Introductory Korean A
Area of Study
Korean, Southeast Asian Studies
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis Course provides an introductory level program in Korean language study from a communicative and task-based approach. The medium of instruction is Korean and English. Students develop communicative skills in Korean through various speaking and writing activities. It introduces the Korean sound system, basic greetings as well as a number of basic Korean structures and vocabulary expressed in Hangeul that are essential to basic communication in Korean. Vocabulary and grammatical structures are presented in the context of culturally relevant topics. The topics covered in the course include introductions and greetings, Korean alphabet, exchanging information, offering and asking, counting, telling the time and making appointments, discussing daily routines as well as food, transportation/travelling and places in Korea.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.