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Transcription of short spoken sentences.

Whenever I listen to speech in languages of which I'm not native, the most frustrating thing that gets me total crazy is a mismatch between sound and the corresponding text. I feel you so bad, so I ...
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Is there any difference in pronunciation between 학교 and 하교?

Let's start with the standard pronunciations from the dictionary. 학교 is [학꾜], 하교 is [하교]. So they differ in The coda (받침/종성) of the first syllable, and the onset (초성) of the second syllable. The ...
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How can I understand the three extremely similar sounds, like 기, 키, and 끼?

I feel the same as you - I don't think the difference between these in real life is as dramatic as you might think from reading about them in a textbook. The way I think of it is: 기 is halfway ...
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What is being said in this audio clip from the movie The Wolf Brigate?

My translations are more or less literal, so that you can get the gist of the Korean expression. I don't think the English subtitles wander too much. Audio 1 여기서 진짜 뼈가 부서지도록 쏘고 달리고 뒹굴고 했었는데 or [.....
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How can I understand the three extremely similar sounds, like 기, 키, and 끼?

Practicing "minimal pairs" will help you distinguish between similar sounds. Listen to random sound from 기, 키, and 끼. Guess which one it is. Compare correct answer to your guess. The feedback step ...
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Great Korean Learning Textbooks: i.e TTMIK

Personally, I use howToStudyKorean.com as a very grammar focused resource which is made for native English speakers and I find it very easy to follow. It is completely free and they have a lot of ...
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How can I understand the three extremely similar sounds, like 기, 키, and 끼?

How about trying to sense the degrees of aspiration? The consonants, ㄱ, ㄲ, and ㅋ, are voiceless, although ㄱ can be voiced between a voiced consonant and a vowel or between vowels. It would be good to ...
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Transcription of short spoken sentences.

심금 조언을 아끼지 않았던 우리 소유 트레이너 샘 (리듬)에 곡(? not clear)임에도 (불구하고) 흐뭇(? not clear)하였습니다 (or she mispronounced) 부상 ('부상' is an additional prize) 앞장 서셨잖아요? 예, 그랬죠. 보이지 않는 곳에서 뒤로해야 하는 순간이 다가오고 있는것 같습니다. 우리도 있는데
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What is being said in this audio clip from the movie The Wolf Brigate?

여기서 진짜 뼈가 부서지도록 쏘고 날리고 뒹굴고 했었는데.. XX은 진짜 안된다. (I don't know what XX is but I think it's simillar to "여긴(here)") 초면에 제가 별 이야기를 다하네요, 요즘 제가 그래요. 마음이 조금 까칠한.. 이렇게 발표할거야?
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What is being said in this audio clip ( 4 seconds )?

1 sounds like "그림자 위치 보고." So maybe "그림자"(shadow) is a code name or something? This sounds very military. If the speaker is "그림자" himself it means "Shadow reporting location." If the sentence is ...
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What is being said in this audio clip?

뭐 하는 거야 도대체? 특별 보도 지침 내려 What do the medias (or the press) do ? Send a special broadcasting-guideline to them. The government controlled the content of broadcasting so that each press fulfilled but ...
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