초보자를 위한 기초 영어 회화 방송 2편을 올립니다!
이번에는 외국인을 처음 만났을 때 쓸 수 있는 자연스러운 잡담을 배웁니다.
댓글, 라이크, 공유는 항상 많은 도움이 됩니다. 유용한 학습 되시길!
제 무료 영어 학습 사이트:
Hi, my name’s Michael.
Hi, I’m Michael.
What’s your name?
(Avoid “I am Jaehong”)
(Don’t use “I’m Michael” on the phone or in text messages.)
My name’s Jaehong, but I go by “Jae” in America.
My name’s Jaehong, but you can call me “Jae.”
(Don’t overuse “But you can just call me ~”. Sounds like “Let’s lose the formality”)
Nice to meet you.
It’s a pleasure.
It’s an honor.
What do you do?
What do you do in Korea?
What line of work are you in?
Avoid: “Why are you in Korea?”, “What are you doing in Korea?”
(흔히 하는 실수: What do you do in here?)
I’m in college.
I’m a student.
I’m majoring in English Lit. at Yonsei University.
I work in finance/education/consulting.
I’m in the ~ industry
I’m a graduate student at ~
I’m doing my graduate work in biology at Yonsei University.
(Avoid: “I work for a company”)
Where do you go (to school)?
What college do you go to?
How long have you been doing that?
How long have you been in that field?
How long have you lived here?
How long have you lived in Korea?
So, what brought you to Korea in the first place?
So, what brought you to ~ in the first place?
What interested you in Korea in the first place?
What made you come to Korea?
Have you traveled around Korea?
Where have you gone?
(Avoid: “Where did you go?”)
Have you tried ~ ?
Have you (ever) tried kimchi?
Have you ever tried samgyupsal?
Have you (ever) been to ~
Have you ever been to Gyeongbokgung?
Have you ever heard of ~?
Have you ever heard of Pansori?
(Avoid: “Do you know ~” when referring to inanimate objects)
How’s Korea treating you?
How’s life as an English teacher treating you?
How’s life in Korea?
It’s been great so far.
Better than I expected.
A: Hi. How’s it going? My name’s Michael.
B: Nice to meet you. My name is ~ (but I go by ~ )
A: How long have you been in Korea? Have you traveled around the country much?
B: I’ve been here since 2008. I’ve only been to Gyeongju and Seoul so far (but I’d like to see more).
A: Have you ever heard of the Korean Folk Village?
B: Yeah, I’ve been there a couple of times. It’s great.