Course Description

Course Name

Intermediate Korean I

Session: VSOU1522

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Intermediate

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of two semesters (or three quarters) at the college level.

Overview

Course Description and Objectives: 

This course focuses on improving skills for extensive reading and writing as well as for more sophisticated oral communication on a wider range of topics.

Textbooks (both are required): 

Fun! Fun! Korean Vol. 1 Textbook  재미있는 한국어 3

Fun! Fun! Korean Vol. 1 Workbook 재미있는 한국어 워크북 3

Author:     Korean Language and Culture Center, Korea University

Publisher:  Kyobo (January 30, 2008)

The ISC office do not sell the textbooks and it is your responsibility to obtain both copies of the books before the first day of class.

Course Schedule:

This schedule is tentative and is subject to change. Any changes will be announced in class.

Week

Date

Key Structures & Grammar

Topic

Function

Vocabulary

Culture

1

27/06

28/06

29/06

30/06

Placement Test

-에 대해서

-기 위해서

-아/어/여도

 

 

 

Chap. 1 New Living

 

 

 

► Discussing new living

 

 

►Plans

►Efforts

 

 

► Worldwide New Year’s resolutions

2

04/07

05/07

06/07

07/07

 

-(으)로

-다가

-아/어/여 놓다/두다

 

 

Chap. 2 Cooking

 

 

 

►Cooking

 

►Food ingredients

►Recipe

►Names of food

►Spices

 

►Korean ‘장’

(된장, 고추장, 간장)

3

11/07

12/07

13/07

14/07

-다고 하다

-냐고 하다

-자고 하다

-(으)라고 하다

 

 

Chap. 3

News and Rumors

 

►Delivering what you heard from someone else

►Talking about a rumor

►Reporting hearsay

 

► Changes of one’s circumstances

► Reaction to others

 

 

►Proverbs related to rumors

4

18/07

19/07

20/07

21/07

 

-잖아요

-지 못하다

아무 -(이)나

 

Chap. 3

 

Chap. 4 Personality

 

►Explaining personality traits

►Talking about one’s strengths and weaknesses

 

 

 

 

►Personality traits

 

 

► Blood type and personality

5

25/07

26/07

27/07

28/07

 

-(으)ㄹ 정도

-게 하다

-줄 알다/모르다

 

Chap. 4

 

Chap. 5 Etiquette

 

 

►Talking about manners in public

 

 

►Public regulation

►Ill-mannered behavior

 

 

► What age means to Koreans

6

01/08

02/08

03/08

04/08

 

-다면서요

-(으)ㄹ 텐데요

FINAL EXAM

 

 

 

Chap. 5

 

 

►Asking and answering about public regulations

 

 

►Etiquette, Public-order

 

*Course content subject to change