The Korean Language Learning Institute from the Yonsei University has developed a new method to study Korean: New Yonsei Korean. This new method’s main feature is to provide translations and explanations in English, thanks to a small supplementary book located at the end of every book of the series. This input, together with the solutions and exercises, favors the autodidactic studying.
New Yonsei Korean consists of six levels in total, with four books per level. Thus, the first level contains the following books:
- Vocabulary and Grammar 1-1
- Vocabulary and Grammar 1-2
- Speaking and Writing 1
- Listening and Reading 1
New Yonsei Korean – Vocabulary and Grammar 1-1 is the main book of the series and is addressed to students beginning with the Korean language study.
Main parts of the book:
-Ten thematic theoretical grammar and vocabulary units with practical exercices to assimilate the contents.
- Ten exercises units corresponding with the thematic units
- Model answers to the exercises in the theoretical part in Korean
- Answers to the exercises in Korean
Supplementary book in English
This book contains the following content in English
-Grammar explanations and use of vocabulary
- Examples in Korean translated to English
-The dialogues translations'
How to study with the rest of the level 1 books’
New Yonsei Korean – Vocabulary and Grammar 1-1can be combined with the first ten units of the Speaking and Writing and the Listening and Reading books.
The Korean Language Learning Institute has developed a professor’s guide in Korean for the Vocabulary and Grammar books’. To have access to it, it is necessary to request for it through the following link: Teacher's book.
Unit 1 Greeting and Introduction
Unit 2 Objects
Unit 3 School
Unit 4 Friends
Unit 5 Hometown
Unit 6 School Life
Unit 7 Food
Unit 8 Daily Life
Unit 9 The Weekends
Unit 10 Past Experience
Practice answers sheet
Bonus book Translation by language
Description from the publisher:
This newly published New Yonsei Korean Language Series is comprised of six levels with each level consisting of textbooks for Vocabulary & Grammar, Speaking & Writing, and Listening & Reading. The Vocabulary & Grammar textbook is organized into lessons that help the learner understand and use the most essential vocabulary and grammar forms according to each proficiency level. The Speaking & Writing textbook is organized by themes with speaking and writing activities to help the learner gain the necessary skills of expression for smooth communication.
Finally, the Listening & Reading textbook is organized by listening and reading activities to foster appropriate comprehension skills according to each level.
These three textbooks may be used together as a package for the uniform development of vocabulary & grammar, expression, and comprehension skills. They can also be used as individual textbooks according to the given conditions of the educational field or learner needs.
Furthermore, in the case of the Vocabulary & Grammar textbook, a separate guidebook has been prepared and can serve as a useful tool for the Korean language teachers in Korea or abroad who may not have much teaching experience.
The New Yonsei Korean Language Series will prove to be a tremendous help to many teachers who work hard for the education of the Korean language within Korea and around the world as well as be a helpful resource for all Korean language learners.
1과 인사와 소개
8과 하루 생활
10과 지난 일
17과 길 찾기
18과 날씨와 계절
20과 방학과 휴일