The Story of Kap Do-li and Kap Soo-ni
This is a romantic Korean folk song that is famous through the country. The story is about a young lady named Kap Soo Ni, and her beloved lover, Kap Do Il. They live together in one village and have feelings for each other, but they didn’t admit it until both of them married different people, and were suffering because they were not together.
The Story of Kap Do-li and Kap Soo-ni is a great song to learn reported speech, and does it structure in Korean. This song incorporates numerous action verbs that makes the story move forward.
Here is the lyrics video for you guys to learn:
And this is a performance video where these adorable kids dance to ‘The Story of Kap Do-li and Kap Soo-ni’:
This kid’s song is a nursery type of song that is well known by almost all Korean children. The nursery rhyme is important for children because it helps them to develop and understand the language.
Here is the video for ‘Butterfly’ for you guys:
BTS has sung ‘Butterfly’ on one of their own variety shows, ‘Gayo Track’ episode 12, on Vlive back in 2017. Here is the video for you guys:
To Catch Fish
‘고기를 잡으러,’ or known as ‘To Catch Fish,’ is another Korean children’s song, which tells us about going fishing. This is a great example of a song to learn basic Korean vocabulary since the song is simple to follow. Here is the video for you guys:
Blue Sky, Silver Water
The title song ‘Blue Sky Silver Water (푸른하늘 은하수)’, is a traditional Korean children’s song that related to nature. This song also comes with a hand-clapping routine, as well, which makes this song much more fun to learn with.
Here is the video for you guys:
And here is the Hand Clapping routine for the song bellow:
So, can you guys follow their hand-clapping session? Happy learning!
Spring in The Mountains
The song ‘Spring in The Mountains’ (옹달샘), is a traditional Korean children’s song. Here is the video for you guys to learn:
This song was sung by BTS in their rookie era, on their first variety show, ‘Rookie King’, but the difference is that each member had to change the lyrics to compliment themself. Here is the video for you guys:
And that’s all for today’s topic about Korean children’s songs. We hope this information can help you to learn Korean more easily, with a fun way, as well!
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