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Undergraduate | CUR-KOR100 | 2024

Korean Beginners 1

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Get ready to speak Korean at a basic level. You’ll build a vocabulary of common words and get to know elementary grammar. Write short and simple sentences in Hangul (the Korean script). Enjoy light conversations. Touch on Korean culture and society.

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Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Korean Beginners 1

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. Participate in simple conversations in Korean in social and work contexts required in daily life, travel and work contexts in Korea
    2. Read and write simple Korean, including text messages and emails
    3. Demonstrate how language conventions and use relate to Korean society and culture
    4. Demonstrate key techniques of foreign language learning, preparing students for further study, including other languages
    5. Comprehend basic Korean vocabulary and grammatical structures required for basic communication in Korean

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No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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Bachelor of Arts (Korean Studies)

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