Intermediate Korean I

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intermediate Korean I

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Korean

  • Language Level

    Intermediate

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    Course Description and Objectives: 

    This course focuses on improving skills for extensive reading and writing as well as for more sophisticated oral communication on a wider range of topics.

    Textbooks (both are required): 

    Fun! Fun! Korean Vol. 1 Textbook  재미있는 한국어 3

    Fun! Fun! Korean Vol. 1 Workbook 재미있는 한국어 워크북 3

    Author:     Korean Language and Culture Center, Korea University

    Publisher:  Kyobo (January 30, 2008)

    The ISC office do not sell the textbooks and it is your responsibility to obtain both copies of the books before the first day of class.

    Course Schedule:

    This schedule is tentative and is subject to change. Any changes will be announced in class.

    Week

    Date

    Key Structures & Grammar

    Topic

    Function

    Vocabulary

    Culture

    1

    27/06

    28/06

    29/06

    30/06

    Placement Test

    -에 대해서

    -기 위해서

    -아/어/여도

     

     

     

    Chap. 1 New Living

     

     

     

    ► Discussing new living

     

     

    ►Plans

    ►Efforts

     

     

    ► Worldwide New Year’s resolutions

    2

    04/07

    05/07

    06/07

    07/07

     

    -(으)로

    -다가

    -아/어/여 놓다/두다

     

     

    Chap. 2 Cooking

     

     

     

    ►Cooking

     

    ►Food ingredients

    ►Recipe

    ►Names of food

    ►Spices

     

    ►Korean ‘장’

    (된장, 고추장, 간장)

    3

    11/07

    12/07

    13/07

    14/07

    -다고 하다

    -냐고 하다

    -자고 하다

    -(으)라고 하다

     

     

    Chap. 3

    News and Rumors

     

    ►Delivering what you heard from someone else

    ►Talking about a rumor

    ►Reporting hearsay

     

    ► Changes of one’s circumstances

    ► Reaction to others

     

     

    ►Proverbs related to rumors

    4

    18/07

    19/07

    20/07

    21/07

     

    -잖아요

    -지 못하다

    아무 -(이)나

     

    Chap. 3

     

    Chap. 4 Personality

     

    ►Explaining personality traits

    ►Talking about one’s strengths and weaknesses

     

     

     

     

    ►Personality traits

     

     

    ► Blood type and personality

    5

    25/07

    26/07

    27/07

    28/07

     

    -(으)ㄹ 정도

    -게 하다

    -줄 알다/모르다

     

    Chap. 4

     

    Chap. 5 Etiquette

     

     

    ►Talking about manners in public

     

     

    ►Public regulation

    ►Ill-mannered behavior

     

     

    ► What age means to Koreans

    6

    01/08

    02/08

    03/08

    04/08

     

    -다면서요

    -(으)ㄹ 텐데요

    FINAL EXAM

     

     

     

    Chap. 5

     

     

    ►Asking and answering about public regulations

     

     

    ►Etiquette, Public-order

     

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.