- Code KORE3018
- 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 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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- 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.
- Independently gather and appraise Korean source materials; summarise and evaluate the main ideas of complex Korean literary and media texts.
- Appreciate and use styles used in different written genres.
- Read, discuss, and analyse a range of cultural and socio-political phenomena.
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 Advanced level of Korean.
Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the placement test site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to take a language placement test 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 take a placement test 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.
- 1. Wattle-based class preparation (LO 1, 2, 5): 10% (10) [LO null]
- 2. Oral presentation (LO 4): 10% (10) [LO null]
- 3. Class participation (LO 4) : 10% (10) [LO null]
- 4. Weekly essays (LO 1, 2, 3, 5): 40% (40) [LO null]
- 5. Final Paper (LO 1, 2, 3, 5): 30% (30) [LO null]
In response to COVID-19: Please note that Semester 2 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle.
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WorkloadStudents 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
Prescribed TextsReading materials will be provided on the Wattle website.
Preliminary ReadingArticles from "Hankyoreh" "Hankook ilbo" "Chosun ilbo" "Cine21"
Assumed KnowledgeGood command of advanced-level Korean language, and basic knowledge of Korean history, culture and society.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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