensification, Aspiration and ㅎ weakening

Consonant assimilation

The nasal consonants are ㄴ and ㅁ. To keep pronunciation easy and flowing some consonants get changed before these two consonants as shown below: 214 more words

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Pronouncing Final Consonants

Pronouncing Final Consonants

All the consonants except for ㄸ, ㅃ and ㅉ can be final consonants. However, there are only seven final consonant sounds when pronouncing individual syllables. 80 more words

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Writing and practice

Writing Syllables

Every syllable is written to fit into the same imaginary square box—no matter how many characters are in the syllable. How the box is divided up depends first on the shape of the vowel. 228 more words

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Combined Vowels

Combined Vowels

There are twelve combination vowels:
‘i’ + a, eo, o, u, ae, e

(1) ㅑ ya (as in yard) 야구 baseball

(2) ㅕ yeo (between yawn and young) 여자 female… 69 more words

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Pure Vowels

Pure Vowels

In English there are five pure vowels: ‘a’, ‘e’, ‘i’, ‘o’ and ‘u’. There are also many combination vowels, like ‘ea’ in the word wheat, ‘oi’ in the word noise, and ‘ou’ in house. 169 more words

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Aspirated Consonants and Tensed Consonants

Aspirated Consonants

(1) ㅋ k (as in kite)

(2) ㅌ t (as in tank)

(3) ㅍ p (as in punk)

(4) ㅊ ch (as in cheese) 123 more words

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