Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
Organization Course Number:
formerly KORN-3245; KORN3240
80 hours (40 hours per week for 2 weeks; 16 hours per week for 5 weeks)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 5 Korean Language


The course objective is to enhance student's higher level lexical, structural, and socio-cultural competencies in Korean through reading comprehension activities, gisting exercises, writing assignments, and discussions using authentic materials, including editorials or commentaries, literature, newspapers articles, and other publications.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Synthesize information, messages, implications, and significance of lexical semantics in texts by composing written opinions and criticisms
  • Compose with some precision and details when writings about concrete/abstract topics relating to particular interests and special fields of competence
  • Author a short library research papers on current events
  • Summarize authentic reading materials at the level 2+ or higher on current North or South Korean topics
  • Analyze written texts and evaluate contextual and implied meaning of texts in relevance to FLO (Final Learning Objective) topic areas as well as literature
  • Engage in meaningful discourse discussions using critical thinking skills

General Course Topics:

  • Korean reading comprehension activities
  • Korean gisting exercises
  • Korean writing assignments
  • Discussions in Korean
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials