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Discover Korean 101
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Discover Korean 101

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ISBN: 9791158485184


This book was written by instructors of the Korean language program at the University of Alberta, and reflects the wealth of knowledge and experience which they, collectively, bring to the language teaching profession. Novice and experienced teachers, alike, will find the text informative and easy to use, and instructors teaching in North America will especially appreciate its ease of use in programs with 4-5 contact hours per week. This is because the curriculum has been customized for adaptation into just such programs of instruction. The text includes a rich variety of classroom activities, as well as short model dialogues for speaking practice, conversational and narrational texts for reading and listening practice, and stimulating prompts for writing practice. It additionally includes detailed grammar explanations for both learners and instructors, new vocabulary items and expressions, cultural insights, and English translations. The accompanying workbook will further support learners to interactively practice the skills and language points learned in the main textbook. As authors, we believe this text will enrich the pedagogy and teaching of Korean language, and support both novice and experienced teachers in their goal of providing practical, but innovative lessons and programs of instruction.

Byung-Geuk Kim, PhD, University of Alberta, Canada

Kyungsook Kim, PhD, University of Alberta, Canada

Jooyeon Kang, PhD, University of Alberta, Canada

Jin Mi Kwon, PhD, University of Alberta, Canada

Hwaja Park, MA, SungKyunKwan University, Korea

Hyechung Cho, MEd, University of Alberta, Canada

Hyeon Ho Lee, PhD, Northeast Normal University of Chang Chun, China

English editor: Terry Nelson, PhD, Macquarie University, Australia





Lesson 1 한글 (Hangŭl: Korean alphabets)

  1. Vowels
  2. Consonants
  3. Korean syllables
  4. Pronunciation rules

 Lesson 2 안녕하세요? (Hello!)

  1. 안녕하세요?
  2. 저는 1학년이에요.
  3. 저는 캐나다 사람이 아니에요.
  4. 이름이 뭐예요?
  5. 이게 뭐예요

 Lesson 3 어디에 있어요? (Where is it?)

  1. 학교 식당이 어디에 있어요?
  2. 섭 빌딩에 뭐가 있어요?
  3. 지금 뭐 해요?
  4. 대학교가 어때요?

 Lesson 4 시간 있으세요? (Do you have time?)

  1. 오늘 시간이 있어요
  2. 누구세요?
  3. 앉으세요.
  4. 누가 서리나 뒤에 있어요
  5. 뭘 먹어요

 Lesson 5 가족이 어떻게 돼요? (Tell me about your family.)

  1. 가족이 어떻게 돼요?
  2. 친구하고 같이 테니스 쳐요.
  3. 커피숍에서 일해요.
  4. 이거 누구의 책이에요

 Lesson 6 지금 몇 시예요? (What time is it?)

  1. 전화번호가 뭐예요
  2. 사과 두 개 주세요.
  3. 지금 몇 시예요?
  4. 선물 사러 백화점에 가요.

 Appendices 1 Answer keys

Appendices 2 Grammar index

Appendices 3 Korean English glossary

Appendices 4 English Korean glossary


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