How to speak like the Korean soldiers in Descendants of the Sun
Hit drama Descendants of the Sun has surprisingly given rise to the popularity of Korean soldier talk. It's a special style of Korean speaking that, until DOTS Fever, no one outside of the military ever used. Now, people have been curious about how Korean soldiers talk. We've found just the experts to explain how to speak like a Korean soldier.
The friendly members of the Seoul-based Talk To Me In Korean team are on a mission to teach Korean. Lately they've been asked lots of questions about Descendants of the Sun, and they made the following videos to help people understand how Korean soldiers talk.
It's really fun to watch and learn.
First, Hyunwoo explains the Korean military salute:
Next, Jooyeon explains the unique word endings used by soldiers, and soldiers only:
Wasn't that discussion interesting?
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