KOREAN 110G Korean for Beginners 1

KOREAN 110G | Open | Summer School & Semester One 2021| City Campus | 15 points


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


By enrolling in a General Education language course you are declaring that you have no previous knowledge or study in the language. The University may cancel your enrolment in this course at any time in the semester if you are found to have prior knowledge or study in the language. Further assessment of your language ability may be required and your enrolment may be changed if found to be at a higher level than is permitted for General Education language courses.

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