Elementary Korean is an extensive beginning level Korean workbook.
This helpful practice book is intended as a companion to its accompanying textbook but can be used with any other Korean textbook or as a stand-alone self-study guide to learn Korean. Elementary Korean Workbook is essential for practicing and polishing your proficiency in everyday conversational Korean. Here are carefully crafted activities for expanding your abilities to read Korean, write Korean, comprehend Korean, and speak Korean. The MP3 audio CD helps build listening comprehension and ensure correct pronunciation
The variety of activities offers beginning learners the range of practice opportunities they need:
Korean language dialogues.
Translation exercises from Korean into English, and visa versa.
Comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar exercises.
Reading practice passages.
Language keys for all activities.
Accompanying audio CD.
About the Author
Insun Lee has taught at the Harvard University summer school, has trained businesspeople in cross-cultural communications at the David Lam Centre of Simon Fraser University, and teaches Korean at the University of British Columbia.
"I would definitely recommend this book to serious independent learners and teachers who are giving Beginner level classes." —Language Trainers blog
"Elementary Korean's clear, in-depth treatment will undoubtedly propel the beginner learner forward in their quest to master the Korean language…" —Loving Korean blog
"Elementary Korean is the golden standard for learning Korean. It is the most thorough and all-round introduction to Korean that I know of. The logical structure makes it easy to follow." —Perapera Language Tools blog
"So far the best books I've seen for sel- study seem to be King and Yeon's Elementary Korean. They come with CD's the workbook comes with an answer key, they get great reviews, and in general, they should serve you well for taking you through the basics on your own." —Fluentforever.com blog
"The explanations of grammar are very easy to understand and very thorough. The vocabulary lists are very good as well. I just highly recommend these books because they are very easy to understand, nice hardback books with a good binding, include an audio cd, and also present good vocabulary and grammar." —Learnkoreanlangauge.com blog
"Comes with CD and the beginning hits you with the basics: simple phrases and hangul. Each lesson builds upon the grammar you've learned in the previous lesson, so it's not hard. Well organized and easy to get through." —Linguajunkie.com blog
"The layout makes for a digestible read; each chapter begins with a dialogue and vocabulary list, followed by grammar points and exercises. The chapters are spattered with side notes that warn about common mistakes and caveats in a given lesson. I also have the accompanying workbook, which gives a lot of good practice." —Goodreads
"I like this book because it explains the 'how' and 'when' when it comes to proper usage of Korean language grammar." —Saranghae Korean blog