일 과  (Lesson 1)

Hangul Alphabets and the Sounds

 

Listen to the sounds for each consonant and vowel while looking at the tables below. Look at the way the consonants and vowels are written.   

 

How to Write Korean Letters Video 

http://www.showme.com/sh/?h=Ukd12Bc

 

자음 (Consonants):

 

Simple Consonants

Korean Consonant Consonant Sound Audio
/g/
/n/
/d/
/r/
/m/
/b/
/s/
/ŋ/
/j/

Aspirated Consonants

Korean Consonant Consonant Sound Audio
/ch/
/k/
/t/
/p/
/h/

Tense Consonants

Korean Consonants Consonant Sound Audio
/kk/
/tt/
/pp/
/ss/
/zz/

Note: The consonant ‘ㅇ’ is silent when used as an initial syllable. However, when used as a final consonant (called “Batchim”), ‘ㅇ’ is pronounced with an /-ng/ sound.

 

모음 (Vowels):

Simple Vowels

Korean Vowels Vowel Sound Audio
 /a/
 /Λ/
 /o/
 /u/
 /Ŭ/
 /i/
 ㅐ  /e/
 ㅔ  /e/

Y + vowel

Korean vowels Vowel sound Audio
/ya/
/yΛ/
/yo/
/yu/
/ye/
/ye/

W + vowel

Korean vowel Vowel sound Audio
/wa/
/we/
/we/
/wΛ//
/we/
/wi/

Reading Practice:

Use the consonants and vowels that you have learned so far to read the following words.  Audio for the following words is below.

 

1) 지도 map                2) 아버지 father            3) 어머니 mother

4) 가지 eggplant       5) 비 rain                       6) 포도  grape

7) 바다 sea                 8) 나무 tree                   9) 우비 raincoat

10) 소리 sound         11) 차 tea/ car               12) 소 cow

13) 주소 address      14) 하나 one                   15) 미소 smile

16) 노래 song            17) 파티 party                18) 드라마 drama

 

 Note: The consonant ‘ㅇ’ is silent when used as an initial syllable. However, when used as a final consonant (called “Batchim”), ‘ㅇ’ is pronounced with an /-ng/ sound.

 

 

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