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Korean Grammar for International Learners (English edition)

by Hobin Lim, Kyeongpyo Hong, & Sug-in Jang

size: 22.3x15.2cm 442pages. publisher: Yonsei University Press, 2001.

About this book
This book is more practical than theoretical.
The authors explain easy Korean grammar with an example sentense.

Table of contents


Authors' Preface . iii
Translator's Preface . v
Preliminaries . vii

Chapter one
Special Features of Korean Grammar and Sentence Structure
1. Part of speech in Korean/1
2. Special Features of Korean Grammar/4
3. Basic Sentence Structure of Korean/6
1) Basic Sentence Types . 6
2) Constituent Elements of Sentence Structure . 6
3) Korean Sentence Structure Types . 14

Chapter Two
Nouns
1. Noun Functions/19
2. Noun Type/20
3. Bound Nouns/20
1) Nouns Always Used Dependently . 21
2) Free Forms which also function as Bound Nouns/Post-Modifiers . 64

Chapter Three
Pronouns
1. Personal Pronouns/83
2. Demonstrative Pronouns/85

Chapter Four
Numerals
1. Cardinal Numerals/89
1) Pure Korean Cardinal Numerals . 90
2) Sino-Korean Numerals . 92
2. Ordinal Numerals/93
1) Pure Korean Ordinal Numerals . 93
2) Sino-Korean Ordinal Numerals . 94

Chapter Five
Verbs
1. Action Verbs/97
2. Descriptive Verbs/98
3. The Copula "be"/99
4. The Verb "exist"/101
5. Verb Conjugation/102
1) What is Conjugation . 102
2) Conjugation Classes . 102
3) Conjugation and Suffixes. 104
4) Irregular Verbs . 104

Chapter Six
Adnominals
1. Demonstrative Adnominals/115
2. Numerical Adnominals/116
3. Descriptive Adnominals/116

Chapter Seven
Adverbials
1. Classification of Adverbs according to Meaning/119
1) Time Adverbs. 119
2) Frequency Adverbs . 120
3) General Adverbs. 121
4) Degree Adverbs. 122
2. Classification of Adverbs according to Method of Word-formation/122
1) Non-derived Adverbs . 123
2) Derived Adverbs . 124
3) Interrogative~Indefinite Adverbs and Negative Adverbs . 128
4) Conjunctive Adverbs . 129
5) Mimetic Adverbs . 137
3. Adverbial Forms of Verbs via Inflection/138
4. Position of Adverbials/139

Chapter Eight
Exclamations
1. They express the instinctive surprise or emotion of the speaker/141
2. Exclamations are used to call or reply to others/142
3. Exclamations include words which are used as a short of empty filler hedge/142

Chapter Nine
Particles
1. Case Particles/144
1) Subject Particle . 144
2) Object Particle . 146
3) Complement Particle . 148
4) Adnominal Particle . 148
5) Adverbial Particle . 149
6) Vocative Particle . 158
2. Connective Particles/159
3. Auxiliary Particles/161

Chapter Ten
Tense
1. Tense Marking via Final Verb Endings/189
l) Present Tense . 189
2) Past Tense . 191
3) Future Tense . 194
4) Progressive Tense . 196

Chapter Eleven
Honorifics and Humilifics
1. Subject Honorification/199
2. Speech Levels/202
1) Formal Speech Level . 204
2) Informal Speech Level . 207
3. Honorification by Means of Lexical Expressions/210

Chapter Twelve
Negation
1. Negation in Declarative and Interrogative Sentences/214
2. Negation in Imperative and Propositive Sentences/216
3. Lexical Negation/216
4. Negation in Confirmation Questions/217

Chapter Thirteen
Special Expressions using Conjugational Endings
1. Final Endings/219
1) Final Endings and Speech Levels . 221
2) Final Endings with Special Uses . 221
2. Conjunctive Endings/236
3. Adnominal Endings/316
4. Nominalizer Endings/319
1) Summative . 319

Chapter Fourteen
Auxiliary Verbs
1. Progressive Auxiliary Verbs/340
2. Terminative Auxiliary Verbs/343
3. Donatory Auxiliary Verbs/348
4. Exploratory Auxiliary Verbs/350
5. Iterative Auxiliary Verbs/351
6. Retentive Auxiliary Verbs/352
7. Desiderative Auxiliary Verbs/354
8. Descriptive Auxiliary Verbs/357
9. Negative Auxiliary Verbs/359
1O. Auxiliary of Inability Verbs/362

Chapter Fifteen
Passive and Causative
1. Passives/364
1) Short Passives . 364
2) Long Passives . 365
2. Causatives/366
1) Short Causatives . 366
2) Long Causatives . 368

Chapter Sixteen
Quoted Speech
1. Direct Quoted Speech/372
2. Indirect Quoted Speech/373
1) Characteristic for Indirect Quoted Speech . 373
2) Deletion of the Quotation Particle and of Dummy Verb . 380

Chapter Seventeen
Prefixes and Suffixes
1. Prefixes/399
2. Suffixes/411

Reference Punctuation/419
Recommendations for Further Reading/423
Index/ 429


series: Workbook



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