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For placement in the right class, please contact the instructor of the course that seems closest to your proficiency level.

Please note that FLATS results cannot be used for placement in Korean at the U of U.

Restricted to students with no or minimal previous formal or informal training in Korean. Development of proficiency in receptive and productive skills, and beginning understanding of Korean culture. Comprehending and creating with the language at the sentence level and handling simple everyday-life situations.

Prerequisites: B- or better in KOREA 1010 OR instructor consent

This course builds on Beginning Korean I and offers further development of proficiency in receptive and productive skills, and beginning knowledge of Korean culture. Course work involves comprehending and creating with the language at the sentence level and handling simple everyday situations. Please note that KOREA 2600 (Beginning Conversation) is a co-requisite for this course.

Prerequisites: B- or better in KOREA 1020 or instructor consent

 This course builds on Beginning Korean and offers continued development of skills in all areas. Course work involves moving into paragraph-level language, producing factual descriptions and narratives, and practicing skills for more complicated everyday-life situations. Please note that KOREA 3600 (Intermediate Conversation I) is a co-requisite for this course.

Prerequisites: B- or better in KOREA 2010 or instructor consent

 This course builds on Intermediate Korean 1 and offers further development of proficiency in all areas at the sentence- and paragraph-level, as well as skill development and cultural knowledge for a broader range of everyday situations. Please note that KOREA 3610 (Intermediate Conversation II) is a co-requisite for this course.

This course provides students the opportunity to improve their skills in speaking and listening, to expand their cultural awareness, and to increase their self-confidence in the language. This course is required for students enrolled in KOREA 1020 and must be completed to advance to KOREA 2010. This course is open to other beginning students by instructor consent.

This course provides students the opportunity to improve their skills in speaking and listening, to expand cultural awareness, and to increase their self-confidence in the language. This course is required for students enrolled in KOREA 2010 and must be completed to advance to KOREA 2020. The course is open to other students by instructor consent.

This course provides students the opportunity to improve their skills in speaking and listening, to expand cultural awareness, and to increase their self-confidence in the language. This course is required for students enrolled in KOREA 2020 and it must be completed to advance to KOREA 3060. The course is open to other students by instructor consent.

Prerequisites: B- or better in KOREA 2020 or instructor consent

This course is designed for students who have completed 1010 to 2020, and as the first course for students who learned the language during residence in Korea. The aim is increased proficiency in reading, composition, and speaking in different levels of formality and with greater cultural nuance.

Prerequisites: B- or better in KOREA 3060 or instructor consent

This course continues from KOREA 3060, with the additional goal of beginning proficiency in Chinese characters used in Korean (Hanja, Hanmun). Pending instructor approval, students who have not taken 3060 may register for this course.

Prerequisites: B- or better in KOREA 3060 or instructor consent

This course is designed to help the intermediate or advanced speaker of Korean speak with more polish and confidence in professional or formal situations. The course will introduce vocabulary and conversation particular to the typical workplace and to other situations of formal interaction, with special emphasis on using formal and deferential speech. Relevant non-linguistic etiquette and cultural protocol will also be addressed. Heritage speakers welcome.

Prerequisites: B- or better in KOREA 3060 or 3070 or instructor consent

 Fourth-year Korean language course aimed at reinforcing and advancing language skills through the use of readings and discussion, with written assignments linked to course content.

Taught in English, this course offers an exploration of Korean culture through close readings of literature from the late 18th century to the contemporary period, accompanied by the viewing of films from recent decades.

Prerequisites: Students must be native speakers of Korean, or non-native speakers with Intermediate-Mid proficiency or higher in Korean.

 This course consists of assisting instructors and students in and outside class for first- to fourth-year Korean language courses. Work includes assisting with activities in class, providing tutoring hours outside class, preparing materials, and assisting with homework evaluation. Interested students must submit an application to the instructor of the class in which they wish to assist. An application consists of a short letter of interest in both English and Korean, and a resume. Applicants who pass the first screening will be interviewed for a final decision, and successful applicants will be given an add code to register for the course.

 

 

 

Last Updated: 1/9/19