Korean

Human Relations Statements

Hello - An Young Ha Sae Yo?

What is your name? - Ilumi MwuEYeyo?

Thank you - CoMOP sin me dah.

You are Welcome - Chen ManEYO

Please - *The Korean language does not have an expression for "please" spoken independently.

Excuse me - ShiLEE hom nee dah

Goodbye - Annyounghee Kaiseyyo

"Colorful Facts"

South Korea permits complete freedom of religion. Buddhism has had a strong influence on Korean culture. Koreans enjoy martial arts such as judo and tae kwon do.

Location: Korea is made up of two separate states, South and North Korea, which lie on the Korean Peninsula. It extends south from northeastern China.

Capital: Seoul (South Korea).

Offical Language: Korean

Geography: Plains and mountains-most of the people by far live on the coastal plains or in river valleys.

Population: South Korea 48,508,972; North Korea 22,665,345 (Estimated 2010)

Foods: Rice and kimchi, a highly spiced mixture of Chinese cabbage, white radishes, and several other vegetables are popular dishes. Tea is a traditional drink.

(Primary Sources) World Book Encylopedia/CIA World Factbook.


 

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