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  • 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...

  • Categories and Caseby William O’Grady

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 180.00

    The principal objective of this book is to provide a unified treatment of morphological case in Korean. Focussing on the nominative, accusative and dative suffixes, the author seeks to show that each of these morphemes consistently encodes a corresponding combinatorial relation in the 'surface' form of sentences.In support of his analysis, the author... 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...

  • 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...

  • Colloquial Koreanby Danielle Ooyoung Pyun; Inseok Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Korean provides a step-by-step course in Korean as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Korean in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is... more...

  • Korean: An Essential Grammarby Young-Key Kim-Renaud

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.59

    Korean: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of standard Korean. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Korean in short, readable sections. Key features include: clear explanations... more...

  • Korean For Dummiesby Jungwook Hong; Wang Lee

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99

    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 on... 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...

  • The Sounds of Koreanby Jiyoung Shin; Jieun Kiaer; Jaeeun Cha

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 23.00

    This introduction to the sounds of Korean is designed for English-speaking students with no prior knowledge of the language. more...

  • Landby Park

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.87

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...