Korean Conversation – Meeting Someone & Self Introduction 

 October 8, 2017

By  Satish Satyarthi

안녕하세요 !!

In this lesson we'll learn how to introduce yourself in Korean how to have a conversation when you meet someone for the first time. So basically how to tell your name, your profession, nationality, etc.

Let's look at the following conversation between Rahul and Kim Soo-Jin in Korean and English :

( Watch the video for full explanation. )

라훌 - 안녕하세요 저는 라훌입니다

Rahul - Hello ! I am Rahul. 

김수진 - 안녕하세요 ! 제 이름은 김수진입니다.

Kim Soo-Jin - Hello ! My name is Kim Soojin

라훌 - 만나서 반갑습니다 ! 수진 씨.

Rahul - Nice to meet you, Ms. Soojin.

김수진 - 저도 반갑습니다

Kim Soo-Jin - Nice to meet you too. 

라훌 - 수진 씨는 한국 사람입니까 ?

Rahul - Are you Korean ?

김수진 - 네. 저는 한국 사람입니다. 라훌 씨는 어느 나라

사람입니까 ?

Kim Soo-Jin - Yes. I am Korean. Rahul, where are you from ?

라훌 - 저는 인도 사람입니다. 학생입니다.

Rahul - I am Indian. I am a student. 

김수진 - 저는 선생님입니다. 

Kim Soo-Jin - I am a teacher.

라훌 - 또 만나요. 안녕히 가세요.

Rahul - See you again. Goodbye.

김수진 - 안녕히 가세요.

Kim Soo-Jin - Goodbye.

Vocabulary to remember :-
  • Hello - 안녕하세요 - Annyeong-haseyo 
  • Name - 이름 - Irum 
  • To meet - 만나다 - Man-na-da 
  • Mr/Ms/Mrs - 씨 - Ssi 
  • Korean - 한국 사람 - Hanguk Saram 
  • Indian - 인도 사람 - Indo Saram 
  • Student - 학생 - Haksaeng 
  • Teacher - 선생님 - Son-saeng nim
  • Again - 또 - tto
  • Goodbye - 안녕히 가세요 - Annyeong-hi-khaseyo.

Please leave your comments below.

Thank you. 

Satish Satyarthi


I am Satish, a Korean language learner and educator. I did my Bachelors degree in Korean language from JNU, Delhi and Masters degree in Korean Language Education from Seoul National University, South Korea. and an M.Phil. in Korean from JNU. I have a passion for education and technology. I have been involved in Korean language education and research for more than 10 years and have trained hundreds of Korean language learners across the globe, online and in physical classrooms.

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