Level 6 Lesson 19 / to improve, to change, to increase / -아/어/여지다 Part 2

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Remember how to say “to become + adjective”? Some descriptive verbs in Korean used so commonly in this manner that they are almost used as independent words. Let us take a look at some of those words and learn how to say “to improve”, “to change”, “to increase”, etc.


You can view a free PDF for this lesson here, or if you want to study with our TalkToMeInKorean textbooks, you can get them here.

  • http://no Edward

    Wow, it was really useful !

  • LAN

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    Thanks TTMIK for another very interesting Korean lesson!

  • 아저씨

    감사합니다. TTMIK 제일 좋아요.

    Does anyone else think 경은 선생님 and 지해 from 걸스데이 look a little alike? (Tried typing this in Korean, didn’t go well)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kahu-Pohatu-campbell/100000376778036 Kahu Pohatu-campbell

    im not up to this level yet, but i wanted to catch up :D
    im still on level 4.

  • ks

    티티믹에 오는거부터 한국어 실력이 좋아졌어요.^^ㅎ

  • http://myyearbook.com uarada

    I’m still on level 2.. will you slow down a bit so i can catch up?? lol. your lesson is nice.. thank you teachers :)

    salamat :)

  • Rafael

    I’ve been following TTMIK for almost a year, but this is the first time I’ve been fully caught up :D!!!! I’m excited. Thank you to all the TTMIK instructors for your hard work.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Joshua-Pelekai/611025698 Joshua Pelekai

    요즘 친구들을 많이 사귄거든요. 정말 행복해졌어요! ^^

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Grace-Tan/675388801 Grace Tan

    감사합니다. 레슨을 잘 들었습니다. 한국어 실력이 좋아지기 위해 자주 오겠습니다. ^^

  • maureen

    great lesson

  • dowon

    제 한국말이 좋아졌어요. TTMIK를 들었거든요. :)

  • H

    Please I’ve got a question on Choi’s picture.The context in Handepon aubsau jyausauyo doesn’t mean My hand phone disappeared? I feel it’s kind of irrelevant to this lesson. Please explain. Thank you.

  • NotInKY

    요리 실력이 좋아지면 저녁 손님 많아져요. 하지만 맛은 달라지면 손님 없어져요.
    If your cooking skill improves, your dinner guests will increase; however, if the flavor changes, the guests will disappear.

  • Nicole

    I’m curious if this sentence is correct or is there a better way to say it? Or am I just completely wrong? lol
    내가 달라져 봐 봤자 달라지지 못 해요.
    I cant change even if I try.

  • Florence Loh

    how to say “i want to improve my korean”?

  • VoldiPhil

    Awesome lesson, helped me very much, thank you guys! :)

  • Eman

    이 웹사이트를 듣은 다음에, 제 한국어 실력이 너무 좋아졌어요.

  • Shy Unicorn ♡

    요즘은 제 한굴를 필적이 예뻐졌어요.