Learning Korean – Book – An Illustrated Guide to Korean

:

 

For those of you who have been learning Korean by religiously following Chad Meyer’s and Moonjung Kim’s illustrations here is your opportunity to own some of these illustration and read it at your convenience or gift it to someone who is learning Korean.

 

For those of you who have been learning Korean by religiously following Chad Meyer’s and Moonjung Kim’s illustrations here is your opportunity to own some of these illustration and read it at your convenience or gift it to someone who is learning Korean.

After 3 years of work, Chad Meyer and Moonjung Kim have released their first book An Illustrated Guide to Korean. The book includes 308 pages of Moon-Jung’s hand drawn illustrations from the newspaper series and a wealth of Korean language and cultural content. Followers of the series will recognize the format but will find updates and a clean easy-to-use design. A 50-page preview is available at here for download. For previewing the book you can visit amazon.

Illustrated Guide to Korean - By Moonjung Kim, Chad Meyer

Illustrated Guide to Korean – By Moonjung Kim, Chad Meyer

More about this book
AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO KOREAN: ESSENTIAL WORDS AND PHRASES is ideal for foreigners looking for an easier, more entertaining way to learn Korean. This book organizes material from The Korean Times language instruction series into themes and adds even more fascinating tips about Korean culture.

What you will find inside

1. Essential Expressions

  • First Meetings & Introductions
  • Everyday Greetings
  • Gratitude & Apologies
  • Accepting & Rejecting
  • Comprehension & Asking Again
  • Feelings
  • Talking on the Phone

2. SMALL TALK & MAKING FRIENDS

  • Overview: Tenses
  • Describe Yourself
  • Getting to Know Each Other
  • Small Talk
  • Making Plans
  • *Illustrated Dictionary: Countries, Nationalities, Family
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: Slang & Colloquialisms
Illustrations used inside this book

Illustrations used inside this book

3. ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS & USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

  • Overview: Public Transportation System
  • Asking for Directions
  • Buses & Taxis
  • Subways & Trains
  • Airports & Air Travel
  • *Illustrated Dictionary: Directions, Subways, Trains, Air Travel
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: T-money Card & Proxy Driver

4. FOOD & RESTAURANTS

  • Overview: Places to Eat & Eating Etiquette
  • Arriving at the Restaurant & Ordering Food
  • Making Complaints & Paying the Bill
  • Coffee Shops & Teahouses
  • Making Reservations & Ordering Takeout
  • *Dictionary with Photos: Korean Food
  • *Illustrated Dictionary: Coffee & Korean Tea
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: Street Food

5. PREPARING FOR LIFE IN KOREA

  • Overview: Your Alien Registration Card
  • Renting a House
  • Banking & Foreign Exchange
  • Credit Cards
  • Signing Up for a Cellphone
  • *Illustrated Dictionary:
  • Kinds of Houses, Renting a House, Banking, Foreign Exchange, Credit Cards, Cellphones, Utility Payments
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: Gosiwon
Illustrated Guide to Learning Korean

Illustrated Guide to Learning Korean

6. ENTERTAINMENT & LEISURE

  • Overview: Five Things to Do Before Leaving Korea
  • Movies & Performances
  • Singing Rooms
  • Going for a Drink & Drinking Etiquette
  • Gyms
  • Taking a Vacation
  • Tours
  • *Illustrated Dictionary: Movie Theaters, Singing Rooms, Gyms,
  • Vacation, Hiking, Winter Sports, Liquor
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: Public Bath & Jjimjilbangs

7. SHOPPING

  • Overview: Types of Shops & Basic Expressions
  • Shopping
  • At the Cash Register
  • Exchanges & Refunds
  • *Illustrated Dictionary: General Shopping, Clothing, Accessories,
  • Shoes, Groceries, Receipts
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: Delivery Service

8. AT THE WORKPLACE

  • Overview: Work Visas
  • Daily Conversations in the Office
  • Office Work
  • Excuses & Apologies
  • Occupations
  • *Illustrated Dictionary: Occupations, Seniority, Departments
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: Weddings & Funerals

9. PLACES

  • Overview: Types of Places & Basic Expressions
  • Hospitals & Pharmacies
  • Police Stations
  • Hair Salons & Barbershops
  • Laundry & Alterations
  • Hotels
  • *Illustrated Dictionary: Parts of the Body, Symptoms,
  • Taking Medicine, Hair Salons, Barbershops, Hairstyles
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: Fortunetellers

10. DRIVING

  • Overview: Driver’s License
  • Gas Station & Car Repairs
  • Parking
  • Car Accidents & Car Insurance
  • *Illustrated Dictionary:
  • Road, Car Parts, Gas Station, Auto Repair Shop, Parking
  • *Fun and Practical Korean Culture Tips: Passenger Seating & Street Parking

If you like to buy this book you can buy it via amazon or Seoul Selection website.



Leave a Comment