First Year Korean 2



Integrated Korean Beginning 2. KLEAR Textbooks in Korean Language. University of Hawaii Press.

Integrated Korean WORKBOOK Beginning 2. KLEAR Textbooks in Korean Language. University of Hawaii Press.

This course is offered during the spring term.


Combined with KOREAN 1002, First Year Korean 2 is the second half of a beginning course on spoken and written Korean. It is catered for learners who have taken Korean 1 or have some prior knowledge of Korean language and culture. The content of the course includes topics such as: visiting a professor's office; living in a dormitory; family; using the telephone; at the airport; school vacations and holidays; at a restaurant; hobbies; etc. First Year Korean 2 classes are divided into two parts: Lecture classes will include important information and explanations of those conversational patterns in grammatical and pragmatic terms. The course also provides sociolinguistics and sociocultural information especially when language is intimately linked with culture. Recitation classes will provide the students opportunity to practice strictly in Korean with various tasks and activities in most essential daily life situation. This means that students are expected to use the target language as much as they can throughout the course. Students will often be asked to make a pair or a small group in which they may interact with each other verbally. Students are expected to memorize the frame dialogues, vocabularies and expressions assigned by lesson with the help of CD-ROM in the Language Media Center (G17 CL) or online web site of the textbook and the workbook.



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Course prerequisites

C- in First Year Korean 1 (0001/1001) or equivalent.

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