Course Description

Course Name

Beginner''s Korean I

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level


  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Description and Objectives
This course is intended for students who have NO or VERY LIMITED knowledge of the Korean language. It aims to give students an understanding of the Korean language and to help acquire a basic level of communicative competency in modern Korean. Students will learn the basics of Korean ? consonants and vowels, formation of syllables and basic sentence structures. Through the practice of listening, speaking, reading and writing, students will learn how to carry out a conversation on simple topics of daily life, to comprehend simple Korean texts and to write about their own everyday life at a basic level.

Prescribed Textbooks (Both are required)
Fun! Fun! Korean Vol. 1 Textbook with Audio CDs
Fun! Fun! Korean Vol. 1 Workbook
Author: Korean Language and Culture Center, Korea University
Publisher: Kyobo (January 30, 2008)
ISBN: 978-89-7085-863-0

Textbooks are required from Week 1 of the course and both copies are available in the Uni-Store.

*Course content subject to change