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Courses of Instruction
Four class hours per week.
Intended for students with little or no previous knowledge of Korean. This course offers intensive training in basic Korean grammar, speaking, listening, reading and writing. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to communicate about everyday situations in simple Korean. Usually offered every fall.
Prerequisite: KOR 10a or the equivalent. Four class hours per week.
Continuation of KOR 10a. Further development of fundamental grammar, spoken and written language proficiency. By the end of the semester, students will be able to read and write short Korean paragraphs and conduct simple yet proper conversations about everyday situations. Usually offered every spring.
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Prerequisite: A grade of C- or higher in KOR 20b or the equivalent. Four class hours per week.
Designed to further develop communicative language skills attained in the beginning level courses with intermediate-level reading and writing exercises involving more complicated grammar and vocabulary. Usually offered every fall.
Advanced Intermediate Korean
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Prerequisite: KOR 30a or permission of the instructor. Four class hours per week.
Continues the development of advanced-intermediate oral and literacy skills through formal presentations, discussion, and composition practices. A business Korean component will also be incorporated into the course to prepare students for job opportunities. Usually offered every spring.
Advanced Conversation and Composition I
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A continuation of Korean 40b (Advanced Intermediate Korean). Students who did not take Korean 40b at Brandeis are required to take a placement test prior to enrollment.
Students further develop the range of communicative language skills with advanced-level reading exercises involving complicated grammar patterns and vocabulary. Majority of class conversations and discussions as well as compositions are connected with in/outside classroom readings. By the end of the semester, students will be able to read and write a variety of advanced-level Korean texts, demonstrate the ability to narrate and describe autobiographical topics, and speak and write on the topics of current events and community interest. Designed to further develop students’ Korean proficiency with the integration of aspects of culture such as films, literature (e.g., poems, novels), and formal presentations and compositions. Usually offered evert year.
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