With this video course and workbook combination, learning to read and write Korean cannot be easier!
Learning hangeul is the first step when you learn Korean language.
If you want to learn Korean, the first thing you have to do is to learn the Korean writing system, hangeul.
The good news is that it is very easy to learn to read and write basic Korean words and sentences! One day is enough if you spend enough time. Here is the reason why. The letters themselves work as phonetic symbols – they sound almost the same as the pronunciation of Korean language.
This video course teaches non-Korean speakers Korean letters and their sounds with English support. The instructor kindly teaches step by step how to pronounce each letter, how to combine them and how to read Korean syllables, words and sentences.
With Hangeul Workbook accompanied with each lesson, students can practice reading and writing by themselves.
The instructor: Dorothy Nam
Dorothy Nam studied media and communication at Dongkuk University in Korea and used to teach English to Korean students. She learned her English at early age when she lived in Cambridge, England and Vancouver, Canada later. During Yeosu EXPO, she helped many foreign visitors working as an English interpreter. She is currently working for Khaya Media Inc. in PyeongChang.
Have you heard a writing system that was invented?
Hangeul was actually invented and all the information on the process of making hangeul is in a book.
Who made hangeul? A great king Sejong made it.
Throughout this book and series of video lessons, you will be guided to learn to read and write hangeul!!
How vowels & consonants are pronounced?
How can you read the letters?
10 vowels and 5 basic consonants.
how consonants are combined with vowels
가 갸 거 겨 고 교 구 규 그 기
나 냐 너 녀 노 뇨 누 뉴 느 니
마 먀 머 며 모 묘 무 뮤 므 미
사 샤 서 셔 소 쇼 수 슈 스 시
아 야 어 여 오 요 우 유 으 이
Reading words of 10 vowels and 5 consonants (ㄱ,ㄴ,ㅁ,ㅅ,ㅇ)
Now you can read Korean words.
고기, 우유, 오이,뉴스,거미, 아기, 교수, 야구, 소리, 어머니
나, 너, 누나, 가구, 스시, 고구마, 소나무, 미소, 묘기, 오이
Basic rule of writing Korean:Top to bottom & left to right
Learning consonants: ㄷ, ㄹ, ㅂ, ㅈ, ㅋ, ㅌ, ㅍ, ㅊ, ㅎ
How to pronounce these consonants?
How to combine with 10 vowels
다 댜 더 뎌 도 됴 두 듀 드 디
라 랴 머 며 로 료 루 류 르 리
바 뱌 버 벼 보 뵤 부 뷰 브 비
자 쟈 저 져 조 죠 주 쥬 즈 지
카 캬 커 켜 코 쿄 쿠 큐 크 키
타 탸 터 텨 토 툐 투 튜 트 티
파 퍄 퍼 펴 포 표 푸 퓨 프 피
하 햐 허 혀 호 효 후 휴 흐 히
Now you can read more Korean words!!
Review the sound of 10 vowels
ㅏ ㅑ ㅓ ㅕ ㅗ ㅛ ㅜ ㅠ ㅡ ㅣ
Review the sound of 14 consonants
ㄱ ㄴ ㅁ ㅅ ㅇ ㄷ ㄹ ㅂ ㅈ ㅋ ㅌ ㅍ ㅊ ㅎ
Read words of 10 vowels and 14 consonants
지도 부모 모자 요리 기차 도로 나비 여자 커피 아버지
머리 두부 모두 초모 도토리 주스 피아노 스키 포도 기타
Write letters together 하 푸 툐 로 추 비
ㅔ ㅐ ㅖ ㅒ
ㅘ ㅙ ㅚ ㅢ
ㅝ ㅞ ㅟ
가위 돼지 스웨터 의자 더워요
지우개 예약 사과 시계 쇠고기
Writing: 해 녜 퉤 휘 왜 워 과 쇠
Double consonants has tensed sound! ㄲ ㄸ ㅃ ㅆ ㅉ
까 꺄 꺼 껴 꼬 꾜 꾸 뀨 끄 끼
따 땨 떠 뗘 또 뚀 뚜 뜌 뜨 띠
빠 뺘 뻐 뼈 뽀 뾰 뿌 쀼 쁘 삐
싸 쌰 써 쎠 쏘 쑈 쑤 쓔 쓰 씨
짜 쨔 쩌 쪄 쪼 쬬 쭈 쮸 쯔 찌
Final consonants 받침
A syllable has initial, middle, final letter.
All consonants can be final letters except ㄸ ㅃ ㅉ
Sound of final consonants: only 7 sounds
Learn the sound of final consonant ㄴ ㅁ ㄹ ㅇ
Reading: 선물 잉어 전화 마음 쓰레기 여행 열쇠 아빠 찌개 선생님
Writing: 빠 쪼 뜨 꾸 안 녕 불 풍
Final consonants 받침
ㄱ ㅋ ㄲ sounds like / k/
ㅂ ㅍ sounds like /p/
ㅅ ㅈ ㅊ ㄷ ㅌ ㅎ ㅆ all sounds like /t/
Reading words with final consonants
Combined final consonants
1. Pronounce as the first consonant
2. Pronounce as the second consonant
1. Spaces in between words
2. Finish with full stop (.)
3. Questions finish with question mark (?)
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