Course code Valo4253
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
8 12 128 64 64 192
E-courses Valo4253: Korean language VI
Course annotation
The purpose of this course is to cultivate the ability for student to make discourse on social, political issues, to compose sentences of high level required for official documents or academic writings. Students will practice basic skllls for discussions, negotiation and explanation of specific topic as well as translating Korean texts into Latvian or vice versa.
The class students will advence at the medium high level of Korean. They will be able to communicate in Korean on socially oriented topics and to use refined expressions. They shall be able to compose texts of academic and official character.

Course plan
1. National holildays in celebration in Korea (L9, P9)
2. Consumption and savings (L9, P9)
3. Regions and festivals (L9, P9)
4. Environment and future (L9, P9)
5. Korean wave (hallyu) (L9, P9)
6. Translating pieces of famous Korean and Latvian literary works (L9, P9)
7. Hanja (L10, P10)

Requirements for obtaining credit points
Regular Attendance of all lectures and practical works (75%)
Active work at class (30%)
Regular tests (30%)
Written and oral exam (40%)

Study programmes Asian Studies