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- Item/ISBN: 9788927731528
- Publisher: Darakwon
- Year: 2016
- Cover: Softcover
- Pages: 286
- 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 of Characters 14
Chapter 01 소개 Introductions 15
01 자르갈 씨에 대해서 궁금한 게 있으면 물어보세요.
Please feel free to ask Jargal anything you would like to know about him. 16
02 키는 저만 한데 눈이 크고 얼굴이 갸름해서 예쁘던데요. 26
She is as tall as me and pretty with big eyes and a thin face.
03 흐엉 씨도 성격이 내성적인가 봐요. Huong, you also seem to be introverted. 36
04 열심히 공부해서 4급에 꼭 진급할 것이다. 46
I will study hard this semester and will surely advance to level 4.
05 다시 공부해 봅시다. Let’s review 56
문화 Culture 62
Chapter 02 주거 생활 Residential Life 63
01 지하철역에서 좀 멀지만 걸어 다닐 만해요. 64
It is a bit far from the subway station but it’s within walking distance.
02 친구끼리 서로 도우면 좋잖아요. It is good to help each other as friends. 74
03 혼자 사니까 조용해서 좋은 반면에 외로워요. 84
While living all by myself is good because it’s quiet, I get a bit lonely.
04 지금 전화하려던 참이었는데 잘 찾아왔네요. 94
I was about to call you but you’re here right on time.
05 다시 공부해 봅시다. Let’s review 104
문화 Culture 110
Chapter 03 대인 관계 Interpersonal Relationships 111
01 친구들도 모두 온다고 했거든요. All of my friends said that they would come. 112
02 언제든지 놀러 오라고 하셨어요. She told me to come any time. 122
03 왜 그러냐고 물어보세요. Just ask what’s wrong. 132
04 노트북을 빌려 달라고 해 보세요. Ask her to lend you her laptop. 142
05 다시 공부해 봅시다. Let’s review 152
문화 Culture 158
Chapter 04 문화생활 Cultural Lifestyle 159
01 제가 주인공이라면 그렇게 하지 못했을 거예요. 160
If I were the main character, I couldn’t have done it.
02 전에는 쉬운 책도 잘 못 읽더니 이제는 어려운 책도 잘 읽나 봐요. 170
You were unable to read an easy book before but you seem to be able to read a difficult book well now.
03 한국 음악은 들으면 들을수록 신나요. 180
Speaking of Korean music, the more I listen to it, the more excited I get.
04 해마다 가서 볼 정도로 볼거리가 많아요? 190
Are there enough things to see so as to go every year?
05 다시 공부해 봅시다. Let’s review 200
문화 Culture 206
Chapter 05 유학 생활 Life During Study Abroad 207
01 서류 복사라든가 자료 정리 같은 일을 한다고 해요. 208
I heard that they copy documents and put paperwork in order.
02 자세히 알고 싶거든 학교 홈페이지를 참고해 보세요. 218
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03 취업에 도움이 된다고 해서 컴퓨터 자격증 시험을 준비하고 있거든요. 228
I heard that it would be helpful if I get certified, so I’m preparing for a computer certificate test.
04 대학원에 갈지 취직을 할지 결정했어? 238
Have you decided whether to go to graduate school or to get a job?
05 다시 공부해 봅시다. Let’s review 248
문화 Culture 254
Verbs Frequently Used in the Passive 256
Listening Scripts 265
Dialogue Translations 276
Culture Section Translations 280