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Paperback: $32.00
ISBN-13: 9780824876197
Published: June 2019
248 pages | color illustrations

Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, Third Edition

  • About the Book
  • This is a thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, the first volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All the series’ volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology—contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced in simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples and exercises.

    Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, usage, and English translation of dialogues. In response to comments from hundreds of students and instructors of the second edition, this new third edition features an attractive color design with new photos and drawings and lesson and vocabulary exercises that have been fully reorganized. Each lesson contains a conversational text (with its own vocabulary list) and a reading passage. The accompanying workbook—available online as well as in paperback—provides students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned in the main text.

    Integrated Korean is a project of the Korean Language Education and Research Center (KLEAR) with the support of the Korean Foundation. In addition to the five-level Integrated Korean textbooks and workbooks, volumes include Korean Composition, Korean Language in Culture and Society, Korean Reader for Chinese Characters, Readings in Modern Korean Literature, A Resource for Korean Grammar Instruction, and Selected Readings in Korean.

    Audio files for this volume may be downloaded on the web in MP3 format at http://www.kleartextbook.com

  • About the Authors
    • Young-mee Cho is associate professor of Korean language and culture at Rutgers University.
    • Hyo Sang Lee is associate professor and Korean language program coordinator in East Asian Languages & Cultures at Indiana University, Bloomington.
    • Carol Schulz is senior lecturer in the Korean Language Program, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University.
    • Ho-Min Sohn is professor emeritus of Korean language and linguistics at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
    • Sung-Ock Sohn is professor of Korean language at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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