Learn to Speak Korean 1

Coursera Learn to Speak Korean 1

Platform
Coursera
Provider
Yonsei University
Effort
2-4 hours a week
Length
6 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
Welcome to Learn to Speak Korean 1!

This course is for beginner students who are familiar with the Korean alphabet, Hangeul. Through this course students will learn the skills essential for daily interactions with Koreans while living in Korea.

This course consists of six modules, and each module is composed of five units. Each unit has vocabulary, grammar and expressions, conversation practice, video clips, quizzes, a workbook, and vocabulary lists. In order to assist students with their independent studies, Korean learning materials such as lecture notes, workbooks, and vocabulary lists detailing each day’s lecture are also provided. The vocabulary lists are accompanied by English, Chinese, and Japanese translations.

I hope that you enjoy all this program has to offer over the next six weeks. After studying in this program, you will be able to have a real Korean conversation with your newly acquired knowledge of the Korean language. Thank you!

Your Course Team

Chief Contents Developer: Sang Mee Han
Contents Developers: Bock Ja Lee, Yoo Kyung Choi, Ha Min Cho, Ju Eun Kim
Production Assistants: Jin Hee Kim, Eun Hye Kim

Syllabus
Introducing One's Friends
In this module, you will learn how to introduce your friends in Korean. After completing the lesson, you will be able to explain a person’s actions and movements in detail and to describe the appearance and characteristics of a person.

Introducing One's Hometown
In this module, you will learn how to introduce your hometown in Korean. After completing the lesson, you will be able to talk about the location of a person or object and to express the specific look and feel of one’s hometown.

Introducing Food
In this module, you will learn how to ask others to eat together and how to respond to similar suggestions in Korean. After completing the lesson, you will be able to introduce your favorite food, describe how certain foods taste, suggest something to do together and respond to a suggestion.

Ordering Food
In this module, you will learn how to order food and make requests at a restaurant in Korean. After completing the lesson, you will be able to inquire about restaurant menus, order a specific portion of food at a restaurant, and order a drink at a café.

Introducing Places to Shop
In this module, you will learn how to introduce famous shopping areas in Korean. After completing the lesson, you will be able to talk about where you are going to shop, describe various kinds of stores, talk about what you want to buy, and describe shopping districts in detail.

Shopping
In this module, you will learn how to make purchases at various types of stores in Korean. After completing the lesson, you will be able to express prices per item, purchase a
product from a store, and make a specific request while shopping.

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Sang Mee Han
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