• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Korean
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages, Cultural Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Jeong Ku
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This course completes the development of the advanced beginner level of Korean listening and reading comprehension skills and spoken and written communication skills. Competency in everyday spoken language is stressed, with lessons on travel and dining vocabulary, hobbies, and on developing the ability to speak about one's own life and interests. The vocabulary learned in this course allows student to expand their ability to discuss such topics as life goals and wider social issues. Building upon grammar covered in earlier courses students in Korean 4 will learn and consolidate grammatical points and constructions that allow them to conduct appropriate forms of written and oral communication in frequently occurring situations: travel, dining, holidays, hobbies, peer group communication, and their own lives and interests. Studying in this course will also allow students to learn about important cultural practices such as national festivals, customs, costumes and cultures of food and drink.  

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Advanced Beginner level of Korean to:
1. Use a vocabulary to discuss such topics as personal interests, life goals, and wider social issues.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of grammatical points and constructions to appropriately conduct both written and oral communication in frequently occurring situations.
3. Demonstrate competence in everyday spoken language and in some depth on such topics as travel, dining, holidays, hobbies, peer group communication, and their own lives and interests.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural practices such as national festivals, customs, costumes and cultures of food and drink. 

Other Information

This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.

Indicative Assessment

Mid-term Oral 10% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Mid-term Written 10% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Final Oral 20% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Funal Written 20% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Grammar Quizzes 15% (LO 2)
Presentation 15% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Class participation 10% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)

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Five contact hours per week. Total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed KORE6521 or equivalent. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed KORE2522.

Prescribed Texts

Prescribed Text: Young-Mee Cho, Hyo Sang Lee, Carol Schulz, Ho-Min Sohn, Sung-Ock Sohn, Integrated Korean: Beginning 2 (Hawai`i University Press, ISBN 0-8248-2343-5); Carol Schulz, Integrated Korean Workbook: Beginning 2 (ISBN 0-8248-2175-0); Choon-Hak Cho et al., Korean Reader for Chinese Characters (University of Hawai`i Press, ISBN 0-8248-2499-7); WEBCT materials.



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If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $3180
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4860
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7835 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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