Over 63 million people worldwide speak Korean, making it one of the fifteen most widely spoken languages in the world. This helpful guide is an essential resource for visitors to Korea. Users of this two-way dictionary and practical phrasebook will be understood in both North and South Korea. The book includes a primer in the Korean writing system ('hangul), which is used in all entries along with the official romanization taught by the Korean government. A pronunciation guide and a basic grammar also appear. Each of the 15 phrasebook chapters includes cultural information to help travelers avoid uncomfortable moments in situations such as dining out, shopping, and seeking medical attention.