Seoulistic.com is proud to present Survival Korean, astep-by-step language and cultural guide designed specifically for both travelers and residents of Korea. We’ve included essential cultural tips for traveling and living in Korea and added crucial words and phrases that will get you ready for your stay. The fun and informative cultural tidbits will have you ready for any awkward situation, and the essential Korean phrases will help you so that you’re not just using body language to just get by.
The 20 categories in Survival Korean will give you confidence with:
✔ Ordering in restaurants and cafes (Restaurant, Cafe)
✔ Ensuring you don’t get lost (Subway, Bus, Directions)
✔ Making sure you’re not ripped off (Taxi)
✔ Saying the right things to your loved one (Dating & Marriage)
✔ Ordering food straight to your door (Food Delivery)
✔ Hanging out without problems (Tickets)
✔ Working — both teaching and companies (School, Hagwon, Business)
✔ Everyday shopping needs (Fashion, Supermarket)
✔ Living like a local (Banking, Packages, Mobile, Haircuts)
✔ Emergencies (Hospital, Pharmacy)
Each situation includes essential words and phrases as well as helpful cultural explanations. It won’t only help you survive in Korea, it’ll help you understand why things are the way they are!
Survival Korean is small enough to carry around as a reference book, but comprehensive enough to use as a study guide. However you choose to use it, making the effort to learn a few simple phrases and understanding the culture will go a long way in making your trip easier and more enjoyable!
Here’s a few excerpts from the book (click on images for larger view):
This book was made in collaboration with TalktomeinKorean.com. Check out their site for free online Korean lessons!
Please select your desired ebook format:
(For hard copy version of Survival Korean click here.)