An Easy and Fun Way to Learn Korean Language
As we know that K-Wave has been spread around the world, either that is from the drama, various products, or the most popular one which is ‘K-Pop’. Because of the impact, many people started to be interested in Korean culture and one of them is their language.
There are some various ways to learn the Korean language, we can do it by watching K-Drama and memorize some few words from it. Or through their music like ‘K-pop’ for example, but there is a more easy way to learn the language. Yup, it’s from Korean ‘Kids Song’.
Why? because the words from the lyrics are much easier to understand, so are you guys curious about which Korean Kids song that will be on the list? Well then without any further due, let’s get into our topic!
The Three Bears
‘곰 세마리’ or known as ‘The Three Bears’ are the most commonly Korean kids song that always been sung by children. Not just that, many variety shows used this song for one of their game segment. Even a popular K-Drama ‘Full House’ used this song on one of their episode back then.
The song itself is telling a story about a family bears, with their unique looks and personality. They also live together in one home, where the Papa Bear is big, Mama Bear is is Slim, while the baby bear is cute and adorable.
Here is the full song of ‘The Three Bears’:
Full House Version:
Surprise! One of the BTS members, V also once sing ‘The Three Little Bear’ in one of their Run Episode on VLive. Here is the video for you guys:
In this song, you will learn all the essentials of Korean sentence structure that include word order, roots and key vocabulary. It’s a fun way too for learning a counting system, also basic Korean words and expression to describe family or other people’s physical appearance.
Mountain Bunny (산토끼) is one of the popular kids song in Korea, but its also corresponds to the English as ‘Hare’.
A Ska Punk band called ‘The Chinkees’ popularized the song in the United States, they performed it on their 1999 recording ‘Piece Through Music’. A musician, Elena Moon Park also released another version of ‘Mountain Rabbit’ on her 2012 album of East Asian children’s and folk song ‘Rabbit Days and Dumplings’.
This song is telling about a mountain rabbit, that hops around the hills and hiding in the grass to find some chestnuts.
Here is the original version:
Elena Moon Park Version:
Jisoo of Blackpink once sing the ‘Mountain Rabbit’ song one one of their VLive brodcast, at that time Lisa also joins her. Here is the video:
This song is good for you guys to learn various Korean vocabulary, in this song they also include some onomatopoeias to mimic the sound and actions of a bunny.