Instant Korean (Revised Edition)
ISBN: 978-08-048-455-02 // ISBN: 9780804845502
Publication date: 2016
Number of Pages: 192
Language: English, Korean
Country of Origin: United States
Do you want to speak conversational Korean but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Korea for a short time and want a Korean phrase book to help you communicate? If so, this Korean phrasebook for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the essential content needed for communication. This new, expanded edition contains 15% more content, fun manga-style illustrations, and additional information on which destinations, personalities and trends are hot in Korea right now!
The idea of Instant Korean is simple—learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author Boye Demente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a Korean language vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly you can learn Korean and how fluently you too can communicate in Korean. An English–Korean dictionary makes looking up words and phrases quick and straightforward. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Korean phrasebook:
About the new edition:
This revised edition has manga illustrations to give visual cues for language use in context, and useful cultural notes on what's proper in Korea—how to address someone based on the hierarchy in societal structure (age, gender and how well acquainted with the other party), how to get the attention of a wait staff in a restaurant, etc.