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This unit is aimed at students assessed as being near native speakers of Korean and builds on skills emphasised in KORE1405 Korean 5. It focuses on the application of students' language training to the study of Korean sources reflecting contemporary Korean culture and society. The unit deals with authentic materials regarding current issues and changes in Korean society, and helps students relate the material content to their present lives and to their future career opportunities. Emphasis is also placed on building field-specific vocabulary and expressions used across different media (print, television, internet, social networks), and on understanding the use of different modalities of meaning delivery in Korean language and extending students' research, presentation and discussion skills. Material selected for study in this unit is strictly connected to different social aspects of present day Korea and students are required to consider this in relation to their background.
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Level 1 elective
Students are able to (1) read and comprehend different mediums in Korean texts and use writing skills for various purposes at an advanced level of language proficiency; (2) research, evaluate and analyse materials in the Korean language relevant to their research interests, as well as summarise them and draw conclusions; (3) demonstrate an advanced ability to select appropriate language use in the context of their planned future career or research interests; (4) apply an advanced range of vocabulary and use of complex grammatical patterns; (5) express views on issues of importance in the context of planned future careers; and (6) conduct self-directed study or research using Korean language material online and offline, critically evaluating material from a variety of sources (written, oral or audiovisual) and by writing research essays in Korean.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) tests (written and oral); (2) assignments; and (3) participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Arum Kim
- Unit rules
- Contact hours
- workshops: 1 x 3 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.
- Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.
Face to face
Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit is asynchronous delivery, with NO requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
Not available for self-enrolment. Students access this mode by contacting their student office through AskUWA. 100% Online Unit.
NO campus face-to-face attendance. All study and assessment requirements are online only. Unit includes some timetabled activities, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times. In exceptional cases (noted in the Handbook) students may be required to participate in face-to-face laboratory classes when a return to UWA’s Crawley campus becomes possible in order to be awarded a final grade.
No attendance or regular contact is required, and all study requirements are completed either via correspondence and/or online submission.
Regular attendance is not required, but student attends the institution face to face on an agreed schedule for purposes of supervision and/or instruction.
Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.