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Korean 3 (Upper-) Intermediate

Vak
2015-2016

Admission requirements

This course is only available for students in the BA International Studies who have passed Korean 1 Beginners and Korean 2 Pre-intermediate.

Description

This course aims to develop intermediate level of competence in speaking and communication skills in Korean. Students will learn how to deal with most situations likely to arise whilst staying in South Korea, to produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. This course is a learner-oriented language course, which means the participation of students plays a key role of learning.

Course objectives

The course objectives (A2/B1 level) are as follows.

  • Students will learn how to describe experiences, impressions, how to give reasons for opinions, how to explain plans.

  • Students will develop interaction skills to participate into conversation on topics that are familiar, on topics of personal interest or everyday life.

  • Students will gain the knowledge and understanding of intermediate level Korean grammar, vocabulary, expressions and sentence structures.

Timetable

The timetable is available on the BA International Studies website.

Mode of instruction

Two two hour tutorials every week.

Attending lectures and tutorials is compulsory. If you are not able to attend lecture or a tutorial, please inform the tutor of the course. Being absent without notification can result in a lower grade or exclusion from the final exam or essay.

Course Load

Total course load: 140 hours (5 EC)
Attending classes: 48 hrs (4 hours per week x 12 weeks)
Preparing classes, exams and extra activities: 92 hrs

Assessment method

-Attendance and participation during the classes 10%
-2 oral and written interiemexams 20%
-Home assignment 10%
-2 vocabulary quizzes 20%
-Written exam of two hours at the end of the semester (40 %): in order to test if the students have reached the end level of this semester. This exam consists of the following contents:
• Reading and writing;
• Written dialogue;
• Vocabulary and grammar.

The resit will be a written exam of two hours, and will test if the students have reached the end level of this semester. This exam consists of the following components:
• Reading and writing;
• Written dialogue;
• Vocabulary and grammar.

Blackboard

Blackboard will be used. For tutorial groups: please enroll in blackboard after your enrolment in uSis

Students are requested to register on Blackboard for this course.

Reading list

The course books are as follows:
1. Song-Hee Kim et.al. 2008. Sogang Korean New Series Student’s book 2B. Hawoo.
(ISBN: 978-89-9249-132-7)
2. Song-Hee Kim et.al. 2008. Sogang Korean New Series Workbook 2B. Hawoo.
(ISBN: 978-89-9249-136-5)

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

General information about uSis is available in English and Dutch

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable.

Contact

ms.Drs. M.S.Chi, email m.s.chi@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Remarks

Not applicable.