Did you accidentally show up to class without you pencil? How about paper, did you forget that as well? Here is a useful phrase you can use to ask your classmate.
___ 빌릴 수 있을까? | (bil-lil-su-iss-eul-gga)
Can I borrow a ___ ?
So if you wanted to say “can I borrow a pencil?” The full sentence is 연필 빌릴 수 있을까? (yeon-pil-bil-lil-su-iss-eul-gga).
Remember, this phrase is informal. You can insert any object into the blank, as long as it is a noun. But while we’re on the topic of school supplies, here are some classroom objects vocabulary:
연필 | (yeon-pil)
책 | (chaeg)
수첩 | (su-cheob)
종이 | (jong-i)
가위 | (ga-wi)
메뉴 보여 주세요 (me-nyu-bo-yeo-ju-se-yo)
May I see the menu please?
뭐가 맛있어요 (mwo-ga-mas-iss-eo-yo)
What do you recommend?
_____ 주세요 (_____ ju-se-yo)
I’d like _____ please
물 좀 더 주세요 (mil-jom-deo-ju-se-yo)
Can I have some more water please?
계산서 주세요 (gye-san-seo-ju-se-yo)
Could I have the check please?
한국말 잘 못해요 (han-gug-mal-jal-mot-hae-yo)
I cannot speak Korean very well
한국말 전혀 못해요 (han-gug-mal-jeon-hyeo-mot-hae-yo)
I cannot speak Korean at all
I don’t understand
미안하지만, 다시 한번 말씀해 주세요 (mi-an-ha-ji-man, da-si-han-beon-mal-sseum-hae-ju-se-yo)
I’m sorry but, could you please repeat that again?
천천히 말씀해 주세요 (cheon-cheon-hi-mal-sseum-hae-ju-se-yo)
Please speak slowly
영어를 하실 줄 아세요 (yeong-eo-reur-ha-sil-jul-a-se-yo)
Do you know how to speak English?