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Essential Korean Vocabulary: Learn the Key Words and Phrases Needed to Speak Korean Fluently

Kyubyong Park


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With 'Essential Korean Vocabulary' you will learn to speak Korean the way that Koreans do by learning the key words and expressions they use everyday in their natural contexts. You'll also learn closely-related vocabulary in sets or groups, which will help you to acquire and use a wider vocabulary.
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  • Paperback
    $26.39
ISBN: 9780804843256
ANNOTATION:
With 'Essential Korean Vocabulary' you will learn to speak Korean the way that Koreans do by learning the key words and expressions they use everyday in their natural contexts. You'll also learn closely-related vocabulary in sets or groups, which will help you to acquire and use a wider vocabulary.

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With 'Essential Korean Vocabulary' you will learn to speak Korean the way that Koreans do by learning the key words and expressions they use everyday in their natural contexts. You'll also learn closely-related vocabulary in sets or groups, which will help you to acquire and use a wider vocabulary.

Publisher Description

Do you frequently come across Korean words and expressions that you don't quite understand, and that prevent you from progressing to complete fluency in Korean?

This book can help. 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.

Author Biography

Kyubyong Park worked for many years as an editor at an educational publishing company focusing on language learning. His expertise in language learning books results in an especially effective approach. He is the author of 500 Basic Korean Verbs and the coauthor of Korean for Beginners. He lives in Seoul.

Review

"...the vocab is divided into many organized sections that are easy for learners to search through words they are interested in learning." -Jamieliew.com blog "It's a SUBJECT DICTIONARY broken down into 36 different themed sections. This makes it the IDEAL book to learn vocabulary to use in various situations and subject matters." -Key to Korean blog "Now you can learn a variety of Korean adjectives easily! This book will be a great help for learners who want to improve their vocabulary." -Hyunsook Kim, Producer, Los Angeles Radio Korea "Classifying essential Korean words in terms of topics greatly facilitates students' systematic learning of Korean vocabulary. Students are expected to learn a wide variety of useful information regarding Korean grammar and culture, as well as vocabulary, through the abundant authentic examples and notes that are efficiently provided." -Professor Ho-min Sohn, Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures in University of Hawaii at Manoa and author of Integrated Korean

Long Description

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.

Review Quote

"...the vocabs are divided into many organized sections that's easy for learners to search through words they are interested in learning." -- Jamieliew.com blog

Product Details

Author
Kyubyong Park
Short Title
ESSENTIAL KOREAN VOCABULARY
Pages
384
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Language
English
ISBN-10
0804843252
ISBN-13
9780804843256
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United States
Subtitle
Learn the Key Words and Phrases Needed to Speak Korean Fluently
Year
2015
Edition
2nd
Illustrations
more than 8,000 common Korean words & phrases
Publication Date
2015-04-01
Audience
General/Trade