Learning Korean with a Smile: Reading and Writing Hangeul

Learning Korean with a Smile: Reading and Writing Hangeul

by Adrian Perrig, Ah-Yeong Yu, Heejo Lee, Yeon Yim
     
 

This introductory Korean language book takes a novel approach to learning reading and writing Hangeul, the Korean language script.With attention to foreign learners, the book gently introduces eachHangeul character with the appropriate pronunciation. The book introduces several new learning techniques:

  • Intuitive memory aids for learning double vowels

Overview

This introductory Korean language book takes a novel approach to learning reading and writing Hangeul, the Korean language script.With attention to foreign learners, the book gently introduces eachHangeul character with the appropriate pronunciation. The book introduces several new learning techniques:

  • Intuitive memory aids for learning double vowels
  • Quick reading of handwritten or artistic Hangeul characters through constraint satisfaction
  • English text written with Hangeul phonetic characters, for a fun deciphering game
  • Discovery of impossible characters learning game
  • Practice the stroke order to write Hangeul
  • Learn how to type on Hangeul keyboards

Most importantly, our goal is to have fun with learning Korean, so you can learn Korean with a smile!

This book is a Full Colored version and we also have a Black&White version. (http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Korean-Smile-Reading-Writing/dp/1483922596/amazonus)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781478140740
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
07/09/2012
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.27(d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Perrig is a Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He earned his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, and spent three years during his Ph.D. degree at the University of California at Berkeley. He received his B.Sc. degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Ah-Yeong Yu was born in Daejeon, South Korea. She earned her bachelor's in Mechatronics from Korea University of Technology and Education. In 2012, she started her graduate studies at Sungkyunkwan University in Management of Technology. She is also working at Korea Institute of Patent Information as a patent-sleuth searching for prior art.

Heejo Lee is a professor at Korea University, Seoul, Korea. He received his BS, MS, Ph.D. degree from POSTECH, Pohang, Korea, and worked as a postdoc at CERIAS, Purdue University from 2000 to 2001. Before joining Korea University, he was at AhnLab, Inc. as a CTO from 2001 to 2003.

Yeon Yim is a free-lance motion graphic artist. During and after earning her BFA in Visual Information from Ewha Woman's University and MFA in Film and Digital Media from Hongik University, she participated in several TV shows, commercials, games, theme parks and online services with Gamehi, Nintendo, NC Soft, MBC and MGM by making concept arts and storyboards. She was a winner of Google Korea's Best Blogger Award 2009 in Culture & Art part.

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