- Code KORE3013
- 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
All activities that form part of this course will be delivered remotely in Semester 2 2020.
This course is designed for advanced intermediate students and is aimed at further developing students’ writing skills and linguistic competence. Students will gain extensive practice in reading, composition and comprehension. Vocabulary skills are further consolidated by students learning to recognise and use a broad vocabulary encompassing terms encountered in literary, political, and historical texts, with limited use of a dictionary. Building upon grammar covered in earlier courses students in Korean 6 will learn to express ideas using grammatically and stylistically appropriate language to the situation to give explanations, make academic presentations, evaluate others’ opinions, and confidently engage in debates. In this course emphasis is placed upon students learning to develop the skills needed to read and comprehend information relating to Korea in a variety of genres and topics such as culture, history, social issues and current political developments.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Recognise and use a broad vocabulary encompassing terms encountered in literary, political, and historical texts, with limited use of a dictionary.
- Express ideas using grammatically and stylistically appropriate language to the situation to give explanations, make academic presentations, evaluate others opinions, and confidently engage in debates.
- Comprehend and evaluate information relating to Korea in a variety of topics: culture, history, social issues, and politics; with a focus on oral, aural and written skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of cultural practices such as banking, writing letters and common municipal functions; cultural and linguistic regional differences in Korea; intimate speech; haggling and requesting a favour.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Intermediate Advanced level of Korean.
Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the language proficiency assessment site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to undertake a language proficiency assessment to ensure enrolment at the most appropriate level.
Relevant past experience includes:
- Previous study of the language (both formal and informal, for example but not limited to, at school, or, home, or through online activities, etc.)
- Being exposed to the language in childhood via a family member or friend
- Travel or living in a country where the language is spoken
- The language being spoken in your home (even if you do not speak it yourself)
Students who are not sure if they need to undertake a language proficiency assessment should seek advice from the course or language convenor. Students who intentionally misrepresent their language proficiency level may be investigated under the Academic Misconduct Rule 2015 as having failed to comply with assessment directions and having sought unfair advantage. This may results in a penalty such as reduced grades or failure of the course.
Students are not permitted to enrol in a language course below one that they have already successfully completed, except with permission of the language and/or course convenor.
- Periodic testing (40) [LO 2,3]
- Assignment work (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final examination (40) [LO 2,3,4]
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Three contact hours per week. Total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Pong Ja Paik, Ji Young Kwak and Ji Hyoun Choi, Korean Composition (Hawai`i University Press, ISBN 0-8248-2477-6)
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