Want to understand what makes the dialect of Busan, Korea's second-biggest city, so unique? This primer is densely-packed with 25 lessons and over 100 examples in both Busan and Seoul versions, to help you get a feel for Busan's hometown language as it's really spoken today. Note: This book assumes knowledge of the Korean alphabet 한글, and is therefore best suited to intermediate learners. More
Seoul is Korea's industrial capital, but Busan is arguably its capital of cool, with many prominent Koreans hailing from the country's second-biggest city. Like New Yorkers in the U.S., there's something special about the sounds and the swagger of these seaside people. Ever wondered what makes Busan dialect unique and gives Busanians their distinctive character?
This primer deconstructs the most relevant aspects of Busan dialect and makes them accessible to you, the Korean learner. With 25 bite-sized lessons and over 100 examples in both Busan and Seoul versions, this book will improve your confidence in communicating with the people from this undeniably cool port city.
Free audio downloads are available to accompany the lessons, featuring four different Busan voices to challenge and improve your listening skills. Great for a quick read on the plane or as a reference as you explore the city, take your Korean understanding to the next level with this primer!
Note: This book assumes knowledge of the Korean alphabet 한글, and is therefore best suited to intermediate learners.
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