Successful completion of level 4 Korean language courses at SKKU or its equivalent qualification.
This course aims to develop advanced level of competence in speaking and communication skills in Korean. It focuses on flexible and effective use of language for social and professional purposes. At the end of the course students should be able to handle authentic materials, to formulate ideas and opinions with precision and to relate their contribution skillfully to those of other speakers.
Students will be able to:
Express themselves fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
Present clear and detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes, developing particular points and rounding off with appropriate conclusions.
Have a good command of a broad lexical repertoire, idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms with awareness of connotative levels of meaning.
Mode of instruction
Total workload 140 hours;
Contact hours: 2 hours per week X 13 weeks = 26 hours
Preparation and home assignment: 4 hours per week X 13 weeks = 52 hours
Preparation for exam: 62 hours
Vocabulary quiz: 20%
Oral examination:40%: presentation, group discussion and debate, role-play and etc.
Written examination: 20%: writing conversations and discussions/debates
Resit: students who fail the course (a grade below a 5.5) may resit the written examination if they have participated in the assignments, vocabulary quiz and oral examination.
Blackboard will be used for delivery of relevant reading materials and submission of assignments.
There is no recommended reading list but students will be referred to the following materials, which will be provided by the teacher when necessary:
Kim et. al. 2008. Sogang Korean New Series Student’s book 5A. Seoul: Hawoo.
Kim et. al. 2008. Sogang Korean New Series Workbook 5A. Seoul: Hawoo.
Kim et. al. 2008. Sogang Korean New Series Student’s book 5B. Seoul: Hawoo.
Kim et. al. 2008. Sogang Korean New Series Workbook 5B. Seoul: Hawoo.
Yonsei foreign language institute. 2012. Korean speaking for college classes advanced level. Seoul: Yonsei University.
Yonsei foreign language institute. 2012. Korean listening for college classes advanced level. Seoul: Yonsei University.
Ewha language center. 2008. University Korean 1 Speaking & Listening. Seoul: Ewha women’s University.
Ewha language center. 2008. University Korean 2 Speaking & Listening. Seoul: Ewha women’s University.
Mw. Dr. J.H. Park, Room 127 in the Arsenaal.
Co-ordinator of Studies Mw. S. Kraakman