Sejong Korean Conversation 4 is the new level 4 textbook by the Sejong Institute. This book corresponds to volumes 7 and 8 of the textbook (Sejong Korean 7 and 8).
Sejong Korean Conversation focuses on developing the students’ conversation, listening comprehension and communication skills in Korean.
The fourth volume of this series includes 14 units, each of which is divided into three main parts. The first two provide vocabulary and grammar explanations. However, the book does not just provide a simple explanation, but makes students participate in several activities that will help them assimilate the information.
The third part is divided into the following sections that alternate over the different units:
1. Let’s Practice: to check the knowledge acquired.
2. Let’s Talk: activities to encourage conversation.
3. Let’s Listen: communication practice.
4. Let’s Listen and Speak: listening comprehension and oral expression exercises.
You can access the audio file via the QR codes next to the exercises and activities. The audio transcripts are at the end of the book as well as the translations of the dialogues into English, grammar revision divided by topics, the answer keys and a vocabulary glossary in Korean and English.
Description by the publisher
• The purpose of this textbook is to help Korean language learners understand the Korean language and Korean society from an intercultural perspective, which is in accordance with the aims and purpose of the King Sejong Institute.
• The following textbook is developed based on the ‘International Standard Model for Korean Language Education’ and the ‘King Sejong Institute Standard Model of Education,’ with aims to reach the objectives of textbooks,『Sejong Korean』Books 5, 6, 7, 8.『Sejong Korean Conversation 3』is equal to the objectives in『Sejong Korean』Book 5, 6 while the objectives in『Sejong Korean Conversation 4』is equal to『Sejong Korean』Books 7 and 8.
• The following textbook is designed based on the 45-hour model of the ‘King Sejong Institute Standard Model of Education’ with a focus on speaking and listening education.
• The following textbook is based on the 45-hour model and chooses the module of three parts. Depending on the class hours at King Sejong Institute, some modules can be deleted or partially chosen and further adopted within the 60-hour module.
• This textbook is aimed to develop accuracy and fluency through communicative activities and activities testing language knowledge.
• The contents and activities of the textbook are designed to help adult learner’s cognitive skills and learning strategies.
1과 성격이 참 좋아 보여요 16
2과 사이가 나빠질까 봐 참고 있어 24
3과 생각 없이 걷다 보면 스트레스가 풀리니까요 32
4과 이순신은 조선의 바다를 지켰던 용감한 장군이에요 40
5과 늦잠을 자는 바람에 회사에 지각했어요 48
6과 야식을 먹었더니 습관이 돼 버렸어 56
7과 경복궁이 가장 오래된 궁이래요 64
함께 이야기해요 1 72
8과 하고 싶은 일을 해야 인생이 행복할 거라고 생각해요 76
9과 자격증을 따 놓으면 도움이 될 거야 84
10과 태풍으로 인한 해일이라고 하더라고요 92
11과 설문 조사를 하는 데 시간이 얼마나 걸릴까요? 100
12과 프린터에 종이가 걸렸나 봐요 108
13과 이 제품은 쓸수록 좋은 것 같아요 116
14과 누군가에게 도움이 되는 일을 하기로 했어요 124
함께 이야기해요 2 132
모범 답안 138
듣기 지문 147
문법 설명 161
어휘 및 표현 색인 168