KOREAN 110G Korean for Beginners 1

KOREAN 110G | Open Schedule | Summer School, Semester One 2018 | City Campus


Korea and Koreans are an increasingly important presence in New Zealand life. This course aims to introduce beginners to basic spoken and written skills in modern Korean. It entails four class hours per week and by the end of the course successful students will be able to hold a simple conversation in Korean, comprehend basic Korean texts and write about their everyday lives.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Carry out a conversation about daily life
  • Comprehend simple Korean texts
  • Write about your everyday life 

Topics covered

  • Reading and writing the Korean alphabet – consonants, vowels and syllable blocks
  • Greetings and introductions
  • Asking questions
  • Comparing items
  • Negative expressions
  • Changing topics
  • Asking alternative questions
  • Talking about your daily routine
  • Making requests
  • Talking about your family and others’ families
  • Asking about locations in and around the house, university and town
  • Expressing possessive relations
  • Talking about activities on days of a week
  • Expressing the purpose of your action


Coursework (50%)
Two-hour examination (50%)


This is a waitlisted course. In order to be enrolled in this course you must complete a Language Ability Declaration. 

To find out more visit First-time enrolment in language courses.

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