About This Book
The “Darakwon Korean Readers” series is comprised of books that recompose classic Korean literary works to match the reading levels of students from beginner to advanced levels (A1~C2) so students can easily increase their Korean reading comprehension skills in a fun way. The third literary work in this series, “The Story of Heungbu,” adapts a classic Korean novel about Nolbu, a greedy brother who wants to keep the assets left by his parents all to himself, and his poor but kind younger brother Heungbu. As students enjoy reading this story, they can naturally become familiar with vocabulary words and expressions that are essential for the intermediate level.
In addition, through explanations about the historical background, students can understand the culture of that time period. Not only can students read the content, they can also listen to it by scanning QR codes to hear recordings of professional voice actors reading the story. Students can also use the English translations of the story and questions in the appendix at the end of the book to check their reading comprehension skills.
▪ The “Darakwon Korean Readers” series adapts classic Korean tales into modern Korean suitable for beginner to advanced levels. Each book presents vocabulary words and expressions that align with the standards of the International Standard Curriculum for Korean Language and Korean Language Education Vocabulary Content Development. Students can have fun as they easily read and understand each story.
▪ English translations of vocabulary words that are necessary for understanding the story are presented at the bottom of each page, as well as additional English explanations about grammar, expressions, and cultural background, allowing students to concentrate on reading without using a dictionary. In addition, students can easily check an English translation of the entire story in the appendix of the book.
▪ Students can listen to lively recordings done by professional voice actors by scanning the QR code on each page of the story. By looking at illustrations of the story’s main scenes and listening to the voice recordings, students can not only improve their listening skills, they can also vividly understand the emotions of the characters.
▪ Using a variety of questions in the book’s appendix, students can check their reading comprehension and practice sentence structures and vocabulary words that they should know for each corresponding level. In addition, students can compare various cultural situations with Korean culture through thought expansion questions based on the content of the story.
도서에 포함된 MP3(CD) 음원은 다락원 홈페이지(www.darakwon.co.kr)에서 무료 다운로드 가능합니다.
“다락원 한국어 학습문고” 시리즈는 대표적인 한국 문학 작품을 초급부터 고급(A1~C2) 학습자들의 수준에 맞추어 재구성한 한국어 읽기 교재이다. 이 시리즈의 세 번째 작품인 ‘흥부전’은 한국인에게 친숙한 고전 소설을 각색한 것으로, 가난하고 착한 동생인 흥부가 제비를 구해 준 후 큰 복을 얻고, 욕심 많은 형 놀부는 나쁜 행동으로 벌을 받게 되는 이야기를 재미있게 읽으며 중급 필수 어휘와 표현을 자연스럽게 익힐 수 있다. 또한 시대적 배경과 관련된 설명을 통해 당시의 문화도 함께 이해할 수 있다. 더불어 전문 성우가 낭독한 음원을 QR코드를 통해 제공함으로써 눈뿐만 아니라 귀로도 내용을 확인할 수 있으며, 권말부록의 내용 이해 문제와 본문의 영어 번역을 통해 학습자가 스스로 자신의 독해 실력을 확인해 가며 독해력을 높일 수 있다.