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Top 10 tips to learn 에서 까지 grammar

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Top 10 tips to learn 에서 까지 grammar

       Today, we’re going to learn Korean grammar ‘Noun에서 Noun까지’. 에서 means from and 까지 means to. 에서 normally used for place and 까지 is used for both time and place. Let’s take a look in some examples and find out how today’s grammar (에서 까지 grammar) is used.

집에서 학교까지 어떻게 가요? How do you get to school from your place?

보통 걸어서 가요. I normally walk.  집에서 학교까지 가까워요. It is close to school from my place. So that person walks to school from her place.

        Here in this phrase, 에서 and 까지 are attached with nouns  and conjugated as ‘집에서 학교까지’ (from my place to school). ‘Noun 에서 Noun 까지’ which tells the starting point and the destination.

에서’ and ‘까지’ attach after the nouns.

When ‘에서’ and ‘까지’ are used together, they are used with place nouns such as ‘house, school, and company.’ In this case, ‘에서’ indicates the starting point, ‘까지’ indicate the destination (or the ending point) (It is corresponded to ‘from~to~’ in English.)

에서 까지 grammar example

Let’s look at some example sentences of 에서 까지 grammar.

The place noun ‘집 (my place, home) is followed by ‘에서 and the place noun ‘학교 (school) is followed by ‘까지’. It indicates that ‘집 (my place, home)’ which is placed before ‘에서’ is the starting point, ‘학교 (school) which is located before ‘까지’ is the destination.

‘학교에서 집까지 가까워요.’ It is close to my place from school.

The place noun ‘학교 (school) is followed by ‘에서, and the place noun ‘집 (my place, home) is followed by ‘까지’.

It indicates that ‘학교 (school)’ which is placed before ‘에서’ is the starting point, ‘집 (my place, home) which is located before ‘까지’ is the destination.

Whether the noun has the final consonant or not ‘에서’ is used. In both cases, ‘에서’ is used.

The similar happened to  ‘까지’ also. Whether the noun has the final consonant or not ‘까지’ is used. In both cases, ‘까지’ is used.

Lets see another example

서울에서 제주도까지 어떻게 가요?” How do I get to the jeju Island from Seoul?

비행기를 타고 가요.” You can take a plane.

서울에서 제주도까지 1시간 정도 걸려요.” It takes about an hour from Seoul to Jeju Island.

It indicates that ‘서울 (Seoul)’ which is placed before ‘에서’ is the starting point, ‘제주도 (Jeju Island)’ which is placed before ‘까지’ is the destination.

에서 까지 grammar practice

So far, we’ve learned the usage and the combination information of ‘에서, 까지. Now let’s practice by making some sentences.
‘서울, 부산, 기차를 타고 가요’
How would you say it?
서울에서 From Seoul 부산까지 기차를 타고 가요. to Busan I take the train.
It indicates that ‘서울 (Seoul)’ which is placed before ‘에서’ is the starting point, ‘부산 (Busan)’ which is placed before ‘까지’ is the destination.
‘서울에서 부산까지 기차를 타고 가요.’ I take the train from Seoul to Busan.

‘공항, 서울역, 버스를 타고 오세요.’
How would you say it?
공항에서 From the airport
서울역까지 버스를 타고 오세요. to Seoul station, please take the bus.
It indicates that ‘공항 (the airport)’ which is placed before ‘에서’ is the starting point,
‘서울역 (Seoul station)’ which is placed before ‘까지’ is the destination.
‘공항에서 서울역까지 버스를 타고 오세요.’ Please take the bus from the airport to Seoul station.

‘회사, 집, 가까워요.’
How would you say it?
회사에서 From work
집까지 가까워요. to my place, it is close
It indicates that ‘회사 (work, office)’ which is placed before ‘에서’ is the starting point,
‘집 (my place, home)’ which is placed before ‘까지’ is the destination
‘회사에서 집까지 가까워요.’ It is close to my place from work.

에서 까지 grammar Summary

In summary, whether there is a final consonant or not ‘에서’ is used. So, 집 becomes ‘집에서,’ 학교 becomes ‘학교에서.’

 Likewise, in the case of ‘까지,

whether there is a final consonant or not ‘까지’ is used. So, 집 becomes ‘집까지,’ 학교 becomes ‘학교까지.’

 

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