KORE4001

Korean IV.1

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Assessment:

6

TBC

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

KORE3002. Korean III.2

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Interdisciplinary Elective Course
This course is for advanced learners of Korean who wish to continue to develop their communication skills by examining various topics relating to contemporary Korean society and culture. Emphasis will be placed on the expansion of their proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course includes lectures on various aspects of Korean society and culture including Korean history and socio-political issues in the 1950’s ~ 1990’s, such as industrialization, democratization and division of South and North Koreas. Course materials will include authentic texts selected from newspapers, literature and magazines as well as movies, radio programmes and documentary films. The teaching materials and the main medium of instruction will be Korean.

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