Korean Pronunciation Practice

You have mastered Korean language script Hangeul, its sounds and the syllable structure of Korean. Now you can read almost any Korean text with perfect accuracy. Before moving to Korean grammar and other advanced stuff let’s practice what we have learnt till now.

The following words are commonly used for the name of places, brand, restaurants, foods and alike. You should know what most of these words mean if you sound them out correctly. The Koreanized version of sounds of the following noun is mostly borrowed from the English language and hence it differs from its original English pronunciation. The written form as well as the oral form are almost fixed and should be used accordingly. If it doesn’t make sense at first, try saying it a little faster.  Don’t forget to check the correct English counterparts of the words provide separately. Have fun! [Read more…]

Korean Pronunciation Rules

As I said in previous lessons, Korean words are not always pronounced as they are written. Often the pronunciations of letters change according to various rules. The good thing is that these sound changes make the words easy to pronounce. To learn the perfect Korean pronunciation, it is necessary to understand these pronunciation rules. Here in this lesson we will see 6 main pronunciation rules of Korean languages. There are a  few more small rules and exceptions but we will see them later in the course.  [Read more…]