This module will give students the chance to spend some time learning and reinforcing the basics of the Korean language. It will offer an opportunity for students to improve their communicative competence in Korean.
Students will discuss and state their opinions on topics surrounding everyday life.
Prerequisites: Language Centre Korean Accelerated Beginners or equivalent or good equivalent working knowledge of Korean (CEFR A1+/A2)
This module aims to enable students:
- To understand and produce language on topics which are familiar or of personal interest
- To work towards or achieve A2+ standard of the CEFR (Common European Framework of reference)
This module is available for 24 or 30 credits.
21-week teaching, each of which will include:
- 3-hour face-to-face/online synchronous session in small group
- Independent study & homework
Students are reminded that 1 credit = 10 hours of study, therefore the minimum expected amount of study over the course of this module is 240 hours. 10 hours of study a week on average will be required including independent study.
Term 1 - Interim test (10%) -
Term 3 - Reading/writing test (50%) + Speaking test (40%)
By the end of the module, students should be able to:
- Apply knowledge of grammar appropriate to the level
- Understand texts on topics that are familiar or of personal interest
- Engage in oral communication describing situations with relevant details
- Provide reasons and evidence when giving opinions on familiar topics
- Produce text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest, using correct characters
<Communicative Situations> - Describing daily and free time activities - Offering congratulations - Describing the tasks to be done - Asking and giving permission - Explaining holiday and travel plans - Describing routines and habits - Describing shape/appearance/location of an item - Describing the situation and asking for a favour - Expressing desire, hope, and wish
<Grammar> The module will reinforce students’ correct usage of basic Korean grammar, such as sentence structure and tenses.
The module will further offer a list of essential particles, adverbs, and conjunctions with examples concerning day-to-day situations.