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Master Hangeul, the Korean Alphabet

Hangeul, the Korean alphabet

1. Vowels and consonants

consonants

vowels

2. Korean syllables
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Korean syllables are made in 4 different manners.

(1) (vowel)

( ex.) ,

(2) + (consonant + vowel)

( ex.) ,

(3) + (vowel + consonant)

( ex.) ,

(4) + + (consonant + vowel + consonant)

( ex.) ,

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O before a vowel has no sound value. A syllable is composed in the vertical or horizontal order.

, , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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, , , , , , , , occur on the right side of a consonant whereas , , , , occur under the consonant.

( ex.)

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Vowels

21 10 11 .
The 21 vowels in Hangeul are divided into 10 basic vowels and 11 double vowels.

Basic vowels
. Read and write the following.

letter

sound
value

writing
order

writing

[a]

[ja]

[]

[j]

[o]

[jo]

[u]

[ju]

[]

[i]

1. .

Read the following.


Track

(1)
two

(4)
cucumber

(2)
five

(5)
milk

01

(3)
child

(6)
fox

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2. .

Read the following.

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

3. .

Listen carefully and choose the correct answer.

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

Track

02

Track

03

Double vowels
. Read and write the following.

letter

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sound
value

writing
order

[]

writing

[j]

[e]

[je]

[wa]

[w]

[]

[w]

[we]

[y]

[i]

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1. .

Read the following.

(1)

(2)

yes

Track

06

to memorize

Read the following.

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

3. .

05

(6)

on

2. .

Track

why

(5)

to come

04

(3)

wow

(4)

Track

Listen carefully and choose the correct answer.

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

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