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Korean Dictionary & Phrasebook: Korean-English/English-Korean
Uses of this two-way dictionary and practical phrasebook will be understood in both North and South Korea. It has 5000 entries and includes a primer in the Korean writing system (Hangul), which is used in all entries along with the official romanization taught by the Korean government. A pronunciation guide and a basic grammar also appear. Each of the 15 phrasebook ...more
Paperback, 311 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Hippocrene Books
(first published July 1st 2005)
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This book is a must-have for anyone looking to pick up Korean, especially if travelling abroad. While the dictionary itself is concise (5,000 entries, listed in both K-E and E-K), there is an absolute /wealth/ of information besides. It includes loads of advice on grammar, including honorific speech. It also has an entire section of appendices in the back going over just about everything a traveller could need, from dining to medical attention, and counting time to counting money. For a book so ...more