Answers will vary. Here are some similar phrases you may hear:
육호선 타고 봉화산 방향으로 일곱 정거장 가세요.
Yukhoseon tago bonghwasan banghyangeuro ilgop jeongguhjang gaseyo.
Take line 6 going towards Bonghwasan and go seven stops.
합정에 내려서 잠실가는 이호선 타세요.
Hanjeongae naelyuhsuh jamsilganeun ehosun taseyo.
Get off at Hapjeong and change to Line 2 going towards Jamsil Station.
네 정거장 가면 되요.
Ne jeongguhjang gamyun dwaeyo.
You just go four stops.
백화점 가려면 삼번출구로 나가세요.
Baekhwajeom galyuhmyun samhosun nagaseyo.
Take exit 3 for the shopping center.
Once again, don’t feel overwhelmed. Take a deep breath and listen for the following keywords:
호선 means “line.” It’s paired with a Sino-Korean number. The orange line is 삼호선, Line 3. The light blue line is 사호선, Line 4. The green line that loops in a circle is 이호선, Line 2.
Line 1 / 일호선 / eelhoseon (dark blue)
Line 2 / 이호선 / ehoseon / (green circle line)
Line 3 / 삼호선 / samhoseon (orange line)
Line 4 / 사호선 / sahoseon (light blue line)
Line 5 / 오호선 / ohoseon (purple line)
Line 6 / 육호선 / yookhoseon (light brown line)
Line 7 / 칠호선 / chilhoseon (dark green line)
Line 8 / 팔호선 / palhoseon (pink line)
When taking the subway, it’s important to know the end stations of each line. Even if that’s not where you’re getting off at, it’s the direction of your intended destination.