Korean at a Glance: Phrase Book and Dictionary for Travelers

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Barron's Educational Series, 2009 - Foreign Language Study - 338 pages
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This pocket-size phrasebook is a valuable travel companion for visitors to Korea. It presents more than 2,000 key words and phrases in Korean characters with phonetic pronunciations and English meanings. Using different color-coded page edges for each chapter, the book categorizes words and phrases according to themes that include communicating with hotel personnel, finding one's way around town, shopping, ordering meals in restaurants, dealing with money matters, seeking medical care, going to sporting and entertainment events, and much more. Also included are city, rail, and rapid transit maps, and general travel tips for visitors to Korea. The book's clear vinyl jacket gives the book extra durability for travel situations.
 

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Contents

THE BASICS FOR GETTING BY
6
Police
14
Talking About the Country
20
Gift Giving and Receiving
31
AT THE HOTEL
44
GETTING AROUND TOWN
54
Sightseeing
60
Religious Services
71
Department Stores
155
Clothing
161
Electrical Appliances
168
PERSONAL CARE AND SERVICES
184
Laundry and Dry Cleaning
190
Accidents and Emergencies
198
At the Dentist
213
COMMUNICATIONS
220

ENTERTAINMENT AND DIVERSIONS
91
FOOD AND DRINK
117
Arriving
124
Cafes
130
MEETING PEOPLE
141
Saying Goodbye
147
DRIVING A CAR
228
QUICK GRAMMAR GUIDE
268
NOTES ABOUT KOREAN LANGUAGE
275
ENGLISHKOREAN DICTIONARY
283
KOREANENGLISH DICTIONARY
311
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