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KRNS3623: Korean 7

This unit is designed for students who already possess advanced speaking, listening, writing and reading skills in Korean. Emphasis is put on the improvement of spoken fluency and reading skills, the acquisition of advanced and domain-specific vocabulary, the study of advanced grammar patterns and the ability to discuss topics such as politics, world affairs or economics in Korean. Students will work with readings taken from a variety of contemporary Korean sources: newspapers, TV news bulletins, entertainment shows, academic articles, podcasts. The lectures will focus on discussing the lexical, grammatical and cultural points necessary for understanding the assigned reading materials.

Code KRNS3623
Academic unit Korean Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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KRNS3622 or HSC Korean in Context or HSC Korean Background
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. Be able to discuss complex issues fluently in Korean either orally or in writing
  • LO2. Become familiar with the Korean media landscape and learn to analyze the potential biases of different news sources
  • LO3. Gain the language skills necessary to function in an academic or business environment in Korea
  • LO4. Learn about advanced grammar forms and acquire domain-specific vocabulary
  • LO5. Gain an in-depth understanding of current issues in Korea through the study and discussion of primary Korean language materials

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.