Level 1 Lesson 3 / Good-bye, See you / 안녕히 가세요, 안녕히 계세요, 안녕

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After listening to this lesson, you can say “Good-bye” or “See you” in Korean. In polite/formal Korean, there are two basic ways to say Good-bye.

One is when you are the one who is leaving. And the other is when you are the one who is staying.

If you are leaving, and the other person is (or the other people are) staying, you can say:
안녕히 계세요. [an-nyeong-hi gye-se-yo]

If you are staying, an the other person is (or the other people are) leaving, you can say:
안녕히 가세요. [an-nyeong-hi ga-se-yo]

You can download a free PDF for this lesson here, or if you want to study with our TalkToMeInKorean textbooks, you can get them here. And after you learn the basics, try writing your own Korean sentences and get corrections from native speakers through HaruKorean, our 1:1 correction service.

  • hasini

    안녕히가세요! 감사함니다! keep up the good work guys! you two are amazing!

  • Wa Ni Toh

    I noticed that the sound of consonant “g” in korean is like the sound of consonant “k” in english… xD

    • Seokjin Jin

      Generally, you can regard that it sounds like “k” but it sounds similar. I mean it is not exactly same as “k”. ㄱ (기역) is a side view of the back of the tongue raised toward the velum (soft palate).

  • Jun-Keat Lim

    do you guys say ”bye” sometimes in english? an yeong hi gye se yo is just too long

  • 미미

    너무 감사합니다! This website is really helpful. I wish you the best of luck in the future!
    또 고마워 ㅋㅋ~~

  • http://twitter.com/ThonyGenz0 Genz0


    I am really trying to learn Korean. Learned the Korean Letters. I was suprised it has some same pronounciations and some sounds in Arabic. I hope i get better in Korean than Arabic. xD

    감사합니다 for your hardwork. I hope i can visit your cafe when i come to Korea.

    From Anthony (Filipino)

  • Amine Mersoul

    안녕히 계세요

  • Guest


    :D Genious blog/pdcasts!! I am so happy to have found it!
    whow! Have read/seen the cafe at Martina & Simon´s blog. Did you
    guys open it together? Sounds really great! I hope I would be able to
    come and try it one day! ^_^
    메리 크리스마르!
    안냥히 계세요 (I am not really certain if that is correct in this case ㅎㅎㅎ)

  • Viki


    :D Genious blog/podcasts!! I am so happy to have found it!
    whow! Have read/seen the cafe at Martina & Simon´s blog. Did you
    guys open it together? Sounds really great! I hope I would be able to
    come and try it one day! ^_^
    메리 크리스마르!
    안냥히 계세요 (I am not really sure if that´s the correct one )

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  • yvonne

    sorry ….but i guess u mention earlier that the pdf lesson is going to be free…but when i click on the link it directs me to the scribd and charges is imposed??? is it so?

    • KyungHwa Sun

      Could you possibly try it again?

  • 메라니

    아녕히 가세요

    • Seokjin Jin

      안녕히 가세요.

  • 가연

    안녕하세요~ unrelated to the lesson. But I’ve been trying for ages to find what these two things mean. The first one is ‘드루와바여 못나가게해줄테니까’. The second thing is this hashtag I see on instagram. ‘웅스타그램’i know that Woong can be a name or a hero but what does it mean in this context. The same for 웅이, I see this in sentences all the time and i have no idea what it means. If anyone could help. Thank you! 감사합니다!!

    • Seokjin Jin

      드루와바여 못나가게해줄테니까

      Regarding 드루와바여, actually it is not a correct expression. The writer wrote the pronunciation on purpose. It should be 들어와봐요 that means “Just (try to) come in”.

      못나가게해줄테니까 > 못 나가게 해 줄테니까 – I won’t let you go.

      I didn’t know well about the 웅스타그램 so I searched it on the internet. It seems like the photos about someone or something named 웅이.

    • cherry

      I think’웅스타그램’means instagram? If you pronounce it, you will find it very similar. Just like인터넷for internet?

  • Kristoff Merkas

    For some reason, when I attempt to download the PDF for this lesson, it takes me to Scribd. unlike the other links. Here it wants to charge money to download the PDF for one day, or one month, etc. :(

  • Vishwajeet Dey

    This is a very interesting lesson and bit confusing too :P

  • Wendi York


  • Kathleen Diño

    How do you say “goodbye” on the phone?

  • Roberto Zepeda

    안녕하세요!! Thank you so much for this lesson :) 안녕히 겨세요!!

  • Shan

    안녕하세요! 감사합니다!

  • Alyssa-Jayne Tain

    안녕히 가세요!!

  • LeeNi Rpsn

    안녕히 가세요

  • Leiza

    I’m dying to pronounce the words due to it sounds very similar but this one doesn’t make me even confused. Thank you! Kamsahamnida! :))

    • Aleksandra Bartosik

      Leiza -(k)gamsahabnida there is only one M in the sentence.

    • Robin

      But you pronounce it as M ?! I think he wrote it as he speak it.

    • AsSyifa Lathifah AzZahra (김 유라

      it is Nasalization..

      Nasalization happens if letter ㅂ/b/, ㅍ/ph/, ㄷ/d/, ㅌ/th/, ㄱ/g/, ㅋ/kh/ in the end of one syllables meet with ㅁ/m/ and ㄴ/n/ at the next syllables.

      How nasalization?

      (i) /ㅂ, ㅍ/ + ㅁ/ㄴ = ㅁ

      Example: 입니다 pronounce as 임니다 , 앞문pronounce as 암문 , 합니다pronounce as 함니다.

      (ii) /ㄷ, ㅌ/ + ㅁ/ㄴ = ㄴ

      Example: 받는다pronounce
      as 반는다 , 낱말pronounce as 난말.

      (iii) /ㄱ, ㄲ, ㅋ/ + ㅁ/ㄴ = ㅇ

      Example: 국물pronounce as 궁물 , 한국pronounce as 항국 , 친구pronounce as 칭구.

      i hope this will help u to understand..

  • Carlen Wirth

    감사합니다! 안녕히 계세요!

  • Evelina Lossi

    안녕히 계세요!

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  • Simona

    This is such a good learning method, and you guys are great teachers! Repeating the phrase LOTS of times, like you do, along with tips, helps me immensely. Thank you and keep up the great work! 감사합니다! 안녕히 계세요!

    • Seokjin Jin

      저희와 같이 한국어 공부해 주셔서 감사해요. :) Thanks for studying with us!

  • 007

    Yes you people have such fun and that makes it interesting.

    • Seokjin Jin

      Thanks!! :)

  • Zahra

    These lessons make the beginner keep going to learn more and more about Korean language in an interesting way
    You are the best ^^
    감사합니다 for your hard work and for your communication with our questions

  • Harvey

    I wanto to download the pdf files but why am i being directed to scribd?

    • JooyeonPark

      You can click pdf file icon above audio clip :)

      If you have any other problem, plz leave a comment again.

  • WeeZ

    감사합니다!^^ Your lessons are great!

  • hafsa

    Anneyonghaseyo. Gamsahapnida for teaching us korean in an enjoyable way. I really look forward to the lessons. Anneyonhigyeseyo

  • undi~

    안녕히 계세요! On to the next video, ohh I’m super happy, it feels like I’m learning at a fast pace! You two explain everything so clearly~. ^^

  • https://www.facebook.com/yinara94 Noor M. Ahmed

    안녕하세요 ~ Really enjoyed this lesson especially Sun Hyun-woo oppa’s tip ㅋㅋㅋ :D 감사합니다 :) 안녕히 계세요 ^_^

  • naniexoxo

    안녕하세요~~I just learn level 1 Lesson 2 and already download the pdf of lesson 1 & 2 but I can’t download other lesson’s pdf.When I click it,it bring me to Scribd :(

    • Nyan

      Under the main picture you can see label: ” Download Available and below it there are mp3 and pdf icons”. Click on the PDF icon and there you go :3