500 Basic Korean Verbs
Korean Paperback ISBN: 0804846057
This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbs Korean grammar is notoriously difficult for foreigners to master but is essential for those wishing to learn Korean. Easy-to-use500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the correct usage of Korean verbs available for English-speaking learners. Each of the 500 most important Korean verbs is presented in a convenient single-page format that gives the verb's meaning and pronunciation, and displays the verb's 48 key tenses, speech levels, and moods (all accompanied by romanizations). Also included are a handy guide to the Korean language and verb conjugation and reference tables of basic Korean verb types, along with 3 indexes (Romanized, Hangeul, and English). 500 Basic Korean Verbs Includes: - Conjugations by tense, speech levels, and mood. - "Model verb" system quickly identifies each verb's pattern. - Sample sentences demonstrating the verb's correct usage. - Free downloadable audio provides pronunciations for the verbs and 1,000 example sentences. - Korean characters (Hangul) as well as romanized pronunciations to help English speakers. - Two-color design makes quick reference easy.
Paperback ISBN: 0804842493
Advanced Korean offers a complete, systematic, and streamlined third-year course in Korean. It is ideal for university students and adult learners with plentiful reading texts and written exercises, all in Korean Hangul. Concise Korean grammar notes in English, extensive glossaries, and an answer key make this book suitable for those studying alone, as well as for classroom use. There are 20 comprehensive lessons, each with a reading text in which new language is introduced in context, followed by vocabulary, grammar points, and exercises. Lessons 5, 10, 15 and 20 are short reviews of the key structural patterns introduced. The focus is on written Korean, but the reading texts are not academic, they are breezy, chatty, and amusing, with illustrations. The textbook comes with a free CD-ROM entitled Sino-Korean Companion, a supplement for those learners wishing to commence the study of Chinese characters as they are used in the Korean language. The 20 lessons on the CD-ROM build on the content of the lessons in the main textbook to introduce 500 Chinese characters in their Sino-Korean readings. The emphasis is on giving students the tools they need to decipher unfamiliar Chinese characters on their own, and also on Sino-Korean vocabulary acquisition. Each lesson introduces approximately 25û30 new Chinese characters along with related vocabulary items, and builds on previous characters and vocabulary introduced, demonstrating the cumulative effect on oneÆs vocabulary of paying systematic attention to Sino-Korean.
Berlitz Korean Compact Dictionary
Korean-english / English-korean
Korean Paperback ISBN: 9812686509
The Berlitz Compact Dictionary series, ideal for travelers, students, and business people, features bold, blue headwords for maximum accessibility, thousands of idioms, new words, expressions and grammatical information. It’s a must-have compact reference work for language learners that fits in a pocket. From Berlitz – the leaders in language-learning.
Berlitz Korean Phrase Book & Dictionary
Korean Paperback ISBN: 1780044925
Berlitz Phrasebook and Dictionary KoreanCompact, clear, and packed with key words and phrases to help conversation, this pocket-sized Korean phrasebook and dictionary from Berlitz's trusted language experts (with free app) is a trusty travel companion, and all you need to make yourself understood - and to understand others - when you're out and about in Korea.· With its emphasis on conversational usage, and up-to-date language on social media, leisure, business - and more - this is the only phrase book you'll need when exploring Korea· Includes 3000-word bilingual dictionary · Visually appealing colour-coding system means you can find what you want, when you want, and fast· The simplified Berlitz pronunciation system will ensure you're clearly understood· Stunning colour photography enhances the expert content, and makes this series the most visually attractive phrase book on the marketAbout Berlitz: Berlitz draws on years of travel and language expertise to bring you a wide range of travel and language products, including travel guides, maps, phrase books, language-learning courses, dictionaries and kids' language products.
The Complete Course for Beginners
Paperback ISBN: 113895859x
Colloquial Korean provides a step-by-step course in Korean as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Korean in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: • progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills • structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar • an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises • realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios • useful vocabulary lists throughout the text • additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Korean will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Korean. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
Concise English-Korean Dictionary
Romanized : The 8000 Most Useful English Words and Phrases With Korean Equivalents in Both Roman & Korean Letters
Korean Paperback ISBN: 0804801185
Especially recommended for the traveler and student, the Concise English-Korean Dictionary offers the most commonly spoken English words and phrases and their Korean equivalents.
Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!"
Paperback ISBN: 1569757798
Nothing is censored in Dirty Korean. By revealing the contemporary colloquial language locals actually speak, this book presents cool things to say for all casual situations — shopping, parties, nightclubs, sporting events, and even romance and sex. Dirty Korean includes harsh expressions to convince a local police officer that one's documents are in order and he has been tipped enough, sweet words to entice a local beauty to join you for a plate of kimchi, and even native banter to help make friends over a glass of Soju. An invaluable guide for off-the-beaten-path travelers going to Korea, Dirty Korean is packed with enough insults and swear words to offend every person in Korea without even mentioning Kim Jong-Il or the breed of dog cooked into tonight’s dinner. There’s even sex terminology graphic enough to embarrass even the most jaded hostess at a massage parlor.
Paperback ISBN: 0804844984
This is a comprehensive and detailed introductory Korean textbook and language learning package. Korean is now the 15th most popular language taught at American universities. This new edition of Elementary Korean, the most comprehensive and detailed introductory Korean textbook available, offers beginning learners of Korean everything they need to learn the language effectively. Perfect for a first-year university-level course use or for the independent language learner. No prior knowledge of the language is necessary. The new format, now with dozens of illustrations, presents Korean vocabulary and Korean grammar in an accessible and understandable manner while extensive conversations and exercises help to reinforce the Korean language and build reading and listening comprehension. This edition includes: - An MP3 audio CD and dedicated website. - Rich and highly nuanced examples with brand new illustrations. - Detailed but on–technical grammar notes, ample writing exercises with an accompanying answer key. - Detailed examples of authentic dialogue. - Highly technical grammar notes. - Plenty of writing practice. Dialogues, reading texts, and written exercises are in Hangul, the Korean alphabet, so students are quickly able to read and write authentic Korean. Layered lessons are designed to build on each other, making Korean easy to learn from the most popular introductory Korean language textbook available. Included is a revised audio CD that helps learners to speak like a native, and a web-based practice component through the University of British Columbia that can help students to learn Korean even beyond the pages of this book. According to the Modern Language Association, enrollment in Korean in American universities is growing rapidly. Available separately is the companion Elementary Korean Workbook. This helpful workbook will assist you in practicing and polishing your Korean language skills. Each lesson supplements the corresponding lesson in the textbook. There are ten activities per lesson, offering a range of exercises and practice opportunities to enable you to achieve proficiency in everyday, conversational Korean.