Over 63 million people speak Korean worldwide, and the Korean peninsula has become one of the globe's most important business and financial centers. This guide includes 5,000 bilingual dictionaries entries and a practical phrasebook with useful terms. Also included is 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 assist travelers in situations such as dining out, shopping, transportation, and other times when clear communication is essential.