Invention of Hangul
King Sejong, 1443 For illiterate common people to learn w/ ease Basic Letters: 28 24 (14 Consonants + 10 Vowels)
[The Hangul Foundation: http:/www.hangul.or.kr/]
Characteristics of Hangul
1. Easy to learn: Only 1 day
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Social hierarchy and sentence endings Sentence endings vary depending on whom you are speaking to (listener) and whom you are talking about (subject referent).
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Conversation 1 LESSON 2 The University Campus
(Linda and Sandy are eating breakfast in the school cafeteria. Steve enters the cafeteria and sees them.) .
1.Verbs vs. Adjective Verbs
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Pronunciation Rules 1.Liaison If the syllable which ends in a consonant is followed by a syllable which starts with a vowel, the syllable-final consonant of the preceding syllab
KOREA1109: ELEMENTARY KOREAN READING AND WRITING 1 Fall 2008 Class Hours Instructor Office Hours : MWF 1:25-2:15, RF 189 : Meejeong Song ( [email protected]), RF123, 255-8498 : Thursday 10:10-11:00 or by appointment
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