Seoul University Korean is a communicative method to learn Korean. Its main objective is that everything learned theoretically has to be captured into the use of language.
In these series of books, the oral and writing skills are prioritized, as they configure two basic abilities to build oral competences. However, being an integral method, two sections are included: “Listening & Speaking” and “Reading & Writing” as constituent parts and mirror to the conversation and writing skills.
The books from the collection
The text books from the series are focused on the language practice, even the grammar is presented through a dialogue, model sentences and a final exercise, that is, in an eminently practical way.
At the end of every lesson, translations to every dialogue and vocabulary can be found.
Furthermore, a series of useful annexes are included: exercises sheets, extended grammar explanations in English and Korean, cultural information extension, Korean audios transcriptions, answers to the exercises and a glossary.
Text books CD-ROM
Every text book of the series includes a CD-ROM extremely useful for both teachers and students. The teachers will find master lines to approach the class activities, and the students will find exercises and interactive activities. Almost all content is written in Korean, except some explanations and transcriptions given in English.
The CD-ROM contains:
-Grammar and vocabulary exercises
-A list of vocabulary and grammar
-Supplementary class material
The books from the collection
The exercises books from the collection provide different types of exercises; filling the gaps, choosing the right answer, linking words or related concepts, sentences patterns, etc. The exercises answers are included.
Exercises books’ CD
The exercises books include a CD with the audios from the exercises. Two sublevels for every level.
The complete method contains six levels, each of which consists of two parts: A and B.
Seoul University Korean 1B Student's Book - English Version (Includes CD-ROM)
Seoul University Korean 1B Student's Book - English Version (Incluye CD-ROM) is the first book of the series and is oriented to students that start from the scratch. University Korean 1B Workbook - English Version (Includes CD MP3) is the complementary exercises book.
일러두기 How to use this book
교재 구성표 Scope and Sequence
10과 뭐 먹을래? What would you like to eat?
11과 운동을 좀 해 보는 게 어때요? Why don't you exercise?
12과 저는 좀 조용한 편이에요 I am a little on the quiet side
13과 주변이 조용해서 살기 좋아요 Living conditions are good because the neighborhood is quiet
14과 여기서 사진을 찍어도 돼요? May I take a picture here?
15과 한국 생활에 익숙해졌어요 I've become used to living in Korea
16과 설날에는 밥 대신 떡국을 먹어요 We eat tteokguk instead of rice on New Year's Day
17과 비행기를 놓칠 뻔했어요 I almost missed the flight
18과 한국에 온 지 벌써 6개월이 되었어요 It's been already six months since I came to Korea
활동지 Activity Sheets
문법 해설 Grammar Extension
문화 해설 Culture Extension
듣기 지문 Listening Scripts
모범 답안 Answer Key
어휘 색인 Glossary
Description by the publisher:
Seoul National University Korean Language is a six-level course book (200 hours of regular learning program per book) and developed for learners of Korean language. The book helps students develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills and helps them apply Korean language in real life situations.
- The textbook is carefully coordinated to link between spoken language and written language while focusing on the development of communicative language skills.
- A task-based approach maximizes the use of linguistic knowledge and encourages to learn phonological rules and intonation for accuracy and fluency in Korean.
- A systematic approach to learning vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation is adopted.
- This textbook is designed to familiarize with Korean culture, and helps to share different culture of the learners through activities in the book.
- The text includes a CD-ROM that can be used in the classroom, such as games and practices, reading and listening dialogues, vocabulary and grammar list, MP3, and extra class materials.