Using the correct grammar and vocabulary is one of the most difficult and challenging things for Korean language learners. On TOPIK GUIDE blog we try to help you learn Korean grammar and vocabulary in the quickest and easiest way possible.
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Today we're looking at the words which are used differently in honorific and casual/non-honorific speeches.
As you must have noticed while talking to the older people or one's higher in rank than you. There's a different set of vocabulary used while talking about certain things.
This might seem confusing at first for the beginner level learners but after a few practice you'll be able to understand the usage and will be able to use it without any hesitation.
Fortunately there aren't many words to remember so without any delay let's look at the words which are used differently in honorific and informal non-honorific speeches.
*Important: You should never use honorific words for yourself.
To be sick
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Learning Korean can be tricky, especially when the goal of your learning is conversation. If you’ve ever attempted to speak Korean but were unable to, then hopefully you’ll find this post helpful.
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