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FLTU1015 Elementary Korean 10 Credits Semester 1

10 creditsClass Size: 6

Module manager: Cuie Xu

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2022/23

Pre-requisite qualifications

Successful completion of FLTU1003, CEFR A1 or equivalent

This module is mutually exclusive with

FLTU1013Elementary Korean

This module is approved as a discovery module

This module is approved as a skills discovery module

Module summary

Elementary 10 credits Korean is for students who have completed a beginners module and/or have spent some time in Korea and are keen to develop their language skills but only have 10 credits available. The focus is on achieving a reasonable level of communication and accuracy in speaking, listening, reading and writing and a deeper understanding of Korean culture. You will develop your speaking skills in particular.


To consolidate knowledge of Korean at beginners level and develop skills and competence towards CEFR A2 level/equivalent. On completion of the module students should be able to identify the main language points in familiar contexts and hold conversations in Korean on the topics covered. They should feel confident in using their Korean and in accessing a variety of authentic resources. Students should also develop a deeper awareness of Korean culture in relation to the topics covered by the module.

Learning outcomes
On completion of the module students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of commonly used instructions, commands and expressions in the topics covered
- read short texts in Korean
- extract accurately the key information from audio and/or video material
- handle short conversations in a familiar context
- understand, and make themselves understood by, a sympathetic native speaker in specific contexts
- demonstrate awareness of cultural and linguistic differences between the use of Korean and English
- produce short pieces of independent writing using the Korean script
- demonstrate their knowledge of key areas of grammar..


The module covers general topics such as:
- office manners
- taking public transport
- Korean dormitory culture
- Korean pop music

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Language Class102.0020.00
Private study hours80.00
Total Contact hours20.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

Guided independent study each week, review of the lesson and preparation for the weekly classes and for the assessment.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Weekly homework, peer and tutor feedback; mock tasks in preparation for the summative assessment

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course AssessmentIn-Class Task50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)50.00

Resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated.

Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Practical Exam / OSCE0 hr 10 mins50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)50.00

Resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated.

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 19/10/2022


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