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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

Monash University

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Korean Studies


Dr In Jung Cho; Dr Young A Cho



  • Second semester 2016 (Day)


This unit requires a language entry level testlanguage entry level test (http://www.monash.edu/arts/language-entry-level/).


Building on the foundation established in Korean Introductory 1, students will continue to develop their ability to communicate in routine social situations. They will also be introduced to various learning strategies that aim to help them develop a sense of control over their own learning, leading to a lifetime of learning.


Upon completing this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Competently participate in simple Korean conversations about everyday life and familiar topics
  2. Make requests, and express agreement and refusal
  3. Read and write in defined contexts
  4. Demonstrate an increased understanding of Korean history, culture and society
  5. Develop basic learning strategies that will prepare them for life-long learning


Within semester assessment: 60%
Exam: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)


ATS2171 or equivalent


Students enrolled in Arts courses are prohibited from taking this unit. In addition, students enrolled in this unit are prohibited from taking ATS1172.