The Korean Writing SystemSyllablesNounsPredicatesFormal and Informal SpeechPre-Final and Final EndingsSpeech LevelAdding ㅓ or ㅏ to a predicate stemAdding 으 to predicates stemsThe Deferential Speech LevelThe Intimate Speech LevelThe Polite Speech LevelThe Plain Speech LevelIrregular PredicatesThe Subject Particle 가 and 이The object particle 를 and 을The Topic Particle 는 and 은Forming a Sentence이다 and 아니다있다 and 없다NegationPast TensePredicates as ModifiersDeterminersBound NounsDesireNumbersCountersQuestionsThe Particle 에


Expressing desire is acheived in the by the usage of the auxiliary adjecive . 고 싶다 is added to a verb stem to indicate desire to execute the verb. This construction can not be used in the second-person declarative sentences or third person declarative sentences.
(I) want to buy chocolate.
(I) do not want to return to home.