Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitKorean Studies
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr In Jung Cho and Dr Young A Cho


Previously coded KOR2030


This unit is designed to help students expand on the foundation they have built from their gateway units by providing a deeper understanding of Korean language, culture and society in comparison with their own language, culture and society. Furthermore, this unit will focus on teaching effective communication strategies that will assist students in bridging communication gaps arising from differences in language and culture.


Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Speak and comprehend enough Korean to communicate in everyday social situations;
  2. Write a personal letter on simple everyday topics or a simple report on an everyday event;
  3. Understand modern Korean history and major social issues in Korea in comparison with their own.


Class tests and written work: 60%
Exam: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

4 hours (one 2-hour lecture and one 2-hour tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


ATS1172 or equivalent