Course Description

This is an introductory course in spoken and written Korean, designed for students with no previous knowledge of the Korean language. Learn Korean alphabet (Hanguel) and develop basic communication skills through grammatical explanations, dialogues and vocabulary building exercises. 

By the end of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Exchange greetings and farewells
  • Introduce yourself and others
  • Discuss likes and dislikes
  • Count from 1 to 20
  • Talk about your family  
  • Describe location of objects and places
  • Have a better understanding of the Korean culture

Course Details

The course begins with learning the Korean alphabet (Hangeul) and goes on to develop basic communication skills through various units such as Greetings, Food, Shopping, Directions, and Family. The course focuses on helping students attain proficiency in all four language skill areas: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Attention is given to grammatical explanations and vocabulary building exercises. You will also be introduced to the basics of Korean culture. 


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Online Synchronous
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Sep 29, 2020 to Dec 01, 2020
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $265.00
  • Sarah Park
Reading List / Textbook
Fast & Fun Korean for Short-Term Learners 1 (w/ MP3 CD) by Kang; Darakwon, ISBN: 9788959958290. Available for purchase at U of C Bookstore. Visit www.calgarybookstore.ca or phone 403-220-5937.
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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