Korean Drama, also known as Kdrama, have become increasingly popular over the past few years and so has people’s interest in South Korea. If you’re a fan of Korean drama you probably want to know how to say drama in Korean so that you can talk about the Korean TV shows that you enjoy.
In this lesson, you will learn how to say drama in Korean, the names of the different Korean drama genres, and you will learn how to say which Korean dramas you like.
Drama In Korean
The word for drama in Korean is 드라마 [deu-ra-ma]. Listen to the audio below to hear how to pronounce this word.
You have probably noticed that 드라마 [deu-ra-ma] is very similar to the English word ‘drama’. This is because 드라마 is a Korean word borrowed from English (also known as Konglish). 드라마 [deu-ra-ma] is the most common way to say drama in Korean and can be used in most situations.
Korean Drama Genres
There are many types of Korean drama genres. If you want to talk about Korean dramas to your friends, you probably want to know the names of the different types of Korean dramas. Here is a list of Korean drama genres.
|family drama||가족 드라마|
|romantic comedy||로맨틱 코미디|
|political drama||정치 드라마|
|medical drama||의학 드라마|
|investigation drama||수사 드라마|
|courtroom drama||법정 드라마|
|soap opera||막장 드라마|
|action drama||액션 드라마|
|fantasy drama||판타지 드라마|
|horror drama||공포 드라마|
Download a worksheet and flashcards to help you learn these Korean drama words.
Korean Drama Example Sentences
Here are some useful example sentences you can use to talk about drama in Korean. Specifically, you will learn how to ask and answer what kinds of Korean dramas you like. If you want to hear how to pronounce these Korean sentences, check out the video below from our teacher Arah.
|What kind of drama do you like?||어떤 드라마를 좋아해요?|
|I like family dramas.||저는 가족 드라마를 좋아해요.|
|I like romantic comedies.||저는 로맨틱 코미디를 좋아해요.|
|I like historical dramas.||저는 사극을 좋아해요.|
|I like sitcoms.||저는 시트콤을 좋아해요.|
|I like political dramas.||저는 정치 드라마를 좋아해요.|
|I like medical dramas.||저는 의학 드라마를 좋아해요.|
|I like investigation dramas.||저는 수사 드라마를 좋아해요.|
|I like courtroom dramas.||저는 법정 드라마를 좋아해요.|
|I like soap operas.||저는 막장 드라마를 좋아해요.|
|I like action dramas.||저는 액션 드라마를 좋아해요.|
|I like fantasy dramas.||저는 판타지 드라마를 좋아해요.|
|I like horror dramas.||저는 공포 드라마를 좋아해요.|