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Basic Korean Language Grammar Guide

The Korean grammar rules you must follow and understand to properly speak the Korean language.

Korean Sentence follows the pattern of Subject + Object + Verb but politeness and respect to seniority also play an important part in the Korean language and culture.

Korean Nouns do not have a Gender.

Korean Nouns can be made plural by adding “들” to the end of the word.

Korean Verbs rely on several factors such as tense, aspect, mood, and the social relation to the people you are referring and speaking to.

More information about Korean grammar can be found below.


Korean Grammar Rules

The challenging or confusing part of learning any language.. learning Korean Grammar Rules! The rules you must follow to properly speak the Korean language. But don’t worry about how hard learning Korean Grammar might feel at first. Learning Korean grammar rules is one of the most effective ways to speed up your ability to properly speak the Korean language. Keep in mind this is just a basic introduction to understanding how Korean grammar works.

Korean Grammar Rules: Sentence Structure

• In Korean, the order of the words in a sentence is subject + object + verb.
• Politeness and respect to seniority is a critical part of Korean culture and the Korean Language.

Examples of Korean Sentence
Examples of Korean Sentence

Korean Grammar Rules: Nouns and Pronouns

• Korean Nouns do not have a Gender. Korean Nouns can be made a plural by adding “?”
• Korean Pronouns have honorifics to show respect formally or informally.

Korean Nouns
Korean Nouns

Korean Grammar Rules: Verbs

• Korean Verbs uses three tenses: past, present, and future
• Verbs can change according to the age and/or seniority to the person your speaking to.
• Korean Verbs rely on several factors such as tense, aspect, mood, and the social relation to the people you are referring and speaking to.

Korean Verb Examples
Korean Verb Examples

Korean Grammar Rules: Adjectives

• Korean Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence

Learning Korean grammar rules can be considered the cornerstone of the language and will take some time to learn but creates a sturdy foundation to help you completely learn Korean in no time. Take the time to let these points soak in, then build on them as you continue your Korean studies. Good luck, and have fun learning Korean.

Korean Adjective Examples
Korean Adjective Examples
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