FALL 2021

 

Korean 101 Elementary Korean I 

Korean 101 is the first half of the Elementary Korean language course. It is designed for those who have no prior (or very limited) knowledge of Korean. Lecture will introduce new material and provide explanations on those conversational patterns in grammatical, lexical, and pragmatic terms. Emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. In addition, students will be exposed to everyday life contexts (e.g., language use, culture, etc.) likely to be encountered in contemporary Korean society

Korean 201 Intermediate Korean III

Prerequisite: Korean 102 or as determined by a placement test and the instructor. 

Korean 201 is the first half of the intermediate Korean language sequence. Practice in reading comprehension, grammar, and vocabulary building. Also, development of oral proficiency practicing conversation with a variety of styles and levels of discourse and usage about Korean culture to achieve Intermediate Low level fluency. Skills for simple narration and written report will be enhanced. Students practice reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, and conversation using textbooks and authentic materials for introduction of Korean culture and authentic language usage.

Korean 301 Advanced Korean V

Prerequisite: Korean 202 or as determined by a placement test and the instructor.

Korean 301 aims to help students develop their language skills in four areas-speaking, listening, reading, and writing- in Korean at the advanced level. It covers grammar and vocabulary, reading comprehension, fluency, conversation manners, and public speaking. Emphasis will be on the appropriate use of Korean in a variety of situations including schools, companies, and formal/informal meetings. This course also enables students to understand Korean culture and history and to develop cross-cultural insights by comparing Korean society with US society. Korean history, image of Korea, and current social trends in Korea will be discussed for a solid understanding of Korean culture in which Korean language is embedded.

 

 

SPRING 2022

Anticipating that the following courses will be offered in SPRING 2022: 

Korean 102 Elementary Korean II 

Prerequisite: Korean 101 or as determined by a placement test and the instructor. 

Korean 102 is the second half of the elementary Korean language sequence. As a continuation of Korean 101, the main purpose of Korean 102 is to lay ground work for the study of Korean language and culture. Lecture will introduce new material and provide explanations on those conversational patterns in grammatical, lexical, and pragmatic terms. A portion of the class will be conducted entirely in Korean. Students continue to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and the writing system by practicing Korean to achieve Novice High level of speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Korean 202 Intermediate Korean IV

Prerequisite: Korean 201 or as determined by a placement test and the instructor.

Korean 202 is the second half of the intermediate Korean language sequence. The course provides students with further conversational and grammatical skills beyond those learned in the first year. To achieve Intermediate Mid level proficiency, students practice reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, and conversation using textbooks and authentic materials for introduction of Korean culture and authentic language usage.

Korean 302 Advanced Korean VI

Prerequisite: Korean 301 or as determined by a placement test and the instructor. 

Korean 302 aims to help students develop their language skills in four areas-speaking, listening, reading, and writing- in Korean at the advanced level. It covers grammar and vocabulary, reading comprehension, fluency, conversation manners, and public speaking. Emphasis will be on the appropriate use of Korean in a variety of situations including schools, companies, and formal/informal meetings. This course also enables students to understand Korean culture and history and to develop cross-cultural insights by comparing Korean society with US society. Korean history, image of Korea, and current social trends in Korea will be discussed for a solid understanding of Korean culture in which Korean language is embedded.

 

For additional information and/or questions, contact instructor Huai-Rhin Kim.

Learn more about Korean experiences in and around campus, watch this amazing video! 

 

 

 

 

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