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Reblogging this because FLASHCARDS.
I love and learn so fabulously with flash cards.
Also Memrise has a ton of sets for Korean. I know my friends and I made ones for every chapter of Sogang level 5 and my buddy also has ones for all of You Speak Korean book 2.
This will help all of like, two of my followers, but as far as language books go, I find I like SNU’s book and program the best (having done Seouldae and Sogang and had friends who’ve done Ewha and Yonsei). Seouldae and Yonsei are pretty much the same in terms of what and how much you learn (from what I understand, Edae is about the same, too). Sogang puts heavy emphasis on speaking, but if you’re just leaning from the books, you won’t have as much to memorize (in the same lesson from Seouldae and Sogang, you’ll learn about 40% fewer words with Sogang, but you’ll spend more time speaking about it (in class, that is)). Seoul Selection has them all, and you can buy them here (note: the online store in the original post doesn’t seem to carry (or if it does, it doesn’t have updated images for) the updated versions of Seouldae’s books, which they changed sometime between summer 2012 and Summer 2013 while Seoul Selection does).
For books in English, I’ve only used You Speak Korean!, which was written by one of my ssn here. It’s weird in that it starts you off with the 요-form first instead of 입니다 like you learn everywhere else (in fact, you don’t learn 입니다 until the first lesson of book 2!). So it’s great for casual conversation and it’s really not much of a drawback, at least in my experience (though I felt extra super rude when I would forget to use 높임말 because I’d been using 요-form pretty much exclusively up to that point). The grammar explanations were great, though, and easy to understand (though I’m probably not the best person to be offering an opinion on this because I learned Japanese and Chinese before formally starting Korean and had a Japanese language book whose grammatical explanations were almost incomprehensible without extensive explanation in class).
Awesome, awesome collection of resources.