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School in Korean: How To Say School in Korean

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Beeline Language Korean is all about learning the Korean language and culture. In our previous lessons, we have learned many different slangs like 멘붕[men-boong], 불금 [bulgeum] and 꿀잼 [ggul-jam]. Also, we have covered a lot of words that would be used by young Korean generations today. In the previous blog, you have learned the three trendy slang words in Korean that youngsters use these days, such as 혼술[hon-sool]. Today, you will learn how to say Subway in Korean.


How To Say School In Korean

This is how you would say School in Korean: 학교[hag-gyo]


Sample Sentences Using School In Korean

오늘은 토요일이니까 학교에 안가도 되서 좋아. [oh-neul-eun to-yo-il-ee-ni-gga hag-gyo-ae ahn-ga-do doe-seo joh-ah].

It is good that I do not have to go to school today because it is Saturday.

학교에서 공부를 열심히 해야지만 학원에서도 잘할수 있어. [hag-gyo-ae-seo-do gong-boo-reul yeol-shim-hee hae-ya-ji-man hak-won-ae-seo-do jal-hal-soo it-seo].

You must study hard in school to do well in an after-school institution.

Note that it is very common for a student in South Korea to attend multiple after-school programs called 학원 [hak-won].

Different Schools in Korean

You just have learned how to say School in Korean. How would you say an elementary school in Korean? You say 초등학교 [cho-deung-hag-gyo]. Middle school is called 중학교 [joong-hag-gyo] while high school is called 고등학교 [go-deung-hag-gyo].

What is 대학교 [dae-hag-gyo]? Correct, it is a university.  College in Korea is called 전문대 [jeon-moon-dae]. It is notorious that South Korean parents put so much emphasis on studying for their children, and from Grade 1 to Grade 12, their main goal is to get accepted into a prestigious university.

Now that you know how to say School in Korean, you could go ahead and tell your colleagues and friends about what you have learned today!

Happy Studying!

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