ULKR51020 - LEAP Korean 2 (A2) (To Be Confirmed for 24-25 )

  • Credits: 20
  • Pre-requisite: ULKR51020 LEAP Korean 1 or equivalent.
  • Co-requisite: Open to all students except native Korean speakers.
  • Taught during: Both semesters (September to May).
  • Level of attainment: (A2) By the end of the course, students should be able to perform at Level A2 of the Common European Framework.
  • Timetable: Click here

Description

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: 

  • demonstrate better understanding and knowledge of key Korean grammar points with appropriate usage; 
  • demonstrate reasonable competency in comprehension and listening through accurately extracting key information from written and audio sources on specific familiar topics and frequently-used Korean words and phrases in speech and in written form;
  • communicate orally in simple, routine situations and handle short social exchanges about familiar topics.

By the end of the course, students should be able to perform at Level A2 of the Common European Framework.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate better understanding and knowledge of key Korean grammar points with appropriate usage;
  2. demonstrate reasonable competency in comprehension and listening through accurately extracting key information from written and audio sources on specific familiar topics and frequently-used Korean words and phrases in speech and in written form
  3. communicate orally in simple, routine situations and handle short social exchanges about familiar topics.

By the end of the course, students should be able to perform at Level A2 of the Common European Framework.

Transferable skills

At the end of the course students will have developed their: active listening skills; skimming and scanning skills; presentation skills; ability to extract and process information textual information; intercultural competence. 

Teaching and learning methods

One three-hours or two 90 minutes seminars per week, delivered through blended learning which integrates on campus and on-line instruction as necessary.

This will also include online digital learning available via Blackboard and will be supplemented by extra online resources to aid students in their independent learning.

Assessment

All assessments are summative.

Non-credit students and members of the public need to be aware that written exams will not take place during lesson time.

Semester 1

  • Written exam; 30% weighting; held in university's semester 1 exam period in January

Semester 2

  • Listening exam; 10% weighting; held in week 11
  • Speaking exam; 30% weighting; held in week 12
  • Written exam; 30% weighting; held in university's semester 2 exam period in May/June

Dates to be confirmed.

Nature and timing of feedback

Feedback will include a combination of informal ongoing oral and written feedback resulting from homework and class based learning activities; formal written feedback will be given following every assessment.

Convenor

Dr Orieb Masadeh-Tate 

Taught by

TBC

Maximum entry

23 per group

Set texts  

TBC

Recommended texts

TBC

Pathway

None.

Employability

Successful completion of this course unit will enhance your curriculum vitae and employability. It will help prepare you for travelling to and working in Korea.