Colloquial Korean provides a step-by-step course in Korean as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Korean in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

• structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

• an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

• realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

• useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

• additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Korean will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Korean.

Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

chapter |28 pages

Introduction The Korean alphabet, HangEl

chapter 1|12 pages

Greetings 㧎㌂

chapter 2|13 pages

Where are you going? 㠊❪GṖ㎎㣪f

chapter 3|13 pages

At the office ㌂ⶊ㔺㠦㍲

chapter 4|15 pages

Where is it? 㠊❪G㧞㠊㣪f

chapter 5|15 pages

What is this? 㧊ỆGⶦ㡞㣪f

chapter 6|17 pages

What time is it? ⳝG㔲㡞㣪f

chapter 7|15 pages

Dining out ⹬㠦㍲G㔳㌂䞮₆

chapter 8|18 pages

Meeting people ㌂⧢GⰢ⋮₆

chapter 9|13 pages

Transportation ᾦ䐋G㑮┾

chapter 10|14 pages

Shopping 㑒䞧

chapter 11|7 pages

Travel 㡂䟟

chapter 12|13 pages

On the phone 㩚䢪

chapter 13|17 pages

Weather ⋶㝾

chapter 14|8 pages

Family Ṗ㫇

chapter 15|10 pages

At the post office 㤆㼊ῃ㠦㍲

chapter 16|6 pages

At the bank 㦖䟟㠦㍲

chapter 17|7 pages

At the hotel 䢎䎪㠦㍲