Easy Korean

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Tuttle Publishing
Date Published:
online audio and printable flashcards
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6 X 9

A great introduction to Korean for travel, business, traditional learning or just fun!

This book teaches you the basics of the Korean language, including practical daily conversations and vocabulary. All Korean words and sentences are given in Korean Hangul script and Romanized form for easy pronunciation, alongside English translations.

Easy Korean includes useful notes and explanations on pronunciation, Hangul script, greetings and requests, basic sentence structure and vocabulary, verb conjugations, honorific forms, idiomatic expressions and etiquette dos and don'ts. A useful dictionary of commonly-used Korean words and phrases is provided at the back.

Key features of this book include:

  • Accompanying printable flashcards
  • Free online native speaker audio recordings
  • 10 lessons designed for beginning, self-study adult learners
  • Basic sentence patterns and vocabulary used in daily conversations
  • Hangul and Romanized versions of all Korean texts with English translations
  • Cultural notes for understanding Korean customs and norms
  • A dictionary of common vocabulary words

About the Author:
Julie Damron received her B.A. from Brigham Young in English; her MAT in TESOL, from The School for International Teaching in Brattleboro, Vermont; and her Ph.D. in Linguistics from Purdue. She currently heads the Korean section in the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages at Brigham Young. Dr. Damron developed and teaches all of BYU's independent study Korean courses and BYU's new "BYU Online" hybrid Korean classes. She is active in the profession with regular presentations and publications and is the author of Korean Stories for Language Learners. Dr. Damron lives in Provo, Utah.

Baik Juno has taught Korean at universities, government institutions, and multinational corporations in Korea and the US since 2008. He has also trained teachers at Kyung Hee University in Suwon, Korea. He is currently teaching and researching as an Assistant Professor of Korean at Brigham Young University.