How to form simple sentences in Korean

How to form simple sentences in Korean

You want to learn how to form simple sentences in Korean? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Korean lessons complete with useful examples. The house is big, the book is old... we make forming simple Korean sentences easy.

Simple Korean sentences

In a typical sentence in Korean which uses the verb 'to be', the verb is placed at the end of the sentence. The verb 'to be' is '-ayo|-oyo' in both the singular and the plural.


Sonyonön yeppoyo.
The girl is pretty.
Sonyonön himseyo.
The girl is strong.
Sonyonön göloyo.
The girl is lazy.
Sonyonön jinöngjogieyo.
The girl is smart.
Sonyonön koyo.
The girl is big.
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Linguists are uncertain whether Korean belongs to the Altaic language family or whether it is a language isolate, unrelated to any other language. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Korean would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Korean

Learn to get by in Korean with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Korean greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Gwenčana ?
Everything okay ?
Hello !
Jal jine ?
How are you doing ?
Hwangyong hamnida
Welcome !
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You can learn Korean in just 9 easy steps.

If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Korean in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Korean learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Korean in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Korean.

Step 10 : Simple sentences in Korean

You've already learned so much in steps 1 to 9 and we'd like to help you learn even more with this bonus step. Learn the phrases 이것은 책이다, 이것은 의자이다 and 이것은 문이다 (This is a book, This is a chair, This is a door). Then learn the phrases 문은 크다 and 문은 작다 (The door is big, The door is small). And then learn the phrases 문들은 크다 and 문들은 작다 (The doors are big, The doors are small). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about simple Korean sentences including useful examples. Take everything you have learned so far and then teach yourself just a few new words each week. In this way, you'll soon be able to say 100's, if not 1000's of short phrases in Korean. Give it a try yourself!

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