Lesson 1 (Introduction to History and Culture of Korea).ppt - INTRODUCTION TO History and Culture of Korea Mr Noel F Pasaporte INTRODUCTION TO KOREAN

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INTRODUCTION TO History and Culture of Korea Mr. Noel F. Pasaporte INTRODUCTION TO KOREAN LAGUAGE AND CULTURE WITH PRACTICE
Grading System Written Work: 25% Quizzes Oral Test Performance Task: 45% Group Activity Exercises Assignments Class Participation Individual Recitation Oral Test Quarterly Assessment: 30% Midterm Exam Final Exam
At the end of the course, the students shall be able: 1. appreciate Korean culture and language; 2. learn basic Hangeul 한글 (the Korean alphabet); 3. name the inventor of Hangeul; and 4. distinguish vowels from consonants.
Introducing Yourself There are two ways to introduce yourself in Korean: 1. 저는 __________ 입니다 . (Hangeul) Jeo neun __________imnida. (Romanized Korean) My name is __________. (English) 2. 제 이름은 __________ 입니다 . (Hangeul) Je Ireumeun __________imnida. (Romanized Korean)
KOREA Located between China and Japan Continuous cultural and geopolitcal interactions with China and Japan Korean language is considered “language isolate”
Modern Korea One of the world’s fastest growing economies Korean GDP ranked No. 12 in the world World’s 8 th largest exporter
Korean Wave (Hallyu): Korean Cultural Export since early 1990s Korean movies, TV dramas, and pop-music are very popular around the world; rapidly spreading beyond Asian countries Korea is among the world’s top ten cultural exporters “Rain” “Wonder Girls” “DBSK” “BigBang” “Girls’ Generation” “Dae-Jang-Gum” TV drama “Super Junior”
Five Thousand Years of Korean History Time Event 2333 B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty 1910 - 1945 Japanese rule 1948 Established Republic of Korea in South, Democratic Peoples Republic in the North 1950-1953 Korean war 1961 Military coup 1988 Seoul Olympics
Go-Joseon Time Country 2333 B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty 1910 - 1945 Japanese rule 1948 Established Republic of Korea in South 1950-1953 Korean war 1961 Military coup 1998 Seoul Olympic Game King Dan-gun established Go-Joseon in 2333 B.C.
Three Kingdoms to Goryeo Time Country 10 th centry B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty Buddhism became national religion.

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