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Korean Reading Comprehension Practice (Difficulty ★★☆☆☆) #11

Practice #11 (Difficulty ★★☆☆☆)

Read the following passage carefully and answer the following questions.

저는 다음 달에 한국에 갑니다.
[jeo-neun da-eum dal-e han-guk-e gap-ni-da.]
한국에는 세 번 가 본 적이 있습니다.
[han-guk-e-neun se beon ga bon jeok-i it-seup-ni-da.]
여름에 두 번, 겨울에 한 번 가봤습니다.
[yeo-reum-e du-beon, gyeo-ul-e han beon ga-bwat-seup-ni-da.]
저는 겨울보다는 여름에 가는 것이 좋았습니다.
[jeo-neun gyeo-ul-bo-da-neun yeo-reum-e ga-neun geo-shi so-at-seup-ni-da.]
겨울에는 날씨가 추워서 밖에 나가기가 힘들었습니다.
[gyeo-ul-e-neun nal-ssi-ga chu-wo-seo bak-e na-ga-gi-ga him-deul-eot-seup-ni-da.]
제가 살고 있는 곳 보다 많이 춥습니다.
[je-ga sal-go it-neun dok-il-bo-da man-i chup-seup-ni-da.]
제가 가장 좋아한 곳은 박물관 입니다.
[je-ga ga-jang jo-a-han go-seun bak-mul-gwan ip-ni-da.]
한국의 미술에 관심이 많기 때문입니다.
[han-guk-eui mi-sul-e gwan-shim-i man-ki ttae-mun-ip-ni-da.]
한국의 불교 미술은 정말 아름답습니다.
[han-guk-eui bul-gyo mi-sul-eun jeong-mal a-reum-dap-seup-ni-da.]
그래서, 한국 미술을 공부할 계획입니다.
[geu-rae-seo, han-guk mi-sul-eul gong-bu-hal gye-hoek-ip-ni-da.]
한국의 미술을 독일 친구들에게 알리고 싶습니다.
[han-guk-eui mi-sul-eul dok-il chin-gu-deul-e-ge al-li-go ship-seup-ni-da.]
공부를 많이 해서, 한국 미술 전문가가 되고 싶습니다.
[gong-bu-reul man-i hae-seo, han-guk mi-sul jeon-mun-ga-ga doe-go ship-seup-ni-da.]

Question 1.
According to the passage, when is the speaker’s going to Korea?
1. Tomorrow 2. Next Week 3. Next Month 4. Next Year 5. Next Time

Question 2.
According to the passage, how many times has the speaker been to Korea?
1. Once 2. Twice 3. Three Times 4. Four Times 5. Five Times

Question 3.
True or False…? The speaker has been to Korea twice during the winter.
1. True 2. False

Question 4.
True or False…? The speaker liked Korea’s summer better than winter.
1. True 2. False

Question 5.
True or False…? The speaker enjoyed the outdoor in Korea during the winter.
1. True 2. False

Question 6.
According to the passage, how was Korea’s weather compared to the speaker’s home?
1. About the Same. 2. A Lot Colder in Korea 3. Little Colder Back Home 4. Hotter in Korea

Question 7.
According to the passage, the speaker liked visiting WHERE the most?
1. Museum 2. Cafe 3. Concert 4. Folk Vilalge 5. Gallery

Question 8.
According to the passage, what is the speaker interested in?
1. Korean History 2. Korean Art 3. Korean Technology 4. Korean Movie 5. Korean Music

Question 9.
According to the passage, the speaker thinks WHAT is beautiful?
1. Korean Houses 2. Korean Folk Art 3. Korean Royal Art 4. Korean Buddhist Art 5. Korean Pattern

Question 10.
According to the passage, what does the speaker plan on doing?
1. Study Korean Art 2. Paint Korean Art 3. Purchase Korean Paintings 4. Learn Korean Language

Question 11.
According to the passage, what does the speaker wish to do?
1. Promote Korean Art 2. Learn Korean Culture 3. Write a Book On Korea History 4. Make Korean Friends

Question 12.
According to the passage, the speaker wants to become…
1. A Buddhist 2. An Ambassador to Korea 3. A Teacher in Korea 4. A Korean Art Expert 5. A Linguist

ANSWER

(1) 3 (2) 3 (3) 2 (4) 1 (5) 2 (6) 2 (7) 1 (8) 2 (9) 4 (10) 1 (11) 1 (12) 4

TRANSLATION

저는 다음 달에 한국에 갑니다.
I’m going to Korea next month.

한국에는 세 번 가 본 적이 있습니다.
I’ve been to Korea three times.

여름에 두 번, 겨울에 한 번 가봤습니다.
Twice in the Summer, and three times in the Winter.

저는 겨울보다는 여름에 가는 것이 좋았습니다.
I liked going there in the Summer more than in the Winter.

겨울에는 날씨가 추워서 밖에 나가기가 힘들었습니다.
In the Winter, it was difficult to go out because it was too cold.

제가 살고 있는 곳 보다 많이 춥습니다.
It’s a lot colder than where I live.

제가 가장 좋아한 곳은 박물관 입니다.
The place I liked the most is a museum.

한국의 미술에 관심이 많기 때문입니다.
It’s because I’m very interested in Korean art.

한국의 불교 미술은 정말 아름답습니다.
Korean Buddhism art is really beautiful.

그래서, 한국 미술을 공부할 계획입니다.
So I plan to study Korean art.

한국의 미술을 독일 친구들에게 알리고 싶습니다.
I’d like to promote Korean art to the German friends.

공부를 많이 해서, 한국 미술 전문가가 되고 싶습니다.
I’d like to study a lot and become a Korean art expert.

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