Designed with the short-term learner of Korean in mind, 「Fast & Fun Korean for Short-Term Learners」 is a quick mastery textbook series that introduces everyday vocabulary and concrete situational dialogues practical for living in Korea. The first volume of the series, 「Fast & Fun Korean for Short-Term Learners 1」, provides a solid framework from which even those who have no previous experience with the language can learn basic Korean with minimal effort. • Essential vocabulary, grammar patterns, and dialogues chosen based on their real-life usefulness. • Comprehensive approach incorporating speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in a variety of task exercises. • Linked study and review process of Warming up - Pattern Practice - Key Grammatical Patterns - Conversation Practice - Tasks, allowing learners to proceed through the text with ease. • Includes various illustrations and photos for quick and easy understanding of the content. • Emphasis on developing in a short period of time the learner's Korean communication ability for real situations, much like training a short-distance sprint runner as opposed to a marathon runner.