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- Item/ISBN: 9788927731207
- Publisher: Darakwon
- Year: 2014
- Cover: Softcover
- Pages: 285
- Language: Korean, English
- Class: Book + CD
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The Master Korean series is an integrated set of coursebooks designed to help the reader fully master the Korean language through various activities and practice in the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. After learning all the grammar and vocabulary in each level, the reader will be able to sit for the corresponding level of the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK).
Master Korean 1-2 Basic (English) is the second book in the Master Korean coursebook series aimed at English-speaking learners studying Korean at the introductory level.
Through this book learners will become familiar with the basic structure and expressions of the Korean language and improve their overall Korean language skills by practicing what they have learned through various activities, while also acquiring Korean cultural and linguistic knowledge necessary for successful communication in a variety of situations.
A Coursebook for Completely Conquering Korean
for English-speaking Introductory Learners!
▪ Systematically study for appropriate level of the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)!
Together, Master Korean 1-1 and 1-2 introduces all of the vocabulary and grammar necessary to sit for Level 1 of the TOPIK.
▪ Have fun studying Korean using task-based teaching principles!
The series includes a variety of study tasks based on the authors’ many years of Korean teaching experience along with empirical data to create a text that is both easy to study and interesting.
▪ Enjoy rich visual and audio materials!
Each chapter is full of colorful illustrations and pictures, along with auditory materials created with professional voice actors to improve memorization and overall learning, regardless of whether you are studying by yourself or as a student in a language institution.
▪ Get valuable Korean cultural information necessary for communication from a learner’s perspective!
“Why do Koreans also address store employees as ‘big sister’?”
Includes detailed English explanations for many aspects of the Korean culture and language that learners are curious about.
How to Use This Book 04
Table of Contents 10
Introduction to Hangeul 15
Introduction of Characters 38
Chapter 01 소개 Introduction 39
01 저는 리타입니다. I’m Rita. 40
02 그것은 무엇입니까? What is that? 48
03 중국 사람이 아닙니다. I’m not Chinese. 56
04 한국어 공부가 재미있습니까? Is studying Korean interesting? 64
05 다시 공부해 봅시다 Let’s review 72
문화 Culture 76
Chapter 02 학교 School 77
01 사전도 있습니까? Do you have a dictionary, too? 78
02 가방이 어디에 있습니까? Where is the bag? 86
03 도서관에 안 갑니다. I don't go to the library. 94
04 학교가 크고 깨끗합니다. The school is big and tidy. 102
05 다시 공부해 봅시다 Let’s review 110
문화 Culture 114
Chapter 03 일상생활 Daily Life 115
01 공원에서 친구를 만납니다. I meet my friends at the park. 116
02 오늘이 몇 월 며칠입니까? What month and day is today? 124
03 몇 시에 점심을 먹습니까? What time do you eat lunch? 132
04 주말에 무엇을 해요? What do you do on the weekend? 140
05 다시 공부해 봅시다 Let’s review 148
문화 Culture 152
Chapter 04 날씨와 계절 Weather and Seasons 153
01 친구와 산에 갈 거예요. I’ll go to the mountains with a friend. 154
02 요즘 날씨가 좀 추워요. The weather is a little cold lately. 162
03 무슨 계절을 제일 좋아해요? What is your favorite season? 170
04 여름 방학에 같이 바다에 갑시다. Let’s go to the beach during summer vacation. 178
05 다시 공부해 봅시다 Let’s review 186
문화 Culture 190
Chapter 05 가족과 친구 Family and Friends 191
01 유미코 씨의 가족이 몇 명이에요? How many people are in your family, Yumiko? 192
02 아버지께서는 병원에서 일하십니다. My father works at a hospital. 200
03 수영할 수 있어요? Can you swim? 208
04 운동을 좋아하지요? Do you like to exercise? 216
05 다시 공부해 봅시다 Let’s review 224
문화 Culture 228
Listening Scripts 240
Dialogue Translations 245
Culture Section Translations 247