Intermediate Korean Language
Seoul, South Korea
Area of Study
Asian Studies, Korean
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
(Please note that an additional cost will be charged if you want to take this level of Korean language course, as only Beginning Korean language course is included in the program cost per Konkuk University. )
This course is designed to increase students? proficiency in the Korean language in the following areas: Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening. The language of instruction is Korean and the students are international students from various countries including the U.S., China, France and many others.
In this course students will acquire the ability to:
- Distinguish more accurate pronunciation of difficult words.
- Understand basic sentence structures such as simple and compound sentences.
- Make full use of basic expressions including hobbies, keeping diary, boarding and able to use non-honorific forms properly.
- Utilize their vocabularies for expressing their opinions of everyday life.
- Understand passive verbs, causative verbs, terminative endings for conjectural verbs, and nominal forms.
- Communicate with Koreans, based upon understanding of Koreans' ways of thinking and custom.
Week 1 1-4, review1
Move, Leisure, Health
Week 2 5-8, review2
Request, First impression, Bank, Breakdown
Week 3 9-12. review3
Method, Shopping, Food
Week 4 13-16, review4
Laundry, Quarrel, Advertisement
Week 5 General review1, Mid-Term Exam
Week 6 17-20, review5
Eating out, Ask after somebody, Custom
Week 7 21-24, review 6
Lie, Cultural difference
Week 8 25-28, review7
Taste, Dream, Proverb, Taboo
Week 9 29-32, review8
Field trip, Virtue, Regret, Future
Week 10 General review2,
*Please note that the Konkuk University transcript will reflect this course as "Korean Language 1" if taken during the spring semester, or "Korean Language 2" if taken during the fall. The course content is the same; the number in the title is simply to identify the term it was taken.
**IMPORTANT INFORMATIONPlease note that the Korean Language course taught during semester programs, is only evaluated on a Pass(P)/No-Pass(N) basis. If you pass the course, your official academic Konkuk University transcript will indicate your performance in this class with "P" as the final grade. If you do not pass the course, this course will NOT appear on your official transcript from Konkuk University. However, a confirmation letter of your enrollment in this course will accompany your transcript. It is your responsibility to discuss with your advisor if/how your standing at your home university will be affected in the event that you do not pass this course.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.