Korean Vocabulary Language Study Card (Other)

Key Vocabulary for Topik Test (Online Audio Files)

By Woojoo Kim

Tuttle Publishing, 9780804853279, 6pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2020

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A handy cheat sheet providing more than 1,000 key Korean vocabulary words and phrases in an at-a-glance, easy-to-carry format

This language card is an essential resource for those studying for the TOPIK test, and invaluable for anyone who wants to quickly build their command of Korean vocabulary.

Designed for convenience, this study card is:
  • Laminated: to hold up over time and avoid being ruined by coffee spills
  • 3 hole punched: giving the option to put it in a binder
  • 8.5x11 inches: to easily fit into a folder or notebook alongside other study materials
  • A quick reference: alongside the vocabulary, a chart for the Korean alphabet is also included

Each English vocabulary word is given in Hangul and romanized script, presented in easy-to-read color-coded charts. Online audio recordings give native-speaker pronunciation for every word.

Vocabulary items are laid out in clearly defined sections, including:
  • Daily Expressions
  • Countries, nationalities and language
  • Personal information
  • Numbers & money
  • Months, days of the month & days of the week
  • Seasons
  • Clock time & time expressions
  • Colors
  • Hobbies
  • Food and drink
  • People and families
  • Occupations, education & classroom items
  • Places, transport & direction words
  • Adverbs, verbs & adjectives
  • Parts of the body & clothing
  • Weather, climate and natural disasters
  • Pop culture

About the Author

Woojoo Kim received a MA from the University of Washington in 2012 specializing in political science and international relations. She is currently teaching as a Lecturer in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the University of Southern California. Before joining the USC in 2020, she was a lecturer at the University of Oregon, University of Washington, and University of Michigan where she taught all levels of Korean. Her research interests are focuses on three broad areas: language pedagogy, second language acquisition, and language culture. Her personal interests include Korean pop music, variety shows and drama.