Subject Area: Korean Studies
This Course provides an introductory level program in Korean language study from a communicative and task-based approach. The medium of instruction is Korean and English. Students develop communicative skills in Korean through various speaking and writing activities. It introduces the Korean sound system, basic greetings as well as a number of basic Korean structures and vocabulary expressed in Hangeul that are essential to basic communication in Korean. Vocabulary and grammatical structures are presented in the context of culturally relevant topics. The topics covered in the course include introductions and greetings, Korean alphabet, exchanging information, offering and asking, counting, telling the time and making appointments, discussing daily routines as well as food, transportation/travelling and places in Korea.