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 Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Young A Cho and Dr In Jung Cho


Previously coded KOR2040


This unit seeks to develop further communications strategies acquired in ATS2173. Students will also be introduced to expressions in different registers in the spoken and written language and the social and cultural aspects of Korean society necessary to understand them. In addition, students will be able to develop those skills required to access, select, analyse, evaluate and apply various tools and information needed to identify key cultural issues in ways that lead to sensitive and meaningful cross-cultural communication.


Upon completing this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Communicate competently in everyday social situations;
  2. Understand expressions from different genres;
  3. Write competently on simple or familiar topics;
  4. Develop the ability to identify possible cross-linguistic and cross-cultural communication gaps,and effectively deal with them.


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


ATS2173 or equivalent