Courses

We are offering TWO sections for EALC 115 (Korean 1) and EALC 117 (Korean 2) in Fall 2013!

  • EALC 115 Korean I


    EALC 115 introduces the fundamentals of standard Korean in all four levels of communication (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). The course provides practice in basic Korean conversations as well as fundamental grammar.

  • EALC 117 Korean II


    Continuation of EALC 115. This course focuses on basic conversation, reading, writing as well as grammar. Students will be prepared to make basic transactions. 

    Prerequisite: EALC 115 or equivalent

  • EALC 215 Korean III


    This course deals with four areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students will learn more complex structures and useful expressions. 

    Prerequisite: EALC 117 or equivalent

     

     

  • EALC 217 Korean IV


    Continuation of EALC 215. This course deals with four areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students will learn to make daily transactions in Korean and   be prepared to describe and narrate personal surroundings and events. 

    Prerequisite: EALC 215 or equivalent

  • EALC 315 Advanced Korean I


    Advanced reading in modern Korean materials, integrating conversation, composition, and some translation. Students will be prepared to discuss topics related to local/global communities as well as personal experiences.

    Prerequisite: EALC 217 or equivalent

  • EALC 317 Advanced Korean II


    Continuation of EALC 315. Conversation, reading, and writing with the use of Chinese characters. Students will be prepared to discuss topics related to local/global communities as well as personal experiences.

    Prerequisite: EALC 315 or equivalent 

  • EALC 415 Advanced Korean III


    Selected readings in Korean texts, pre-modern and modern, in various literary and non-fiction genres; focus on developing reading and translation skills.

    Prerequisite: EALC 317 or equivalent.

  • EALC 418 Korean Writing in Mixed Script


    Selected readings in Korean texts written in mixed script; a systematic studey of Chinese characters and translation of text.

    Prerequisite: EALC 217 or equivalent

  • EALC 419 Newspaper and Documentary Korean


    Selected readings from newspapers, magazines, and other journalistic publications; analysis of styles and practice writing articles.

    Prerequisite: EALC 217 or equivalent 

  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • University of Southern California
  • Taper Hall 356
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0357

  • All photos taken by Elissa L., Yulee Kim and Ka Wong