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Korean is a difficult language to learn, with complicated grammar rules
It can be difficult to grasp and an alphabet that is unfamiliar to most people. But the unique challenges of Korean are what make it so interesting! We are going to delve into the complexities of this beautiful language today.
Korean is a language that uses 한글 (Hangeul), which is an alphabet with 24 letters. The most important thing to know about Hangeul is that it’s not like the Latin script you might be used to from other languages, and as such requires more time for learning. With this in mind, we recommend starting by memorizing all of the consonants first before moving on to vowels.
In addition to Hangeul being difficult because it looks different than what you are probably used to, there are also many grammatical rules unique in Korean that can trip up people who have learned other languages beforehand or speak them natively!
Korean has a complicated set of rules for when to use grammatical markers like “이다” and “가.”
This is because Korean, written in hanja (Chinese characters) was influenced by Chinese grammar conventions as well as the languages that came through China after it became an international hub during its dynastic period.
These influences were largely felt on sentence structure: some structures are common across both languages while others have evolved differently over time. This means that you need to know which type of wording or structure you’re actually using before making any assumptions about how a word should be used together with another phrase/word and if one should precede the other.
It’s not all doom and gloom
This is also why Korean has numerous cases where one word can either precede or follow the other, depending on what you’re trying to express and how formal/informal your language situation is at that point in time for instance, if two people are conversing casually it might be more appropriate for “그럼” or “아니면” to come before the verb as opposed to after it (as would happen during a more business meeting).
But don’t worry! It’s not all doom and gloom: some of these grammatical markers have become so deeply engrained into everyday speech that almost everyone understands them without needing any previous practice.