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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Beginning Korean II


This course is the second part of the Beginning Korean, which is designed to teach the fundamental skills to read, write, listen and speak in elementary level Korean. Prior to take this course, students are expected to read Hangul and to be able to talk about simple daily activities and carry 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 variety of uncomplicated communicative tasks successfully and will be able to ask a few formulaic questions. In addition to the classroom instruction, there will be a conversation session with the tutors, which students have to attend every week to practice speaking. 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.
Course Details

Summer 2023


Jul 17, 2023 - Aug 25, 2023
Chan Young Park
Prerequisite: KOREAN 115
Base Cost: $2,100 ($525/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Start date: Jul 17, 2023
End date: Aug 25, 2023
Last day to add: Jul 21, 2023
Last day to drop: Jul 21, 2023
Last day to withdraw: Aug 09, 2023