ASIANLAN 436 - Advanced Spoken Korean
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

ASIANLAN 436 is course for students seeking to improve their listening and speaking skills in Korean at the advanced level. A variety of exercises that incorporate proven strategies for effective and persuasive communication help students develop fluency, naturalness, and sophistication in oral communication. Students practice forms of public speaking including presentation and debate, engage in role play and record voice-overs, and acquire conversation skills for tailoring their communication appropriately to the situational contexts at hand.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Deliver an effective and detailed presentation on a topic in the form of a TED talk
  • Provide a structured argument to support opinions on various topics
  • Offer advice on careers suitable for different personalities and aptitudes
  • Present opposite points of view in a debate
  • Record a voice-over for an online lecture
  • Employ appropriate body language and cultural codes that enhance the overall effectiveness of delivery

Course Requirements:

Grading is based on class attendance and active participation, mini-assignments and role-playing exercises, voice-over recording exercise, in-class debate and final project.

Intended Audience:

Intended audience consists of undergraduate or graduate students who have successfully completed Third Year Korean or who have performed at the equivalent proficiency level on the placement test. The course may be taken in tandem with or after the completion of other 400 level Korean classes.

Class Format:

The class meets once a week for two hours.

ASIANLAN 436 - Advanced Spoken Korean
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001 (REC)
Tu 1:00PM - 3:00PM
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