Level 3 Lesson 5 / approximately, about / 쯤, 약, 정도

안녕하세요! In this lesson, we are looking at how to say “about” “approximately” or “around” something. The words we introduce in this lesson are 쯤, 정도 and 약. Listen in to find out how to use them correctly, and if you have any questions, please feel free to leave us comments!

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Level 3 Lesson 5 / approximately, about / 쯤, 약, 정도
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  • Lana

    하루에 약 2시 한국어 공부해요.

    • A.L.

      시간 = hour, 시 = [x] o’clock. You want to say 시간, or else you’re saying that you’re studying Korean at approximately 2 o’clock every day 🙂

    • Lana

      thanks a lot!)

  • 이상민

    약 4시 쯤에 pc방에 가고 5시 쯤에 다시 집에 갔어요. (i went to the pc bang around 4 and came back home around 5)

  • A.L.

    월요일에 8시정도 치과의사 약속 있어요. (<—unfortunately true)

    한국어눈 저 매일 1시간쯤 공부하고 한국 음악을 듣고 있어요. 요즘 좀 바빠요 그렇지 아니면 드라마 보기도 해요.

    • A.L.


  • Trinity Pate

    안녕!! 이 수업 너무 재미있는 거 생각해요!! 그리고 별로 안 어렵고 지루하지 않아요!!
    My practice sentences (including the answer to Kyeong-Un’s question)

    요즘 시험을 치러서 많이 하국어 공부 못 해요. 그런데 지금 끝났어요!! 그래서 하루에 3시간쯤 공부할 거예요. 한국어가 공부하는 거 좋고 TTMIK의 책을 3 개쯤 샀어요.

    A: 산책은 길까요 – I wonder if it is a long walk

    B: 5 마일쯤 이는 거 같아요 – I think it is about five miles

    와! 약 얼마예요!? – Wow! Roughly how much is it?

    이 가방은 저 가방보다 더 비싸요. £55쯤 이거예요 – This bag is cheaper than that bag. This is about £55.

    맞아요?? 너무 감사합니다!!

  • Ha Lam

    아짐에 여섯시쯤 한국어공부해요.
    I learn Korean at about 7 am everyday

    • Duaa