Level 3 Lesson 6 / future tense / -(으)ㄹ 거예요 vs -(으)ㄹ게요

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안녕하세요! In this lesson, we are looking at one more way of talking about the future. In addition to -(ㅇ)ㄹ 거예요, which we already introduced in Level 2 Lesson 1, there is another form that you will often here in everyday spoken Korean, which is -(으)게요.

Listen in to find out how these two are different and why it is important to know the difference!

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  • Ben Lo

    Thanks for the explanation. Very clear. But using it correctly is another story, isn’t it?
    Thank you again.

  • Malori Green

    우아! 이거 먹을 거예요.
    아, 아니요! 이거 매워요!
    진짜? 이거 안 먹을 게요!

  • faiza

    A:파티에 친구랑 올게요 >> A: i’ll go to the party with my friend
    B: 아니요 ~ 친구랑 오지 마세요 >> B: no ~ don’t come with your friend
    A:알았어요 !! 혼자 올게요 >> A: i got it !! I’ll come alone
    선생님 때문에 세숙제 할게요 >> because of the teacher i’ll do three homework
    제가 잘 거예요 >> i’m going to sleep
    몸이 많이 아파요 근데 학교에 갈 거예요 >> i’m so sick but i’ll go to school
    선생님들 도와주세요 ^^

  • Màgda Gejnevall

    okay so let’s say your leaving your friend’s house and you don’t really want to stay but you feel they might want you to. If you say 저 갈 거예요, is that rude then? If you don’t really have a reason to (other than you don’t want to stay) is that considered rude?

  • i can’t believe we are at lvl 3 and yet to teach us the how are you and nice to meet you hehe~

  • i love lvl 3 i think it’s coordinate right better than lvl2

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