Describe This Picture: Seagulls


Describe This Picture is a lesson series where you can learn new vocabulary words and expressions related to a photograph. Beginner-level learners can learn new words, and intermediate-level learners can pick up new ways to describe things!

Key Sentences

바닷가에 갈매기들이 많이 있어요.
= There are many seagulls on the beach.

갈매기들이 과자를 먹으려고 몰려들고 있어요.
= Seagulls are flocking to eat the snacks.

새들이 과자를 먹으려고 입을 크게 벌리고 있어요.
= Birds are opening their mouths open to eat the snacks.

갈매기들 중 한 마리가 과자를 입에 물었어요.
= One of the seagulls has put a snack in its beak.

모래사장에 사람들이 별로 많지 않고, 아마 날씨가 추운 것 같아요.
= There are not so many people on the beach, and the weather is probably cold.



Key Words

  • 바닷가 seashore, beach
  • 갈매기 seagull
  • 먹다 to eat
  • 몰려들다 to swarm, to flock
  • 새 bird
  • 과자 snack, cracker, cookie, biscuit
  • 입을 벌리다 to open one’s mouth
  • 입을 크게 벌리다 to open one’s mouth wide
  • 마리 counter for animals
  • 입에 물다 to hold something in one’s mouth
  • 모래사장 sandy beach
  • 별로 not particularly
  • 아마 maybe
  • 날씨 weather
  • 날씨가 춥다 the weather is cold


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  • Andrea

    I particularly like Describe This Picture and advanced lessons. I serendipitously saw you on YouTube/ arirang which led me to ttmik and podcast. Keep up the good work. 그리고 제한이 하나 있는데…please cover topics/words when literal translations aren’t normally used. Thanks!

    • Seokjin Jin

      Thank for studying Korean with us and for your suggestion, too. 🙂