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Read & Speak Korean for Beginners (Book w/Audio CD)

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Author: Sunjeong Shin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 96 pages
Summary:
Studying Korean is intimidating. Not only do you face the usual challenges of learning a new language--vocabulary, grammar, verb tenses--but you also have to learn a non-Roman alphabet. To help you master the language, Read & Speak Korean for Beginners entertains you while you learn, lessening the anxiety of a new script and increasing your confidence in your language skills. This program teaches you basic vocabulary and explains sentence structures for eight key areas of everyday life--introducing yourself, saying where you're from, asking what things are, asking where things are located, describing objects and people, asking how to get around, talking about your family, and describing what you do. The accompanying CD features all the key words and phrases so you can hear how they are pronounced and repeat them after the speaker. Inside you will find: * Clear explanations of how to use basic phrases in everyday conversations * Entertaining activities, games, and puzzles with which to check your progress * Illustrated flash cards to help you memorize key phrases * Listening exercises and audio games on the CD to further reinforce your comprehension
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College Korean

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Author: Michæl C. Rogers, Kyungnyun K. Richards, Clare You
Publisher: University of California Press (1993)
Binding: Paperback, 380 pages
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College Korean offers a comprehensive introduction to the Korean language designed for American students. Rogers, You, and Richards have used their many years of teaching to devise and test an approach that balances reading and writing with the spoken language. The result is a well-rounded textbook suited to a yearlong course in which students learn to conduct conversations about their own lives and interests, read texts written in hangul, and write simple compositions. The book systematically introduces basic Korean grammar, a contextualized vocabulary, and styles of speech that are sociolinguistically appropriate for college students. Each of its 26 lessons contains a dialogue or a reading, practice patterns, relevant grammar notes, and exercises. Approximately 150 Sino-Korean characters are also introduced, and complete glossaries and grammar indexes are provided.
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Writing Korean for Beginners

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Author: The International Korean Language Foundation, National Institute of the Korean Language
Publisher: Hollym International Corporation (2006)
Binding: Perfect Paperback, 326 pages
Summary:
The 20 chapters in this book provide a wide range of practical, everyday situations to help readers improve their written Korean, Hangeul. Every chapter has specific goals, tasks, sample texts, vocabulary & expressions, grammar, and culture tips. Plus, with an answer key at the back of the book, readers can carry out a self-assessment at the end of each chapter.
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Using Korean: A Guide to Contemporary Usage (Kindle Edition)

Author: Miho Choo
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Binding: Kindle Edition, 336pages
Summary:
This is a guide to Korean language usage for students who have already acquired the basics of the language. Unlike a conventional grammar, it highlights those areas of vocabulary and grammar which cause the most difficulty to English speakers. Clear, readable and easy to consult, it is essential for all those who wish to take their Korean beyond the beginner's level.
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Integrated Korean Workbook: Beginning 1, 2nd Edition

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Author: Mary Shin Kim, Sang-Suk Oh, Hangtae Cho, Joowon Suh, Mee-Jeong Park
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2009)
Binding: Paperback, 232 pages
Summary:
This workbook accompanies the thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, the first 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: Beginning 1, 2nd Edition

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Author: Sung-Ock Sohn, Ho-Min Sohn, Carol Schulz, Hyo Sang Lee, Young-Mee Cho
Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr (2009)
Binding: Paperback, 218 pages
Summary:
This is a thoroughly revised edition of "Integrated Korean: Beginning 1", the first 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. "Integrated Korean" is a project of the Korean Language Education and Research Center (KLEAR) with the support of the Korea Foundation. In addition to the five-level Integrated Korean textbooks and workbooks, volumes include "Korean Composition", "Korean Language in Culture and Society", "Korean Reader for Chinese Characters", "Reading in Modern Korean Literature", and "Selected Readings in Korean".
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iSpeak Korean Phrasebook (MP3 Disc)

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Author: Young Pahk, Alex Chapin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (2008)
Binding: MP3 CD, 16 pages
Summary:
See it. Hear it. Speak it. Put 1,400 Korean phrases in your pocket, and enjoy your travel experience without getting lost in translation. 1. Go to "Artist"--Choose the theme you want. . 2. Go to "Album"--Select your topic within the theme. 3. Select the phrase you want to hear--You will hear the phrase and see it on your iPod screen! . . Missed it? Just click and repeat the track as many times as you need! Or create your own playlist to keep favorite phrases handy. With iSpeak, you're in control! For use on your: iPod, iPod nano, iPhone, Zune Screen images will vary among iPod models. . Contains one MP3 audio disc and 16-page booklet. . Requires 300MB of free space. . iPod is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. . Zune is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation, Inc., in the United States and other countries.
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500 Basic Korean Adjectives

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Author: Bryan Park
Publisher: Hollym International Corporation (2009)
Binding: Perfect Paperback, 508 pages
Summary:
This book provides a practical approach to learning an essential part of the Korean language. The 500 most important Korean adjectives have been identified and presented in alphabetical order. For each vocabulary item, you can see its pronunciation, Romanization, meaning, and the model word for which it follows the same conjugation rules. There is also the adjective s table of conjugation, some familiar related words, common sentence patterns and some sample sentences. An mp3 CD is also included. This book is a helpful guide to learning Korean adjectives as well as a handy reference tool. You will also find the book 500 Basic Korean Verbs helpful as well.
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Time for Korean Book 2

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Author: Inshil Choe, Yoon
Publisher: Hollym International Corporation (2009)
Binding: Perfect Paperback, 112 pages
Summary:
This two-volume textbook series aims at fostering young learners skill of listening to and speaking Korean through various stimulating activities as well as learning relevant aspects of Korean culture. The book has been set up in a fun and enjoyable way as every section comes complete with activities, songs and games for students to play, as well as pictures that help explain the lesson. The accompanying audio CD helps students acquire accurate pronunciation of Korean words.
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Intermediate Korean: A Grammar and Workbook

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Author: Andrew Sangpil Byon
Publisher: Routledge (2009)
Binding: Paperback, 288 pages
Summary:
"Intermediate Korean: A Grammar and Workbook" comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This workbook presents twenty-four individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their second year of learning Korean. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. "Intermediate Korean" is suitable for both class use as well as independent study. Key features include: clear, accessible format; many useful language examples; all Korean entries presented in Hangul with English translations; jargon-free explanations of grammar; abundant exercises with full answer; and, key subject index. Clearly presented and user-friendly, "Intermediate Korean" provides readers with the essential tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations, making it an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for students with some knowledge of the language. Andrew Sangpil Byon is Associate Professor at the State University of New York at Albany, where he teaches courses in Korean language and civilization.
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