Introductory Korean A

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introductory Korean A

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Korean, Southeast Asian Studies

  • Language Level

    True Beginning

  • 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.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This 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.

Course Disclaimer

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.


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