V-(으)ㄹ까 하다 grammar = be thinking of ~express a vague intention or uncertain plan

V-(으)ㄹ까 하다 grammar = be thinking of ~express a vague intention or uncertain plan

Usage :
- V-(으)ㄹ까 하다 = Indicate the speaker’s vague intention or uncertain plan that could still change. = be thinking of 
- V-(으)ㄹ까 말까 하다 = wonder whether to do or not ~express hesitation of doing something 


Verb +  -ㄹ/을까 하다 (present tense)
가다 -> 갈까 해요. (be thinking of going)
먹다 -> 먹을까 해요. (be thinking ofeating)
타다 -> 탈까 해요. (be thinking of getting ...)
마시다 -> 마실까 해요. (be thinking of drinking)
배우다 -> 배울까 해요. (be thinking of learning)
이사하다 -> 이사할까 해요. (be thinking of moving)
운동하다 -> 운동할까 해요 (be thinking of exercising)

Verb +  -ㄹ/을까 했다 (past tense)
가다 -> 갈까 했다 (was thinking of going)
먹다 -> 먹을까 했다 (was thinking of eating)
놀다 -> 놀까 했다 (was thinking of playing)
공부하다 -> 공부할까 했다 (was thinking of studying)

Specific usage:

1. This expression can’t be used with interrogative (할까 해요?), imperative (할까 하세요), proposition (할까 합시다) sentences or future tense (할까 할 거예요).

다음 달부터 매일 아침에 운동을 할까 해요?/ 할까 합시다./ 할까 하세요./ 할까 할 거예요. (Wrong)
다음 달부터 수영을 할까 해요. (Correct)
I am thinking of exercising every morning from next month.

2. The negative form of the expression: 안 V-(으)ㄹ까 하다 or  V-지 말까 하다. But not 못 V-(으)ㄹ까 하다.

점심에는 학생 식당에서 밥을 먹지 말까 해요.
I don't think I should eat at the student's restaurant for lunch.

Examples :

1. 이번 방학에는 베트남 여행을 할까 해요.
I'm thinking of taking a trip to Vietnam this vacation.

2. 주말에는 도서관에서 가서 책을 읽을까 해요. 
On weekend, I'm thinking of going to the library and read books.

3. 다음 달부터 요가를 배울까 해요. 
I am thinking of learning yoga from the next month. 

4. 내일 쇼핑할까 해요.
I am thinking about shopping tomorrow.

5. 저녁 준비하기 싫어서 주문해서 먹을까 해요.
I don't want to prepare dinner, so I'm thinking of ordering it.

6. 오랜만에 해수욕장에 갈까 하는데 같이 갈래요?
I am thinking of going to the beach since a long time, would you like to go with me?

7. 회사를 옮길까 했는데 월급이 올라서 그냥 다니기로 했어요.
I am thinking about changing jobs, but I got a salary raise, so I decided to stay.

8. 지난 방학에 고향에 못 가서 이번 방학에 고향에 갈까 해요.
Last vacation I couldn't go back my hometown, so this vacation I am thinking of going back my hometown.

9. 서울에서 부산까지 무궁화 열차로 타면 시간이 많이 걸려요. 그래서 KTX를 탈까 해요.
It takes a lot of time to go from Seoul to Busan by Mugunghwa train. So I am thinking of boarding the KTX. 

10. 안나 씨, 주말에 뭐 할 거예요?
- 그동안 여유가 없어서 전혀 못 놀았는데 주말에는 게임을 하면서 좀 놀까 해요.
Anna, what will you do in weekend?
- I haven't had time to have fun lately, so I am thinking of playing games.

11. 저녁에 뭘 할 거예요?
- 친구들과 같이 술을 마실까 해요. 밍 씨도 같이 마실래요?
What are you going to do at dinner?
- I am going to drink with friends. Do you want to drink with us, Minh?

12. 주말에 뭘 할 거예요?
- 이사를 해야 해서 방을 찾아볼까 해요.
What will you do in the weekend?
- I have to move, so I am thinking of searching for rooms.

13. 신혼여행을 어디로 갈 거예요?
- 아직 잘 모르겠지만 유럽으로 갈까 해요.
Where will you go for honeymoon?
- I haven't known yet, but I am thinking of going to  Europe.

Comparison between V-(으)ㄹ 거예요, V-(으)려고 하다, V-(으)ㄹ까 봐 and V-(으)ㄹ까 하다 grammars.

1. V-(으)ㄹ 거예요 grammar =  I will … (refers to a virtual definite plan.)

2. V-(으)려고 하다 grammar = I am planning... (refers to a concrete plan.)

3. V-(으)르까 봐 grammar = I am worried that ... (refers to one's concern about something)

4. V-(으)ㄹ까 하다 grammar = I am thinking of … (refers to an uncertain plan that can still change)

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