- Code KORE3012
- 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 has been adjusted for remote participation in Semester 1 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions. On-campus activities may also be available.
This course is designed for intermediate students and is aimed at developing student’s writing skills and linguistic competence. Students will gain extensive practice in reading, composition and comprehension. Vocabulary skills are deepened by students learning to recognise and use a broad vocabulary encompassing terms encountered in news media, popular culture and current affairs. Building upon grammar covered in earlier courses, students in Korean 5 will learn to express ideas using grammatically and stylistically appropriate language to the situation to state opinions, give explanations and make presentations involving opinions and abstract ideas. 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, geography, economics and politics.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Recognise and use a broad vocabulary encompassing terms encountered in news media, popular culture and current affairs, with the use of a dictionary.
- Express ideas using grammatically and stylistically appropriate language to the situation to state opinions, give explanations and make presentations involving opinions and abstract ideas.
- Summarize content and comprehend information relating to Korea in a variety of topics: culture, geography, economics, politics; with a focus on oral, aural and written skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of cultural practices such as seasonal changes, folk traditions and lunar festivals; travel, summer jobs and visas; negotiating disagreement in formal settings.
On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Intermediate level of Korean.
Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) or 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 require a proficiency test must review the language proficiency assessment site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. 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 result 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.
- Class participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Mid-semester exam (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Vocabulary and grammar quizzes (15) [LO 1,2]
- Final exam (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final presentation (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Take-home written and oral assignments (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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Three contact hours per week. Total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study.
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