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K301 Third Year Korean 1
Fall 2014

(Sect. # 7659)

Table of Contents

1. Instructor
2. Class meeting
3. Course objectives
4. Course material
5. Assessment
6. Syllabus
7. On-line Dictionary

8. Korean facebook

Instructor
Yunseong Cheon
E-Mail:yuncheon@indiana.edu
Office: Goodbody Hall 202
Phone: 855-5619
Office Hours: by appointment

Class meetings: M, W, F 2:30-3:20, BH 241

Course objectives
K301 is the first semester of Third Year Korean at the advanced-Intermediate level. The goal is to equip students with proficiency in all four language skills, speaking, listening, reading, and writing, beyond the intermediate level. The course will deal with short passages on a variety of topics. The course is largely content-based and task-based. Particularly focused on will be enhancing ability to extract main ideas from the main text and to discuss and share thoughts related to them.

The weekly schedule consists of three parts: pre-lesson activities, main text activities, and post-lesson activities (vocabulary and pattern exercises, writing exercises, further reading activities, etc.)

Course material:
Modern Korean: An Intermediate Reader (MKIR) by Nam-Kil Kim (2000), University of Hawaii Press

Students are expected to read all the main texts and be prepared for in-class tasks and discussion. Students are also responsible for learning vocabulary and useful expressions.

Assessment:
Students will be evaluated for the final grade based on the following criteria:
Class Attendance* 10%
Participation 5%
Chapter Quizzes 15%
Vocab Quizzes 5%
Dictation Quizzes 5%
Homework Assignments** 10%
Midterm : Monday, October 14 (in class) 15%
Oral Presentation: 15%
Oral Final Exam 5%
Written Final Exam:Monday, December 16 (in class) 15%

* Excessive abssences may result in lowering grade further than the grade earned. More than 3 absences will lower one grade scale and every 3 absences thereafter will lower another grade scale. Absences may be excused if a written proof of inevitable circumstances (e.g. doctor's notes, police reports, parents' notes, performance schedule, job interview schedule, etc.) is provided. In any circumstances, no more than 5 excuses will be granted.

Extra credit will be given for excellent attendance record and participation in the Korean culture events on campus.

Those who have the perfect attendance record (no absence) will get awarded 5 days of Extra credit (a little bit more than 1% of the total grade); if your absence is zero due to the excuses granted, the number of excuses will be deducted from the 5 days of extra credit.

**Homework must be handed in at the beginning of the class. The homework submitted after the class is counted as a late homework. Late homework must be handed in within a week from the deadline: the maximum point for late homework will be 10% less for each day delayed.

 Grades will be assigned based on the following scale:
97+
A+
93+
A
90+
A-
87+
B+
83+
B
80+
B-
77+
C+
 73+
C
70+
C-
67+
D+
63+
D
60+
D-
below 60
F

There will be no makeup exam unless provided with a written proof for a justifiable reason. The make-up exam must be taken within a week.

Using Korean language facebook (optional):

Every week, a topic will be posted on Korean language student group in Facebook. You will get extra-credits for your participationgrade to post a message in Korean.

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Hyo Sang Lee
Phone: 812/855-8721
E-mail: hyoslee@indiana.edu
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Goodbody Hall 229, 1011 E Third St, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
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