K200: Intermediate Korean
- Module Code:
- Year of study:
- Year 2
- Taught in:
- Full Year
Prerequisites Successful completion of Elementary Korean or eqivalent (module convenor's approval required)
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to demonstrate:
- knowledge and understanding of intermediate Korean grammar
- knowledge and understanding of a wide range of 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 passages written in Korean of medium length on everyday and some specialised topics
- the ability to produce passages written in Korean on everyday and some specialised topics
- the ability to understand spoken Korean and to engage in spoken discourse of medium complexity on everyday and some specialised topics
Total of 22 weeks teaching with 4 hours classroom contact per week.
Scope and syllabus
Develops further the range of language skills attained in the first year, with emphasis on reading and comprehension. A wide variety of Korean texts is read and discussed in class, along with closely co-ordinated grammar practice.
Method of assessment
One three-hour written examination taken in May/June (70%); a ten-minute oral exam (10%); continuous assessment (20%).
- Ross King and Jaehoon Yeon. Continuing Korean. Boston, Mass: Tuttle Pub; 2002.
- Korean Language & Culture Education Center at the Korea University. Fun fun Korean 3 . Seoul: Kyobo, 2010.