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KRNS3624: Korean 8

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 critical reading skills, the acquisition of advanced vocabulary and grammar - including, but not limited to, colloquialisms, regionalisms and literary language - attention to stylistic specificities and the ability to render them in English language translation. Students will work with readings taken from a variety of twenty- and twenty-first century Korean language sources such as literature, poetry, academic articles and technical documentation.

Code KRNS3624
Academic unit Korean Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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KRNS3623
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. Read, understand, and translate complex Korean language texts such as literature, poetry, academic articles and technical documentation.
  • LO2. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Korean literature, culture and history through the study of primary sources.
  • LO3. Learn about advanced grammar forms and vocabulary.
  • LO4. Translate linguistic features such as rhythm, style and regionalisms.
  • LO5. Practice academic research and writing in Korean.
  • LO6. Learn to search for information in Korean on various information retrieval platforms such as search engines, news archives and academic databases.

Unit outlines

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