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 1A Workbook - English Version (Includes CD-MP3)
Seoul University Korean 1A Workbook - English Version (Incluye CD-ROM) is the first book of the series and is oriented to students that start from the scratch. University Korean 1A Student's Book - English Version (Includes CD MP3) is the complementary exercises book.
일러두기 How to use this book
교실 용어 Classroom Talk
교재 구성표 Scope and Sequence
한글배우기 Learning the Korean alphabet
1과 안녕하세요? Hello
2과 이거는 뭐에요? What is this?
복습 1 Review
3과 한국어를 공부해요 I study Korean
4과 어디에 있어요? Where is it?
복습 2 Review
5과 주말에 친구를 만났어요 I met my friend over the weekend
6과 얼마예요? How much is it?
복습 3 Review
7과 날씨가 어떻습니까? How is the weather?
8과 영화볼까요? Shall we watch a movie?
복습 4 Review
활동지 Activities Sheets
듣기 지문 Listening Scripts
모범 답안 Answers Key
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.