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Bachelor 2022/2023

Korean Language: Basic Course

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, 1-4 module
Mode of studies: offline
Open to: students of one campus
Instructors: Чон Борам, Якушина Елена Александровна, Савенкова Юлия Валерьевна, Мударисова Алёна Рашидовна, Савенкова Юлия Валерьевна, Минко Елена Сергеевна, Мударисова Алёна Рашидовна, Якушина Елена Александровна, Anastasia Artemova, Maria Baklanova, B.S. Chang, Jeom Sook Hong, Tamilla Imanova, Elena Kim, YongBae Yu, Ким Мария Дмитриевна
Language: English
ECTS credits: 23
Contact hours: 594

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course is designed to provide practical skills and knowledge on the vocabulary and grammar of the Korean language to the students who have no background in Korean. The course provides students with the opportunities to develop a sufficient competency in Korean and to use it in a variety of ways to develop their communication skills. The course will focus on four skills: speaking, listening, writing and reading. It is expected that students will reach the B1 level according to CEFR (TOPIC level 3) by the end of the course. Students are also expected to acquire basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a considerable body of basic grammar, reading and writing skills within the topics covered in class.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
  • It also aims at developing language competence – learning new language units (orthographic, phonetic, lexical, grammar, hanja) 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.
  • 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.
  • Course suggests 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.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • 1. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify the topic and main idea; make inference and predictions about spoken discourse; understand and hold real-life conversation on topic covered in class.
  • 2. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to use grammatical structure accurately; compose both simple and complex sentences and texts; write well-developed and logical essays on topic covered within course.
  • 3. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to skim for a main idea; scan for details; summarize and paraphrase information in the text; deduce meaning from the context.
  • 4. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify basic hanja that are necessary for understanding nuances of meaning of Chinese-origin lexis which are about 60% of Korean language lexis.
  • 5. Upon completion of the course, students will demonstrate basic knowledge in Korean geography, history, social life within topics covered during course.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Basic I: Hangeul
  • Basic I: Greetings
  • Basic I: Dormitory
  • Basic I: My family
  • Basic I: Neighborhood
  • Basic I: Daily Routines
  • Basic I: College life
  • Basic I: To the college
  • Basic I: Visiting friend’s house
  • Basic I: Restaurant
  • Basic I: Hobby
  • Basic I: College club
  • Basic I: Phone call
  • Basic I, II: Phone call
  • Basic II: At the café
  • Basic II: Bank
  • Basic II: Emotions and mood
  • Basic II: Worries
  • Basic II: Weather, climate
  • Basic II: Shopping
  • Basic II: Impression
  • Basic II: Decisions and Plans
  • Basic II: Life changes
  • Basic II: Leisure
  • Basic II. Reading: Geography
  • Basic II. Reading: Korean Culture and Society
  • Basic II. Reading: Korean History
  • Basic II. Reading: Korean Literature
  • Basic II. Hanja: Introduction
  • Basic II. Hanja: Chinese characters as a writing system
  • Basic II. Hanja: Time
  • Basic II. Hanja: Weather
  • Basic II. Hanja: Geography
  • Basic II. Hanja: Culture and history of Korea
  • Basic II. Hanja: Society
  • Basic II. Hanja: Names
  • Basic II. Hanja: Student life
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking In-class assignment (1st year)
    In-class assignment includes quizzes, dialogue practice, conversations, group discussions etc. Quizzes can be given during the first 15 minutes of a class.
  • non-blocking Homework (1st year)
    After every class, you will receive a homework assignment to practice new grammar and vocabulary. It can include the following: 1. Grammar exercises; 2. Online activities for vocabulary practice (www.quizzlet.com. Learningapps.org); 3. Dialogue: You are required to listen to the dialogue and learn it by heart or repeat after audio not looking in the text or listen and fill in the blanks. 4. Text: You are required to read or retell a text using the phrases from the text. 5. Writing text using given vocabulary and grammar.
  • non-blocking Unit test (1st year)
    The test consists of two parts: 1) Writing test consists of short dialogs and/or short texts to be translated from Russian into Korean, listening task and grammar or writing task. 2) Interview (students are required to talk to instructor on the topic of the Unit). The format and the topics of the test are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.
  • non-blocking Final exam (1st year) 2nd module
    The test consists of two parts: 1) Writing test consists of short dialogs and/or short texts to be translated from Russian into Korean, listening task and grammar or writing task. 2) Interview (students are required to talk to instructor on the topic of the Unit). The format and the topics of the test are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.
  • non-blocking Final exam (1st year) 4th module
    Exam consists of the writing test (writing an essay on one of the topics covered during the course, listening task and translation from Russian to Korean) and the oral part (Reading and interpreting text and talk with the examiner on one of the topics covered during the semester). Student is expected using words, expressions & grammar learned in the class during the conversation.
  • non-blocking In-class assignment (2nd year)
    In-class assignment includes quizzes, dialogue practice, conversations, group discussions etc. Quizzes can be given during the first 15 minutes of a class. For Chinese characters in-class assignment includes theory (multiple choice test or essay style), vocabulary, writing quiz, oral activities (reading).
  • non-blocking Homework (2nd year)
    After every class, you will receive a homework assignment to practice new grammar and vocabulary. It can include the following: 1. Grammar exercises; 2. Online activities for vocabulary practice (www.quizzlet.com. Learningapps.org); 3. Dialogue: You are required to listen to the dialogue and learn it by heart or repeat after audio not looking in the text or listen and fill in the blanks. 4. Text: You are required to read or retell a text using the phrases from the text. 5. Writing text using given vocabulary and grammar. 6. Chinese characters: Homework exercise includes, but not limited to: transcribe/choose a transcription character/word/phrase with Korean alphabet; write/choose matching characters for lexical unit, matching phonetics or other given criteria; use matching word in context; find and mark character based on given criteria (ex: find all characters with matching radical among given corpus); active theoretical reading assigned topics (reading list to be provided) and preparing summary.
  • non-blocking Unit test (2nd year)
    The test consists of two parts: 1) Writing test consists of short dialogs and/or short texts to be translated from Russian into Korean, listening task and grammar or writing task. 2) Interview (students are required to talk to instructor on the topic of the Unit). The format and the topics of the test are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.
  • non-blocking Final exam (2nd year) 2nd module
    Exam consists of the writing test (writing an essay on one of the topics covered during the course, listening task and translation from Russian to Korean) and the oral part (Reading and interpreting text and talk with the examiner on one of the topics covered during the semester). Student is expected using words, expressions & grammar learned in the class during the conversation.
  • non-blocking Final exam (2nd year) 4th module
    Exam consists of the writing test (writing an essay on one of the topics covered during the course, listening task and translation from Russian to Korean) and the oral part (Reading and interpreting text and talk with the examiner on one of the topics covered during the semester). Student is expected using words, expressions & grammar learned in the class during the conversation.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 2nd module
    0.4 * Final exam (1st year) 2nd module + 0.12 * In-class assignment (1st year) + 0.36 * Unit test (1st year) + 0.12 * Homework (1st year)
  • 2022/2023 4th module
    0.4 * Final exam (1st year) 4th module + 0.12 * In-class assignment (1st year) + 0.36 * Unit test (1st year) + 0.12 * Homework (1st year)
  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.12 * In-class assignment (2nd year) + 0.12 * Homework (2nd year) + 0.4 * Final exam (2nd year) 2nd module + 0.36 * Unit test (2nd year)
  • 2023/2024 4th module
    0.36 * Unit test (2nd year) + 0.4 * Final exam (2nd year) 4th module + 0.12 * Homework (2nd year) + 0.12 * In-class assignment (2nd year)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Yeon, J., & Brown, L. (2011). Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar. London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=433863
  • Корейский язык. Базовый курс : учеб. пособие, Бакланова, М. А., 2021

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Чой Ян Сун - Корейский язык. Вводный курс - Издательство "КАРО" - 2019 - ISBN: 978-5-9925-0688-4 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЛАНЬ - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/164278