I tried studying with Korean folk tales from 외국인을 위한 한국어 읽기 (Korean reading for foreigners) on Audio Clip and I liked it. The sentences are very short (basic level), each story is only about 10 minutes long, the narratives are really good and not boring, the stories are interesting, and I can learn new words without extra pressure of having to learn difficult grammars.
Some words I learned:
You can listen to the audio (clips) online: http://audioclip.naver.com/channels/57, just click the play button, but the written texts are only available on the mobile app (search ‘AudioClip’ on Google Play or iTunes app). No English translation available.
- 떡보 이야기 (a story of a man who likes rice cakes)
- 좁쌀을 맡기고 장가든 총각 (a bachelor who got married after entrusting millet)
- 거울속의 사람들 (people inside the mirror)
- 임금님 귀는 당나귀 (the king has donkey’s ears)
- 구렁이 청년과 김 부잣집 셋째 딸 (snake young man and the rich Kim’s 3rd daughter)
- 나무꾼과 선녀 (the lumberjack and the girl from heaven)
- 하늘나라에서 온 소년 (the young man from heaven)
- 신기한 인연 (a mysterious fate)
- 얼굴을 도둑맞은 첢은이 (a youngster whose face got stolen)
- 도깨비 감투 (the Goblin’s hat)
- and more to come… don’t forget to subscribe to the channel.
Since they’re all famous Korean folk tales, if you search the title on YouTube, usually you can find the animation version of it. Like this one:
도깨비 감투 (the Goblin’s hat) from Pink Fong’s YouTube channel. ###