This portable, user–friendly Korean language guide and phrasebook is the cheapest and easiest way to learn Korean before and during your trip. If you only want to purchase one Korean language book—Essential Korean is the way to go. Part of Tuttle Publishing's Essential Series, it is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of South Korea and is also designed as a Korean phrasebook, making it the most versatile Korean language learning tool on the market.Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to Korea or for students who want to supplement their learning, this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as a Korean phrase book or as an English–Korean Dictionary. A clever “point to” feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Korean without the need to say a word. In this book you will find: Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use. A glossary of over 2000 terms and expressions. Extensive information about Korean grammar and pronunciation. Latest Korean vocabulary and Korean phrases for smart phones, social media and more.