Basic Korean 2 (Postgraduate)
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- Full Year
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
At the end of the course, a student should be able to demonstrate…
- knowledge and understanding of lower intermediate Korean grammar
- knowledge and understanding of essential Korean vocabulary
- knowledge and understanding of the appropriateness of a wide range of Korean structures and expressions in a given context
- the ability to understand lower intermediate level of passages in written Korean on everyday topics
- the ability to produce lower intermediate level of passages in written Korean on everyday topics
- the ability to understand spoken Korean and to engage in lower intermediate level of spoken discourse on everyday topics
- knowledge and understanding of the role of language in general, and Korean in particular, in language-based scholarship and research (specific learning outcome for PG students)
This course will be taught over 22 weeks with 4 hours classroom contact per week in language classes. An additional 6 hours will be spent in lectures and a further 6 hours will be spent in seminars/tutorials over the 22 week period.
Scope and syllabus
Communicative practice is established through learning language around dialogues dealing with a range of everyday situations.
The course provides students with a lower Intermediate knowledge of Korean and practice of using Korean in a variety of everyday situations. It allows students to interact with Korean speakers in Korea and to use original Korean language sources within the level covered in the course.
A series of special PG lectures with associated seminars will be delivered to students on this course.
Method of assessment
One three-hour written examination taken in May/June (50%); one 3,000 word essay to be submitted on Friday, week 1, term 3 (30%); one oral examination of 15 minutes taken in May/June (5%); continuous assessment (15%).