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KOR4330 - Readings in Contemporary Korean Part 1

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Young-A Cho


Not offered in 2007


The unit is designed to consolidate and develop comprehension skills in reading materials on current topics in the Korean press and understanding and discussing the issues and their social and cultural context.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Read simple authentic texts from the Korean media.
  2. Understand issues in contemporary Korea.
  3. Use dictionaries for reading more efficiently.


Examination (2 hours): 40%
Reading assignments (total of 2500 words): 60%

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) per week


KOR4040 or equivalent