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Part3. Lingving in Korea > Chapter 23. Looking for Houses

Vocabulary
  • cabulary and Expressions
  • [jip]House/apartment
  • 구하다[guhada]To look for
  • 알아보다[araboda]To find out
  • 월세[wolsse]Rent
  • 전세를[jeonse]Lease
  • [bang]Room
  • 두 개[dugae]Two
  • 2000만 원(이천만 원)[icheonmanwon]20 million won
  • 비싸다[bissada]Expensive
  • 너무[neomu]Too
  • 보증금[bojeunggeum]Deposit
  • 교통[gyotong]Transportation
  • 불편하다[bulpyeonhada]Inconvenient
  • 몇 층[myeot cheung]Which floor
  • 20층 건물[isipcheung geonmul]20-story building
  • Counting Objects
  • 한 개[han gae]One
  • 두 개[du gae]Two
  • 세 개[se gae]Three
  • 네 개[ne gae]Four
  • 다섯 개[daseot kkae]Five
  • 여섯 개[yeoseot kkae]Six
  • 일곱 개[ilgop kkae]Seven
  • 여덟 개[yeodeol kkae]Eight
  • 아홉 개[ahop kkae]Nine
  • 열 개[yeol kkae]Ten
  • 열한 개[yeol-han gae]Eleven
  • 스무 개[seumu gae]Twenty
  • 서른 개[seoreun gae]Thirty
  • 마흔 개[maheun gae]Forty
  • 쉰 개[swin gae]Fifty
  • 예순 개[yesun gae]Sixty
  • 일흔 개[ireun gae]Seventy
  • 여든 개[yeodeun gae]Eighty
  • 아흔 개[aheun gae]Ninety
  • 백 개[baekkae]One hundred
  • 천 개[cheon gae]One thousand
  • 만 개[man gae]Ten thousand
  • 십만 개[simman gae]One hundred thousand
  • 백만 개[baengman gae]One million
  • 천만 개[cheonman gae]Ten million
  • Counting Money
  • 십 원[sibwon]Ten won
  • 백 원[baegwon]One hundred won
  • 천 원[cheonwon]One thousand won
  • 만 원[manwon]Ten thousand won
  • 십만 원[simmanwon]One hundred thousand won
  • 백만 원[baengmanwon]One million won
  • 천만 원[cheonmanwon]Ten million won
  • 일억 원[ireogwon]One hundred million won
  • 일조 원[iljjowon]One trillion won
Dialog
Flash Dialog
  • Bill :
  • 집 좀 알아보러 왔는데요.

    [Jip jjom araboreo wanneundeyo.]

    I am looking for a house/apartment.

  • Real Estate Agent :
  • 월세를 구하시나요? 아니면 전세를 구하시나요?

    [Wolssereul guhasinayo? Animyeon jeonsereul guhasinayo?]

    Are you planning to rent or lease?

  • Bill :
  • 월세를 구합니다.

    [Wolssereul guhamnida.]

    I'm planning to rent

  • Real Estate Agent :
  • 방 몇 개 있는 아파트를 구하십니까?

    [Bang myeokkae inneun apateureul guhasimnikka?]

    How many rooms?

  • Bill :
  • 방 두 개짜리를 구합니다.

    [Bang du gaejjarireul guhamnida.]

    I'm looking for a two room apartment.

  • Real Estate Agent :
  • 보증금 2,000만원에 80만 원짜리 물건이 있습니다.

    [Bojeunggeum icheon manwone palsimanwon-jjari mulgeoni isseumnida.]

    There is one with a deposit of 20 million won and an 800 thousand won monthly payment.

  • Bill :
  • 너무 비싼데요. 조금 더 싼 것은 없나요?

    [Neomu bissandeyo. Jogeum deo ssan geoseun eomnayo?]

    That sounds a little too expensive. Do you have one that is cheaper?

  • Real Estate Agent :
  • 보증금 1,000만원에 70만 원짜리가 있습니다. 그런데 교통이 좀 불편합니다.

    [Bojeunggeum cheonmanwone chilsimanwon-jjariga isseumnida. Geureonde gyotong-i jom bulpyeonhamnida.]

    Well, there is one with a deposit of 10 million won and a 700 thousand won monthly payment. However, the transportation around this area is inconvenient.

  • Bill :
  • 괜찮습니다. 몇 층입니까?

    [Gwaenchansseumnida. Myeot cheung imnikka?]

    That's alright. Which floor is it on?

  • Real Estate Agent :
  • 20층 건물에 18층입니다.

    [Isipcheung geonmure sip-palcheug imnida.]

    t's on the 18th floor of a 20-story building.