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This skill teaches Korean Skill:Olympics.

The XXIII Winter Olympic Games of 2018 were held in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.

Pyeongchang is a mountainous region located in the northeast of South Korea.


Lessons[]

Lesson 1

  • 평창 = Pyeongchang
  • 평창 동계 올림픽 = Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
  • 개최하다 = to host
  • 개최 도시 = host city
  • 제이십삼 회 = the twenty-third
    • 제 is a prefix for sino-Korean ordinal numbers (like the 번째 suffix for native Korean ordinals)
    • 회 is a suffix indicating a specific event in a series, roughly means a "meeting" or "round"


Lesson 2

  • 마스코트 = mascot
  • 국제 공항 = international airport
  • 선수단 = squad (lineup)
  • 오륜 = Olympic rings (literally means five wheels/rings)
  • 국가 대표 팀 = national team
    • 대표 = representative


Lesson 3

  • 스노보드 = snowboard
  • 봅슬레이 = bobsled/bobsleigh
  • 스피드 스케이팅 선수 = speed skater
  • 피겨 선수 = figure skater
  • 쇼트트랙 선수 = short track skater


Lesson 4

  • 성화 = torch
  • 개막식 = opening ceremony
  • 폐막식 = closing ceremony
  • 시상식 = awards ceremony
  • 상 = award
  • 경기장 = stadium


Lesson 5

  • 수상자 = winner
  • 메달 = medal
  • 동메달 = bronze medal
  • 은메달 = silver medal
  • 금메달 = gold medal
  • 따다 = to win (get, receive, obtain, etc.)
    • 땄습니다 (formal past conjugation)
  • 받다 = to receive
    • 받았습니다 (formal past conjugation)


References[]


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