Korean Through Folktales is designed to accompany 1st-year, 2nd-year, and 3rd-year Korean courses. However, any Korean teacher can use this book to supplement
his/her course materials at elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels The text consists of four chapters and each centers on a famous Korean folktale. The lessons and values that famous folktales teach are embedded and permeated in various aspects of the Koran culture. Using folktales in the curriculum will provide an engaging way to expose students to a slice of the target culture that native Koreans are naturally exposed to at an early age. Through the selected folktales and various activities offered in the book, students can gain cultural knowledge and insights into traditional and cultural values while they are given linguistic lessons to reinforce their acquired skills and to apply the learned materials in an integrated approach.