Modern Korean: An Intermediate Reader / Edition 1by Nam-Kil Kim
Pub. Date: 08/28/2000
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Twenty-four lessons are divided
Studies by providing students at last with an intermediate-level language text.The volume emphasizes the development of reading proficiency, but the exercises reinforce skills learned through conversation practice. They use a communicative approach emphasizing student-student and student-teacher interactions in real- life scenarios.
Twenty-four lessons are divided into two groups of twelve lessons each. A single lesson consists of a main text, written in expository or descriptive prose that often incorporates a conversational style; a dialogue; a discussion of new word usage and structural patterns; substitution and grammar drills; exercises; and a vocabulary list. The second half of the book introduces Chinese chaaracters found in each lesson.
Modern Korean may be used for classroom instruction or self-study. Main text topics cover a wide range of subjects including Korean history, geography, holidays, literature, customs, and people, allowing students to develop a better understanding of Korean society and culture while improving their language skills.
Author Bio: Nam-Kil Kim is professor of East Asian languages and cultures and director of the Korean Studies Institute at the University of Southern California.
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