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Yes! You Can Learn Korean Language Structure in 40 Minutes




By lee.2951 - Posted on 01 May 2009 - Update on 14 January 2011

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Author: Tong-Ku Lee
Publisher: Hollym International Corp. (1999)
Binding: Paperback, 120 pages
Summary:
Readers may feel that the sentence "Learning Korean Structure in 40 Minutes" is somewhat exaggerated. But the focus of this book is to know the structure of Korean alphabet with the unique methodology. Some principles must be kept in mind when you learn Korean with this book. In Chosun Dynasty, confucianism influenced the life style that woman hide inside her home and the culture was driven by the man. Man and labor was the most essential aspect of their industry(agriculture). As a result, a son was held as being much higher than a daughter. Original approach of Korean alphabet was the symbol of heaven, human and earth combination which is the basement of oriental philosophy. However, in this methodology, Korean alphabets are based on the social structure that backs to the past, especially social life of Chosun period. The male character(consonant) comes first and the female letter(vowels) always follows the male letter. But it isn't to imply that the man is better or worth more than the woman. This book shows the simple and easy approach to understand and memorize the order of Korean alphabet. It's not an academic approach but a very practical one. You can easily acquire the basic concept of Korean language structure in 40 minutes and also communicates with others in Korean.
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