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Korean language lesson

  • Korean language lesson #4

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    Welcome back everyone! I’m Kris. Alright, shopping. You like shopping? Okay, let’s go shopping. Things are expensive. We want to make a deal. We want to make a bargain. We don’t have much money. We’re a student. Come on, give me a deal. Give me a discount. We’re going to learn this kind of useful stuff, you know. Everyday Korean. Are you ready? Okay, 1, 2, 3, go, go, go.
    We’re at the store. Woo hoo, wow. What should I buy? Oh, I want that! “I want that. Eolmaeyo?”. You have to ask the clerk, “how much is this?”. In Korean, “Eolmaeyo?”. Oh hey, imo! Do you remember imo? Like the 40-year-old, middle-aged woman. So, there’s an imo here. Don’t call a man imo, only a woman. If it’s a man, “yeogiyo, yeogiyo”. Woman, forty up, “Imo, imo Eolmaeyo? Eolmaeyo? Eolmaeyo?”. Okay, Mr. Cameraman.
    “Eolmaeyo?”.
    Very good. You’ve been practicing. One more time.
    “Eolmaeyo?”.
    Give him a round of applause. Wow, he’s really good. Okay, “Eolmaeyo?”. Alright, you asked how much it was. The imo, she’s like, “omanwon”. It’s a little t-shirt, but it’s 50 000 won. That’s almost 50 dollars, American dollars. Yeah, I’m from America, so American dollars. Wow, that’s expensive. We want to get a discount. What do we do? Let’s say we’re a student. “I’m a student. I’m a student. Haksaengieyo. Haksaengieyo”. You want to look a little desperate, a little sad, you know, show them your heart. “Haksaengieyo”. If you can shed a tear, that’s good. That’s really good. If it’s an imo, like a 40-year-old lady, you’ll get a discount. One hundred percent. Oh yeah, guaranteed, baby. Cameraman?
    “Haksaengieyo”.
    One more time.
    “Haksaengieyo”.
    Oh, what a poor guy. Very good. Okay, “I don’t have any money. I don’t have any money. Don eopseoyo. Don eopseoyo”. “Don”, money, “eopseoyo”, no, don’t have. Don’t have money, “Don eopseoyo”. Look really sad right now, just kind of cute. Cute but sad. Don’t just be sad. It’s got to be a cute sad. “Don eopseoyo”.
    Bonus! This is called “aegyo”. If you throw in the “aegyo”, guaranteed, two hundred percent, they will give you a discount. Of course, don’t trust me. Use your best judgement. Okay, don’t go out there and make a fool out of yourself. But, I trust you guys. You guys are smart. Mr. Cameraman.

    “Don eopseoyo”.
    A little more desperately.
    “Don eopseoyo”.
    Do the “wing wing”.
    “Wing wing”.
    Oh, poor guy, I’ll give you a big discount. Okay, next one. Just ask them, go ahead. Flat out, ask them, “Can I have a discount? Please? Pretty, pretty please. Kkakajuseyo. Imo,” 40-year-old or, you know, middle-aged woman, “Imo, kkakajuseyo. Kkakajuseyo”. You can throw the hearts in there. Heart. Heart. This is the Korean heart. Yeah, the American heart is like this or like this and then the Korean heart. Okay, “Kkakajuseyo. Kkakajuseyo”. Cameraman.
    “Kkakajuseyo”.
    One more time.
    “Kkakajuseyo”.
    Very good, we got the discount. We succeeded. Woo hoo, go party! Yeah, alright guys we’re going to stop right now. I had a lot of fun, hope you did, too. Remember, “Eolmaeyo. Haksaengieyo. Don eopseoyo”. Wing, wing, heart, heart. Remember this, “Kkakajuseyo”. Please, pretty, pretty, please. “Kkakajuseyo”. Okay, I’ll be back next time guys. I hope you had fun, and I’ll see you again. Bye, bye, bye. Turn it off, we’re done. Camera out.