Learning Korean: Martial Arts Terminology

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Above & Beyond Language Learning Incorporated, Jan 1, 2005 - 44 pages
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Description Item Specifics - Item Condition Condition: New The book and corresponding audio tracks are designed to help martial arts students learn the Korean terms used during training.This audio CD and companion book are sold as a set in a shrinkwrapped case. The audio CD tracks help students learn terminology they might need in studying Korean martial arts. Several tracks cover counting in Korean and Sino-Korean, colors (as in belts), and polite phrases. Additionally, th 48-page book that comes with the CD and the Tracks pages display the terms in English and Korean with a pronunciation guide. The book also includes an anatomical terms illustration and a Hangul character guide. The text also contains an introduction to Hangul writing to help you better understand the Hangul depicted in the book -- or on the signs in your own do jang. Audio terms are spoken in English by an English-speaker, followed by the same term spoken in Korean, twice, by a Korean-speaker. New students of Korean martial arts will benefit from learning some of the language and terminology in advance, enabling them to more quickly understand instructions during class. Instructors may also benefit by being able to listen to the Korean speaker and refine their pronunciations. * English Speaker: Grandmaster Richard Byrne (Byrne's Tang Soo Do) * Korean Speaker: Master Dohyun Chang (White Tiger Tae Kwon Do)The book's first 15+ pages are an overview of Hangul (Korean alphabet). After that, the pages follow the tracks of the audio CD.

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