Preparing for Oral Exam
The Oral Exam for K101 will be conducted in a format in which you and me are engaged in free spontaneous conversation.
You will be scored on five
(i) Comprehension: has to do with how well you understand what's going on in the conversation.
(ii) Fluency: how smoothly you produce your utterance, not the speed of it.
(iii) Accuracy: how you command your grammar, vocabulary and expressions accurately.
(iv) Spontaneity: you will score better if you spontaneously initiate conversation rather than passively responding to the questions given to you.
(v) Uses of grammar:
how well you utilize the grammar and expressions you have learned in this class,
and how creatively use them.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT BE PASSIVE. DO NOTJUST RESPOND
TO THE INTERVIEWER'S QUESTIONS, BUT YOU NEED
TO INITIATE CONVERSATION AS MUCH AS YOU CAN.
Every question is intended
for you to use a pattern or expression covered in the lessons.
The best way to prepare for the oral exam is for you to get familiar with the conversations in the textbook. Go over the following questions and be prepared to respond spontaneously.
(i) First time greeting:
(ii) Greeting after a while:
(iii) Introducing your friend,
acquaintance, and family members:
(iv) Greetings of goodbye:
2. Asking and telling
School year: 몇 학년이에요?
Nationality/Ethnic identity: 어느 나라 사람이에요? 한국사람이에요, 미국사람이에요?
Major: 뭐 공부하세요? 뭐 전공하세요? 전공이 뭐예요?
(v) Family members:
(vi) Daily activities:
(v) School work:
(vi) Weekend activities& plans:
(viii) One's residence:
(vi) About your school:
3. Asking direction,
location, time, dates and days:
4. Actions and activities:
(i) 뭐 해요?:
(ii) 어디 가세요?:
5. Keep in mind utilizing:
(i) Use names and titles
to refer to the listener
(ii) Correct use of ~(으)세요
and ~어요/아요 form
(iii) Changing subject matter,
Shifiting from one itemto another within the same topic.
(iv) Correct use of conjunctions:
그리고, 그래서, 그런데
Different types of questions: Three types of questions: