The course is designed for students who need the Korean language for general, practical or social purposes. Specially designed to facilitate language learning in a step-by-step format in a conducive learning environment, this course is ideal for complete beginners as well as those who wish to enhance their basic knowledge and understanding of the Korean language.
The course will be offered at two levels:
- Basic Level
- Intermediate Level
Regular face-to-face sessions will be conducted by the Department of Language Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda on Tuesdays (Intermediate Level) and Thursdays (Basic Level) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon OR on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (Intermediate Level) and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Basic Level)
Printed texts and audio material will be provided.
Programme Content (Basic Level):
Introduction to Hangeul – learning the Korean Alphabet.
Hangeul I - The basic six vowels and the basic five consonants.
Hangeul II - Four combined vowels and four consonants.
Hangeul III - Four vowel combinations and five aspirated consonants.
Hangeul IV - Seven vowel combinations and five tensed consonants.
- Greetings - Questions/vocabulary/countries and nationalities
- Jobs/Asking questions
- Phone numbers / birthdays
- Every day life
- Buying things
- Transportation and travel
- Plans and appointments
Programme content – (Intermediate Level)
- Who is this person ?
- What time is it now?
- I caught a cold.
- Please take me to the Seoul station.
- Try these clothes on.
- I want to go on a trip.
- Can you come to my house ?