First volume of Korean Grammar for Speaking, a series with which students will learn Korean from the very beginning with special emphasis in writing and speaking.
This first volume starts with hangul or Korean alphabet and after it, there are 59 lessons with the main contents of the basic level of Korean: numbers, verbs, particles, etc. Since one of the main goals of the book is to boost writing and speaking skills, grammar explanations show conjugations highlighted in red color and also the formal and the informal style of the sentences. All explanations include examples written in Korean with translations into English.
Once students have studied each unit, there are exercises to practice. The answer key can be found at the end of the book. There many types of exercises, which is very helpful to practice grammar following different methodologies.
There is a link written inside the book with which to get access to all audio files for the listening comprehension exercises and pronunciation.
Korean Grammar for Speaking is a suitable material for beginners who wish to learn Korean from the very beginning with special emphasis in writing and speaking skills. This book can be also used by self taught students.
Description by the publisher
Song Won’s Korean Grammar for Speaking is the quintessential text for learning how to speak and write Korean. As a proven, passionate, and dedicated teacher, Song Won has perfected his language learning system in the classroom. Now, he’s finally put those same methods into an informative, easy-to-understand textbook. Korean Grammar for Speaking is methodically organized and broken down into separate units. In the beginning, students will build a foundation by learning how to read, write, and pronounce Hangul (the Korean alphabet). From there, students will learn everything from the counting systems and present tense verbs, to more complex and complicated grammatical concepts. Within each unit, there will be vocabulary lists, a wide variety of practice problems, and end-of-unit quizzes. This comprehensive language learning textbook will have you speaking, reading, and writing Korean in no time! Along with Korean grammar, this textbook will teach students important vocabulary words that are useful in many common, everyday situations. It will also highlight Korean slang and colloquialisms, as well. Song Won’s language learning method is different from classic, traditional textbooks. This book will have students thinking and responding organically in Korean. The goal of Korean Grammar for Speaking is to make students fluent in Korean within six months. Although learning Korean will be a challenge, it’s a challenge that will reward students many times over.