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Korean in Plain English

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ISBN13: 9780844285214
ISBN10: 0844285218
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Next time someone asks if you speak Korean, you can say Chugum hal chul amnida (Choe-guum hahl chuul ahm-nee-dah).*

With Korean in Plain English, you can speak Korean in no time! Its easy-to-use pronunciation system and straightforward presentation of the basics of the language--with plenty of useful sentences--help you break the language barrier quickly and confidently. How? All the words and phrases in this book are written in Roman script--in plain English--in a form you can use immediately and in the right context. Instantly you'll know the basics of Korean, from polite pleasantries to the latest technological jargon.

Start on the right foot and speak Korean with ease:

Good morning! Annyong hashim nikka! (Ahn-nyong hah-sheem nee-kkah)

Thank you! Kamsahamnida! (Kahm-sah-hahm-nee-dah)

That was really a funny movie. Chongmallo usuun yonghwa imnida. (Chahng-mahl-loh uu-sue-uun yahng-hwah eem-nee-dah).

Please call the police. Kyongchal-ul pullo chuseyo. (Kyong-chahl-uul puul-lah chuu-say-yoe).

May I have some sauce, please? Sosu jom chushipshio (Soh-sue johm chuu-sheep-shee-oh).

You are beautiful. Tangshin-un arumdapgunyo (Tahng-sheen-uun ah-rume-dahp-guun-yoe).

Synopsis:

At work or play, get your message across quickly and confidently!

For the business and leisure traveler, the simple-yet-effective Korean In Plain English will help you find a hotel or the nearest restaurant as you pass through South Korea. Now updated to include the latest additions to the language, it offers you 1,200 essential words and phrases that will get you around the country confidently and without faux pas. The pronunciation system is simple, and, more important, each Korean phrase is presented in the Roman alphabet, rather than its non-Roman script.

Synopsis:

More than 1,200 high-frequency words have been romanized in plain English illustrated in a wealth of sample sentences. Includes a grammar section and many insights into Korean culture.

About the Author

Boyé Lafayette De Mente, a former cryptographer for the U.S. Navy, has written prolifically on Asian languages and culture.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Korean Language

Part Two: Glossary of Useful Vocabulary

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meyadotcom, June 20, 2007 (view all comments by meyadotcom)
It's very simple yet compact book, you want to speak korean easily? then get this book..it helped me alot with furnishing my korean tongue..
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780844285214
Author:
De Mente, Boye Lafayette
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Location:
Lincolnwood, Ill., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
English
Subject:
Korean
Subject:
Korean language
Subject:
Korean language -- Conversation and phrase books -- English.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
Bd. 4
Publication Date:
January 1988
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.10x5.06x.67 in. .66 lbs.

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Product details 352 pages McGraw-Hill Companies - English 9780844285214 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , At work or play, get your message across quickly and confidently!

For the business and leisure traveler, the simple-yet-effective Korean In Plain English will help you find a hotel or the nearest restaurant as you pass through South Korea. Now updated to include the latest additions to the language, it offers you 1,200 essential words and phrases that will get you around the country confidently and without faux pas. The pronunciation system is simple, and, more important, each Korean phrase is presented in the Roman alphabet, rather than its non-Roman script.

"Synopsis" by , More than 1,200 high-frequency words have been romanized in plain English illustrated in a wealth of sample sentences. Includes a grammar section and many insights into Korean culture.
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