Korean: Introduction to Occupational Titles
Occupation is a kind of **noun** that we often talk about in our daily conversation. It is also recommended to learn Korean nouns because unlike verbs, which have tense, passive, etc., they can be used once you know them well. Therefore, here are a few common occupations.
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Occupation is a kind of noun that we often talk about in our daily conversation.
It is also recommended to learn Korean nouns because unlike verbs, which have tense, passive, etc., they can be used once you know them well.
Therefore, here are a few common occupations.
The following rules are used to organize common occupations by 사, 인, 원, 수, 가.
Here is a list of 사.
Here is a list of 인.
Here is a list of 원.
Here is a list of 수.
교수 also has 수, and it means "professor".
Here is a list of 가.
Other common occupations
How to use it in a conversation
How do I say "I am ＯＯ" or "I am not ＯＯ" in a conversation?
Just follow the noun with "이다" or "아니다".
"이다" means positive and is qeuivalent to "I am".
Then "아니다" means negative and is equivalent to "I am not".
I am a student.
나는 교사 아니다.
I am not a teacher.
The verbs "이다" and "아니다" are used here as prototypical verbs. It will be converted to "예/이에요, 아니에요" or "입니다" in the dialogues.