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 Young A Cho and Dr In Jung Cho


Previously coded KOR3050


Building on the language skills, communication strategies and knowledge of Korean history, culture and society that students have acquired so far, this unit is designed to help students develop an ability to engage in moderately sophisticated conversations and to comprehend diverse reading materials. Students will also develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between language and culture, thereby appreciating the validity of different ways of perceiving experiences.


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

  1. Engage in moderately sophisticated conversation in everyday social situations
  2. Read diverse and increasingly complex texts
  3. Produce moderately sophisticated written Korean
  4. Demonstrate the ability to relate to other cultures, leading to a better understanding of their own culture, identity and values


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


ATS2174 or equivalent