Korean Language Class Report
Seoul Global Culture and Tourism Center
April 9-30, 2013
by: Jonabel T. Paranas
The first lesson on April 9, 2013 was about “numbers”. There were two counting systems used by Koreans. They use their native Korean numbers such as: yeong (0), hana (1), dul (2), set (3), net (4), daseot (5), yeoseot (6), ilgop (7), yeodeol (8), ahop (9), yeol (10) and so on, in counting manageable numbers and the other one is used for counting money and large numbers such as: young (0), eel (1), ee (2), sahm (3), sah (4), oh (5), yook (6), chil (7), pahl (8), goo (9), sib (10), bag (100), chun (1,000), mahn (10,000) and so forth.
On April 15, 2013 we learned about the “Things you can do and cannot”. This pertains to the hobbies that we usually do in our daily living such that my hobbies are listening pop and ballad music, watching movies, reading books and playing volleyball. The students did the conversation in Korean language of what are the things they can do and cannot.
On April 16, 2013 we learned about the use of “but” / “and” in Korean conversation. The class did the conversation with their partners with our observation and application of Korean culture and traditions such as “I study Korean Language hard but slow”.
On April 22, 2013 we learned about our “Plans in doing something”. The class did the conversation with their partners and the teacher asking what are their plans or what to do on vacation, when going back to hometown, after 10 years, when meeting love one, when meeting executive officer and others.
On April 23, 2013 we learned about Action and Reason and using the word “so” in between. This applies in Korean grammar in doing an action with reason. There was a worksheet that we answered to complete a conversation.
On April 29, 2013 we learned about Right Conduct and Korean Rules and Regulations. What are the things that we should not do in Korea and doing right conduct inside a library, subway, in the road and other kinds of discipline. The class was given a worksheet to answer and made conversation with a student partner in Korean language.
On April 30, 2013 we learned about Reason and Result. An example of this was, “There is traffic jam so I am late”. The class was given a worksheet to answer and did the conversation with fellow student and the teacher in Korean language.