* KOR 407
- Spring 2011-2012
Readings in Modern Korean: The Voices of Change
This course is designed: to advance students' literacy skills to the Superior level (near native-like); to promote a deeper understanding of the Korean language, culture, society, history and literature; and to further develop their critical thinking through reading and writing in Korean. Focusing on change in the Korean language in relation to history, society, and culture, the course covers a wide range of sociolinguistic and sociocultural issues through various media resources as well as documents written in Middle Korean, literary short stories and poems, traditional and modern.
15-20 pages of authentic materials per week. 10-15 Hanja characters. 4 Short response essays. Biweekly Blackboard posting.
Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Papers - 20%
Oral Presentation(s) - 15%
Precept Participation - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 20%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
KOR 402 or permission of instructor..
Class number: 40443
Frist Campus Center