Overview

Learn to listen, speak, read, and write fluently in Korean! Our comprehensive Korean certificate examine various aspects of verbal and written communication - including pronunciation, intonation, and reading comprehension - thus building proficiency and refining conversational skills in Korean. Students will explore Korean culture and participate in interactive, practical lessons designed to help advance their personal and professional development.

Note: Upon successful completion of five successive levels and a conversation class, students will be eligible for a Seneca College Certificate in Korean Language Skills. Students assessed beyond beginner level must complete a minimum of 2 Korean courses at Seneca in order to qualify. Students may not use Korean as a course credit towards a diploma or certificate if French is her/his first language. Seneca College reserves the right to remove students from courses if the student possesses French language abilities above the level of enrollment.

Placement Assessment

Students with prior knowledge of Korean must register in LGE001 for a placement assessment. The Program Assistant will contact the students via email to arrange a free assessment for accurate placement.

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Curriculum

LGE903
Korean Language Skills 1
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This introductory course is for students with minimal or no previous knowledge of Korean. Interactive classroom participation enables students to acquire the basic skills of fluency (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to communicate in the classroom and in real-life situations. Cultural awareness is expanded by investigating the unique characteristics of Korean culture and customs.

Please note: Students with prior knowledge of Korean must register in LGE001 for a placement assessment. The Program Assistant will contact students via email to arrange a free assessment for accurate placement.




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LGE913
Korean Language Skills 2
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LGE903 or placement via LGE001

A continuation of LGE903, this course solidifies and builds Korean language acquisition in the four skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The introduction of more complex structures and interactive classroom activities enables students to communicate effectively in everyday situations. The unique characteristics of Korean culture are further explored.




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LGE923
Korean Language Skills 3
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LGE913 or placement via LGE001

Korean Language Skills 3 develops and reinforces previously learned Korean language acquisition within a cultural framework. Focus is on both oral fluency and the written language. Korean cultural awareness is further expanded.




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LGE933
Korean Language Skills 4
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LGE923 or placement via LGE001

Korean Language Skills 4 provides a solid foundation in intermediate Korean through a review of previously acquired skills and introducing more complex structures. Students practice using culturally appropriate Korean in real-life situations and expand their knowledge of Korean culture and its impact on the world.




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LGE943
Korean Language Skills 5
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LGE933 or placement via LGE001

In Korean Language Skills 5, students explore various topics of mutual interest and lead or actively participate in spontaneous discussions. Advanced vocabulary and grammar structures are introduced and applied in order to communicate successfully for both personal and professional purposes. Students practice using culturally appropriate Korean in real-life situations and expand their knowledge of Korean culture and its impact on the world.




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LGE691
Themes in Korean Language
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LGE943 or placement via LGE001

In this course, students enhance their advanced Korean conversation skills through weekly discussions on current issues. Emphasis is placed on overall fluency, including vocabulary development, listening skills, and pronunciation.




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Program Outcomes

  1. Analyze the pattern and structure of written material using the Korean language.
  2. Identify the history and contributions of Korean-speaking cultures to explore traditions and customs of Korean-speaking populations for personal and professional development.
  3. Communicate effectively in Korean in spontaneous conversations.
  4. Use written and verbal Korean language accurately in business, travel and everyday contexts.
  5. Demonstrate manners and behaviours that are culturally appropriate within the Korean culture.
  6. Converse on complex topics in Korean to explore literacy, politics and culture.

Graduation/Convocation

Graduation/Convocation

When you meet all program requirements and become eligible for a certificate, diploma, or degree, you must inform the Registrar by completing a Graduation Application form and paying the graduation and alumni fee. Certificates, diplomas, and applied degrees are issued twice a year in the Fall (October) and Spring (June).

For further information including deadlines and fees, please visit the  Convocation website or contact the Convocation Office at 416-491-5050 ext. 77461.

Program Contacts

Jamara Romero
Program Assistant
Jamara.Romero@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22513


Sara Potkonjak
Academic Program Manager
Sara.Potkonjak@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22682


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