Unit 2: Lessons 26 – 33

Lesson26pictureLesson 26: You have known for a long time how to describe nouns with adjectives. In this lesson, you will be introduced to the very important ~는 것 principle. Using this, you will be able to describe nouns with verbs – as in “the man who is running.” Pay attention, because the concepts you learn in this lesson will be the base for the next 5 – 6 lessons!

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Lesson27pictureLesson 27: In this lesson, you will add to what you learned in Lesson 26 by learning more about the ~는 것 principle. Specifically, you will learn about how to use ~던/었던 to describe nouns in the past tense using verbs and adjectives. You will also see how these can be similar to ~은 것.

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Lesson28PictureLesson 28: In this lesson, you will learn a lot of weird things about ~는 것 that don’t really make sense. Here, you will learn thing that are counter-intuitive, but still very important to know about this principle. For example, you will learn about irregular conjugations, saying “my favorite thing” and other small things that you wouldn’t expect.

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Lesson29Lesson 29: In this lesson, you will learn how to use ~기 and ~ㅁ/음 to make nouns from verbs or adjectives. These work very similarly to the ~는 것 principle, but there are some differences you should be aware of.

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Lesson30aLesson 30: In this lesson, you will learn how to add ~는지, ~ㄴ/은지 and ~ㄹ/을지(도) to sentences to express uncertainty.  Then, you will learn how to indicate that you have been doing something for a certain amount of time.

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Lesson311Lesson 31: In previous lessons, you learned how to add ~는 것 to verbs (and adjectives). In this lesson, you will learn about how to apply ~는 것 to 이다.
Lesson32picLesson 32: In this lesson, you will learn about how to use ~려고 and ~러 in sentences to have the meaning of “for the purpose of/in order to.” You will also learn how to add ~어/아 보다 to verbs to have the meaning of “attempt/try to,” which is often used with the noun ‘적’.
Lesson33picLesson 33: In this lesson, you will learn two common ways to use the noun ‘중’ in Korean. You will learn how to place 중 after a verb with ~는 것 to have the meaning of “I am ___ing.” You will also learn how to place it after multiple nouns to have the meaning of “..of all ___.”
Lessons 26 – 33 Mini Test: Test yourself on what you learned from Lessons 26 to 33! A Mini-Test like this will be uploaded after every eight lessons. Don’t worry if the test doesn’t go so well – this website is here to help you!