을까요/ ㄹ까요 grammar
을까요/ ㄹ까요 grammar

Today we are going to learn 을까요/ ㄹ까요 grammar or (으)ㄹ까요 grammar. This grammar is used to ask for feedback or someone’s opinion or view if he /she wants to do something or not.

을까요/ ㄹ까요 grammar is used after the verb stem and it is used to find out another person’s opinion or to find out other person’s suggestion. For example –

주말에 뭘 할까요? What do you do at the weekend?
우리 영화 볼까요? Shall we watch the movie?

을까요/ ㄹ까요 grammar conjugation

If a verb stem has final consonant (받침), we have to use 을까요. For example

먹다
After removing 다, the verb 먹다 has ㄱ받침 (ㄱ final consonant) so we have to add 을까요. So 먹다 becomes 먹을까요.

If a verb stem has no final consonant (받침), we have to use ㄹ까요. For example

보다
After removing 다, the verb 보다 has no 받침 (final vowel) so we have to add ㄹ까요. So 보다 becomes 볼까요.

We have to remove 다 from the basic verb.
먹다
보다
만들다
After removing 다 from basic verb we have to add (으)ㄹ까요. Now these words become
먹을까요
볼까요
만들까요

ㄹ 불규칙 case
If a verb has final consonant in the form of ㄹ we have to use ㄹ까요. For example-

만들다
After removing 다 from 만들다, the verb has ㄹ consonant at the last, So 만들다 becomes 만들까요.

놀다
After removing 다 from 놀다, the verb has ㄹ consonant at the last, So 놀다 becomes 놀까요. To learn more please read this chapter (‘ㄹ’ 불규칙)

을까요/ ㄹ까요 grammar practice

      If a verb stem has final consonant (받침), we have to use 을까요. For example 

먹다
Remove 다 from the root word 먹다. The remaining part is 먹 which has the final consonant in the form of ㄱ. According to the rule we have to add 을까요.so 먹다 becomes 먹을까요.
보다
Remove 다 from the root word 보다. The remaining part is 보 which has final no final consonant. According to the rule we have to add ㄹ까요. So 보다 becomes 볼까요.

웃다
Remove 다 from the root word. The remaining part is 웃 which has the final consonant in the form of ㅅ. According to the rule we have to add 을까요.so 웃다 becomes 웃을까요.

들다
Remove 다 from the root word. The remaining part is 들 which has final consonant in the form of ㄹ. According to the rule we have to add ㄹ까요. So 들다 becomes 들까요.

가다
Remove 다 from the root word. The remaining part is 가 which has no final consonant at the end. According to the rule we have to add ㄹ까요.so 가다 becomes 갈까요.

을까요/ ㄹ까요 Example (예문)

To understand more let’s see some examples

의자에 앉다 = 의자에 앉을까요? Shall we sit on the table?
일요일에 만나다 = 일요일에 만날까요? Shall we meet on Sunday?
문을 열다 = 문을 열까요? Shall I open the door?
회사에 가다 = 회사에 갈까요? Shall we go to the company?
밥 먹다 = 우리 내일 같이 밥 먹을까요? Shall we have lunch together tomorrow?
내일 만나다 = 내일 몇시에 만날까요? What time will you meet tomorrow?

을까요/ ㄹ까요 grammar Summary

This grammar is used to find out/know another person’s opinion or suggestion.

If a verb ending has final consonant 을까요 is used. (동사의 어간에 받침이 있으면 을까요 를 붙여서 사용 합니다.)
먹다 = 먹을까요.

If a verb ending has a vowel or final consonant in the form of (ㄹ), we have to user ㄹ까요.

가다 become 갈까요. kpop 콘서트 볼까요? Shall we watch k-pop concert?
보다 + ㄹ까요 = 볼까요.
만들다 becomes 만들까요.

The reply or answer of 을까요/ ㄹ까요 is usually in the form of 아요/ 어요.

Normally 우리 (us) is used as a subject of 을까요/ ㄹ까요 sentence.

을까요/ ㄹ까요 grammar