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KOR 101 - Elementary Korean I

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
4 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Introduction to Korean. Includes basic oral and written Korean language forms, basic Korean grammatical structures, reading simple text, and Korean cultures and traditions.

Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - Options; Meets - CTE A&H.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the phonetic system of the Korean language.
  2. Use Korean grammatical structure.
  3. Read short texts written with simple expressions.
  4. Demonstrate cultural awareness by discussing Korean culture, traditions and topics of daily life.

  1. Basic Oral and Written Korean Language Forms
    1. Alphabet and phonemes
    2. Recognizing consonant sounds
    3. Recognizing vowel sounds
    4. Rules for forming words with an initial, medial and final phonemes
    5. Acquiring some basic vocabulary and short expression
  2. Basic Korean Grammatical Structures
    1. Word order in a Korean sentence
    2. Sentence patterns with an adjectival predicate
    3. Sentence patterns with a verbal predicate
    4. Verbs in present, past, and future tense
    5. Interrogative sentences
    6. Affirmative and negative sentences
    7. Postpositions for subject and object
  3. Reading Simple Text
    1. Basic Korean words
    2. Simple dialogues
    3. Short text
  4. Korean Culture and Tradition
    1. Table manners
    2. Korean family ritual tradition
    3. Characters in the different regions of Korea
    4. Regulations at the public places
    5. Differences of the oral and written sentences
    6. Discussion of polite expressions for elders and in a formal situation

Effective Term:
Fall 2016