With Essential Korean Vocabulary you will learn to speak Korean the way that Koreans do by learning the key words and expressions they use everyday in their natural contexts. You ll also learn closely-related vocabulary in sets or groups, which will help you to acquire and use a wider vocabulary. Provides tips on modern colloquial usage in South Korea, so you can learn to speak like a native speaker. Essential Korean Vocabulary presents the 6,000 most common Korean words and phrases organised into 22 different subject areas. With Essential Korean Vocabulary, you will: Upgrade your Korean skills in stages by learning the most useful words in sequence along a graded spectrum from beginner to advanced Learn how real Koreans speak in authentic sentences by native speakers Get special tips about tone, nuance, and correct usage of terms Learn the vocabulary needed to pass standard Korean proficiency tests. The enclosed audio disc of recordings by native Korean speakers helps you to master authentic Korean pronunciation, making you a better Korean speaker!