500 Basic Korean Verbs

The Only Comprehensive Guide to Conjugation and Usage

Author: Kyubyong Park

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462913679

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 544

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This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbs Korean grammar is notoriously difficult for foreigners to master but is essential for those wishing to learn Korean. Easy-to-use 500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the correct usage of Korean verbs available for English-speaking learners. Each of the 500 most important Korean verbs is presented in a convenient single-page format that gives the verb's meaning and pronunciation, and displays the verb's 48 key tenses, speech levels, and moods (all accompanied by romanizations). Also included are a handy guide to the Korean language and verb conjugation and reference tables of basic Korean verb types, along with 3 indexes (Romanized, Hangeul, and English). 500 Basic Korean Verbs Includes: Conjugations by tense, speech levels, and mood. "Model verb" system quickly identifies each verb's pattern. Sample sentences demonstrating the verb's correct usage. Free downloadable audio provides pronunciations for the verbs and 1,000 example sentences. Korean characters (Hangul) as well as romanized pronunciations to help English speakers. Two-color design makes quick reference easy.

Basic Korean

A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Andrew Sangpil Byon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135974632

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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Korean: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This workbook presents twenty-five individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Korean. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Basic Korean is suitable for both class use as well as independent study. Key features include: abundant exercises with full answer key all Korean entries presented in Hangul with English translations glossary of grammatical terms. Clearly presented and user-friendly, Basic Korean provides readers with the essential tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations, making it an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for both beginners and students with some knowledge of the language. Andrew Sangpil Byon is Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Albany, where he teaches courses in Korean language and civilization.

Essential Korean Vocabulary

Learn the Key Words and Phrases Needed to Speak Korean Fluently [Downloadable audio]

Author: Kyubyong Park

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914063

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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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.

Essential Korean Grammar

Your Essential Guide to Speaking and Writing Korean Fluently!

Author: Laura Kingdon

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462917755

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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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!

Korean for Beginners

Mastering Conversational Korean (Downloadable Material Included)

Author: Henry J. Amen IV,Kyubyong Park

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462901034

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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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!

Modern Korean Grammar

A Practical Guide

Author: Andrew Sangpil Byon

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351741292

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 366

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Routledge’s Modern Grammar series is an innovative reference guide combining traditional and function-focused grammar in a single volume, with an accompanying workbook. The aim of the Modern Korean Grammar is to provide an overview of the structures and functions of the Korean language. Designed for those who have already acquired the basics of the language, the book combines a comprehensive description of the grammatical structures of Korean with a functional/usage approach to the language. All target grammatical and functional points will be illustrated with examples in Hangul with English translations for better understanding. In addition, the use of linguistic terminology is limited, to facilitate quick and easy comprehension.

Korean Made Simple 2

The next step in learning the Korean language

Author: Billy Go

Publisher: GO! Billy Korean

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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Korean Made Simple 2 continues right from where we left off, and will help to bring your Korean language abilities to the next level. No matter your age, you can learn how to read, write, speak and understand Korean. Learn more about Korean grammar, culture, history, holidays, and even idioms. Learn over 1,000 new 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 advanced level notes for more skilled Korean speakers looking for a review, as well as an appendix dedicated to additional reading practice in Korean. Audio files for the book are also available for free download from gobillykorean.com. Continue your exciting journey into the Korean language today. Let's learn Korean!

My First Book of Korean Words

An ABC Rhyming Book

Author: Kyubyong Park,Henry J. Amen

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462910300

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 26

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My First Book of Korean Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces young children to Korean language and culture through everyday words. The words profiled in this book are all commonly used in the Korean language and are both informative and fun for English-speaking children to learn. The goals of My First Book of Korean Words are multiple: to familiarize children with the sounds and structure of Korean speech, to introduce core elements of Korean culture, to illustrate the ways in which languages differ in their treatment of everyday sounds and to show how, through cultural importation, a single word can be shared between languages. Both teachers and parents will welcome the book's cultural and linguistic notes, and appreciate how the book is organized in a familiar ABC structure. Each word is presented in Hangeul, as well as in its Romanized form. With the help of this book, we hope more children (and adults) will soon be a part of the nearly 80 million people worldwide that speak Korean!

Practical Korean

Your Guide to Speaking Korean Quickly and Effortlessly in a Few Hours

Author: Samuel E. Martin

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462902537

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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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.

Continuing Korean

Second Edition (Includes Downloadable Audio)

Author: Ross King,Jaehoon Yeon, Ph.D.,Insun Lee

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914926

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 448

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This is a complete and effective intermediate–level Korean textbook and Korean language learning package It is the next book in the Elementary Korean series and takes student's abilities to read comprehend Korean, speak Korean, read Korean, and write Korean to the next level. Continuing Korean is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex structure of Korean language. It offers a full range of field-tested exercises that will help readers build their confidence and fluency in the Korean language. Each lesson includes Korean dialogues, vocabulary, lesson notes and detailed breakdowns of the grammatical structure under discussion, and exercises. The downloadable audio is another great way to learn Korean and ensures correct pronunciation and helps to build listening comprehension.

Integrated Korean

Beginning 1

Author: Young-mee Cho

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824823429

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 322

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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.

Advanced Korean

Includes Downloadable Sino-Korean Companion Workbook

Author: Ross King,Jaehoon Yeon, Ph.D.,Chungsook Kim

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462915086

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 352

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Advanced Korean offers a complete, systematic, and streamlined third-year course in Korean. It is ideal for university students and adult learners with plentiful reading texts and written exercises, all in Korean Hangul. Concise Korean grammar notes in English, extensive glossaries, and an answer key make this book suitable for those studying alone, as well as for classroom use. There are 20 comprehensive lessons, each with a reading text in which new language is introduced in context, followed by vocabulary, grammar points, and exercises. Lessons 5, 10, 15 and 20 are short reviews of the key structural patterns introduced. The focus is on written Korean, but the reading texts are not academic, they are breezy, chatty, and amusing, with illustrations. The textbook comes with a downloadable supplement entitled Sino-Korean Companion. It is for those learners wishing to commence the study of Chinese characters as they are used in the Korean language. The 20 lessons build on the content of the lessons in the main textbook to introduce 500 Chinese characters in their Sino-Korean readings. The emphasis is on giving students the tools they need to decipher unfamiliar Chinese characters on their own, and also on Sino-Korean vocabulary acquisition. Each lesson introduces approximately 25-30 new Chinese characters along with related vocabulary items, and builds on previous characters and vocabulary introduced, demonstrating the cumulative effect on one's vocabulary of paying systematic attention to Sino-Korean.

Korean Flash Cards Kit

Learn 1,000 Basic Korean Words and Phrases Quickly and Easily! (Hangul & Romanized Forms) (Downloadable Audio Included)

Author: Soohee Kim

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462915094

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 32

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Everything needed to learn to read, write, speak, and understand the basic and most useful words in the Korean language is in this handy set of flash cards—including many hundreds of phrases and sentences using them. The cards in this volume are a great way to learn Korean and contain the most common words and expressions used in daily Korean communication—concrete nouns as well as verbs and adjectives that form the core Korean vocabulary. These are grouped thematically to enable easy memorization and retention. A sample sentence is given to illustrate the use of the main word on each card which is often a well-known Korean saying or an idiom. Key features of Korean Flash Cards include: 200 flash cards Over 1,000 Korean words and sentences All of the most commonly used-words Downloadable native-speaker audio recordings Sample sentences in Korean A 32-page booklet with sorting indexes and practice tips The FRONT of each card contains: Main vocabulary word 4 related words and phrases to help you use it. The BACK of each card contains: Main word Related words' English meanings Korean script (hangul) Romanizations. A sample sentence in Korean with romanization and English translation.

Korean Made Simple

A beginner's guide to learning the Korean language

Author: Billy Go

Publisher: GO! Billy Korean

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 348

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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 Grammar

The Complete Guide to Speaking Korean Naturally

Author: Soohee Kim,Emily Curtis,Haewon Cho

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804849210

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 640

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Korean Grammar: The Complete Guide to Speaking Korean Naturally covers all the basic sentence structures, verbal forms and idiomatic expressions taught in the first two years of a college level Korean language course. It is specifically designed for the following learners: Beginning or intermediate level Korean language students Self-study adult learners or those studying with a tutor Heritage learners who wish to speak Korean more correctly Anyone who wishes to review previously acquired Korean Each chapter provides clear grammatical explanations with charts and examples for each construction showing how it is used in various different contexts. All Korean words and sentences are given in both Korean Hangeul script and Romanized form, with English translations to assist beginning learners. Key concepts like honorifics, formal and informal speech styles, verb endings and complex sentence constructions are all presented in very simple and clear terms to make these constructions accessible to learners at every level. Exercises at the end of each chapter reinforce the learning process.

Practice Makes Perfect Basic Japanese

Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071808345

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Learn the Japanese you need. Gain the language skills you want. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese is your trusted companion to your Japanese learning experience. Each chapter focuses on key grammar concepts and essential vocabulary, which are accompanied by helpful, clear examples. With these fundamentals under your belt, you will learn to communicate in authentic Japanese--how to meet new people, engage in small talk, make suggestions and requests, express ideas, and more. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Japanese class, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese will help you build your confidence in communicating in this complex language. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese includes: Everyday Japanese presented in both Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and phonetic translation High-frequency vocabulary Grammar basics An introduction to Japanese pronunciation and writing systems Hundreds of exercises in a variety of formats for whatever your learning style

An Answer Key to A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin

A Supplement to the Text by John F. Collins

Author: John R. Dunlap

Publisher: CUA Press

ISBN: 9780813214696

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 168

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This long-awaited volume provides an answer key to the drills and exercises contained in each of the units of John F. Collins's bestselling A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin. Written for those charged with the responsibility of teaching the Latin of the church, the primer aims to give the student--within one year of study--the ability to read ecclesiastical Latin. Thirty-five instructional units provide the grammar and vocabulary, and supplemental readings offer a survey of church Latin from the fourth century to the Middle Ages. Included is the Latin of Jerome's Bible, of canon law, of the liturgy and papal bulls, of scholastic philosophers, and of the Ambrosian hymns. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: John R. Dunlap is a senior lecturer in classics at Santa Clara University, where he has taught Latin, Greek, and classical literature for more than 30 years.

Korean For Dummies

Author: Jungwook Hong

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118050584

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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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.

Talk to Me in Korean Workbook Level 2

Author: TalkToMeInKorean

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788956056890

Category:

Page: 148

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This workbook is designed to be used in conjunction with the TTMIK Level 2 lessons, which are available at TalkToMeInKorean.com, free of charge. Developed by a certified teacher to help you review and retain what you've learned in the TTMIK lessons, this workbook contains six main categories of review (vocabulary review, writing, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, fill in the chart, dictation) and thirteen types of exercises (matching, fill in the blank, multiple choice, dictation, draw a picture, translation, short answer, define and translate, conjugation, write your own sentence, Q&A, unscramble and write, and verbification).