Intermediate Grammar #4: ~(으)ㄹ 테니까 “Since it might…you should”

← Previous Full Grammar List Next → ~(으)ㄹ 테니까: Equivalent to “since it might…” or “since he/she might…” Gives a suggestion to the listener A combination of ~(으)ㄹ 터이다 (gives an intention) and ~(으)니까 (expresses a reason) 1st clause: provides a reason for… 2nd clause: …the suggestion or advice Usage: Can also be used at […]

Intermediate Grammar #3: ~(으)ㄹ 텐데 “I would imagine…”

← Previous Full Grammar List Next → ~(으)ㄹ 텐데: Equivalent to “I would imagine…” or “…must be true…” Expresses the expected/intended future state of things Combination of ~(으)ㄹ 터이다 (gives intention) and ~(으)ㄴ/는데 (expresses background info) 1st clause: Strong expectation (“I would imagine…”) 2nd clause: Related or contrary statements (“so/but”) Usage: Can finish a sentence […]

Hangover, American Psycho, Skyfall, & Wrestling. These Korean Expressions just keep getting better. (#8)

Wow! Truly these Korean expressions just keep getting more and more interesting. Today we have (in order): Soccer Gambling (Go-Stop) The Hangover Part II Fighting! (화이팅!) WWE Wrestling’s “Suck it!” Patrick Bateman’s name card (from American Psycho) Skyfall An Asian Games champion (1986) Mustard A headless fish And just for some extra fun, here is […]