Elementary Korean I: Online Elementary Korean I

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KORN 011 980
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Online Course Fee: $150 (in addition to course tuition and fees)
Course Description: 

KORN 011 is designed for students who have little or no knowledge of Korean. This course aims to develop foundational reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills through meaningful communicative activities and tasks in cultural context. Students will learn how to introduce themselves, describe their surroundings, talk about their daily lives, friends, and relatives, and talk about past and future events. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to comprehend and carry on basic daily conversations and create simple sentences in the past, present, and future tenses. Students are also expected to obtain the Novice Mid level of proficiency based on the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency scale. This course is an online course which is offered in a semi-flipped format and will provide a communicative learning environment through Adobe Connect and Canvas. Before each class, students are required to read the textbook, watch a 5-10 minute lecture slideshow video, and complete a short online exercise. Class time is assigned to communicative activities and speaking practices. After class, students will practice four language skills through exercises and mini projects on Canvas and Voice Thread. This online course requires access to a reliable computer with high-speed internet and good quality headsets with a microphone. Students will be asked to send digital images of their writing works as well. This course is offered through the Penn Language Center.

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