Korean Language: Basic Course
- The course aims at developing language competence – learning new language units (orthographic, phonetic, lexical, grammar) related to communicative scenarios and topics of the course; learning about language phenomena in the foreign language, about various ways of expressing ideas using the native and foreign languages;
- The course aims at developing communicative competence – developing communicative skills through speaking, listening, reading and writing in communicative scenarios and topics chosen for the course.
- The course aims at developing • socio-cultural competence – introducing students to the culture, traditions and realia of the country whose language they are learning; developing skills of presenting their country and its culture when communicating with foreigners.
- The course aims at developing cognitive competence – developing general and special academic skills; familiarizing students with available ways of autonomous learning of a foreign language and culture, ICT included.
- Comprehension skills: • Understand main ideas of clear standard input on matters encountered in daily and university life (Intermediate Low level) both in written and oral speech; • Fully understand texts (both oral and written) of Novice High level on topics covered during the course without a dictionary.
- Producing skills: • Make proper word and grammar choices (Novice High level) and adjust speech and writing register to express intended meaning within topics covered during the course; • Express themselves with fluency and accuracy, both orally and in writing, on matters encountered in daily life (daily routines, likes/dislikes, habits and hobbies) and other topics covered during the course; • Engage in meaningful conversations on a variety of topics covered during the course.
- Use properly vocabulary: 1. telephone call related words; 2. daily routine of university professor. Use properly grammar: -고 있다; -ㄹ게요; -면; -면 어때요?; -면 되다 / 안 되다. Can: 1.Make a phone call; 2. Ask to speak to someone on the phone; 3. Ask for and giving advice;4. Understand written text write about professor’s daily routines.
- Korean Alphabet & PronunciationKorean Alphabet & Pronunciation. Korean consonants and vowel pronunciation/ Number of letter, reading rules. Patchim reading rules. Basic greetings.
- GreetingsVocabulary - Greetings, countries name, professions, major; objects, room facilities. Grammar - 는/은; -이다: 입니다 / 입니까; -이에요 / 예요; -도; -이/-가; 이것 / 그것 / 저것; 있다 / 없다; -의; 누구 Speaking skills - Introducing yourself (name, nationality, profession. college major); expressing pleasure at meeting someone; - Asking someone`s nationality, college major; asking questions “What is it?” “What is it in Korean / Russian?”; - Asking about someone’s major, introducing your major; - Telling what you have or have not. Writing and reading skills - Reading and writing self-introduction.
- My familyGrammar - 습니다 / ㅂ니다; 습니까 / ㅂ니까 verb endings - Pronouns - Age quantifiers Vocabulary - Family - Korean numerals Speaking skills - Describing your family, asking questions about someone’s family, their occupation - Telling your age, asking someone’s age - Asking question “Who is it?” Writing and reading skills - Describing of someone’s family
- NeighborhoodGrammar - 여기 / 저기 / 거기 - 이 / 가 아니다 - 에 - -하고 - Location words Vocabulary - Places, facilities, public organizations - Times of the day Speaking skills - Asking for and describing the location of the place / object - Making appointment Writing and reading skills - Reading and writing about location on the street, about neighborhood
- Daily routinesGrammar - 에서 - 하다 - -을 / 를 - Informal verb endings –아요 / 어요 / 여요 Vocabulary - Daily routines - Plans for weekend - Week days - Frequency adverbs Speaking skills - Talking about daily activities - Asking people how they spend the weekend, about their daily routines - Telling and asking about schedule Writing and reading - Reading and write about schedule and daily routines
- College lifeGrammar - Dates - Past tense - -에게 / 한테 / 께 - ㅂ-stem irregular verbs Vocabulary - Korean national holidays - Types of colleges in Russia and Korea, college life (holidays, classes schedule, etc.) Speaking skills - Asking about dates of national holidays, date of birthday, etc. - Telling about past activities - Asking and telling about college life Writing and reading skills - Writing and reading about your college
- To the collegeGrammar - -에서 – 까지 - -부터 – 까지 - -로 / 으로 - Honorific speech: -시-, -께서 - Verb ending -고 Vocabulary - Sino-korean numerals - Transportation - Verbs used for direction - Honorific nouns Speaking skills - Asking and saying time - Asking for the way to… - Describing route to the college / office, etc. Writing / Reading skills - Reading and writing about routes
- Visiting friend’s houseGrammar - -아서 / 어서 / 여서 - Negation 안 / 못 - Exclamative verb ending -네요 - -지만 Vocabulary - 아직, 벌써 adverbs Speaking skills - Giving excuses, refusing the invitation - Explaining the subway route - Giving complement, expressing surprise - Telling about eating habits Writing and reading skills - Reading and writing about visiting friend’s house
- RestaurantGrammar - Descriptive verbs ending –ㄴ / 은 - -으러 / 러 verb ending - -ㄹ래요 - 고 싶다 - -이 / 가 되다 Vocabulary - Korean cuisine - Names of dishes - Taste - Phrasal expressions with dishes names Speaking - Describing favorite food, it’s taste - Making an order in restaurant / café - Talking about cuisine preferences - Telling about dreams Writing and reading skills - Reading and writing about dreams
- HobbyGrammar - -는 verb ending - 동안 - -씩 - -는데 - Future tense -ㄹ 것이다 Vocabulary - Hobbies - Movie, music, literature genres, sports Speaking - Asking and telling about hobbies and favorite movies, books, sports, etc. - Making a polite refuse - Telling about future plans Writing and Reading skills - Reading and writing about hobby and future plans
- Telephone callGrammar - -고 있다 - -ㄹ게요 - -면 verb ending - -면 어때요? - -면 되다 / 안 되다 Vocabulary - Telephone call related words - Daily routine of university professor Speaking - Making a phone call - Asking to speak to someone on the phone - Asking for and giving advice Writing Reading skills - Reading and writing about your professor’s daily routines
- Interim assessment (2 module)0.12 * Homework + 0.12 * In-class assignment + 0.4 * Mid-term exam + 0.36 * Unit test
- Interim assessment (4 module)0.4 * Final exam + 0.12 * Homework + 0.12 * In-class assignment + 0.36 * Unit test
- Yeon, J., & Brown, L. (2019). Korean : A Comprehensive Grammar (Vol. Second edition). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2092301
- Kim, S., Curtis, E., & Cho, H. (2017). Korean Grammar : The Complete Guide to Speaking Korean Naturally. Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1942424