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Hangul Vowels 2/2 (EKH02)


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Hey, guys. Let's continue on vowel shapes. But before that, let's do a quick review of the first video.


Now let's do seven more.

(Eh), (Eh)
(Ae), (Ae) - Think of (Eh) as E in 'then,' whereas (Ae) is A in 'than.'
(Wah), (Wah) - Now this one is made up of two parts. One on the right and one on the bottom.
(Wuh), (Wuh)
(Weh), (Weh)
(Wee), (Wee)
(Eui), (Eui) - For some people, this pronunciation may be difficult at first. (Eui) is a combination of (Eu) and (Ee). So if you say (Eu) and (Ee) really fast, you get (Eui), (Eui).

Now time for some practice.

Which one says 'BEN?' What about 'BAN?' The top one is B-A-N, BAN. The bottom one says B-E-N, BEN.

Which one is (Weh), (Weh)? The third one from the left.
Which one is (Wuh), (Wuh)? The second one.
What about (Wee), (Wee)? The last one.
And (Wah), (Wah)? The first one.

There are a few more vowel shapes, but these cover about 90% of all vowel parts used in Hangul. The others are (Yaeh), (Yeah), (Wae), (Weah). Don't worry about them too much right now. You can study them later.

Now I'm going to introduce this consonant shape, , Ee-eung. This is not O. Its name is Ee-eung and basically it works as a space filler, meaning it doesn't really have a sound of its own. So the left side is basically the same as the right side. The only difference is that the left side is incomplete, whereas the right side is a complete letter. The first row and the second row sound exactly the same.

We will talk about consonant parts in the next video, so don't miss it.

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