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

Read and Speak Korean for Beginners with Audio CD 2nd Edition

Author: Sunjeong Shin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0071768718
Release Date: 2011-07-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This accessible book + audio course for beginning-level learners of Korean Read and Speak Korean for Beginners provides an accessible, entertaining program that will help you reinforce vocabulary as well as understand and manipulate basic structures. The book includes tests, puzzles, and illustrated flashcards.

Read and Speak Korean for Beginners 2nd Edition

Author: Sunjeong Shin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071820455
Release Date: 2011-07-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This accessible book + audio course for beginning-level learners of Korean Read and Speak Korean for Beginners provides an accessible, entertaining program that will help you reinforce vocabulary as well as understand and manipulate basic structures. The book includes tests, puzzles, and illustrated flashcards.

Get Started in Korean Absolute Beginner Course

Author: Jaehoon Yeon
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 144417505X
Release Date: 2014-06-27
Genre: Foreign Language Study

If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your Korean language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, writing, reading and understanding Korean in no time. Get Started in Beginner's Korean maps from A1 to A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages. This pack includes a 2-colour book and an MP3 CD. Through culture notes, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will pick up the Korean you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from shopping and travelling to food and daily life. Engaging with our interactive Discovery Method, you'll absorb language rules faster, remember what you learn easily, and put your Korean into use with confidence. Get Started in Korean has a learner-centered approach that incorporates the following features: - Outcomes-based approach - focus your learning with clear goals - Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner - Discovery method - figure out rules and patterns for yourself to make the language stick - Self-check and test yourself - see and assess your own progress - Personalization - use the language in real situations Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

Practical Korean

Author: Samuel E. Martin
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462902538
Release Date: 2013-09-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A handy introduction to the Korean language that is concise, simple, and useful. Much more than Korean phrasebook, Practical Korean has been written to fill a specific need: that of the hundreds of thousand of people now visiting Korea for business or holidays or even living there for a year or two, who wish to learn something of the spoken Korean language around them. The grammatical structure of Korean is particularly complex, and difficulties plague foreign students learning Korean. Samuel E. Martin, renowned Asian language expert and professor emeritus at Yale University has simplified some of the common problems to acquaint the reader with the most useful way to say a lot of everyday things, without having to memorize long lists of grammatical rules. The compact size makes it ideal for traveling to Korea or reading on a plane, train or bus. The sentences are almost all given in the polite (yo) style, which is both the simplest and the most widely useful. From this style, another common style—the Intimate style—is easily derived simply by dropping the final particle. From a practical point of view, this is the quickest and simplest way to put a foreigner into direct communication with Koreans, including the use of a Korean phrase book. The student will quickly make progress learning to comprehend and speak Korean. The material is presented using the romanization method of written Korean that is officially authorized by the Korean government as well as the native Korean script (Hangeul). Practical Korean is grouped into 47 lessons that cover all the common topics of conversation, grammar and vocabulary.

Speaking Korean for beginners

Author: 이해영
Publisher: Hollym Intl
ISBN: STANFORD:36105130757110
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This book has been compiled so that readers can study spoken Korean on their own, acquiring both fluency and accuracy by listening to the accompanying CD. Speaking Korean for Beginners, the most effective book for those just starting out with their study of the Korean language, incorporates useful expressions while providing key insights into Korean culture.

Read and Speak Arabic 3rd Edition

Author: Jane Wightwick
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781260031027
Release Date: 2017-10-27
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn how to communicate in Arabic with this accessible, entertaining program! Learning a new language can be especially challenging when the language uses a non-Roman script. Read and Speak Arabic for Beginners, 3rd Edition overcomes this obstacle by providing an accessible, entertaining program to reinforce vocabulary and help you create basic structures. Each of the book’s eight topics was designed to help you develop your communication skills in key areas of daily life, such as introducing yourself, asking for directions, talking about your family and your country, and describing people, places, and objects. This updated edition is supported by flashcards for vocabulary in each topic, and two end-of-topic quizzes. The accompanying audio via the McGraw-Hill Education Language Lab app features all the key words and phrases so you can hear how they are pronounced and then have a chance to repeat them. Fun tests and puzzles reinforce your progress. Additional listening activities and games are also featured for additional language reinforcement. Read and Speak Arabic for Beginners, 3rd Edition features: • An accessible, proven approach to help you communicate in Arabic • A two-color layout and photographs illustrating key vocabulary • Games, puzzles, flashcards, and audio lessons to help you build languages skills • Clear explanations of how basic phrases are used for practical communication • Streaming audio for valuable speaking and listening practice • Detachable flashcards for language reinforcement, and more

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!

Essential Korean

Author: Soyeung Koh
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462910113
Release Date: 2013-02-05
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This portable, user–friendly Korean language guide, phrasebook and dictionary is the cheapest and easiest way to learn Korean before and during your trip. If you only want to purchase one Korean language book—Essential Korean is the way to go. Part of Tuttle Publishing's Essential Series, it is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of South Korea and is also designed as a Korean phrasebook, making it the most versatile Korean language learning tool on the market. Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to Korea or for students who want to supplement their learning, this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as a Korean phrase book or as an English–Korean Dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Korean without the need to say a word. You will soon find yourself turning to Essential Korean again and again when you study Korean, visit Korea and work or interacting with Koreans. In this book you will find: Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use. A Korean dictionary of over 2000 terms and expressions. Extensive information about Korean grammar and pronunciation. Latest Korean vocabulary and Korean phrases for smart phones, social media and more. This beginner Korean book will help you to quickly and easily learn Korean. Your ability to read Korean, write Korean, speak Korean, and comprehend Korean will be vastly improved without having to take an entire Korean language class. Other titles in this bestselling series of phrasebooks include: Essential Japanese, Essential Chinese, Essential Korean, Essential Tagalog, and Essential Arabic.

Elementary Korean

Author: Ross King
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 0804844984
Release Date: 2014-06-03
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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 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 a 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 increasing 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.

Colloquial Korean

Author: Andrew Inseok Kim
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415108047
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This accessible coursebook in modern Korean pays particular attention to the Korean writing system. The course has been written by an author who has taught the language in both Korea and the United States.

Essential Korean Vocabulary

Author: Kyubyong Park
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462914067
Release Date: 2015-06-09
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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 everyday in their natural contexts. You'll also learn closely-related vocabulary together, which will help you remember and use a wider vocabulary. Each word in this book is clearly explained 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 clearly 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 special tips about tone, nuance, and correct usage of terms. Learn the vocabulary needed to pass standard Korean proficiency tests.

Integrated Korean

Author: Young-mee Cho
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 0824823427
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This intermediate level text has been developed in accordance with performance-based principles, contextualization, use of authentic materials, function/task-orientedness, and balance between skill getting and skill using. Each topic covers punctuation, grammar and new words and expressions.

Colloquial English

Author: Gareth King
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317306276
Release Date: 2015-08-14
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Colloquial English provides a step-by-step course in English 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 English in a broad range of situations. 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 explanations of idioms throughout the text additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key and lists of irregular verbs. This second edition has been extensively revised and updated throughout, and includes up-to-date cultural information, an improved reference grammar and revised audio recordings. 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. Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial English is a complete English Language course and will be an indispensable resource for independent learners and for instructors and students on TEFL and EFL courses. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages and at the Intermediate-High on the ACTFL proficiency scales.