Korean for dummies

Jungwook Hong

Book - 2008

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--For dummies.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub c2008.
Item Description
Includes index.
"Dialogues from the book on audio CD."
Physical Description
xviii, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.+ 1 compact disc
Main Author
Jungwook Hong (-)
Other Authors
Wang Lee (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Studying Korean for business or travel? Learn the fun and easy way with this practical guide that teaches the basics of the Korean language and culture  Korean For Dummies is 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 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.   Chapter-based exercises will jog your memory and reinforce everything you learn (answers are provided in an appendix). 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      This book has four top ten lists to help you learn even more about Korean culture and language:  Tips for learning Korean quickly  Phrases that will help make you sound Korean  Expressions that Koreans like to use  Things to avoid doing in Korea or around a Korean    This practical guide includes an appendix on Korean verbs, a Korean-English mini-dictionary, and a list of what’s on the CD. Get your copy of Korean For Dummies to begin speaking basic Korean and understanding the fundamentals of Korean culture.