Level 6 Lesson 25 / Easy/difficult to + V / -기 쉽다/어렵다

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Have you ever found yourself wanting to express the ease of difficulty of doing something in Korean? Perhaps you’ve gotten a new high-tech Korean cellphone and want to say, “this is difficult to use!”, or you are super-tech savvy and want to show off by exclaiming “This is easy!” In this lesson, 현우 and 경은 will help you learn what sentence structure to use when you want to say something like this!

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://www.facebook.com/people/Lzj-Hctn/553089384 Lèzéj Hcöìtnå

    안녕하세요 서생님들!
    I think it’s another Great Lesson again from you!
    I’ll be studying it tonight!

    항상 사랑해요!.. ^^

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Key-Hae/1129188014 Key Hae

    thanks for the lesson.. i will study it :)

  • Edin

    이 수업은 배우기가 어렵지 않아요!

  • Jin Woo

    thank you guys for this new lesson !!
    Kyeong-eun you are my favorite !! hhhh

  • Samier

    안녕하세요 티티믹!!

    이따금에 ‘쉽다’하고 ‘어렵다’ 사용했는데 particles을 무시했어요.

    1. 한국어를 배우기가 어려워잖아요.

    감사합니다
    사미르

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Hee-Lee/100002453367433 Hee Lee

    Korean is difficult for foreigner to learn

    한국어는 외극인이 공부하기가 어려워요

    it’s easy to eat well

    밥을 잘 먹기가 쉬워요

    Sleeping early is good

    일찍 자기가 좋아요

    It’s inconvenient to buy snack at night in Vietnam

    베트남에서 밤에 스낵을 사기가 불편헤요

    It’s convenient to take a taxi in Vietnam

    베트남에서 택시를 타기가 편리해요

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Borey-Chann/100003096118541 Borey Chann

    김치를 만들기어려지만많이 좋아해요

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Altynay-Mambetova/1696440928 Altynay Mambetova

    운전하기 쉬울 줄 알았는데 어려워요.
    외국어를 공부하기 쉽은 것 같은데 외국어로 말하기 어려워요.

  • zitaemin

    Hy!
    I don’t understand why have to put the “ga” subject marker. What does it mean?
    이건 만들기(가) 어려워요.

    Without “ga” it means the same thing? Or not?

    • http://small.dic.daum.net Greg

      One way to look at it technically is that 어렵다 / 쉽다 are descriptive verbs. These verbs accept only subjects.
      Subject of 어려워요 is 만들기. The meaning is same without it as well, but 만들기가 어려워요 is how you write it fully.
      or 다가가기가 싫어요 (I don’t want to go close), 공부하기가 좋아요.

  • Creamie

    Talk To me In Korean 외국인들이 배우기 쉽고 편리해요.

    • http://small.dic.daum.net Greg

      I think there’s little mistake… you said like “foreigners learning is easy for TTMIK”.
      should say
      외국인은 Talk To me In Korean에서 배우기 쉽고 편리해요.
      or Talk To me In Korean 외국인들이 배우기 쉽고 편리하게 해요.
      Well and there’s other ways.. like
      티티밐이라는 사이트를 방문하시는 외국인한테 배우기가 쉽고 편리하네요.

  • Winnie Zambo

    1.우리가 쉬기에 좋아요.

    2.이건 게가 요리하기 좀 어려워요

    3.소설을 읽기가 좋아요

  • Jo A

    문장을 이해하기 어려워요.
    It’s difficult to understand the sentence.

    건강에게 걷기 좋아요.
    Walking is good for health.

    이 방법을 의사소통을 전하기 쉬워요.
    This method makes communication easy.

  • Eman

    한국어는 이해하기 아직 어려요.

    여기서 살기 편리해요.

  • Shy Unicorn ♡

    아기들한테 가기 어려워요.

  • Sanjeeda Masroor

    1) It’s difficult for the old people to go for a walk in winter.
    – 겨울에 노인이 걷기에 어려워요

    2) It’s difficult to go for a walk in winter
    – 겨울에 걷기가 어려워요

    3) It’s easy to use phone these days
    – 요즘 핸두펀이 사용하기가 쉬워요

    4) These days children use phone easily.
    – 아이들이 핸두펀이 사용하기에 쉬워요

    5) It is difficult to cook
    – 요리하기가 어려워요

    6) It is difficult for me to cook
    – 제가 요리하기에 어려워요

    7) It’s convenient to stay at home
    – 집에 있기가 편리해요

    8) I know it’s difficult for you to stay here.
    – 여기에 당신이 있기에 불안한다고 알아요

    9) It’s good to see you like this.
    – 당신이 이렇게 보기가 좋아요

    10) It’s difficult to do shopping alone
    – 혼자 슈핑 하기가 어려워요

    11) It’s difficult for my mom to do shopping
    – 제 엄마가 쇼핑 하기에 어려워요

    If there are any mistakes in the above sentences, Please correct me, 감사합니다!!