SOAS University of London

Japan & Korea Section, Department of East Asian Languages & Culture

Intensive Summer Korean Abroad

Module Code:
FHEQ Level:
Taught in:
Term 2
The course will be offered as a core component of the 24-month parent programme. The intensive classroom environment and immersion experience of living and studying in Korea is designed to facilitate the student’s ability to build fluency within the appropriate daily social and cultural contexts. The programmatic aim will be for the student to partly reach the Level A2/B1/B2/C1 of CEFR.


Successful completion of Intensive Korean 1 15PJKC025

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

At the end of the course, a student should be able to demonstrate… 

  1. knowledge and understanding of intermediate/advanced Korean grammar
  2. knowledge and understanding of a wide range of Korean vocabulary
  3. knowledge and understanding of the appropriateness of a wide range of Korean structures and expressions in a given context
  4. the ability to understand passages written in Korean of medium length on every day and some specialised topics
  5. the ability to produce passages written in Korean on every day and some specialised topics
  6. the ability to understand spoken Korean and to engage in spoken discourse of medium complexity on every day and some specialised topics

Method of assessment

An essay of 700-1000 words in Korean, submission date to be given by the module convenor (80%); an oral examination 15-20 minutes duration (20%).


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