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Korean through English Book 3 (w/ cassettes)

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Author: Seoul National University Language Research Institute
Publisher: Hollym Intl (1994)
Binding: Paperback, pages
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Designed by the Language Research Institute of Seoul National University, this textbook comprises three volumes, with 25 lessons in each volume. Each lesson is made up of Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Main Text, Grammar, and Exercise sections. The content is easy and interesting as well as educational, and reflects the phonological and grammatical characteristics of Korean. It also introduces aspects of Korean culture in a natural and unaffected way. Above all, the books enable you to study alone, without the aid of a teacher or classroom environment.
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Korean for Beginners: Mastering Conversational Korean

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Author: Kyubyong Park, Henry J. Amen IV
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 176 pages
Summary:
Have you ever considered learning Korean, but been put off by the unusual look of the characters? Don't let yourself be scared away! Korean has been called “the most logical language there is,” and with this friendly and thorough introduction you will soon see why. As the more than 1 million Americans who speak Korean can attest, Korean is here to stay, and generations of young (and older) adults are determined to learn it. This book is for people who want a grasp of how to speak, write and understand Korean—and who want to enjoy things while they're at it! Using a lighthearted, humorous approach, Korean for Beginners starts by showing you just how reasoned and logical the Korean alphabet actually is, and helps you master it faster than you learned the English alphabet. Realistic situations you might encounter in Korea are described, and new words are explained in terms of how you'll find them useful to communicate. The CD-ROM lets you listen and repeat, and will help you soon say with pride, “I know Korean!”
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Integrated Korean: Beginning 2, 2nd Edition

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Author: Sung-Ock Sohn, Ho-min Sohn, Carol Schulz, Hyo Sang Lee, Young-mee Cho
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 278 pages
Summary:
This is a thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 2, the second volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series’ volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology—contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced in simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples and exercises. Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, usage, and English translation of dialogues. In response to comments from hundreds of students and instructors of the first edition, this new edition features a more attractive two-color design with all new photos and drawings and an additional lesson and vocabulary exercises. Lessons are now organized into two main sections, each containing a conversational text (with its own vocabulary list) and a reading passage. The accompanying workbook, newly written, provides students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned in the main text.
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Integrated Korean: Advanced Intermediate 2

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Author: Ho-Min Sohn, Korean Language Education and Research C
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 2 pages
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“The most notable features of the book are the authenticity of the reading materials and their relevance to the everyday life and thinking of Korean people, as well as a rich Korean-English glossary with excellent examples” —Modern Language Journal (89, 2005) The Advanced Intermediate Level texts are the third of a five-level series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology--learner-centeredness, contextualization, use of authentic materials, function/task-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced with simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples, exercises, and drills. Each lesson of this volume consists of pre-reading activities, one or two main reading texts, new words, useful expressions, exercises, comprehension questions, related reading, discussion and composition, and English translation of the reading texts.
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Integrated Korean Workbook: Beginning 2, 2nd Edition

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Author: Hangtae Cho, Sang-Suk Oh, Mary Shin Kim, Joowon Suh, Mee-Jeong Park
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 234 pages
Summary:
This workbook accompanies the thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 2, the second volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series’ volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology—contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced in simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples and exercises. Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, usage, and English translation of dialogues. In response to comments from hundreds of students and instructors of the first edition, this new edition features a more attractive two-color design with all new photos and drawings and an additional lesson and vocabulary exercises. Lessons are now organized into two main sections, each containing a conversational text (with its own vocabulary list) and a reading passage. The accompanying workbook, newly written, provides students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned in the main text.
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Korean(Hangugo) Vol. 1 (Korean Edition) [Paperback

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Author: Korean Language Institute Yonsei University
Publisher: Yonsei University Press (1992)
Binding: Paperback, 296 pages
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Korean Vol. 1 is an introductory-level textbook for foreigners and overseas Korean adults who are trying to learn Korean, and it contains essential everyday conversations. 『한국어 1』은 한국어를 배우고자 하는 외국인과 교포 성인을 위한 기초 단계의 책으로, 생활 필수 회화를 내용으로 하고 있다. 한국에서 생활하는 데 꼭 알아야 할 주제를 중심으로 썼으며, 한국의 문화와 사고방식을 소개함으로써 한국학을 전공하려는 외국인에게 많은 도움을 주고 있다. 전체를 10과로 나누어 각 과마다 다섯 항으로 나누어 각 항의 6개 문장 3개의 대화로 구성하여 마지막 항은 복습용 산문으로 엮었다.
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Frog's Tears and Other Stories: Readings in Korean Culture Series

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Author: Hye-Sook Wang
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2009)
Binding: Paperback, 318 pages
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From ungrateful young frogs to generous brothers, the captivating characters of Korea’s folktales have provided entertainment and insight for centuries. This new reader from the author of Generation Gap invites students of Korean at the high-beginning or low-intermediate levels to immerse themselves in Korea’s rich folkloric tradition as they develop their language skills and cultural knowledge. Frog’s Tears is a perfect supplementary reader for a first- or second-year Korean course, or for pleasure reading and independent study. High school and college students who want to explore Korean culture as they learn the Korean language will love these authentic stories that reveal traditional Korean values and thought throughout the ages. Each story is followed by a variety of task-based and content-based exercises for practicing language skills, refining reading comprehension, and extending cultural knowledge through lively discussion. Frog’s Tears is the second book to be released in the Cheng & Tsui Readings in Korean Culture Series, which offers supplemental reading material that corresponds to different levels of Korean language proficiency.
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Elementary Korean Second Edition

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Author: Jaehoon Yeon, Ross King
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2009)
Binding: Hardcover, 384 pages
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Includes Audio CD. This new edition of Elementary Korean is the most comprehensive and detailed introductory Korean textbook available. Perfect for a first-year university-level course or for the independent language learner, with no prior knowledge of the language necessary. A new format—now with dozens of illustrations—presents vocabulary, grammar, conversations and exercises that make Korean accessible and understandable. The new edition also includes corrections and some new content, such as new vocabulary and exercises.
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Elementary Korean: Includes a 74-minute Audio CD

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Author: Jaehoon Yeon, Ross King
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (1999)
Binding: Hardcover, 432 pages
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Elementary Korean offers a complete first-year course for learning Korean. Loosely based on Beginning Korean by Samuel Martin and Young-Sook C. Lee, it includes updated dialogues and grammar notes, as well as transcription in the Han'gul character system. Based on ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, Elementary Korean is geared toward an Intermediate-Low to Intermediate-Mid proficiency level.
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Korean Berlitz Pocket Dictionary

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Author: Berlitz Publishing
Publisher: Berlitz Publishing (2012)
Binding: Paperback, 416 pages
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This brand new dictionary is genuinely pocketable and highly practical, so whether you are a student or traveller this dictionary is the ideal take-along resource. It contains around 17,000 fully up-to-date entries, including a wealth of modern and idiomatic phrases not normally found in a dictionary of this size. Referencing is quick and easy using the bold, blue headwords and a long-lasting vinyl cover ensures durability.
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