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[Grammar] #9 -ㄹ/을 거예요

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Ending a sentence with -ㄹ/을 거예요 expresses a future occurrence or one’s will or guess.


A: 저기 그림이 멋있어요! There is a nice picture.


B: 사진을 찍을 거예요. I will take a picture.


combines with

: Action verbs & Descriptive verbs


1. -ㄹ 수 있다

: Verb stems ending in a vowel or ㄹ


광장 시장을 구경할 거예요. (구경하 + -ㄹ 거예요)

I will look around the Gwangjang market.

친구들과 놀 거예요. (놀다 + -ㄹ 거예요)

I will hang out with my friends.

내일 뭐 할 거예요? (하다 + -ㄹ 거예요)

What will you do tomorrow?


2. -을 수 있다

: Verb stems ending in a consonant


빈대떡을 먹을 거예요. (먹 + -을 거예요)

I will eat mung bean pancake.

한국어 책을 읽을 거예요. (읽다 + -을 거예요)

I will read a book in Korean.

나중에 씻을 거예요. (씻다 + -을 거예요)

I will wash later.


1. Pick the correct variant.


씻다 to wash


(a) -을 거예요  (b) -ㄹ 거예요


2. Complete the sentence.


친구들과 _ ___. I will hang out with friends.


뛰다 / 놀다 / -ㄹ 거예요 / -을 거예요


3. Unscramble the sentence.


__ ___ ___ ___. I will look around the Gwangjang market.


먹다 / -을 거예요 / 광장 시장을 / 구경하다 / -ㄹ 거예요


1. (a)  2. 친구들과 놀 거예요. 3. 광장 시장을 구경할 거예요.


02:00 — “까맣게 다 타 버릴 거예요” means “We will get really tan (over this summer)”

00:24 — “나랑 결혼 안 할 거예요?” means “Won’t you get married to me?”


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