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Korean III

The course further strengthens and deepens the knowledge of the structure of the Korean language and provides basic knowledge of Sino-Korean, Hanja.

The course consists of four modules.

All teaching and examination at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies will continue to be web-based throughout autumn semester 2021.

  • Course structure

    Modules

    1. Modern Standard Korean 5, 5 credits
    The module consolidates and deepens further knowledge of Korean grammar. The teaching contains an extended theoretical description and practical exercises of Korean grammar with a focus on advanced sentence construction. The student deepens the ability in text reading and translation of simpler texts from and into Korean.

    2. Modern Standard Korean 6, 5 credits
    The module further strengthens and deepens the knowledge of Korean grammar. The teaching includes an extended theoretical description and practical practice of Korean grammar with a focus on forms of courtesy. The student deepens the ability in text reading and translation of simpler texts from and into Korean. The student also learns to read and write about 100 new Chinese characters (Hanja).

    3. Hanja, 5 credits
    The module provides basic knowledge of Sino-Korean, hanja. The student learns to read, write and explain the meaning of about 200 Chinese characters (hanja).

    4. Practical language proficiency 3, 7.5 credits
    The module is intended to provide the student with a basic ability to speak and understand everyday contexts in modern Korean society. The student also learns to write simpler texts in Korean.

    Teaching format

    The teaching of the modules Modern Standard Korean 5 + 6 and Hanja takes place in the form of lectures and group exercises.
    Teaching in Practical Language Proficiency 3 takes place in the form of lectures, group exercises and role-plays.

    Attendance is mandatory.

    Course details and resources

    Course details, planning and literature for Autumn 21 can be found in the learning platform Athena closer to the start of the semester.

    Please note that only registred students have access to downloadable resources, like PDF documents, in Athena.

    Assessment

    The modules Modern Standard Korean 5 and 6 and Hanja are examined through a hall exam or other supervised exam each.

    The module Practical Language Proficiency 3 is examined through two oral tests and one oral presentation.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    The course literature for Autumn 21 is being updated.

  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Korean Language and Culture? 

    Student Councelor:
    studievagledare.asien@su.se

    Director of Studies:
    Hanna Kritz
    Room 111, Kräftriket 4B
    Phone: 08-16 27 22