Top 70 Korean Sentences You Need to Know

Why learn Korean sentences?

Because you get to learn new words, phrases and grammar… at the same time. Learning words one at a time is painful. Learning grammar rules one at a time is painful. But Korean sentences give you everything at the same time.

So, if you’re a beginner, this is a good lesson for you.

Top 70 Korean Sentences You Should Know… As a Beginner.

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And if you don’t know them, print this lesson out. Review the Korean sentences until you do know them.

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  • Lesson #1 – Greetings

Korean Greetings & Pleasantries

So, these first few are Korean sentences and phrases that you should know from the start. These include ways to say hello and goodbye in Korean.

  • Hello!
    • 안녕하세요.
      Annyeonghaseyo.
  • Good afternoon.
    • 안녕하세요.
      Annyeonghaseyo.
  • Good morning.
    • 좋은 아침이에요.
      Joeun achimieyo.
  • Good evening.
    • 안녕하세요.
      Annyeonghaseyo.
  • What’s up?
    • 잘 지내?
      jal jinae?
  • Goodbye.
    • 잘 가요.
      Jal gayo.
  • See you later.
    • 나중에 봐요.
      Najunge bwayo.
  • Have a good day.
    • 좋은 하루 되세요. (문장)
      jo-eun halu doeseyo. (munjang)
      Bye bye! 잘가요! (문장) jalgayo! (munjang)
  • Have a good one.
    • 좋은 하루되세요. (문장) j
      o-eun haludoeseyo. (munjang)
  • . Farewell.
    • 잘가요. (문장)
      jalgayo (munjang)
  • I gotta run.
    • 저 가야겠어요. (문장)
      jeo gayage-sseoyo. (munjang)
  • Hey, Sujin, how are you?
    • 어! 수진씨 안녕하세요?
    • eo! sujinssi annyeonghaseyo?
  • Hi, this is Soyeon. I’m in front of the library now.
    • 안녕하세요. 저 김소연인데요, 지금 도서관 앞이에요.
    • annyeonghaseyo. jeo gimsoyeon-indeyo, jigeum doseogwan ap-ieyo.

Korean Introductions & About Yourself

This next section of Korean sentences is all about introducing yourself in Korean.

  • Hello, how do you do? I am Keith. It’s nice to meet you.
    • 안녕하세요? Keith입니다. 처음 뵙겠습니다
    • Annyeonghaseyo? Keith-imnida. Cheoeum boepgesseumnida.
  • Hello. I am Amy.
    • 안녕하세요. 에이미입니다.
    • annyeonghaseyo. eimiimnida.
  • Hello. I am Tim.
    • 안녕하세요, 저는 팀입니다.
      annyeonghaseyo, jeoneun timimnida.
  • What’s your name?
    • 이름이 뭐예요?
      Ireumi mwoyeyo?
  • I’m (name).
    • 저는 …입니다.
      Jeoneun …imnida.
  • My name is Minjun.
    • 제 이름은 민준입니다.
    • Je ireumeun Minjunimnida.
  • It’s nice to meet you.
    • 반가워요.
      Bangawoyo.
  • I’m from South Korea.
    • 한국 사람입니다.
      Hanguk saramimnida.
  • I live in Seoul.
    • 서울에 살고 있습니다.
    • Seoureseo salgo itsseumnida.
  • I’ve been learning Korean for a year.
    • 한국어를 1년 째 공부하고 있습니다.
      Hangugeoreul illyeon jjae gongbuhago itsseumnida.
  • I’m learning Korean at KoreanClass101.com.
    • KoreanClass101.com에서 한국어를 배우고 있습니다.
      Koriankeullaseuwonowondatkeomeseo hangugeoreul baeugo itsseumnida.
  • Hello. it’s nice to meet you.
    • 안녕하세요. 만나서 반갑습니다.
      Annyeonghaseyo. Mannaseo bangapsseumnida.
  • I’m 27 years old.
    • 27살 입니다.
      Seumurilgopsal imnida.
  • I’m a teacher.
    • 교사입니다.
      Gyosaimnida.
  • One of my hobbies is reading.
    • 독서는 제 취미 중 하나입니다.
      Dokseoneun je chwimi jung hanaimnida.
  • I enjoy listening to music.
    • 음악 감상을 즐깁니다.
      Eumak gamsangeul jeulgimnida.

Reasons for Learning Korean

Why are you learning Korean? And do you know how to say that in Korean? These next Korean sentences will give you some reasons to use in Korean conversations.

  • My family comes from a place where the language is spoken.
    • 저희 가족은 그 언어를 사용하는 곳에서 왔어요.
    • Jeohui gajogeun geu eoneoreul sayonghaneun goseseo waseoyo.
  • I love the culture and the people who speak the language.
    • 저는 그 언어를 사용하는 사람들과 문화를 좋아해요.
    • Jeoneun geu eoneoreul sayonghaneun saramdeulgwa munhwareul joahaeyo.
  • I just love learning languages!
    • 저는 그냥 언어 배우기를 좋아해요!
    • Jeoneun geunyang eoneo baeugireul joahaeyo!
  • The language is useful for my job.
    • 그 언어는 제 일에 유용합니다.
    • Geu eoneoneun je ire yuyonghamnida.
  • I live in a country that speaks the language.
    • 저는 그 언어를 사용하는 국가에 살고 있습니다.
    • Jeoneun geu eoneoreul sayonghaneun gukgae salgo itseumnida.
  • I want to open my mind and become more international.
    • 저는 마음을 열고 더 국제적이 되고 싶습니다.
    • Jeoneun maeumeul yeolgo deo gukjejeogi doego sipseumnida.
  • I want to understand my favorite songs, movies and TV shows.
    • 저는 제가 가장 좋아하는 노래, 영화와 티비 쇼를 이해하고 싶어요.
    • Jeoneun jega gajang joahaneun norae, yeonghwawa tibi syoreul ihaehago sipeoyo.
  • I love traveling!
    • 저는 여행을 좋아해요!
    • Jeoneun yeohaengeul joahaeyo!
  • I am learning the language to impress someone.
    • 저는 누군가에게 잘 보이기 위해 그 언어를 배우고 있습니다.
    • Jeoneun nugungaege jal boigi wihae geu eoneoreul baeugo itseumnida.
  • I want to speak to my partner’s family in their language.
    • 저는 제 배우자의 가족과 그들의 언어로 말하고 싶습니다.
    • Jeoneun je baeujaui gajokgwa geudeurui eoneoro malhago sipseumnida.
  • I’ve been learning Korean for 10 years.
    • 10년 동안 한국어를 배웠습니다.
    • Simnyeon dongan hangugeoreul baewotseumnida.
  • I’m learning Korean all by myself.
    • 혼자 한국어를 공부하고 있습니다.
    • Honja hangugeoreul gongbuhago itseumnida.
  • I can memorize around 50 new Korean words a day.
    • 하루에 약 50개의 새로운 한국어 단어를 외울 수 있습니다.
    • Harue yak osipgaeui saeroun hangugeo daneoreul oeul su itseumnida.
  • Korean is fun and easy to learn!
    • 한국어는 재미있고 배우기 쉬워요!
    • Hangugeoneun jaemiitgo baeugi swiwoyo!

Good Korean Questions to Know

If you’re learning Korean sentences, you should also learn some questions as well, no? There are the most common conversational questions.

  • Where is the bathroom?
    • 화장실은 어디에 있습니까?
    • Hwajangsireun eodie isseumnikka?
  • How are you?
    • 어떻게 지내세요?
    • Eotteoke jinaeseyo?
  • How old are you?
    • 몇 살이세요?
    • Myeot sariseyo?
  • What’s your phone number?
    • 전화 번호가 뭐에요?
    • Jeonhwa beonhoga mwoeyo?
  • Where are you from?
    • 어디 출신이세요?
    • Eodi chulsiniseyo?
  • Where do you live?
    • 어디에 사십니까?
    • Eodie sasimnikka?
  • What’s this?
    • 이거 뭐예요?
    • Igeo mwoyeyo?
  • What did you say?
    • 뭐라고 했어요?
    • Mworago haesseoyo?
  • Where do you work?
    • 어디에서 일해요?
    • Eodieseo ilhaeyo?
  • 46. When is your birthday?
    • 생일이 언제예요?
    • Saengiri eonjeyeyo?
  • How long have you been studying Korean?
    • 한국어를 공부한 지 얼마나 됐어요?
    • Hangugeoreul gongbuhan ji eolmana dwaeseoyo?
  • Where did you learn Korean?
    • 한국어를 어디서 배웠습니까?
    • Hangugeoreul eodiseo baewotseumnikka?
  • Have you been to South Korea?
    • 한국에 가본 적이 있습니까?
    • Hanguge gabon jeogi itseumnikka?
  • Do you like Korean food?
    • 한국 음식을 좋아합니까?
    • Hanguk eumsigeul joahamnikka?
  • Would you like to hang out with me?
    • 저랑 데이트하실래요?
    • Jeorang deiteuhasillaeyo?
  • What time shall we meet tomorrow?
    • 내일 몇 시에 만날까요?
    • Naeil myeot sie mannalkkayo?
  • Where shall we meet?
    • 어디서 만날까요?
    • Eodiseo mannalkkayo?
  • Do you speak English?
    • 영어 할 줄 아세요?
    • Yeongeo hal jjul aseyo?
  • How much is this?
    • 얼마입니까?
    • Eolmaimnikka?

Fun & Useful Korean Sentences

This last batch of Korean sentences are just some other useful things you need to know.

  • Thank you!
    • 고마워요.
      Gomawoyo.
  • Excuse me.
    • 실례합니다.
      Sillyehamnida.
  • Thank you very much.
    • 대단히 감사합니다.
      Daedanhi gamsahamnida.
  • You’re welcome.
    • 괜찮아요
      gwaenchanayo
  • I love you.
    • 사랑해요.
      Saranghaeyo.
  • I’m sorry.
    • 죄송해요.
      Joesonghaeyo.
  • I’ll call you.
    • 전화할게요.
      Jeonhwahalgeyo.
  • I sincerely apologize.
    • 진심으로 사과드립니다.
      Jinsimeuro sagwadeurimnida.
  • It’s my fault.
    • 내 잘못이에요.
      Nae jalmosieyo.
  • Don’t give up!
    • 포기하지 마!
      Pogihaji ma!
  • Believe in yourself.
    • 네 자신을 믿어.
      Ne jasineul mideo.
  • Stay strong.
    • 힘내.
      Himnae.
  • You’re number one!
    • 네가 최고야!
      Nega choegoya!
  • The sky’s the limit.
    • 한계란 없어.
      Hangyeran eopsseo.
  • I do not have enough time.
    • 나는 시간이 충분하지 않아.
      Naneun sigani chungbunhaji ana.
  • I have a bad memory.
    • 나는 기억력이 나빠.
      Naneun gieongnyeogi nappa.

Now you know a whole lot of Korean sentences.

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