When people say something unnaturally in Korea, often times, that’s because people try to translate what they would say in their languages directly to Korean.
For the same reason when many people translate, for example, “This place is busy,” or “This restaurant is busy.” from English to Korean, it results in a very unnatural Korean sentence. ”
In this video, Kyung-hwa and Hyojin tell you how NOT to say “This place is busy!” in Korean and, of course, explain how to say it properly as well.
About this series :
When learning a language, we all have experienced that moment when you said something with confidence because you’ve learned the expression or sentence from a book or dictionary, but your friends say it’s not how you say it. Now, don’t worry. In this video series “How NOT To Say…,” we tell you how to say the expressions or phrases you have learned, in the more natural way.