Korean from Zero

Author: George Trombley
Publisher: From Zero!
ISBN: 0989654524
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Korean From Zero! is a fun, innovative, and integrated approach to learning Korean created by professional interpreter George Trombley, Korean linguist Reed Bullen, Professor Myunghee Ham, and Sunhee Bong. Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Korean From Zero! is the perfect course for current students of Korean as well as absolute beginners. Features of the book: * Integrated Workbook with Answer Key * MP3 Audio * Online Support * Over 600 New Words and Expressions * Learn to Read and Write Hangul * Extensive Grammar * 90 Adjectives and Verbs Detailed * Bilingual Glossaries with Hangul and English ...and much more!

Korean From Zero 3

Author: George Trombley
Publisher: Learn from Zero
ISBN: 0989654540
Release Date: 2017-07-26
Genre: Korean language

Korean From Zero! 3 continues the integrated approach to learning Korean. Created by interpreter, George Trombley, Korean linguist Reed Bullen, native Korean speaker Jiyoon Kim and Korean teacher Myunghee Ham. Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Korean From Zero! is the perfect course for current students to continue their studies.

Korean for Beginners

Author: Henry J. Amen IV
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462901036
Release Date: 2010-08-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Have you ever considered learning Korean, but been put off by the unusual look of the characters? Don't let yourself be scared away! Korean has been called "the most logical language there is," and with this friendly and thorough introduction you will soon see why. The best way to learn Korean—this book uses a lighthearted, humorous approach. Korean for Beginners starts by showing you just how reasoned and logical the Korean alphabet, hangeul, actually is, and helps you master it faster than you learned the English alphabet. Realistic situations you might encounter in Korea in Korean-speaking environments are described, and new words are explained in terms of how you'll find them useful to communicate. Numerous illustrations enliven the text, downloadable audio lets you listen and repeat phrases in the book. Soon you'll be able to say with pride, "I know Korean!" Features of Korean for Beginners are: Learn to read Korean writing with ease. Practical phrases help you converse with confidence. A lighthearted "guide" walks you through, bringing the language to life. Downloadable audio with native Korean speakers help you to speak Korean like a pro. As the more than 1 million Americans who speak Korean can attest, the Korean language is here to stay, and generations of young (and older) adults are determined to learn it. This book is for people who want a grasp of how to speak, write and understand Korean—and who want to enjoy things while they're at it!

Korean Made Simple

Author: Billy Go
Publisher: GO! Billy Korean
ISBN:
Release Date: 2014-04-05
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Korean Made Simple is a book for anyone who wishes to begin learning the Korean language. No matter your age, you can learn how to read, write, speak and understand Korean. Learn the Korean writing system, Korean culture, and even history. Learn over 1,000 vocabulary words and phrases through 20 in-depth and fun lessons, filled with plenty of examples. Additionally, practice sections with answer keys are built into every chapter. This book also contains additional advanced level notes for more skilled Korean speakers looking for a review of basic grammar and concepts, including a full appendix covering sound change rules. Audio files for the book are also available for free download from gobillykorean.com. Start your exciting journey into the Korean language today. Let's learn Korean!

Korean Language for Beginners

Author: Andrea De Benedittis
Publisher: Seoul Selection
ISBN: 9781624120930
Release Date: 2017-06-07
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This book is a complete guide for people who want to learn the Korean language, starting from the very beginning, and learn the alphabet and the correct sounds of vowels, consonants, and diphthongs. It was written for people who want an easy but systematic approach to the language. The writer is a non-native speaker who started learning the language from ZERO, just like you and spent years in Korea trying to reach a better level of proficiency in Korean. After a few weeks of study, you will study to recognize words, make sentences, and have simple (but miraculous) conversations with other Korean speakers!

Korean For Dummies

Author: Jungwook Hong
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118050583
Release Date: 2011-05-23
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Start speaking Korean the fun and easy way with Korean For Dummies, a no-nonsense guide to Korean culture and the basics of Korean language. Pick up basic phrases and commonly used words so that you can converse with Koreans in both business and personal situations. You’ll learn Korean for everyday life and task-specific expressions for Korean on the go. In addition, you’ll discover important and fascinating aspects of Korean culture. This handy guide won’t burden you with lists of grammar rules; just look up the phrases and cultural phrases that you need or read through the whole book for a general overview. You’ll be able to place material in a daily context with cultural tidbits, phonetic spelling of Korean words, and the recorded Korean dialogues on the accompanying CD. Exercises will jog your memory and reinforce everything that you learn. Find out how to: Use basic phrases and words correctly Converse intelligently about Korean culture Do business with a Korean company Say task-specific expressions Pronounce Korean words Put material in a real-world context Make a good first impression with Koreans Complete with lists of ten ways to learn Korean quickly, ten phrases to make you sound Korean, ten expressions that Koreans like to use, and ten things you should never do around a Korean, Korean For Dummies is your one-stop guide to speaking basic Korean and understanding the fundamentals of Korean culture.

Living Language Korean

Author: Jaemin Roh
Publisher: Living Language
ISBN: 0307972232
Release Date: 2013-08-27
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Presents a comprehensive self-instruction guide to learning the Korean language.

Read Speak Korean for Beginners Book W Audio CD

Author: Sunjeong Shin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071544405
Release Date: 2008-02-29
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Korean Basics Made Easy--and Fun! 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

A History of the Korean Language

Author: Ki-Moon Lee
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139494489
Release Date: 2011-03-03
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A History of the Korean Language is the first book on the subject ever published in English. It traces the origin, formation, and various historical stages through which the language has passed, from Old Korean through to the present day. Each chapter begins with an account of the historical and cultural background. A comprehensive list of the literature of each period is then provided and the textual record described, along with the script or scripts used to write it. Finally, each stage of the language is analyzed, offering new details supplementing what is known about its phonology, morphology, syntax, and lexicon. The extraordinary alphabetic materials of the 15th and 16th centuries are given special attention, and are used to shed light on earlier, pre-alphabetic periods.

Essential Korean Grammar

Author: Laura Kingdon
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462917754
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Do you want your Korean language skills to shine? Then Essential Korean Grammar offers exactly what you need to finally understand and express which grammar option is best. Having a solid understanding of grammar is essential to effectively learn Korean. 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!

Japanese from Zero 1

Author: George Trombley
Publisher: Yesjapan Corporation
ISBN: 0976998122
Release Date: 2006-05-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

"The Japanese language uses a set of symbols called 'hiragana' (to spell Japanese words), 'katakana' (to spell foreign words), and 'kanji' (to represent entire words or names). Over the course of BOOK 1, we will teach you groups of hiragana piece-by-piece to gradually build up your understanding and familiarity."--Introduction.

Speak Korean Today Beginner Korean 4

Author: Layun Choi
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 151140728X
Release Date: 2015-03-22
Genre:

In Speak Korean Today! Beginner Korean 4, students will learn essential useful expressions, variety of conjunction words, more complicated sentence structure. This book is designed to enhance students ability to express more complex and detailed expressions. Each chapter includes vocabulary, grammar, dialogues and workbook section. You will learn essential Korean grammar and vocabularies to start speaking Korean today!

Learn Hangul in One Hour

Author: Allen Williams, Ph.D.
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1470095297
Release Date: 2012-03-18
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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Learn Korean

Author: Jenna Swan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 153047356X
Release Date: 2016-03-10
Genre:

Many textbooks have been written to teach how to speak foreign languages but textbooks can only take you so far, even with the various media of videos and audio files. The best way is to just face it head on in its natural environment. Go out there, and don't be shy. If you are a beginner, you are bound to make mistakes. More likely, the natives will appreciate your effort to speak their language than pointing out your mistakes and laughing at it. Children absorb languages very quickly because they are unafraid to make mistakes and are not conscientious about their grammar or pronunciation. Very young children make errors with their own first language. Although adults may laugh at the cuteness, they shrug it off and learn from their mistakes. Adults need to do the same. Just as a note, if you have taken Japanese in the past, you will have an easier time with Korean. In this book, we will try to show some basics so that you can go into the native environment. If you wish to test your proficiency in Korean, you can participate in TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean).

Scripts and Literacy

Author: I. Taylor
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401111621
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Literacy is a concern of all nations of the world, whether they be classified as developed or undeveloped. A person must be able to read and write in order to function adequately in society, and reading and writing require a script. But what kinds of scripts are in use today, and how do they influence the acquisition, use and spread of literacy? Scripts and Literacy is the first book to systematically explore how the nature of a script affects how it is read and how one learns to read and write it. It reveals the similarities underlying the world's scripts and the features that distinguish how they are read. Scholars from different parts of the world describe several different scripts, e.g. Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Indian Amerindian -- and how they are learned. Research data and theories are presented. This book should be of primary interest to educators and researchers in reading and writing around the world.