Easy Korean Reading For Beginners
Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Averaging forty pages apiece of rather dense type, the stories in The Golden Phoenix would each be difficult to read at one sitting before the next class meeting—a possible concern for instructors contemplating the book as a course text. As for contemporaneity, [End Page ] translator Suh Ji-moon states in her introduction that "since the long-yearned-for and fought-for termination of military dictatorship in the late s,. Korean literature is experiencing a dynamic resurgence, experimenting exuberantly and delighting in uninhibited self-expression. Only two of the stories were published after the democratization movement; the remainder first appeared in print in the s and early s. It may be that Professor Suh overstates the case. In terms of dynamism, exuberance, and uninhibited self-expression, are there any postdemocratization fiction writers who can compare with Ch'ae Man-shik and Yi Sang, who flourished in the mids?
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Hello and welcome to a new Fresh Korean series. In this part 1 of the series the main character Sa-Yuri is meeting her foreign friend Ji-Hoon.
There comes a time when Korean learners need prolonged writing and dialogue to challenge them further. Many readers of this website have asked me if I knew of any great books or stories that they could use to practice their Korean reading. The problem with stories written by Korean people is that, while simple to native Korean children, they do not address what foreign learners of Korean need. I have summoned our native Korean speaker Seulgi — who proofreads the every lesson and is the voice of all the recordings to write short stories in Korean. Stories will be released in sets. The first story of every set will be free.
This colorful site gathers lots of fascinating short stories that are incredibly easy to follow and understand, no matter how old or advanced in your Korean studies you are. The site offers free and premium stories. There are enough to keep you busy. This is the sixth icon from the left. Short stories are displayed as a gallery. There are some great choices in there.
Hello and welcome to a new Fresh Korean series. In this part 1 of the series the main character Sa-Yuri is meeting her foreign friend Ji-Hoon. Sa-Yuri is Korean and works for a Bag Designers. They talk about different things such as; life in Japan, life, work, commuting, Korea and other things. This free download is spread over 4 pages, the first 3 being conversation and the final page has a list of vocabulary as well as a few comprehension questions in Korean.