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Making Out in Korean Revised Editionby Peter Constantine
Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Making Out in Koreanandlt;/iandgt; is a fun, accessible and thorough Korean phrasebook and guide to the Korean language as it's really spoken.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Nan neoga joa michigesseo! Uri tto mannalkka?andlt;/iandgt;and#8212;(I'm crazy about you! Shall we meet again?) Answer this correctly in Korean and you may be going on a hot date. Incorrectly, and you could be hurting someone's feelings or getting a andlt;iandgt;slap!andlt;/iandgt; Korean classes and textbooks tend to spend a lot of time rehearsing for the same fictitious scenarios but chances are while in Korea you will spend a lot more time trying to make new friends or start new romancesand#8212;something you may not be prepared for.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;If you are a student, businessman or tourist traveling to South Korea or North Korea and would like to have an authentic and meaningful experience, the key is being able to speak like a local. This friendly and easy-to-use Korean phrase book makes this possible. andlt;iandgt;Making out in Koreanandlt;/iandgt; has been carefully designed to act as a guide to modern colloquial Korean for use in everyday informal interactionsand#8212;giving access to the sort of catchy Korean expressions that aren't covered in traditional language materials. As well as the Romanized forms (andlt;iandgt;romanjiandlt;/iandgt;), each expression is given in authentic Korean script (andlt;iandgt;hangulandlt;/iandgt;), so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. In addition, easy-to-use phonetic spellings of all Korean words and phrases are given. For example "How are you?"and#8212;andlt;iandgt;annyeonghaseyo?andlt;/iandgt; is also written as anh-nyawng-hah-seyo?andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This Korean phrasebook includes:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; A guide to pronouncing Korean words correctly.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Explanations of basic Korean grammar, such as, word order, questions, and formal vs. informal tenses.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Complete Korean translations including Korean Script (andlt;iandgt;hangulandlt;/iandgt;).andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Useful and interesting notes on Korean language and culture.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Lots of colorful, fun and andlt;bandgt;usefulandlt;/bandgt; expressions not covered in other phrasebooks.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Titles in this unique series of bestselling phrase books include: andlt;iandgt;Making Out in Chinese, Making Out in Indonesian, Making Out in Thai, Making Out in Korean, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Japanese, Making Out in Vietnamese, Making out in Burmese, Making Out in Tagalog, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Arabic, Making Out in English, More Making Out in Korean,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;More Making Out in Japaneseandlt;/iandgt;.
A guide to colloquial Korean as it's really spoken
The books in the Making Out series are fun and accessible guides to languages as they're spoken on the street. These classic phrase books have been updated and expanded for use in informal situations such as bars, parties, or anywhere else one needs to know slang to survive! The books also now feature phrases written in their native script as well as in English, so the book can be shown to the person you are trying to communicate with. With transcriptions revised for easier pronunciation, these helpful books will have you making out in no time!
Making Out in Korean is a fun, accessible and thorough guide to colloquial Korean as it's really spoken. This classic phrase book has been thoroughly updated and expanded to be even more helpful as a guide to modern Korean for use in everyday informal interactions-giving access to the sort of catchy expressions that aren't covered in traditional language materials. A new feature of this book is that each phrase is written in Korean script as well as in English, so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person you are trying to communicate with. The transcriptions have also been revised to make it easier to pronounce the phrases intelligibly.
Colloquial language for social situations. Revised.
About the Author
David Seow was born and raised in Singapore. He studied at Anglo-Chinese School, Oregon Episcopal School and subsequently the University of Portland, Oregon. He is the author of 23 well-received children's books, including The Littlest Emperor.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Includes a clear pronunciation guide, and throughout there are additional notes on points of language and culture.andlt;BRandgt;Phrases are listed according to typical real-life encounters with speakers of Korean,andlt;BRandgt;such as:andlt;BRandgt;o Making acquaintancesandlt;BRandgt;o Discussing likes and dislikesandlt;BRandgt;o Sharing a mealandlt;BRandgt;o Going out on the townandlt;BRandgt;o Developing a romantic relationship or quarreling, even through to having sex andandlt;BRandgt;getting married or splitting up!
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