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Monash University

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Korean Studies


Dr Young A Cho; Dr In Jung Cho



  • Second semester 2016 (Day)


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


This unit seeks to develop further communications strategies acquired in ATS2173. Students will also be introduced to expressions in different registers in the spoken and written language and the social and cultural aspects of Korean society necessary to understand them. In addition, students will be able to develop those skills required to access, select, analyse, evaluate and apply various tools and information needed to identify key cultural issues in ways that lead to sensitive and meaningful cross-cultural communication.


Upon completing this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Communicate competently in everyday social situations;
  2. Understand expressions from different genres;
  3. Write competently on simple or familiar topics;
  4. Develop the ability to identify possible cross-linguistic and cross-cultural communication gaps, and effectively deal with them.


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.

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Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


ATS2173 or equivalent