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Korean language and literature

  • Dirty Koreanby Haewon Geebi Baek

    Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 10.00

    GET D!RTY Next time you're traveling or just chattin' in Korean with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including: ?Cool slang ?Funny insults ?Explicit sex terms ?Raw swear words Dirty Korean teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of... more...

  • Korean Honorifics and Politeness in Second Language Learningby Lucien Brown

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    This book investigates the ways that advanced speakers of Korean as a second language perceive, use and learn the complexities of the Korean honorifics system. Despite their advanced proficiency in Korean, the study shows that the honorifics use of these speakers diverges in crucial ways from native speaker norms. It is argued that, rather than reflecting... more...

  • Intermediate Koreanby Andrew Sangpil Byon

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Koreanby Suk-Jin Chang

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00

    Spoken by nearly 70 million people not only within the Korean Peninsula but also in five continents, Korean is one of a dozen major languages of the world. Yet outside Korea it is not as much studied as it should be, nor has it acquired commensurate international recognition. With its difficult sound system, rich word formation patterns, and complex... more...

  • Using Koreanby Miho Choo; Hye-Young Kwak

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 34.00

    A guide to Korean vocabulary and grammar for post-beginners. more...

  • Modern Korean Literatureby Chung

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 198.00

    The sixth book in Kegan Paul International's "Korean Culture Series", this volume contains thirty stories that have been selected on the basis of historical interest and literary worth, each representing a monumental moment in the history of Korean Literature. more...

  • Space in Tenseby Kyung-Sook Chung

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00

    This monograph explores the tense, aspect, mood, and evidentiality of Korean, which has a rich verbal inflectional system, and proposes novel treatments within the framework of compositional semantics. One of the major contributions is the demonstration that Korean has two types of deictic tense?simple deictic and spatial deictic tense. Spatial deictic... more...

  • Representations of Femininity in Contemporary South Korean Women's Literatureby Joanna Elfving-Hwang

    BRILL 2010; US$ 79.00

    This book discusses perceptions of ?femininity? in contemporary South Korea and the extent to which fictional representations in South Korean women?s fiction of the 1990s challenges the enduring association of the feminine with domesticity, docility and passivity. more...

  • Syntaxe des verbes de mouvement en coréen contemporainby Chai-Song Hong

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 180.00

    Ce travail est une description syntaxique des constructions des verbes de mouvement (Vmt) en coréen contemporain. L?objectif immédiat est the caractériser syntaxiquement les phrases acceptant un Vmt et de décrire leurs propriétés formelles. Dans cette optique, on doit: construire sur la base de critères formels la classe des Vmt; recenser toutes les... more...

  • Korean For Dummiesby Jungwook Hong; Wang Lee

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99

    Start speaking Korean the fun and easy way with Korean For Dummies , a no-nonsense guide to Korean culture and the basics of Korean language. Pick up basic phrases and commonly used words so that you can converse with Koreans in both business and personal situations. You’ll learn Korean for everyday life and task-specific expressions for Korean... more...