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Elementary Korean: Second Edition (Includes Access to Website & Audio CD with Native Speaker Recordings) [With CD (Audio)]
Elementary Korean
Second Edition (Includes Access to Website & Audio CD with Native Speaker Recordings) [With CD (Audio)]
Paperback      ISBN: 0804844984
This is a comprehensive and detailed introductory Korean textbook and language learning package.

Korean is now the 11th 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 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 with native speaker recordings and a dedicated website.
  • Rich and highly nuanced examples with brand new illustrations.
  • Grammar notes
  • Ample writing exercises with an accompanying answer key.
  • Detailed examples of authentic dialogue.
  • 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 increasing rapidly.

Available separately is the companion Elementary Korean Workbook, which assists learners in practicing and polishing their 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.
Elementary Korean Workbook: (audio CD Included)
Elementary Korean Workbook
(audio CD Included)
Korean    Paperback      ISBN: 0804845026
Elementary Korean Workbook is an extensive beginning level Korean language workbook.

This helpful, interactive guide is intended as a companion to its accompanying textbook, Elementary Korean, but can be used with any Korean textbook or as a stand-alone self-study guide to learn Korean. Elementary Korean Workbook is essential for practicing and polishing your proficiency in everyday conversational Korean. There are carefully crafted activities for expanding your ability to read, write, comprehend and speak Korean. The MP3 audio CD helps build listening comprehension and ensures correct pronunciation

The variety of activities offers beginning Korean learners the range of practice opportunities they need to succeed:
  • Korean language dialogues.
  • English to Korean & Korean to English translation exercises
  • Comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar exercises.
  • Reading practice passages.
  • Language keys for all activities.
  • Accompanying audio CD.
Essential Korean Grammar: Your Essential Guide to Speaking and Writing Korean Fluently!
Essential Korean Grammar
Your Essential Guide to Speaking and Writing Korean Fluently!
Paperback      ISBN: 0804844313
Do you want your Korean language skills to shine? Essential Korean Grammar offers what you need to understand and express which grammar option is best. Having a solid understanding of grammar is vital to learn Korean effectively.

Essential Korean Grammar gives you excellent examples that lay out the best grammar options for communicating, and when to use each option. The grammar items are cleverly rated so you can determine what's most useful for you to study, based on your Korean knowledge level and your plans. There is a star rating system, from 5 stars ("critical"; with these under your belt you can communicate almost everything you need to say) to 1 star (don't worry about this unless there's some reason you need to know it--for example, the TOPIK exam). Essential Korean Grammar is a toolbox to help you form correct and natural-sounding sentences, and determine which grammar you need for reading or writing Korean. It details:
  • How to combine grammar points with each type of word.
  • How it is similar to and different from related grammar points.
  • Commonly used expressions.
  • Things for learners to watch out for.

The example sentences for each grammar point use simple vocabulary that even a beginner will know. A perfect supplement to any Korean language textbook
Essential Korean Phrasebook & Dictionary: Speak Korean with Confidence
Essential Korean Phrasebook & Dictionary
Speak Korean with Confidence
Paperback      ISBN: 0804846804
Essential Korean Phrasebook & Dictionary teaches you the practical phrases and expressions needed for everyday interactions in Korea in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable.

Key features of this Korean phrasebook and dictionary include:
  • Over 2,500 practical phrases
  • A practical English-Korean dictionary with over 2,000 terms and expressions
  • Phrases for technology, WiFi and social media
  • Essential expressions used for meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to simple questions
  • Manga illustrations to illustrate critical phrases and situations
  • A pronunciation guide and grammar notes explain the basic sounds and sentence patterns of the Korean language
  • Korea travel tips, cultural notes and much more
All Korean words and phrases are in romanized form as well as the Korean Hangul script. Basic grammar and pronunciation notes get you speaking right away, and tips on culture and etiquette allow you to interact with Korean without making serious blunders. Whether you're a novice or have some experience with the language, this is a reference you'll turn to again and again when visiting Korea and interacting with Koreans people.
Essential Korean Vocabulary: Learn the Key Words and Phrases Needed to Speak Korean Fluently
Essential Korean Vocabulary
Learn the Key Words and Phrases Needed to Speak Korean Fluently
Paperback      ISBN: 0804843252
This user-friendly Korean language book pushes readers towards greater fluency in spoken and written Korean.

With Essential Korean Vocabulary you will learn to speak Korean the way that Koreans do by learning key words and expressions they use every day in their natural contexts. You'll also learn closely-related vocabulary together, which will help you remember and use a more extensive vocabulary. Each word in this book is explained clearly, and useful sentences are given to demonstrate how it's used. Author Kyubyong Park also provides tips on Korean grammar and modern colloquial usage in South Korea, so you can learn to speak like a native speaker.

Essential Korean Vocabulary presents the 8,000 most common Korean words and phrases organized into 36 different subject areas. Beginning students can focus on the most basic items, which are marked. As you progress to greater fluency, you can pick up more complicated words and expressions to bring your overall vocabulary and understanding of Korean up to an advanced level.

With Essential Korean Vocabulary, you will:
  • Upgrade your Korean skills in stages by learning the most useful words in sequence along a graded spectrum from beginner to advanced.
  • Learn how real Koreans speak in authentic sentences by native speakers.
  • Get specific tips about tone, nuance, and correct usage of terms.
  • Learn the vocabulary needed to pass standard Korean proficiency tests.
Everyday Korean: A Basic English-Korean Wordbook
Everyday Korean
A Basic English-Korean Wordbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0834800691

A guide to the Korean language compiled especially for the foreign resident and visitor. In addition to over 6000 entries, this book features hundreds of easy-to-learn English loanwords, many illustrative sentences, and an appendix of phrases for special occasions.

A Frequency Dictionary of Korean: Core Vocabulary for Learners
A Frequency Dictionary of Korean
Core Vocabulary for Learners
Paperback      ISBN: 1138781819

A Frequency Dictionary of Korean is an invaluable tool for all learners of Korean, providing a list of the 5000 most frequently used words in the language.

Based on the Sejong National Corpora, the largest written and spoken corpora in Korean comprised of 10 million words collected from different genres, the Dictionary provides the user with detailed information for each of the entries, including illustrative examples and English translations.

The Dictionary provides a rich resource for language teaching and curriculum design, while a separate CD version provides the full text in a tab-delimited format ideally suited for use by corpus and computational linguists.

With entries arranged both by frequency and alphabetically, A Frequency Dictionary of Korean enables students of all levels to get the most out of their study of vocabulary in an engaging and efficient way.

Get Talking and Keep Talking Korean Total Audio Course: The Essential Short Course for Speaking and Understanding with Confidence
Get Talking and Keep Talking Korean Total Audio Course
The Essential Short Course for Speaking and Understanding with Confidence
Korean    Compact Disc      ISBN: 1471801276

When travelling, do you want to. . .

-communicate accurately?
-do more than just 'get by'?
-make connections in a new language?

Through twenty common scenarios plus culture and travel advice, you'll soon be practising the most frequent words and expressions you need for your travels. Get the words and phrases you need for ordering food, booking a hotel, meeting friends, shopping and more.

You can download the audio files on these discs from your computer to your MP3 player or play them in an MP3 CD player. You'll also get a coursebook PDF for reading practice and a handy phrasebook to take away with you.

Through our interactive Discovery Method, you'll:

-Progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself.
-Personalize your Korean with interactive role-plays.
-Perfect your pronunciation and sound more natural.

Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
Instant Korean: How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas With Just 100 Key Words and Phrases
Instant Korean
How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas With Just 100 Key Words and Phrases
Paperback      ISBN: 0804835969
It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication

Do you want to speak simple Korean but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Korea for a short time and want a Korean phrase book to help you communicate? If so, this Korean phrasebook for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication.

The idea of Instant Korean is simple--learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author Boye Demente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a Korean language vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly you can learn Korean and how fluently you too can communicate in Korean. An English-Korean glossary makes looking up words and phrases simple and quick. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Korean phrasebook:
  • Meet people.
  • Go shopping.
  • Ask directions.
  • Ride the subway.
  • Order food and drinks.
  • And much more.
Instant Korean: How to Express Over 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words and Phrases] (a Korean Language Phrasebook & Diction
Instant Korean
How to Express Over 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words and Phrases] (a Korean Language Phrasebook & Diction
Paperback      ISBN: 0804845506
It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication

Do you want to speak conversational Korean but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Korea for a short time and want a Korean phrase book to help you communicate? If so, this Korean phrasebook for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the essential content needed for communication. This new, expanded edition contains 15% more content, fun manga-style illustrations, and additional information on which destinations, personalities and trends are hot in Korea right now

The idea of Instant Korean is simple--learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author Boye Demente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a Korean language vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly you can learn Korean and how fluently you too can communicate in Korean. An English-Korean dictionary makes looking up words and phrases quick and straightforward. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Korean phrasebook:
  • Meet people.
  • Go shopping.
  • Ask directions.
  • Ride the subway.
  • Order food and drinks.
  • And much more.
About the new edition:
This revised edition has manga illustrations to give visual cues for language use in context, and useful cultural notes on what's proper in Korea--how to address someone based on the hierarchy in societal structure (age, gender and how well acquainted with the other party), how to get the attention of a wait staff in a restaurant, etc.