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K301 Third Year Korean 1
Fall 2016

Instructor: Jiyoung Kim

Office: Global & International Studies Building (GA) 2039
Phone: 855-3493

E-mail: jk248@indiana.edu

Office Hours: F 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or by appointment

Drill instructor: Jung-Eun Choi

Office: Global & International Studies Building 2050-S
E-mail: choijun@umail.iu.edu

Office Hours:

Class meetings


  • (Section 33724) TR 1:25 - 2: 15 p.m. Woodburn Hall (WH) 241

Drill Section:

  • (Section 3290) MWF 1:25 - 2:15 p.m. Woodburn Hall (WH) 203

Course objectives
KOREAN 301 is the first semester of the third year Korean at the advanced level. This course is designed for those who have taken KOR 202 or have equivalent proficiency level. Continuing instruction is provided in spoken and written Korean, with particular emphasis on consolidating oral presentation skills, strengthening composition skills, practicing accurate grammar, and improving reading/listening confidence and depth through group discussions and interactions. Coursework also covers Korean proverbs/sayings (??) and Chinese character idiom expressions (????) to build extensive vocabulary.

Course material:
Textbook & Workbook: ????? 3B New “Sogang Korean 3B-Student (NEW)

Supplement readings and activity handouts will be given. (A binder is required to keep handouts and writing assignments throughout the semester.)

Students will be evaluated for the final grade based on the following criteria:
Class Attendance 10%
Participation 10%
Chapter Quizzes 20%
Vocab Quizzes 5%
Dictation Quizzes 5%
Speaking Test 15%
Homework Assignments 10%
Midterm oral - Individual presentation 5%
Final group Project 10%

Written Final Exam:

December 17 (Thursday) 10:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

Extra credit (2%) – Event/movie/book review (0.5% each) 2%

(1) Vocabulary HW (20pts): : Download it at Canvas (under Files) and submit twice per chapter.
(2) Workbook HW (10pts): Finish workbook and bring it to class (every other Friday).
(2) Speaking HW (10pts): Choose one Korean drama/TV show and watch one episode every week. Record your video of saying the story of each episode at Canvas (under Discussion). You can either upload the video files of your recording or record video directly at Discussions. Add your video as a reply. Every Saturday midnight (11:59 pm) is due. Late submission will result in point deduction (after due date: -2.5 pts, next day: -5 pts)  
(3) Writing HW (20pts): Written assignments will also be given regularly. Homework sheet is available at Canvas (under the Files).
*Grading policy (Written HW)
1) Points will be deducted for your spelling/grammar mistake (1-2 mistakes: No deduction, 3-5 mistakes: -1 pt, 6-8 mistakes: -2 pts, 9-11 mistakes: -3 pts, etc.)
2) Late submission will result in point deduction (after class: -5 pts, next day:-10pts)

3) Incompletion of each section; -5 pts.

(1) Vocabulary & Dictation tests will be given every chapter unless noted otherwise.
(2) There will be 7 Lesson tests. Grammar, reading, listening and writing will be the principal items tested in the lesson tests.
(3) There will be 3 oral quizzes.
*There will be no makeup exam unless provided with a written proof for a justifiable reason. In case a make up exam is granted, it must be done within a week from the original exam date.

(1) Group presentation
(2) Individual presentation : Introduction to TV show

(3) Speed game

Event/Movie/book review (0.5% each)
Please attend a Korean event (will be announced whenever available), watch a Korean movie or read a Korean book. Write a review in Korean (20 sentences or more). For a Korean event, please attach the event ticket or photos. You may submit up to 4 reviews (up to 2 per category: e.g. 3 movie reviews will not be accepted).

Class Attendance and Participation & Class Policies
(1) Attendance check will be strictly enforced; extremely low attendance may lower your final grade further, unless a written proof of inevitable circumstance is provided; no more than 5 excuses will be granted; more than 5 absences will result in one grade scale down, and more than 10 absences in lectures and drill sections all together will result in an F for the course. A tardy (10 minutes late arrival or early leave) will be counted as a half absence.
(2) This course is a language and culture class and your participation is very important. Participation is 15% of your total grade along with attendance. Your performance in each drill section will be monitored and graded by your AI each day. The grading criteria not only includes your Korean language performance, but also your attitude, cooperation, preparation and participation.

Distracting behavior and disrespectful behavior such as uninvited casual talk among students, sleeping, use of lap tops, cell phones, and any other electronic device, not bringing class materials to class, studying for other class, doing homework, long/frequent breaks, etc. are strongly discouraged and will be noted for participation grade deduction.

 Grades will be assigned based on the following scale:
below 60

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Academic Integrity:

As a student at IU, you are expected to adhere to the standards and policies detailed in the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct (Code). When you submit an assignment with your name on it, you are signifying that the work contained therein is yours, unless otherwise cited or referenced. Any ideas or materials taken from another source for either written or oral use must be fully acknowledged. If you are unsure about the expectations for completing an assignment or taking a test or exam, be sure to seek clarification beforehand. All suspected violations of the Code will be handled according to University policies. Sanctions for academic misconduct may include a failing grade on the assignment, reduction in your final course grade, a failing grade in the course, among other possibilities, and must include a report to the Dean of Students, who may impose additional disciplinary sanctions.


Disability Services for Students:

Every attempt will be made to accommodate qualitifed students with disabilities (e.g. mental health, learning, chronic health, physical, hearing, vision, neurological, etc.). You must have established your eligibility for support services through Disability Services for Students. Note that services are confidential, may take time to put into place and are not retroactive; Captions and alternate media for print materials may take three or more weeks to get produced. Please contact Disability Services for Students athttp://diasbilityservices.indiana.edu or 812-855-7578 as soon as possible if accommodations are needed. The office is located on the third floor, west tower, of the Wells Library, Room W302. Walk-ins are welcome 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. You can also locate a variety of campus resources for students and visitors that need assistance at:http://www.iu.edu/~ada/index.shtml

Hyo Sang Lee
Phone: 812/855-8721
E-mail: hyoslee@indiana.edu
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