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- Item/ISBN: 9791191343199
- Publisher: Longtail
- Year: 2021
- Cover: Softcover
- Pages: 364
- Language: English, Korean
- Class: Book
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Learn how to speak Korean with correct pronunciation in a fun and easy way.
Use the TTMIK: Audio App and Scan the QR codes in the book on our mobile app to use accompanying video and audio files.
An all-in-one guide for confident and accurate Korean pronunciation! This book introduces not only standard Korean pronunciation rules but also pronunciations that many Korean learners struggle with. Learners of all levels can learn to speak Korean accurately through the detailed and fun explanations and valuable tips offered in the book.
And here are even more reasons you will love this book!
Illustrations and video animations will help you check the right tongue position and mouth shape.
You can listen to the correct pronunciation recorded by native speakers.
You can reinforce what you’ve learned in each lesson through various exercises and quizzes!
Table of Contents
How to Use This Book
Chapter 1. The Pronunciation That Korean Learners Struggle with the Most: Consonants
Lesson 1-1. Can You Tell the Difference Between ㄱ, ㅋ, and ㄲ?
Lesson 1-2. Are You Playing with a Ball or a Bean?
Lesson 2-1. Can You Tell the Difference Between ㄷ, ㅌ, and ㄸ?
Lesson 2-2. Are You Saying That You Shivered or That You Dusted Yourself Off?
Lesson 3-1. Can You Tell the Difference Between ㅂ, ㅍ, and ㅃ?
Lesson 3-2. Do You Feel Pain in Your Foot or in Your Arm?
Lesson 4-1. Can You Tell the Difference Between ㅅ and ㅆ?
Lesson 4-2. Do You Want Me to Buy It or Wrap It?
Lesson 5-1. Can You Tell the Difference Between ㅈ, ㅊ, and ㅉ?
Lesson 5-2. Are You Asking for My Car or My Ruler?
Chapter 2. The Pronunciation That Korean Learners Struggle with the Most: Vowels
Lesson 1-1. Can You Pronounce 오 and 어 Differently?
Lesson 1-2. A Cup of Nosebleed in the Morning?
Lesson 2-1. Can You Pronounce 요 and 여 Differently?
Lesson 2-2. Is It Yoga Time or Free Time?
Lesson 3-1. Can You Pronounce 으 and 어 Differently?
Lesson 3-2. Did You Get It Wrong or Were You Robbed?
Lesson 4-1. Can You Pronounce 우 and 으 Differently?
Lesson 4-2. Are You Saying That You Are Lucky or That You Like Silver?
Chapter 3. How on Earth Should I Pronounce 의?
Chapter 4. Transformers
Lesson 1-1. Doubles in Disguise
Lesson 1-2. Decepti-consonants
Lesson 1-3. Space Bridge
Lesson 1-4. More Than Meets the Eye
Lesson 2-1. Throw Away the Rules!
Lesson 2-2. Just Memorize It!
Lesson 3. Follow My Lead!
Lesson 4. When in Rome…
Lesson 5. ㄴ, Watch Out for ㄹ.
Lesson 6. The Quiet Strength of ㅎ
Lesson 7-1. Sticky Consonants
Lesson 7-2. Morphing Consonants
Chapter 5. 읽 Wherefore Art Thou Pronounced 익?
Chapter 6. What?! I Did Not Know It Would Sound Like This!
Lesson 1. Why Isn’t 겉옷 Pronounced [거톧]?
Lesson 2. Why Isn’t 꽃잎 Pronounced [꼬칩]?
Chapter 7. Why Don’t I Sound Right?
Lesson 1. What Is the Difference Between G and ㄱ?
Lesson 2. What Are the Differences Between N and ㄴ, and D and ㄷ?
Lesson 3. What Are the Differences Between M and ㅁ, and B and ㅂ?
Lesson 4. What Are the Differences Between L, R, and ㄹ?
Lesson 5. ㅅ the Chameleon
Lesson 6. What Is the Difference Between J and ㅈ?
Chapter 8. Not Quite English
Lesson 1. Sit on the Bench, Not on My Benz.
Lesson 2. Why English Is Pronounced Differently in Korean
Lesson 3. Native Korean Speakers vs. The Dictionary
Chapter 9. That Is Not My Name.
Chapter 10. Do Not Get Lost On Your Way to Costco.
Chapter 11. Correct Order, Wrong Food
Lesson 1. Sundae Blues
Lesson 2. Why Are Olives So Hard to Find?
Chapter 12. There Is No Gang in Gangnam.
Chapter 13. To Avoid Stress, Correct Your Stress
Lesson 1. Highs and Lows
Lesson 2. What Did You Eat? vs. Did You Eat Something?
Chapter 14. The Dictionary Is Wrong?!
Bonus: The Short-Long Debate