This workbook accompanies the thoroughly revised third 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, the 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 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 Korea 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.
Mee-Jeong Park (Author)
Mee-Jeong Park is associate professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
Joowon Suh (Author)
Joowon Suh is senior lecturer and director of the Korean language program in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University.
Mary S. Kim (Author)
Mary S. Kim is associate professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
Bumyong Choi (Author)
Bumyong Choi is senior lecturer and director of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Emory University.
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