TalkToMeInKorean Curriculum

TalkToMeInKorean Curriculum (Level 1 – Level 9)

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Find the lesson list for Level 1 – 9 below (Links available).


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Level 1

Lesson 1 – Hello, Thank you / 안녕하세요, 감사합니다
Lesson 2 – Yes, No, What? / 네, 아니요, 네?
Lesson 3 – Good-bye, See you / 안녕히 가세요, 안녕히 계세요, 안녕
Lesson 4 – I’m sorry, Excuse me / 죄송합니다, 저기요
Lesson 5 – It’s me, What is it? / -이에요/예요
Lesson 6 – What is this?, This is …. / 이거, 이거 뭐예요?
Lesson 7 – This, That, It / 이, 그, 저
Lesson 8 – It’s NOT / 아니에요
Lesson 9 – Topic/Subject marking particles / 은, 는, 이, 가
Lesson 10 – Have, Don’t have, There is, There isn’t / 있어요, 없어요
Lesson 11 – Please give me / 주세요
Lesson 12 – It’s delicious, It tastes awful, Thank you for the food / 맛있어요, 맛없어요, 잘 먹겠습니다, 잘 먹었습니다
Lesson 13 – I want to / -고 싶어요
Lesson 14 – What do you want to do? / 뭐 하고 싶어요?
Lesson 15 – Sino-Korean Numbers / 일, 이, 삼, 사, …
Lesson 16 – Basic Present Tense / -아요, -어요, -여요
Lesson 17 – Past Tense / -았/었/였어요 (했어요)
Lesson 18 – Location-marking Particles / -에/에서
Lesosn 19 – When / 언제
Lesson 20 – Native Korean numbers / 하나, 둘, 셋, 넷, …
Lesson 21 – Negative Sentences / 안, -지 않다, 안 하다, 하지 않다
Lesson 22 – 하다 Verbs
Lesson 23 – Who? / 누구?
Lesson 24 – Why? How? / 왜? 어떻게?
Lesson 25 – From A To B, From C Until D / -에서/부터, -까지
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Level 2

Lesson 1 – Future Tense / -ㄹ/을 거예요, 할 거예요
Lesson 2 – object marking particles / 을, 를
Lesson 3 – And, and then, therefore, so / 그리고, 그래서
Lesson 4 – And, with / 하고, (이)랑
Lesson 5 – Days in a week / 요일
Lesson 6 – But, however / 그렇지만, 그런데
Lesson 7 – “To” someone, “from” someone / 한테, 한테서
Lesson 8 – 시간Telling the time / 한 시, 두 시, 세 시, 네 시 …
Lesson 9 – Counters / 개, 명
Lesson 10 – Present Progressive / -고 있어요
Lesson 11 – Self-introduction / 자기소개
Lesson 12 – What date is it? / 날짜
Lesson 13 – Too, also / -도 – Part 1
Lesson 14 – Too, also / -도 – Part 2
Lesson 15 – Only / -만
Lesson 16 – Very, A bit, Really, Not really, Not at all / 조금, 아주, 정말, 전혀, 별로, 진짜
Lesson 17 – Can, cannot / -ㄹ 수 있다/없다
Lesson 18 – To be good/poor at ~ / 잘 하다/못 하다
Lesson 19 – Making verbs into nouns / -는 것
Lesson 20 – Have to, should, must / -아/어/여야 되다/하다
Lesson 21 – More ~ than ~ / ~보다 더
Lesson 22 – To like / 좋다 vs 좋아하다
Lesson 23 – If, in case / 만약, -(으)면
Lesson 24 – Still, already / 아직, 벌써
Lesson 25 – Something, someday, someone, somewhere / 누군가, 무언가, 어딘가, 언젠가
Lesson 26 – Imperative / -(으)세요
Lesson 27 – Do it for me / -아/어/여 주세요
Lesson 28 – Particle for method, way / -(으)로
Lesson 29 – More, all / 더, 다
Lesson 30 – Don’t do it / -지 마세요
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Level 3

Lesson 1 – Too much or very / 너무
Lesson 2 – Linking verbs with -고 / Verb and Verb / 하고
Lesson 3 – In front of, Behind, On top of, Under, Next to / 앞에, 옆에, 위에, 밑에, 뒤에
Lesson 4 – Shall we … ?, I wonder… / -(으)ㄹ까요?
Lesson 5 – Approximately, About / 쯤, 약, 정도
Lesson 6 – Future tense / -(으)ㄹ 거예요 vs -(으)ㄹ게요
Lesson 7 – Linking verbs / -아/어/여서
Lesson 8 – To look like, To seem like / – 같아요
Lesson 9 – To seem like, To look like (used with verbs) / -ㄴ 것 같아요
Lesson 10 – Before -ing / -기 전에
Lesson 11 – ㅂ irregular / ㅂ 불규칙
Lesson 12 – But still, Nevertheless / 그래도
Lesson 13 – Making adjectives / descriptive verbs + -ㄴ 명사
Lesson 14 – Making adjectives / action verbs + -는/(으)ㄴ/(으)ㄹ + 명사
Lesson 15 – Well then, In that case, If so / 그러면, 그럼
Lesson 16 – Let’s / -아/어/여요 (청유형)
Lesson 17 – In order to, For the sake of / 위하다, 위해, 위해서
Lesson 18 – Nothing but, Only / 밖에 + 부정형
Lesson 19 – After -ing / 다음에
Lesson 20 – Even if, Even though / -아/어/여도
Lesson 21 – Linking verbs / -는데, 명사 + -인데, 형용사 + -ㄴ데
Lesson 22 – Maybe I might… / -(ㅇ)ㄹ 수도 있어요
Lesson 23 – Word builder 1 / 학(學)
Lesson 24 – 르 irregular / 르 불규칙
Lesson 25 – Verb ending / -네요
Lesson 26 – ㄷ irregular / ㄷ 불규칙
Lesson 27 – Politeness Levels / 반말 and 존댓말
Lesson 28 – “Let’s” in casual language / 반말
Lesson 29 – ㅅ irregular / ㅅ 불규칙
Lesson 30 – Word builder 2 / 실(室)

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Level 4

Lesson 1 – The more … the more … / -면 -을수록
Lesson 2 – Do you want to …? / -(으)ㄹ래요?
Lesson 3 – It can’t be … /-(으)ㄹ 리가 없어요, 할 리가 없어요
Lesson 4 – verb ending / -지요/-죠
Lesson 5 – “당신” and “you” / 당신
Lesson 6 – Word builder 3 / 동(動)
Lesson 7 – It’s okay. I’m okay. / 괜찮아요
Lesson 8 – it is okay to…, you don’t have to… / -아/어/여도 돼요, 해도 돼요
Lesson 9 – you shouldn’t…, you’re not supposed to… / -(으)면 안 돼요, 하면 안 돼요
Lesson 10 – among, between / 사이에, 사이에서, 중에, 중에서
Lesson 11 – anybody, anything, anywhere / 아무나, 아무도, 아무거나, 아무것도
Lesson 12 – to try doing something / -아/어/여 보다, 해 보다
Lesson 13 – Word builder 4 / 불(不)
Lesson 14 – sometimes, often, always, never, seldom / 가끔, 자주, 별로, 맨날, 항상
Lesson 15 – any / 아무 Part 2
Lesson 16 – Spacing in Korean / 띄어쓰기
Lesson 17 – Word Contractions – Part 1 / 주격 조사, 축약형
Lesson 18 – most,best (superlative) / 최상급, 최고
Lesson 19 – Less, Not completely / 덜
Lesson 20 – Sentence Building Drill #1
Lesson 21 – Spacing Part 2 / 띄어쓰기
Lesson 22 – Word builder 5 / 장(場)
Lesson 23 – “Word Contractions – Part 2
Lesson 24 – much more, much less / 훨씬
Lesson 25 – -(으)ㄹ + noun (future tense noun group) / -(으)ㄹ + 명사, 할 것
Lesson 26 – -(으)ㄴ + noun (past tense noun group) / -(으)ㄴ + 명사, 한 것
Lesson 27 – I think … (+ future tense) / -(으)ㄴ/(으)ㄹ/ㄴ 것 같다, 한 것 같다, 할 것 같다
Lesson 28 – to become + adjective / -아/어/여지다
Lesson 29 – to gradually/eventually get to do something / -게 되다, 하게 되다
Lesson 30 – Sentence Building Drill #2

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Level 5

Lesson 1 – almost did – -(으)ㄹ 뻔 했다
Lesson 2 – -시- (honorific) / -시-, 하시다
Lesson 3 – Good work / 수고
Lesson 4 – I guess, I assume / -나 보다
Lesson 5 – I guess, I assume – Part 2 / -(으)ㄴ가 보다
Lesson 6 – Word builder 6 / 문(文)
Lesson 7 – as soon as … / -자마자, 하자마자
Lesson 8 – It is about to …, I am planning to … / -(으)려고 하다, 하려고 하다
Lesson 9 – While I was doing …, … and then … / -다가, 하다가
Lesson 10 – (say) that S + be / -(이)라고 + nouns
Lesson 11 – Sentence Building Drill #3
Lesson 12 – Noun + -(이)라는 + Noun / Someone that is called ABC / Someone who says s/he is XYZ
Lesson 13 – Word Builder lesson 7 / 회 (會)
Lesson 14 – -(으)니까, -(으)니 / Since, Because, As
Lesson 15 – At least, Instead, It might not be the best but… / -(이)라도
Lesson 16 – Narrative Present Tense in Korean / -(ㄴ/는)다, 하다 vs 해요 vs 한다
Lesson 17 – Quoting someone in Korean / -(ㄴ/는)다는, -(ㄴ/는)다고
Lesson 18 – Whether or not / -(으)ㄴ/는지
Lesson 19 – to tell someone to do something / Verb + -(으)라고 + Verb
Lesson 20 – Sentence Building Drill #4
Lesson 21 – Word Contractions Part 3 / 이거를 –> 이걸, 축약형
Lesson 22 – Word builder 8 / 식 (食)
Lesson 23 – it seems like … / I assume … / -(으)려나 보다
Lesson 24 – Not A But B, Don’t do THIS but do THAT / 말고, -지 말고
Lesson 25 – Compared to, Relatively / -에 비해서 -ㄴ/은/는 편이다 /
Lesson 26 – Instead of … / 대신에, -는 대신에
Lesson 27 – You know, Isn’t it, You see…, Come on… / -잖아(요)
Lesson 28 – to have no other choice but to … / -(으)ㄹ 수 밖에 없다
Lesson 29 – they said that they had done …, they said that they would … / -았/었/였다고, -(으)ㄹ 거라고
Lesson 30 – Sentence Building Drill 5

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Level 6

Lesson 1 – How about …? / ~ 어때요?
Lesson 2 – What do you think about …? / 어떻게 생각하세요? / 어떤 것 같아요?
Lesson 3 – One of the most … / 가장 ~ 중의 하나
Lesson 4 – Do you mind if I …? / -아/어/여도 돼요?
Lesson 5 – I’m in the middle of …-ing / -는 중이에요
Lesson 6 – Word Builder Lesson 9 / -님
Lesson 7 – One way or the other / 어차피
Lesson 8 – I’m not sure if … / -(으/느)ㄴ지 잘 모르겠어요.
Lesson 9 – While you are at it / -(으)ㄴ/는 김에 /
Lesson 10 – Sentence Building Drill #6
Lesson 11 – I mean… / 그러니까, 제 말 뜻은, -라고요, 말이에요
Lesson 12 – What do you mean? What does that mean? / 무슨 말이에요?
Lesson 13 – Word Builder 10 / 과
Lesson 14 – “/ (slash)” or “and” / -(으)ㄹ 겸
Lesson 15 – the thing that is called, what they call … / -(이)라는 것
Lesson 16 – -겠- (suffix)
Lesson 17 – because, since, let me tell you… / -거든(요)
Lesson 18 – – Or / -거나, -(이)나, 아니면
Lesson 19 – to improve, to change, to increase / -아/어/여지다 Part 2
Lesson 20 – Sentence Building Drill #7
Lesson 21 – Passive Voice in Korean – Part 1
Lesson 22 – Word Builder 11 / 무
Lesson 23 – Passive Voice – Part 2
Lesson 24 – I DID do it, I DO like it / -기는 하다
Lesson 25 – Easy/difficult to + V / -기 쉽다/어렵다
Lesson 26 – I thought I would …, I didn’t think you would … / -(으)ㄴ/ㄹ 줄 알다
Lesson 27 – can, to be able to, to know how to / -(으)ㄹ 수 있다, -(으)ㄹ 줄 알다
Lesson 28 – it depends on … / -에 따라 달라요
Lesson 29 – sometimes I do this, sometimes I do that / 어떨 때는 -고, 어떨 때는 -아/어/여요
Lesson 30 – Sentence Building Drill #8

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Level 7

Lesson 1 – I see that …, I just realized that … / -(는)구나 / -(는)군요
Lesson 2 – to pretend to + V / -(으/느)ㄴ 척/체 하다
Lesson 3 – to be doable/understandable/bearable / -(으)ㄹ 만하다
Lesson 4 – like + N / -같이, -처럼
Lesson 5 – as much as / -((으)ㄹ) 만큼
Lesson 6 – Word Builder 12 / 원 (院)
Lesson 7 – even if …, there is no use / -아/어/여 봤자
Lesson 8 – -길래
Lesson 9 – -느라고
Lesson 10 – Sentence Building Drill #9
Lesson 11 – Making Things Happen (Causative)
Lesson 12 – -더라(고요)
Lesson 13 – Word Builder 13 / 기 (機)
Lesson 14 – No matter how… / 아무리 -아/어/여도
Lesson 15 – What was it again? / 뭐더라?, 뭐였죠?
Lesson 16 – I said … / -다니까(요), -라니까(요)
Lesson 17 – They say …/-(느)ㄴ대요/-(이)래요
Lesson 18 – They say … / -(느)ㄴ다던데요/-(이)라던데요
Lesson 19 – Making reported questions / -냐고
Lesson 20 – Sentence Building Drill #10
Lesson 21 – Didn’t you hear him say … / -(ㄴ/는)다잖아요/-라잖아요
Lesson 22 – Word Builder 14 / 정 (定)
Lesson 23 – no matter whether you do it or not / -(으)나마나
Lesson 24 – Passive Voice + -어 있다 / To have been put into a certain state
Lesson 25 – to be bound to + V / -게 되어 있다
Lesson 26 – on top of …, in addition to … / -(으/느)ㄴ 데다가
Lesson 27 – As long as / -(느)ㄴ 한, -기만 하면
Lesson 28 – the thing that is called + Verb / -(ㄴ/는)다는 것
Lesson 29 – so that …, to the point where … / -도록
Lesson 30 – Sentence Building Drill #11


Level 8

Lesson 1 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions / 눈 (eye) – Part 1/2
Lesson 2 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions / 눈 (eye) – Part 2/2
Lesson 3 – right after + V-ing / -기가 무섭게, -기가 바쁘게
Lesson 4 – N + that (someone) used to + V / -던
Lesson 5 – Advanced Situational Expressions: Refusing in Korean
Lesson 6 – it means … / -(ㄴ/는)다는 뜻이에요
Lesson 7 – Word Builder 15 / 점 (點)
Lesson 8 – I hope …, I wish … / -(으)면 좋겠어요
Lesson 9 – Past Tense (Various Types) / 과거시제 총정리
Lesson 10 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 귀 (ear)
Lesson 11 – Sentence Building Drill 12
Lesson 12 – Present Tense (Various Types) / 현재시제 총정리
Lesson 13 – Word Builder 16 / 주 (主)
Lesson 14 – Advanced Situational Expressions: Agreeing
Lesson 15 – Future Tense (Various Types) / 미래시제 총정리
Lesson 16 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 가슴 (chest, heart, breast)
Lesson 17 – If only it’s not … / -만 아니면
Lesson 18 – in the same way that …, just like someone did … / -(으)ㄴ 대로
Lesson 19 – even if I would have to, even if that means I have to / -는 한이 있더라도
Lesson 20 – Sentence Building Drill 13
Lesson 21 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 머리 (head, hair)
Lesson 22 – Word Builder 17 / 상 (上)
Lesson 23 – Advanced Situational Expressions: Making Suggestions in Korean
Lesson 24 – it is just that …, I only … / -(으)ㄹ 따름이다
Lesson 25 – Advanced Situational Expressions: Defending in Korean
Lesson 26 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 몸 (body)
Lesson 27 – Advanced Situational Expressions: Complimenting in Korean
Lesson 28 – despite, in spite of / -에도 불구하고
Lesson 29 – Advanced Situational Expressions: When You Feel Happy
Lesson 30 – Sentence Building Drill #14


Level 9

Lesson 1 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions / 손 (Hand)
Lesson 2 – -아/어/여 버리다
Lesson 3 – Advanced Situational Expressions: When You Are Unhappy
Lesson 4 – -고 말다
Lesson 5 – Advanced Situational Expressions: When you are worried
Lesson 6 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 발 (foot)
Lesson 7 – Word Builder 18 / 비 (非)
Lesson 8 – Advanced Situational Expressions: Asking a favor
Lesson 9 – -(으)ㅁ
Lesson 10 – Sentence Building Drill 15
Lesson 11 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 마음 (mind, heart)
Lesson 12 – -아/어/여 보이다
Lesson 13 – Word Builder 19 / 신 (新)
Lesson 14 – Advanced Situational Expressions: 후회할 때
Lesson 15 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 기분 (feeling)
Lesson 16 – -(으)ㄹ 테니(까)
Lesson 17 – -(으/느)ㄴ 이상
Lesson 18 – -(으)ㄹ까 보다
Lesson 19 – Advanced Situational Expressions: 오랜만에 만났을 때
Lesson 20 – Sentence Building Drill 16
Lesson 21 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 생각 (thought, idea)
Lesson 22 – Word builder 20 / 시 (示, 視)
Lesson 23 – -(으)면서
Lesson 24 – -(ㄴ/는)다면서(요), -(이)라면서(요)
Lesson 25 – Advanced Situational Expressions: 길을 물어볼 때
Lesson 26 – Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 시간 (time)
Lesson 27 – -더니
Lesson 28 – -(으)ㄹ 바에
Lesson 29 – Advanced Situational Expressions: 차가 막힐 때
Lesson 30 – Sentence Building Drill #17


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  • Sara

    Great to find people makes it easy to learn Korean , thank you! !

  • Sakshi Sharma

    how to write diwas in korean language?

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  • Kong

    It is easy to learn! Great!
    감사합니다

  • Varshini Nanthakumar

    Thank you so much for the lessons. I just finished Level 2. Hoping to buy the workbooks in Korea during my stay this summer.

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  • Carina Freitas

    Is there any difference between the books and the online lessons?

  • Šáša Kira Věčorková

    Thank you so much for the lessons. I finished level 1 in 2 days, it’s so easy to learn with you. Your explanations are really great!

    • Kyeong-Eun Choi

      You finished level 1 in 2 days? Awesome! Thank you for studying Korean with us. 🙂

    • Joselyn

      I finished level 1 in less than 24 hours

  • kimy 왕의 딸

    I appreciate this website. I am French and with TTMIK I learned English and Korean (it’s not easy all the time). I wish there was a site like this one to learn English. Anyway, thank you for your work.
    정말 감사합니다

    • Fernando Asuaje

      Yeah, I agree with you… I’m spanish native speaker and I’m actually learning both languages on this website.

    • kimy 왕의 딸

      화이팅!!

  • Devron Pearce

    고마워 TTMIK. 한국어 말하는것은 더 좋아하고 있어요.

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  • Trinity Pate

    Just finished learning Level One!! Thank you so much for everything!! I hope to stay with you till I finish level 9!! You’re both excellent teachers, 감사합니다!!

    • Chris Hermo

      Hi, I’m curious how long did it take you to complete and master Level 1?

    • Trinity Pate

      안녕,

      It took me about a month to go through all the lessons. The way I did it was listen to a lesson night and make notes and practice it by making my own sample sentences and checking with a friend, then I’d spend the next day or two days practising using flash cards or quizlet.

      Hope this helps!!

      Have you just started? Because if you have I really recommend completing it, they are great teachers!!

    • Chris Hermo

      Ah okay. I’ve only complete Level 1 via audio lessons in 2-3 weeks. I still feel I have not mastered it yet. But I think I should go back and do what you did. Which is focus on each lesson before moving on to the next + review the PDFs and make my own notes.
      Listening skills, I can understand 90% of the concepts in Level 1 but still can’t freely speak on my own. (I need to practice reading/writing in Hangul as well as speaking)

      How is your pronunciation? I think mine is okay from what I’ve heard from my local Korean friends. lol

      Yes, I agree. I really enjoy this format of learning from ttmik.

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  • chris1816

    레벨1 끝났어요! Omg my brain…my brainnnnn! Haha I loved every minute of it, though!^^ I ordered the books for Level 2 already. I’m going to review Level 1 until they come in (and rack up on vocabulary)

    Thank you so much making this language learning journey so enjoyable!
    감사합니다~ 정말 감사합니다 ^^