Five College Center for the Study of World Languages

Korean Courses - Summer 2014

Five College – Mount Holyoke Summer Language Courses

Questions about these courses? Contact the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages at fclrc@hfa.umass.edu or 413-542-5264. Ready to register? Registration through Mount Holyoke Professional and Graduate Education is now open.



Summer Session 1: May 27 - July 2, 2014


Elementary Korean I

Instructor: Suk Massey
Course Dates:  May 27 – July 2, 2014
Course Meeting Location: Mount Holyoke College
Class Meeting Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Credits: 4
Tuition: $1200
This is an introductory Korean course, which is designed to help students acquire fundamental skills to read, write, listen and speak in elementary level Korean. Students will learn the Korean writing system, Hangŭl, simple sentence patterns, and basic everyday conversations. By the end of the class, students will be able to carry on a short conversation about people’s backgrounds, likes and dislikes, attributes, as well as locations and numbers.  Students will also be able to talk about present, past and future events. In accordance with the national standards in foreign language education, all Five Cs (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities) will be emphasized in the course.

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Summer Session 2: July 8- Aug 13, 2014


Elementary Korean II

Instructor: Suk Massey
Course Dates: July 8- Aug 13, 2014
Course Meeting Location: Mount Holyoke College
Class Meeting Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Credits: 4
Tuition: $1200
This course completes the elementary sequence begun in Elementary Korean I.  Students learn the fundamental skills to read, write, listen and speak in elementary level Korean. Prior to taking this course, students are expected to read Hangul and to be able to talk about simple daily activities and carry on a limited conversation with memorized phrases.  Compared to the first semester, more advanced vocabulary and grammar patterns will be introduced, and the students will learn how to integrate them into developed forms of application. By the end of the course, students will be able to handle a variety of uncomplicated communicative tasks successfully and will be able to ask a few formulaic questions. In accordance with the national standards in foreign language education, all Five Cs (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities) will be emphasized in the course. Prerequisite: Elementary Korean I or the equivalent.

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