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Essential Korean Speak Korean with Confidence!

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Author: Gene Baik, Soyeung Koh
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2012)
Binding: Paperback, 192 pages
Summary:
Essential Korean presents the practical language of everyday interactions, conveyed in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable. It includes fundamental sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to questions, as well as a basic grammar and pronunciation guide to help you start speaking Korean right away.
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Basic Written Chinese Practice Essentials: An Introduction to Reading and Writing for Beginners

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Author: Jerling Guo Kubler, Cornelius C. Kubler
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2012)
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Summary:
Basic Written Chinese is a beginning-level course in written Chinese that employs a revolutionary new method designed to have you quickly reading and writing simple, connected Chinese sentences. It teaches you to recognize the 600 most basic characters and 1,000 words used every day by millions of Chinese speakers. It explains the history and development of the writing system over many centuries, teaches you how Chinese characters are built up from more basic elements, and how to use those elements to write them, read them and remember them. All the characters presented in the lessons correspond to those in Basic Spoken Chinese—the companion volume which helps you acquire rapid proficiency in speaking the language. Basic Written Chinese Practice Essentials is the companion workbook for Basic Written Chinese. This practical guide includes a broad range of drills and exercises designed to dramatically enhance your proficiency in reading and writing Chinese. While designed for use with the companion textbook, it can be used together with any Chinese textbook or teaching program to hone your Chinese reading and writing language skills.
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Sogang Korean 3A Student Book: Level 3

Author: Sogang University Korean Language Institute
Publisher: CHENG & TSUI (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 172pages
Summary:
This textbook is ideal for honing communication skills in Korean. Speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills are connected by a common learning objective in each lesson, enabling the student to practice and extend essential language skills. The book includes meaningful practice dialogues to help students learn important aspects of Korean grammar and vocabulary, with an emphasis on communicative skills and creating original conversations. Lesson objectives and tasks at the beginning of each unit facilitate the learning process for beginners. To further assist independent study, the book also includes English explanations of Korean in a separate grammar booklet, scripts for each CD, and a glossary of terms.
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Sogang Korean 2A Student Book: Level 2

Author: Sogang University Korean Language Institute
Publisher: CHENG & TSUI (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 176pages
Summary:
This textbook is ideal for honing communication skills in Korean. Speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills are connected by a common learning objective in each lesson, enabling the student to practice and extend essential language skills. The book includes meaningful practice dialogues to help students learn important aspects of Korean grammar and vocabulary, with an emphasis on communicative skills and creating original conversations. Lesson objectives and tasks at the beginning of each unit facilitate the learning process for beginners. To further assist independent study, the book also includes English explanations of Korean in a separate grammar booklet, scripts for each CD, and a glossary of terms. Contains 9 lessons and can be used after Sogang Korean 1B or the equivalent of 150-200 hours of Korean language study.
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Sogang Korean 1A Student Book: Level 1

Author: Sogang University Korean Language Institute
Publisher: CHENG & TSUI (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 168pages
Summary:
This textbook is ideal for honing communication skills in Korean. Speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills are connected by a common learning objective in each lesson, enabling the student to practice and extend essential language skills. The book includes meaningful practice dialogues to help students learn important aspects of Korean grammar and vocabulary, with an emphasis on communicative skills and creating original conversations. Lesson objectives and tasks facilitate the learning process for beginners. To further assist independent study, the book also includes English explanations of Korean in a separate grammar booklet, scripts for each CD, and a glossary of terms.
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The Key To Kanji: A Visual History of 1100 Characters

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Author: Noriko Kurosawa Williams
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 353 pages
Summary:
The Key to Kanji: A Visual History of 1100 Characters is a one-of-a-kind reference for learners at any level! Based in etymological research, this detailed guide takes away the difficulty of learning these Japanese characters. Each of eleven hundred essential kanji receives a fully illustrated entry with a brief English summary explaining the evolution of its written form and meaning from ancient to modern times. Each kanji is also given on- and kun- pronunciations, a section header in a traditional kanji dictionary, a clear stroke order illustration, and sample words that are useful for learners. The unusual breadth and depth of information in The Key to Kanji meets the needs of students and teachers in university, high school, and heritage language school programs, as well as independently studying adult learners.
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Remembering the Kanji 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters, 6th Edition

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Author: James W. Heisig
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2011)
Binding: Paperback, 484 pages
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Updated to include the 196 new kanji approved by the Japanese governmentin 2010 as “general-use” kanji, the sixth edition of this popular textaims to provide students with a simple method for correlating thewriting and the meaning of Japanese characters in such a way as to makethem both easy to remember. It is intended not only for the beginner, but also for the more advanced student looking for some relief from the constant frustration of forgetting how to write the kanji, or for a way to systematize what he or she already knows.
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Korean Listening Skills_Practical Tasks for Beginners

Author: 조재희, 오미남
Publisher: 다락원 DaraKwon (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 176pages
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‘Korean Listening Skills - Practical Tasks for Beginners’는 초급 외국인 학습자들의 듣기 능력을 집중적인 향상을 위해 만들어진 듣기 전문 교재이다.주제별로 구성된 실생활 자료로 풀어보는 듣기 과제 학습을 통하여 학습자가 단어 및 표현에 익숙해질 수 있도록 구성하였다.<준비>영역의 말하기와 <활동>영역의 읽기, 쓰기 등을 통해 주제별 심화 학습이 가능하다. 이 책은 특히 초급 수준의 실력을 가진 학습자들이 듣기 과제(Task) 풀이를 통해 실생활에서의 한국어 의사소통 능력을 키우는 데 중점을 두었다. 또한 실제 듣기 능력 향상은 물론, 토픽(TOPIK) 등 각종 한국어 인증 시험의 듣기 영역 고득점 획득에도 도움이 될 수 있도록 만들어졌다.
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新丝路.中级速成商务汉语2

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Author: cui hua shan
Publisher: Peking University Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 199 pages
Summary:
《新丝路.中级速成商务汉语2》是新丝路商务汉语速成系列教材的中级,是一部任务型的口语教材,适合已经学过初级汉语的人士使用。全书分为上下两册,每册10课,紧密围绕商务汉语考试(BCT)大纲安排设计内容,上册侧重与商务活动有关的生活社交,下册侧重商务活动中的常用业务,尽可能满足各类商务人士的实际需求。教材练习丰富,形式活泼,任务多样,实战性强,从而能高效地帮助外国学习者轻松提高商务汉语水平,快速走进商务汉语世界。
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新丝路中级速成商务汉语1

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Author: li xiao qi
Publisher: Peking University Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 199 pages
Summary:
《新丝路中级速成商务汉语1》是新丝路商务汉语速成系列教材的中级,是一部任务型的口语教材,适合已经学过初级汉语的人士使用。全书分为上下两册,每册10课,紧密围绕商务汉语考试(BCT)大纲安排设计内容,上册侧重与商务活动有关的生活社交,下册侧重商务活动中的常用业务,尽可能满足各类商务人士的实际需求。教材练习丰富,形式活泼,任务多样,实战性强,从而能高效地帮助外国学习者轻松提高商务汉语水平,快速走进商务汉语世界。
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