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Why I love it

  • Learn about traditional folktales while learning Korean at the same time
  • Aesthetically pleasing with big fonts
  • Each difficult word/phrase is annotated and explained in the glossary list behind each story

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This book is a welcome addition to the growing number of Korean textbooks in the market. According to the author, this book is for students who have completed at least 1 year of an intensive Korean course or equivalent. It does not explain grammar points in details and hence should be used only as a supplementary resource.

The stories are rewritten in simpler sentences, but still engaging and challenging enough for the beginners. For those who have a stronger grasp of the language, it can still serve as an interesting read and pick up some extra vocabulary. ^^

The author has kindly made available the first 16 pages in pdf format and it includes the first story. Check it out HERE.

Visit the author’s site for her other books.

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