Level 1 Lesson 10 / have, don’t have, there is, there isn’t / 있어요, 없어요

In this lesson, you can learn how to say that you have something or that something exists in Korean. The expression 있어요 [i-sseo-yo] can mean both “have” and “exist” and the opposite expression, 없어요 [eop-seo-yo] can mean both “don’t have” and “don’t exist.” Listen to the lesson to find out how to use them in real-life context. And as always, if you have any questions at all, please feel free to ask us in the comment for this lesson! 감사합니다.

You can download both the PDF lesson notes and the MP3 audio track for this lesson below, and if you want to learn with our various textbooks and workbooks, you can get them on our online bookstore at MyKoreanStore.com. If you have any questions about this lesson, please leave us comments below!

Download PDF

Download MP3

Go to the Grammar Curriculum page to see all of our grammar lessons.

Level 1 Lesson 10 / have, don’t have, there is, there isn’t / 있어요, 없어요
Tagged on:                                 
  • 카린

    If I want to say “I want to have this.” can I say it like this?
    이거 있고 싶어요.

  • may

    Talk to me in Korean 은 재미 없어요 ㅋㅋㅋ

  • Yusra Mj

    ㅎㅎ 재미 있어요. 감사합니다..^^

  • 소녀시대 재미있어요.

  • Nekoprince

    If want to say “that person has time but he isnt fun” is it 그 사람은 시가 있어요 근데 재미없어요.

    • shalmi_315

      i am not sure its right but would
      ” jeo saram-i sigan isseyo kunde chaemil opseyo! ” someone correct me if i am wrong please

  • Is this sentence correct?
    나는 누나가 없어요.
    Can we conjugate verbs in 요 form when we use 나?

  • Katja Vajserman

    But if you want to say “This is fun” can’t you just say 이거 재미예요? Or do you have to say 이거 재미있어요?

  • MadChil

    TTMIK 재미있어요 🙂
    TTMIK 선생님 재미있어요 ^^


  • bardmain001

    TTMIK 재미있어요

  • bmwcksn

    Are the two guests staying for the upcoming podcasts too? I feel like now there are too many people in it and it makes the dialogue harder to follow.

  • Ranggala Adika

    I think James is only a nick name.

  • Nichole Marcela Rojas Chaverra

    Thank you for these lessons! The way ypu both teach us is excellent! Thank you very much! Greatings from Colombia!

  • Eduard Oltean Themlghamster

    How do you say i want to have this?