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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Sang-Hoon Park

Lecturer Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Contact

  • Phone: 512-475-6045
  • Office: WCH 5.130
  • Office Hours: FALL 2014: T Th 2-3:30 and by appointment
  • Campus Mail Code: G9300

KOR 507 • First-Year Korean II

31725 • Spring 2015
Meets MW 900am-1000am MEZ 1.204
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Not open to native speakers of Korean.  Continuation of Korean 506.  Korean 604 and 507 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Korean 506 with a grade of at least C.

KOR 612 • Accelerated Second-Year Korean

31735 • Spring 2015
Meets MWF 1100am-1200pm MEZ 1.102
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Not open to native speakers of Korean.  Continuation of Korean 604.  Korean 612 and 412K may not both be counted; Korean 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Korean 604 with a grade of at least C.

KOR 330 • Adv Conversation In Korean

31750 • Spring 2015
Meets MWF 1000am-1100am MEZ 1.122
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Fourth-year Korean conversation on special topics.  Specific offerings are listed in the Course Schedule.  Prerequisite: Korean 320L with a grade of at least C.

KOR 604 • Accelerated First-Year Korean

32600 • Fall 2014
Meets MWF 1200pm-100pm MEZ 1.102
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This course is designed for students who can speak and understand spoken Korean but cannot read or write it, and want to improve their Korean within a short period of time. The goal of this course is to acquire the basics and achieve novice high level of proficiency in four skills of speaking, writing, listening and reading in modern Korean by the end of the semester.

The Course objectives are;

a) to achieve understanding Korean Alphabet system,

b) to enhance knowledge of basic formal expressions in modern Korean,

c) to extend the knowledge of Korean vocabulary for formal expressions,

d) to achieve knowledge of basic grammar rules in modern Korean language, and

e) to enhance understanding basics of Korean culture.

KOR 506 • First-Year Korean I

32605 • Fall 2014
Meets MW 900am-1000am MEZ 1.102
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This course is targeted for beginners of Korean language. The goal of this course is to acquire the basics and achieve novice mid level of proficiency in four skills of speaking, writing, listening and reading in modern Korean by the end of the semester.

The course objectives are to achieve; a) understanding Korean Alphabet system,

b) proper performance of basic Korean greetings,

c) knowledge of basic Korean vocabulary,

d) knowledge of basic Korean grammar rules, and

e) understanding basics of Korean culture.

KOR 330 • Advanced Readings: Korean I

32625 • Fall 2014
Meets MWF 1000am-1100am MEZ B0.302
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This class is for developing mainly reading and writing skills in advanced Korean while reading Korean literature. Modern Korean poems, short stories, and essays are the main content of the class.  

ANS 301M • Linguistics Of E Asian Lang

32062 • Spring 2014
Meets MWF 200pm-300pm PAR 105
(also listed as LIN 312 )
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This course provides students with basic linguistic knowledge about the East Asian languages (Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Korean). We will cover the similarities and differences in sentence structure, sound pattern, and vocabulary among the languages. Students will learn about these languages, not the languagesthemselves. This course is open to all students and no previous background in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or linguistics is required.

Course Materials
1.No textbook is required. Course materials will be provided in class and will be posted on Blackboard.
2. Recommended reference
Fromkin, V., R Rodman and N. Hyams (2013) An Introduction to Language, 3rd edition, Wadsworth Cengage Learning, New York, NY.
Norman, J. (1988) Chinese (Cambridge Language Surveys), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.
Sohn, H.-M. (2001) The Korean Language (Cambridge Language Surveys), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.
Tsujimura, N. (2006) An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics, 2nd edition, Blackwell Publishing, Maldon, MA.

Grading Policy
1. Quizzes 30%
2. Class participation 10%
3. Exam #1 30%
4. Exam #2 30%

ANS 361 • Pract Phonetics: E Asian Lang

32152 • Spring 2014
Meets MWF 1100am-1200pm MEZ 2.118
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This course provides students with knowledge and practice of the sounds of the East Asian languages (Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Korean) in isolation and in various contexts. We will introduce the consonants and vowels of the languages. Tone, intonation and stress patterns will be also reviewed. Acoustical methods will be introduced and the students will record their own voice and compare the sounds they produce with those of native speakers of the languages using open source software. Open to all students interested in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.

Course Materials
1. No textbook is required. Course materials will be provided in class and will be posted on Blackboard.
2. Recommended reference
Ladefoged, P. and K. Johnson (2010) A Course in Phonetics, 6th edition, Cengage Learning New York, NY.
Ladegoged, P. and I. Maddieson (1996) The Sounds of the World's Languages, Wiley-Blackwell, Maldon, MA.
Lin, Y.-H. (2007) The Sounds of Chinese, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.
Shin, J., J. Kiaer and J. Cha (2012) The Sounds of Korean, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Grading Policy
1. Quizzes 25%
2. Class participation 15%
3. Assignment 15%
4. Exam #1 20%
5. Exam #2 25%

ANS 372 • Language In K-Pop

32177 • Spring 2014
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm BEN 1.126
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This course provides students with the opportunity to be exposed to Korean pop songs and to learn about the characteristics of their lyrics. Students will listen to (or watch music videos of) some of the songs representing each period/genre, translate/understand their lyrics, and examine the similarities and differences among them (e.g. in lexicon used, sentence structure, tone of the lyrics, etc.). The social and cultural background of the songs will also be explored. Finally, the students will write a short paper about a topic of interest.

Course Materials
1. No textbook is required. Course materials will be provided in class and will be posted on Blackboard.
2. Substantial audio/video materials will be introduced in class.
3. Recommended reference
Sohn, Ho-Min et al., Korean Language in Culture and Society (Klear Textbooks in Korean Language).
4. Useful Links
SMTOWN Official YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/SMTOWN.
YG FAMILY at http://www.youtube.com/user/ygentertainment.
JYPnation at http://www.youtube.com/user/jypentertainment.

Grading Policy
1. Homework 30%
2. Quizzes 20%
3. Class Participation 20%
4. Final short paper 30%

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