• 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 Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Ms Minseon Lee
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course KORE6512
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
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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, economic and politics.    

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Intermediate level of Korean to:
1. Recognise and use a broad vocabulary encompassing terms encountered in news media, popular culture and current affairs, with the use of a dictionary.
2. Express ideas using grammatically and stylistically appropriate language to the situation to state opinions, give explanations and make presentations involving opinions and abstract ideas.
3. 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.
4. 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. 

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

Class Preparation & Participation, 10% (Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4)
Workbook exercises and worksheets (weekly), 10% (LOS 1, 2, 3, 4)
Individual Oral Exam (1), 10% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Oral Role-Play Exam (1), 10% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Written Assignment (6), 20% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Mid-term Written Exam, 20% (LOs 2, 3, 4)
Final Written Exam, 20% (LOs 2, 3, 4)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Three contact hours per week. Total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed KORE2522. Incompatible with KORE6512

Prescribed Texts

Pong Ja Paik, Ji Young Kwak and Ji Hyoun Choi, Korean Composition (Hawai`i University Press, ISBN 0-8248-2477-6)
Wattle materials. 

Majors

Minors

Fees

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:
Band 1
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2179 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person

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