- Code KORE1020
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
This course introduces students to modern spoken Korean and to its writing system, Hangeul. In Korean 1 students begin to develop basic listening and reading comprehension as well as oral and written Korean communication skills. Emphasis is placed upon learning to recognize, pronounce and write the Korean alphabet and its most common consonant clusters. Students also will have the opportunity to learn a range of common sentence patterns and read and write basic sentences which allow them to write and speak about a range of everyday situations. Conversational situations covered in the course include meeting and greeting, describing possessions, and making basic use of honorifics in conversation and writing.
Bachelor of Asian Studies
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 Introductory level of Korean to:
1. Recognise and pronounce the basic consonants and vowel sounds of Korean.
2. Read and write the Korean alphabet and its most common consonant clusters.
3. Use an active vocabulary of around 400 items.
4. Recognise and apply in conversation and writing a limited range of simple sentence structures and tenses for everyday situations.
5. Communicate in speech and writing to introduce themselves and others, to ask and answer questions about such personal information as where they live, their acquaintances, and their possessions; make basic use of honorifics in conversation and writing.
6. Demonstrate a basic understanding of common socio-cultural activities such as self-introduction in the classroom and communicating with teachers and family members.
All students with previous 'language experience or exposure' are required to take a language placement test to determine their language proficiency in order to ensure enrolment into the language course at the most appropriate level.
The Course Convenor, in consultation with the Language Convenor will move students into an appropriate level course if students are deemed to be of a different proficiency level. Students are also encouraged to consult their course convenors immediately upon if they find that their proficiency level differs from that expected by the course.
As language courses are sequential, this may mean that students can only commence their language course in the following semester.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one
course applies to both courses combined.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
Indicative AssessmentHomework assignments & tutorial tests 10% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Mid-term oral test 15% (LOs 3, 4)
Mid-term written test 15% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Final oral test 30% (LOs 3, 4, 5, 6)
Final written test 30% (LOs 3, 4, 5)
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Five contact hours per week. Total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Integrated Korean: Beginning 1 (Hawai`i University Press, Second Edition, Klear Textbooks in Korean Language)
Integrated Korean Workbook: Beginning 1 (Hawai`i University Press, Second Edition, Klear Textbooks in Korean Language)
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- 6 units
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