This course is only available for Korean studies students who have successfully completed all
courses of BA1 and who have started in BA1 in academic year 2021-2022 (cohort rule). In order to
be admitted to study abroad students need to have passed all BA1 courses (60 EC) by 5 July
2022 at the latest.
*Exception: BA2-students who couldn’t join study abroad in spring 2022 and who’d like to take this course should contact both the instructor and the coordinator of studies.
This course is an elective language course for which students attend an intensive Korean language program at Sogang University in Seoul. This course has significantly higher class hours than other language courses of Korean Studies program and require students to spend a considerable amount of time self-studying for preparation and revision everyday. The course is composed of speaking, listening, reading and writing classes, and students are expected to gain Level 3 proficiency after four hours of classes, 5 days a week for 10 weeks,. Through this study abroad program, students are expected to make substantial and fast progress in linguistic competence (overall proficiency, grammar, lexis, oral-aural skills and fluency), in sociolinguistic competence (sensitivity to social conventions), and in pragmatic competence (functional use of linguistic resources).
*It should be noted that this course is not a compulsory. Students with special circumstances or/and concern for heavy workload or living abroad are advised to consider taking ‘Korean 3’ instead on Leiden campus.
The course objectives are as follows:
[Level 3] To be able to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; and
[Level 3] To be able to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions, an briefly given reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
(information from Sogang University)
Mode of instruction
In order to pass this course, students should obtain level 3 or higher proficiency certificate from Sogang University. The final grade will be processed only when successfully completing level 3 or higher.
A level 3 resit (grammar and vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading, and writing) is possible at Leiden in January. Students may take a resit for those parts that were insufficient. (The sufficient parts cannot be re-taken.)
The course books are as follows:
Song-Hee Kim et.al. Sogang Korean New Series Student’s book 3A. Sogang University Korean language education center, 2008. (ISBN: 9788992491396);
Song-Hee Kim et.al. Sogang Korean New Series Workbook 3A. Sogang University Korean language education center, 2008. (ISBN: 9788992491433);
Song-Hee Kim et.al. Sogang Korean New Series Student’s book 3B. Sogang University Korean language education center, 2008. (ISBN: 9788992491464); and
Song-Hee Kim et.al. Sogang Korean New Series Workbook 3B. Sogang University Korean language education center, 2008. (ISBN: 9788992491501)Men
‘You will be enrolled for this course by the Education Administration Office Vrieshof in consultation with the instructor and the coordinator of studies’.
For substantive questions, contact the lecturer listed in the right information bar.
For questions about enrolment, admission, etc, contact the Education Administration Office: Vrieshof