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Faculty of Arts and SciencesEast Asian Languages and CivilizationsJoungmok Lee
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2018-2019  (show academic calendar)MW   12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Northwest Bldg B110 (SEAS)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
Graduate and Undergraduate

Korean 140a is designed to enhance students beyond the high-intermediate level in reading, speaking, and writing skills in order to begin understanding socio-cultural and historical issues of contemporary Korea. Hence, the aim of the course includes (i) comprehending authentic materials from contemporary Korean mass media, (ii) following essential points of oral and written discourses that are linguistically complex, (iii) discussing concrete topics relating to major issues of contemporary Korean society and culture through supporting opinions, refutations, hypotheses, and detailed explanations of ideas, and (iv) writing about a variety of topics of Korean culture and society in detail with significant accuracy in grammar and structure. Furthermore, further development of knowledge in Chinese characters, idioms, proverbs, maxims, will be covered in this course.

Recommended: Korean 130b or equivalent.

Exam Group

Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.