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KRNS2621: Korean 3

As an intermediate language unit, students are expected to gain extensive language skills in a diverse range of communicative settings. Interactive exercises and activities will provide students with opportunities to practice and improve their skills in speaking, reading and writing.


Academic unit Korean Studies
Unit code KRNS2621
Unit name Korean 3
Session, year
Semester 1, 2020
Attendance mode Normal day
Location Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Credit points 6

Enrolment rules

HSC Korean Beginners or HSC Korean Continuers with a final mark of more than 80 KRNS2001
KRNS1102 or KRNS1622 or HSC Korean Beginners or HSC Korean Continuers with a final mark of less than 80
Available to study abroad and exchange students


Teaching staff and contact details

Coordinator Benoit Berthelier,
Type Description Weight Due Length
Assignment online test and take home assignment
online test via zoom and take home assignment
30% - n/a
Outcomes assessed: LO1 LO2 LO3
Tutorial quiz 2 quizzes
online with Proctor U
10% Multiple weeks 200 words
Outcomes assessed: LO1
Small test 6 vocabulary tests
online via canvas
13% Multiple weeks 200 words
Outcomes assessed: LO1
Assignment 6 assignments
12% Multiple weeks 600 words
Outcomes assessed: LO1
Presentation group assignment 10 minute Oral Presentation
via zoom
15% Week 07 10 minute
Outcomes assessed: LO1
Presentation 10 minute Oral Presentation
via zoom
20% Week 13 10 minute
Outcomes assessed: LO1
group assignment = group assignment ?

Detailed information for each assessment can be found on Canvas.

Assessment criteria

The University awards common result grades, set out in the Coursework Policy 2014 (Schedule 1).

As a general guide, a High distinction indicates work of an exceptional standard, a Distinction a very high standard, a credit a good standard, and a pass an acceptable standard.

Result name

Mark range


High distinction

85 - 100



75 - 84



65 - 74



50 - 64



0 - 49

When you don’t meet the learning outcomes of the unit to a satisfactory standard.


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Late submission

In accordance with University policy, these penalties apply when written work is submitted after 11:59pm on the due date:

  • Deduction of 5% of the maximum mark for each calendar day after the due date.
  • After ten calendar days late, a mark of zero will be awarded.

Special consideration

If you experience short-term circumstances beyond your control, such as illness, injury or misadventure or if you have essential commitments which impact your preparation or performance in an assessment, you may be eligible for special consideration or special arrangements.

Academic integrity

The Current Student website provides information on academic honesty, academic dishonesty, and the resources available to all students.

The University expects students and staff to act ethically and honestly and will treat all allegations of academic dishonesty or plagiarism seriously.

We use similarity detection software to detect potential instances of plagiarism or other forms of academic dishonesty. If such matches indicate evidence of plagiarism or other forms of dishonesty, your teacher is required to report your work for further investigation.

WK Topic Learning activity Learning outcomes
Week 01 Lesson 1 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 02 Lesson 1 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 03 Lesson 2 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 04 Lesson 2 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 05 Lesson 3 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 06 Lesson 3 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 07 Lesson 4 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Week 08 Lesson 4 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 09 Lesson 5 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 10 Lesson 5 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 11 Lesson 6 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 12 Lesson 6 Exp Lecture (1 hr)  
Exercise ComAc Tutorial (2 hr)  
Week 13 Revision Lecture (1 hr)  

Attendance and class requirements


  • Lecture recording: Most lectures (in recording-equipped venues) will be recorded and may be made available to students on the LMS. However, you should not rely on lecture recording to substitute your classroom learning experience.

  • Preparation: Students should commit to spend approximately three hours’ preparation time (reading, studying, homework, essays, etc.) for every hour of scheduled instruction.

Study commitment

Typically, there is a minimum expectation of 1.5-2 hours of student effort per week per credit point for units of study offered over a full semester. For a 6 credit point unit, this equates to roughly 120-150 hours of student effort in total.

Required readings

All readings for this unit can be accessed on the Library eReserve link available on Canvas.

  • Required textbook: Cho, Y. M. et al., 2012, Integrated Korean Intermediate 1 (2nd edition), University of Hawaii Press.
  • Required textbook: Park, M.J, 2012, Integrated Korean Workbook, Intermediate 1, University of Hawaii Press.

Learning outcomes are what students know, understand and are able to do on completion of a unit of study. They are aligned with the University’s graduate qualities and are assessed as part of the curriculum.

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. communicate with Korean-speaking people using well-rehearsed language within the topics covered in the course
  • LO2. develop practical skills for dealing with Korean materials in the Internet, such as Hangeul (the Korean alphabet) typing, dictionary skills, and information gathering and organisation skills
  • LO3. be aware of the relevancy of intercultural capabilities in language learning, and develop understanding of, and familiarity with, the Korean way of life, and reflection on their own.

Graduate qualities

The graduate qualities are the qualities and skills that all University of Sydney graduates must demonstrate on successful completion of an award course. As a future Sydney graduate, the set of qualities have been designed to equip you for the contemporary world.

GQ1 Depth of disciplinary expertise

Deep disciplinary expertise is the ability to integrate and rigorously apply knowledge, understanding and skills of a recognised discipline defined by scholarly activity, as well as familiarity with evolving practice of the discipline.

GQ2 Critical thinking and problem solving

Critical thinking and problem solving are the questioning of ideas, evidence and assumptions in order to propose and evaluate hypotheses or alternative arguments before formulating a conclusion or a solution to an identified problem.

GQ3 Oral and written communication

Effective communication, in both oral and written form, is the clear exchange of meaning in a manner that is appropriate to audience and context.

GQ4 Information and digital literacy

Information and digital literacy is the ability to locate, interpret, evaluate, manage, adapt, integrate, create and convey information using appropriate resources, tools and strategies.

GQ5 Inventiveness

Generating novel ideas and solutions.

GQ6 Cultural competence

Cultural Competence is the ability to actively, ethically, respectfully, and successfully engage across and between cultures. In the Australian context, this includes and celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, knowledge systems, and a mature understanding of contemporary issues.

GQ7 Interdisciplinary effectiveness

Interdisciplinary effectiveness is the integration and synthesis of multiple viewpoints and practices, working effectively across disciplinary boundaries.

GQ8 Integrated professional, ethical, and personal identity

An integrated professional, ethical and personal identity is understanding the interaction between one’s personal and professional selves in an ethical context.

GQ9 Influence

Engaging others in a process, idea or vision.

Outcome map

Learning outcomes Graduate qualities
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