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Positions in School

Positions in School
English Korean Pronunciation Korean
Principal gyo-jang seon-saeng-nim 교장 선생님
Vice Principal gyo-gam seon-saeng-nim 교감 선생님
Head Teacher bu-jang seon-saeng-nim 부장 선생님
Teacher seon-saeng-nim 선생님
Student hak-saeng 학생
Boy Student nam-hak-saeng 남학생
Girl Student yeo-hak-saeng 여학생
Director of Administration Department haeng-jeong sil-jang nim 행정 실장님

Facilities in School

Facilities in School
English Korean Pronunciation Korean
Classroom gyo-sil 교실
Teacher's Room gyo-mu-sil 교무실
Administration Office (Room) haeng-jeong-sil 행정실
Cafeteria sik-dang 식당
Restroom hwa-jang-sil 화장실
Language Lab eo-hak-sil 어학실
Science Lab gwa-hak-sil 과학실
Gym che-yuk-gwan 체육관
Auditorium gang-dang 강당
Library do-seo-gwan 도서관
Hallway bok-do 복도
Playground un-dong-jang 운동장
Music Room eum-ak-sil 음악실

Classroom Vocabulary

Classroom Vocabulary
English Korean Pronunciation Korean
Grade (Year) hak-nyeon 학년
First Grade (Year) il-hak-nyeon 1학년
Second Grade (Year) I-hak-nyeon 2학년
Third Grade (Year) sam-hak-nyeon 3학년
Fourth Grade (Year) sa-hak-nyeon 4학년
Fifth Grade (Year) o-hak-nyeon 5학년
Sixth Grade (Year) yuk-hak-nyeon 6학년
Class ban
Classroom kyo-sil 교실
Name ireum 이름
Name in Full seong-myeong 성명
Class Leader ban-jang 반장
Vice Class Leader bu-ban-jang 부반장
Attendance Sheet chul-seok-bu 출석부
Absence gyeol-seok 결석
Tardy ji-gak 지각
Early Leave jo-toe 조퇴
Vacation bang-hak 방학
Summer Vacation yeo-reum-bang-hak 여름방학
Winter Vacation gyeo-ul-bang-hak 겨울방학
Spring Vacation bom-bang-hak 봄방학
Lesson su-eop 수업
First Period il-gyo-si 1교시
Second Period I-gyo-si 2교시
Third Period sam-gyo-si 3교시
Fourth Period sa-gyo-si 4교시
Fifth Period o-gyo-si 5교시
Sixth Period yuk-gyo-si 6교시
Supplementary Class bo-chung-su-eop 시간외 수업
After School Program bang-gwa-hu-hak-gyo 방과후 학교
Lunch Time jeom-sim-si-gan 점심시간
Break time swi-neun-si-gan 쉬는 시간
Snack gan-sik 간식
Blackboard chil-pan 칠판
Chalk bun-pil 분필
Evaluation pyeong-ga 평가
Test si-heom 시험
Homework/Assignment suk-je 숙제
Transcript seong-jeok-pyo 성적표
Textbook gyo-gwa-seo 교과서
Subject gwa-mok 과목
Pencil yeon-pil 연필
Pen Pen
Book chaek
Eraser ji-u-gae 지우개
English yeong-eo 영어
Korean guk-eo 국어
Math su-hak 수학
Science gwa-hak 과학
Music eum-ak 음악
Gym (P.E.) che-yook 체육
Art mi-sul 미술

Countries

Countries
English Korean Pronunciation Korean
Korea han-guk 한국
South Korea nam-han 남한
North Korea buk-han 북한
America mi-guk 미국
England yeong-guk 영국
ireland aillaendeu 아일랜드
Australia ho-ju 호주
New Zealand nyujillaendeu 뉴질랜드
Canada kaenada 캐나다
South Africa nam-a-gong 남아공
Japan il-bon 일본
China jung-guk 중국

Everyday Conversation

Everyday Conversation
English Korean Pronunciation Korean
Hello anyeong-haseyo 안녕하세요?
Nice to meet you mannaseo bangapseumnida 만나서 반갑습니다
Good-bye (if you're staying) anyeonghi gaseyo 안녕히 가세요
Good-bye (if you're leaving) anyeonghi geseyo 안녕히 계세요
Good-night anyeonghi jumuseyo 안녕히 주무세요
See you next time da-eum-ae bwayo 다음에 봐요
Good Luck haeng-uneul bil-eoyo 행운을 빌어요
I don't speak Korean hangukmal mot-haeyo 한국말 못해요
Do you speak English? yeong-eo haljul aseyo 영어 할 줄 아세요?
I don't know mollayo 몰라요
I do not understand ihaega angayo 이해가 안가요
could you repeat that? dasi malsseumhae juseyo 다시 말씀해 주세요
could you speak more slowly, please? cheoncheonhi malsseumhae juseyo 천천히 말씀해 주세요
What does that mean? museun ddeusi-eyo? 무슨 뜻이에요?
Could you write it down for me, please? jeokeio jusi getseoyo? 적어주시겠어요?