Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Seoul, South Korea
- Program Terms: Summer
- Dates / Deadlines
This program aims to enhance students’ intercultural communication ability through active language use and awareness of Korean culture in its natural context. The focus will be on improving four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and increasing the socio-cultural awareness through theme-based and function-based instruction and maximized interaction with local people.
|Korean in Korea||KOR 107, KOR 157, KOR 207||4 Credits|
1) Speak and write fluently about everyday topics that occur in different situations in Korea fluently (the complexity of the communication is changeable depending upon the level of the class that students take).
2) Use public facilities (e.g., restaurants, theaters, transportation, etc.) in Korea in culturally appropriate manners.
3) Enhance awareness of Korean culture and society, in particular awareness of culture related to the home, school, traditional and modern events, etc.
4) Develop an ability to recognize and bridge cultural gaps in communication with native Koreans.
5) Enhance intercultural communication ability.
1) All students will reside with a Korean family (Homestay-in on June 27, Homestay-out on July 26, 2018)
2) Students will take Korean classes from 9am to 1pm from Monday through Friday (June 28 to July 27, 2018: 70 hours of contact time in total, excluding the orientation, final exam and class completion ceremony.)
3) Students will engage in 3-4 cultural activities of their choice during afternoons (e.g., cooking, Samulnori <traditional Korean percussion music>, Taekwondo < Korean martial arts>, watching a performance and stamp craft)
4) Students will meet their language partner(s) once a week.
5) Students will engage in community service (i.e., preschool) in the afternoon. (two meetings per week and 6 meetings in total)
6) Students will go on four cultural excursions during the weekend. (Three places [from Seoul City Tour, Nami Island Tour, Korean Folk Village, Icheon Pottery Village & Royal Tomb of King Sejong] and Hiking to Acha San).
Scholarship for Summer 2018!
Korea Program Director
Lecturer in Korean
Course grade: Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Essay: Write an essay on why they want to apply for the program (a maximum of 500 words) as the online application requires.
Interview: The applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted by the program leader for an interview.
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