Start speaking Korean the fun and easy way with Korean ForDummies, a no-nonsense guide to Korean culture and the basicsof Korean language. Pick up basic phrases and commonly used wordsso that you can converse with Koreans in both business and personalsituations. You'll learn Korean for everyday life andtask-specific expressions for Korean on the go. In addition,you'll discover important and fascinating aspects of Koreanculture. This handy guide won't burden you with lists of grammarrules; just look up the phrases and cultural phrases that you needor read through the whole book for a general overview. You'llbe able to place material in a daily context with cultural tidbits,phonetic spelling of Korean words, and the recorded Koreandialogues on the accompanying CD. Exercises will jog your memoryand reinforce everything that you learn. Find out how to: * Use basic phrases and words correctly * Converse intelligently about Korean culture * Do business with a Korean company * Say task-specific expressions * Pronounce Korean words * Put material in a real-world context * Make a good first impression with Koreans Complete with lists of ten ways to learn Korean quickly, tenphrases to make you sound Korean, ten expressions that Koreans liketo use, and ten things you should never do around a Korean,Korean For Dummies is your one-stop guide to speaking basicKorean and understanding the fundamentals of Korean culture.
Jungwook Hong (Charlottesville, VA) created a Korean language program and taught beginning-level Korean at the University of Virginia, where he also helped found the Korean Studies Organization. He has worked as an interpreter at international business conferences.