• 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
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Na Rah Lee
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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 This is an advanced Korean language course, designed for students who have successfully completed Advanced Korean: Film and Society, or have equivalent proficiency. The course utilizes Korean authentic texts, including short stories, editorials, travelogues, essays, cartoons, recipes, or film/drama reviews, to enhance students’ ability to read, speak, and write Korean at a professional level. The lecture is largely designed to guide and facilitate students’ active learning to gain advanced level Korean in oral and written forms.

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 upper Advanced level of Korean to: 
1. Demonstrate a sophisticated command of the spoken and written vocabulary, sentence structures, and styles appropriate to a wide range of topics on Korean literature and media, using honorifics as the situation demands.
2. Independently gather and appraise Korean source materials; summarise and evaluate the main ideas of complex Korean literary and media texts.
3. Appreciate and use styles used in different written genres.
4. Read, discuss, and analyse a range of cultural and socio-political phenomena.

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

1. Wattle-based class preparation (LO 1, 2, 5): 10%
2. Oral presentation (LO 4): 10%
3. Class participation (LO 4) : 10%
4. Weekly essays (LO 1, 2, 3, 5): 40%
5. Final Paper (LO 1, 2, 3, 5): 30%

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Students are required to spend at least 10 hours per week dedicated to this course, both in class and undertaking independent study. The total workload for the course is 130 hours. Preparation includes reading the core text, finding the self-selected text, identifying grammatical issues from the texts, writing weekly essays, preparing the oral presentation, and preparing the final paper.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Students must have completed Advanced Korean: Film and Society (KORE3015) or have equivalent proficiency.

Prescribed Texts

Reading materials will be provided on the Wattle website.

Preliminary Reading

Articles from "Hankyoreh" "Hankook ilbo" "Chosun ilbo" "Cine21" 

Assumed Knowledge

Good command of advanced-level Korean language, and basic knowledge of Korean history, culture and society. 



Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
10001 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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