Royal Guard Changing at Gyeongbok Palace, SeoulCourse Descriptions

101 BEGINNING KOREAN I

5 Units

Korean 101 teaches the fundamentals of Korean grammar. Students are trained to pronounce Korean correctly, to acquire a small working vocabulary which they use in conversation and writing, and to read and write in the native Korean alphabet. Lecture 5 hours.

Recommended preparation: Eligibility for English 120 or ESL 151.

Note: This course is not intended for students with oral proficiency or who have attended schools where Korean was the language of instruction.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

102 BEGINNING KOREAN II

5 Units

Korean 102 continues to present the fundamentals of Korean grammar. Students are trained to pronounce Korean correctly, to acquire a small working vocabulary which they use in conversation and writing, and to read and write in the native Korean alphabet. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Korean 101 or equivalent. 

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

103 INTERMEDIATE KOREAN I

5 units

Korean 103 includes further study of Korean grammar and idioms, intensive and extensive reading in contemporary Korean, and written compositions in Korean. This class is conducted entirely in Korean. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Korean 102 or equivalent.

Transfer credit: CSU, US, and USC

104 INTERMEDIATE KOREAN II

5 units

Korean 104 is a continuation of Korean 103 at an intermediate reading level, with an increased emphasis on composition and conversation in contemporary Korean society. The course includes further study of Korean grammar and idioms, intensive and extensive reading in modern Korean, and written compositions in Korean. This class is conducted entirely in Korean. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Korean 103 or equivalent

Transfer credit: CSU, US, USC

110 BASIC CONVERSATIONAL KOREAN I

3 Units

Korean 110 is an introduction to the Korean language with emphasis on developing essential skills in communication. The verbal active method used stresses oral expression. This course also develops a working knowledge of reading and writing. Lecture 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: Not open to students who have oral proficiency or who have attended schools where Korean was the language of instruction.

111 BASIC CONVERSATIONAL KOREAN II

3 Units

Korean 111 is a continuation of Korean 110. It teaches the students to communicate on an advanced level and provides them with the ability to read and write for further study. Classroom activities emphasize conversational repetition and oral expression. Reading and writing will be introduced on a limited basis. Lecture 3 hours.

Prerequisite: Korean 110 or equivalent.


115 KOREAN FOR THE KOREAN SPEAKING I

5 Units

Korean 115 provides intensive training in oral and written Korean for students who have familiarity with the language but little or no formal instruction in it. Structure of the language, basic grammar, oral communication, spelling rules, vocabulary, and composition are included. Lecture 5 hours.

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for English 120 or ESL 151.

Note: students who have completed Korean 101 may not take this course for credit. Students with oral proficiency or who have attended schools where Korean was the language of instruction should enroll in Korean 115.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

116 KOREAN FOR THE KOREAN SPEAKING II

5 Units

Korean 116 is a continuation of Korean 115. Emphasis is placed on reading comprehension, composition, oral communication, spelling rules, intensive vocabulary, and a more advanced study of the structure of the language. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Korean 115 or equivalent.

Note: Students who have completed Korean 102 may not take this course for credit.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC


Not all courses are offered every semester. Independent study is available, with instructor permission, in all disciplines. Please contact the Language Arts Division for more information.

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