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Master 2020/2021

Korean Language

Category 'Best Course for Career Development'
Category 'Best Course for Broadening Horizons and Diversity of Knowledge and Skills'
Category 'Best Course for New Knowledge and Skills'
Area of studies: Foreign Regional Studies
When: 1 year, 1, 2 module
Mode of studies: offline
Master’s programme: Экономика, политика и бизнес в Азии
Language: English
ECTS credits: 3

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Targeting Level B2-С1 (Upper-Intermediate / Advanced level) objectives of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), the course’s main objective is to provide a communicative learning environment through activities based in real-world, everyday contexts. In a dynamic and communicative way the course develops all four language skills (i.e. speaking, listening, reading, and writing) in comprehension as well as in producing Korean speech through individual and group work, topical discussions. The focus is on accuracy as well as communication that advance students’ language competence, transferable skills, and cultural awareness.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Communicative competence – developing communicative skills through speaking, listening, reading and writing in communicative scenarios and topics chosen for the course;
  • 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;
  • socio-cultural competence – introducing students to the culture, traditions and realia of South Korea; developing skills of presenting their country and its culture when communicating with foreigners;
  • cognitive competence – developing general and special academic skills; familiarizing students with available ways of autonomous learning of a foreign language and culture, ICT included.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Comprehension skills: • Understand main ideas of clear standard input on matters encountered in academic activities related to professional sphere (Advanced level) both in written and oral speech; • Fully understand texts (both oral and written) of Upper-Intermediate level on topics covered during the course without a dictionary.
  • Producing skills: • Make proper word and grammar choices (Upper-Intermediate 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 academic activities related to professional sphere and covered during the course; • Engage in meaningful conversations on a variety of topics covered during the course.
  • Socio-cultural competence: • Demonstrate knowledge of Korean culture, etiquette and society within topics covered during the course.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Debates and discussion
    Learning Objectives - Expressing opinion on discussing topic; - Arguing with discussants.
  • Writing research paper
    Learning Objectives - Vocabulary related to research topic - Grammar related to essay writing - Writing a short research paper
  • Academic presentation
    Learning Objectives - Preparing a 15- minute oral presentation with slides demonstration based on research topic
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Homework 0.500
  • non-blocking In-class assignment 0.500
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.5 * Homework 0.500 + 0.5 * In-class assignment 0.500
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Ross King, Jaehoon Yeon, P. ., & Chungsook Kim. (2015). Advanced Korean : Includes Downloadable Sino-Korean Companion Workbook. [N.p.]: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1568147

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Хренов В.В., Кожевникова М.В., Мусинова И.А. - Корейский язык: учеб. пособие по переводу южнокорейской прессы - Издательство "ФЛИНТА" - 2019 - 80с. - ISBN: 978-5-9765-3887-0 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЛАНЬ - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/119098