Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 27201007 Subject Classification Foreign Languages
Subject Name ベーシック韓国語I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Korean I
Instructor CHE JINSOKU
チェ ジンソク
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues7-8,Thur7-8:Online
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Didactic course 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Korean
Eligible Students
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Course takers are expected to acquire basic-level Korean skills. 
Class Schedule [1] Letters and pronunciations: single vowel, diphthong (1)
diphthong of ya column
[2] Review of the last class, greeting (1)
[3] Letters and pronunciations:
syllable (3) positive-and-affricative aspirated sounds
syllable (4) positive-and-affricative aspirated sounds (‘strong’ articulation)
[4] Review of the last class, greeting (2)
[5] Letters and pronunciations: sandhi, writing names in Korean
[6] Noun sentences: predication, interrogative, pronunciation rules, nasalization (1); Noun + desu/desuka
[7] Existential sentences: predication, interrogative, demonstrative (kono, sono, ano); arimasu/imasu, arimasen/imasen; particle (2) –ga
[8] Declinable-word sentences: prediction, interrogative, basic form and stem of declinable word; –masu (teimasu)/desu, –masuka (teimasuka)/desuka; particle (3) –wo
[9] Negative form, pronunciation rules (3) sound strengthening, negative form of declinable word
[10] General exercises (1) review for the polite style of desu/masu, numeral
[11] Honorific style, special honorific style, and honorific style of nouns, particle (4) –kara, –made, –no; exercises
[12] Conjunctive form and its contraction (1) (2)
conjunctive form of verb, –temitekudasai, –temitehaikagadesuka, exercises
[13] Review of the course
[14] Review of the course
[15] Review of the course

Both mini-tests and a term-end examination will be held.

-Ogoshi, N. & Cho, H. L. Kotoba no Kakehashi (revised edition), Hakuteisha.
-Yutani, Y. et al. Progressive Korean-Japanese & Japanese-Korean, Shogakukan

* These books should be acquired before the class begins.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, audio materials, audiovisual materials (video/PC/others) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Prepare for and review what you have learned and done in each class.

Grading Method Attendance: 50%
Mini-tests in every class: 10%
Final examination: 40%
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Let’s dive into the sea of the Korean language, and swim across it together! 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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