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Best Korean Learning Books to Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Korean Learning books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Let’s Speak Korean: Learn Over 1,400+ Expressions Quickly and Easily With Pronunciation & Grammar Guide Marks – Just Listen, Repeat, and Learn! (2018)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadLET’S SPEAK KOREAN w/ AUDIO TRACKS – Learn Over 1,400+ Korean Expressions From 21 Topics Quickly and EasilyJust Listen, Repeat, and Learn!Want to learn to speak Korean quickly and easily? Let’s Speak Korean is the perfect solution! Whether you are a K-Pop/K-Drama fanatic or just someone trying to pick up some useful expressions before going on a trip to Korea, this book surely will be a great resource!This book contains over 1,400 daily expressions from 21 different topics and situations, and is designed in a way that anyone with no knowledge in Korean can learn and use right away, through…
Author(s): Fandom Media

2. Talk To Me In Korean Level 1 (Downloadable Audio Files Included) (English and Korean Edition) (2015)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadTalk To Me In Korean Level 1 is a paperback book based on the podcast lessons available on TalkToMeInKorean.com. This book is specifically designed for absolute beginners who are self-studying and includes the fundamentals of Korean, such as hello , thank you , and essential grammar points. Additionally, because this book caters to those who are learning Korean without a teacher or formal lessons, review questions and exercises can be found in this book along with sample dialogues and reading material about Korean culture. Level 1 focuses more on conversation and the spoken style of the language rather than the literary or…
Author(s): TalkToMeInKorean

3. Korean Made Simple: A beginner’s guide to learning the Korean language (2014)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadKorean Made Simple is a book for anyone who wishes to begin learning the Korean language. No matter your age, you can learn how to read, write, speak and understand Korean.Learn the Korean writing system, Korean culture, and even history. Learn over 1,000 vocabulary words and phrases through 20 in-depth and fun lessons, filled with plenty of examples. Additionally, practice sections with answer keys are built into every chapter.This book also contains additional advanced level notes for more skilled Korean speakers looking for a review of basic grammar…
Author(s): Billy Go

4. Living Language Korean, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, Korean reading & writing guide, and free online learning (2013)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadKorean, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia course that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package.  At the core of Korean, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts. Millions have learned with Living Language®. Now it’s your turn.    • 46 lessons, additional review exercises,…
Author(s): Living Language, Jaemin Roh

5. Korean From Zero! 1: Master the Korean Language and Hangul Writing System with Integrated Workbook and Online Course (Volume 1) (2014)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadKorean from Zero! is a fun, innovative, and integrated approach to learning Korean created by professional interpreter and author of 6 text books, George Trombley, Korean linguist Reed Bullen, and native Korean speaker Sunhee Bong. Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Korean From Zero! is the perfect course for current students of Korean as well as absolute beginners. * Over 600 New Words and Expressions* Learn to Read and Write Hangul* Extensive Grammar* 90 Adjectives and Verbs Detailed* Bilingual Glossaries with Hangul and English …and much more…
Author(s): George Trombley, Reed Bullen, et al.

6. Beginner Hangul Writing Practice Workbook: Learn To Read The Korean Alphabet and Practice Your Penmanship In This Notebook (Learning Korean) (2019)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadThis book has been deisgned with both beginners and intermediate Korean learners in mind. It is for this reason that this book starts by introducing each vowel along with its correct stroke order and pronounciation. The following page contains the same details about the Consonants in the Korean alphabet along with the name of each letter. These are to be memorized and referred to whenever you find yourself stuck.After these pages you will find a challenge worksheets where you will be tested on the pronounciation (and name for consonants) of each letter. I have included four copies of these worksheets. If you require…
Author(s): Sean Lee

7. Let’s Speak Korean: Learn Over 1,400+ Expressions Quickly and Easily With Pronunciation & Grammar Guide Marks – Just Listen, Repeat, and Learn! (2018)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadLET’S SPEAK KOREAN w/ AUDIO TRACKS – Learn Over 1,400+ Korean Expressions From 21 Topics Quickly and EasilyJust Listen, Repeat, and Learn!Want to learn to speak Korean quickly and easily? Let’s Speak Korean is the perfect solution! Whether you are a K-Pop/K-Drama fanatic or just someone trying to pick up some useful expressions before going on a trip to Korea, this book surely will be a great resource!This book contains over 1,400 daily expressions from 21 different topics and situations, and is designed in a way that anyone with no knowledge in Korean can learn and use right away, through simply listening and repeating the expressions….
Author(s): Fandom Media

8. Korean Grammar for Speaking Learning Korean Language (2016)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadSong Won’s Korean Grammar for Speaking is the quintessential text for learning how to speak and write Korean. As a proven, passionate, and dedicated teacher, Song Won has perfected his language learning system in the classroom. Now, he’s finally put those same methods into an informative, easy-to-understand textbook. Korean Grammar for Speaking is methodically organized and broken down into separate units. In the beginning, students will build a foundation by learning how to read, write, and pronounce Hangul (the Korean alphabet). From there, students will learn everything from the counting systems and present tense…
Author(s): Song Won

9. Korean Practice Notebook: Hangul Manuscript Paper Light Gray Ring Cover: Korean Hangul Writing Paper (Korean Practice Notebooks) (2017)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadKorean practice notebook made from 55 lb white paper with a simple grid layout is perfect for learners to practice wrting Hangul and to compose sentences in the Korean written language. Practice writing Korean characters using the Hangul alphabet in a stylish notebook. Blank squares help improve character placement. Write sentences in Korean with Hangul characters on Hangul manuscript paper also known as Wongoji paper. Blank rectangle spaces between each row of squares provide space for note, editing and corrections.Each page has 15 rows of 20 blank squares for Hangul…
Author(s): Queenie Law

10. The Kpop Dictionary: 500 Essential Korean Slang Words and Phrases Every Kpop Fan Must Know (2016)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadThe Kpop Dictionary 500 Essential Korean Slang Words and Phrases Every Kpop Fan Must Know…
Author(s): Woosung Kang

11. Fun & Easy! Korean – English Picture Dictionary: Fastest Way to Learn Over 1,000 + Words & Expressions (2017)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadWant to build and expand your Korean vocabulary? Look no further – Fun & Easy! Korean – English Picture Dictionary provides an exciting and effective way to learn over 1,000 Korean words and expressions, through fun illustrations and detailed descriptions that are easy to memorize.You will learn essential Korean words and expressions in the following topics:BodyHomeHousehold ItemsSupermarket PeopleFamilyEmotionsTransportationSportsAnimalsBirdsInsectsFish/Marine LifeReptiles/AmphibiansPlants/Fruits/Nuts/VegetablesSchoolSolar…
Author(s): Fandom Media

12. Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, 2nd Edition (Klear Textbooks in Korean Language) (2009)

Best Korean Learning Books to ReadThis is a thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, the first volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series’ volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology―contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced in simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples…
Author(s): Young-Mee Cho , Hyo Sang Lee, et al.

Talk To Me in Korean Book Store: http://mykoreanstore.com/ ///// Instagram: http://instagram.com/edweird0 Snapchat: ed-weirdo Because of their academic nature, these books are best suited to a Korean classroom or with a tutor. The beauty of Yonsei Korean is the continuity of learning that it provides to students. The Yonsei Korean textbooks are made up of 12 books divided into 3 levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. Learn Korean with Self-Study Books from Talk To Me In Korean. You can also look inside our individual books here. Easy Korean Reading For Beginners $18.00 Real-Life Korean Conversations: Intermediate $25.00 Real Life Korean Conversations for Beginners $24.00 Your First Hanja Guide: Learn Essential Chinese Characters Used In Korean 8 Amazing Korean Textbooks for Effective Korean Learning Are you looking to become a true master of the Korean language ? Immersion is without a doubt the most effective way to learn Korean, and the options are endless to reach your goals: Korean dramas, apps , comics, K-pop songs , movies , blogs and more.

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some korean learning books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Korean Made Simple 3: Continuing your journey of learning the Korean language

Author(s): Billy Go
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2016, Size: 965 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2223456

Mathematics Teaching and Learning: South Korean Elementary Teachers' Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching

Author(s): Rina Kim, Lillie R. Albert
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2015, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1324818

North Korean Defectors in a New and Competitive Society: Issues and Challenges in Resettlement, Adjustment, and the Learning Process

Author(s): Ahlam Lee
Publisher: Lexington Books, Year: 2015, Size: 289 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2412359

Learning from the South Korean Developmental Success: Effective Developmental Cooperation and Synergistic Institutions and Policies

Author(s): Ilcheong Yi, Thandika Mkandawire (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2014, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1479436

Korean Made Simple: A beginner’s guide to learning the Korean language

Author(s): Billy Go
Publisher: GO! Billy Korean, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: mobi
ID: 2184363

Korean Made Simple 2: The next step in learning the Korean language

Author(s): Billy Go
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2223457

The Korean War

Author(s): Reg Grant,Britannica Digital Learning
Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica;Britannica Digital Learning, Year: 2012, Size: 20 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1347199

Korean Honorifics and Politeness in Second Language Learning

Author(s): Lucien Brown
Publisher: John Benjamins, Year: 2011, Size: 29 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 812078

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly hot items according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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