Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Korean

Filter
Filter
  1. F–10 Sequence
  2. F-2
  3. 3-4
  4. 5-6
  5. 7-8
  6. 9-10
  7. 7–10 Sequence
  8. 7-8
  9. 9-10

F–10 Sequence Foundation to Level 2

Foundation to Level 2 Description

Students become familiar with the sound system of the Korean language, recognising Korean pronunciation as being different from English and other languages. They learn to pronounce syllable blocks...

Show more

Foundation to Level 2 Content Descriptions

Communicating

Socialising
  1. Interact and socialise with peers and teacher to greet, introduce themselves and give basic personal information (VCKOC115)
  2. Engage in guided group activities and simple exchanges such as playing games; group singing or dancing; contributing ideas through key words, images, mimes (VCKOC116)
  3. Interact in familiar classroom routines and follow simple classroom instructions (VCKOC117)
Informing
  1. Locate specific words and expressions in simple texts such as signs, titles and captions, and use information to complete guided oral and written tasks (VCKOC118)
  2. Share simple information about themselves, known people, everyday objects and places of interest (VCKOC119)
Creating
  1. Participate in chants, choral and shared reading of short imaginative texts in audio-visual, print and digital media such as cartoons, stories or rhymes, and responding through play-acting, illustrating, miming or making short statements (VCKOC120)
  2. Create captions to images for individual presentation and participate in shared performances and imaginative activities using familiar words, phrases and language patterns (VCKOC121)
Translating
  1. Translate familiar words and phrases, using visual cues and word lists, explaining the meaning of particular words, gestures and expressions (VCKOC122)
  2. Create labels, captions or short statements in Korean and English for the immediate learning environment and for familiar objects or images (VCKOC123)
Reflecting
  1. Notice aspects of Korean language and culture that are ‘new’, sharing how interacting in Korean can be different to interacting in own language/s (VCKOC124)
  2. Recognise themselves as members of different groups, including the Korean class, the school, their family and community, and consider their roles within these different groups (VCKOC125)

Understanding

Systems of language
  1. Recognise the sounds of the Korean language and the forms of Hangeul syllable blocks, and understand that the syllable block is the basic unit of writing in Korean, associating individual syllable blocks with their pronunciations (VCKOU126)
  2. Recognise some basic features of the Korean grammatical system, such as the verb- final rule, the sentence-final –요, and notice chunks in which a noun or pronoun is combined with a case marker as part of a sentence (VCKOU127)
  3. Notice and use simple vocabulary to identify familiar objects and to describe simple actions, states or qualities in familiar contexts (VCKOU128)
  4. Notice and identify different types of simple spoken, written and digital texts used for different purposes in familiar contexts (VCKOU129)
Language variation and change
  1. Recognise that there are different words and expressions used by Korean speakers to address and greet people in different contexts and situations (VCKOU130)
  2. Recognise that languages change continuously and borrow words from each other (VCKOU131)
  3. Recognise that Korean is one of many languages spoken in multicultural Australia and in the world (VCKOU132)
Role of language and culture
  1. Understand that ways people use language reflect their culture, such as where and how they live and what is important to them, finding examples of similarities and differences between Korean and Australian ways of communicating (VCKOU133)

Foundation to Level 2 Achievement Standard

By the end of Level 2, students interact with peers and teachers through play- and action-related talk, exchanging greetings and introducing themselves (for example, 안녕하세요?; 안녕?; 저는 ...이에요/예요 used as a set phrase) with gestures. They respond to question cues (such as 뭐예요?) by naming objects with single words (for example, 눈! 코! 입! 고양이!) or using short, simple sentences as set phrases (for example, 눈이에요, 고양이예요). They respond to teacher instructions such as 따라 하세요, 일어나세요 by imitating the teacher’s actions or speech, and to the teacher’s simple closed-ended questions by giving short answers such as 있어요/없어요 or 네/아니요. They make simple requests using … 주세요 and thank each other or the teacher using 고맙습니다 with appropriate gestures. They mimic and approximate Korean pronunciation of simple words...

Show more

F–10 Sequence Levels 3 and 4

Levels 3 and 4 Description

Students begin to make connections between speech and writing in Korean and understand that Korean is a system that works differently from English. They differentiate sounds of Hangeul syllable...

Show more

Levels 3 and 4 Content Descriptions

Communicating

Socialising
  1. Socialise and build relationships with peers and teacher through the exchange of personal information in relation to self, friends and family members (VCKOC134)
  2. Participate in collaborative tasks and shared experiences such as creating and playing simple language games or dialogues that involve simple negotiation, or preparing and presenting a group display (VCKOC135)
  3. Participate in everyday classroom activities such as responding to teacher’s instructions, attracting attention and asking for repetition (VCKOC136)
Informing
  1. Identify topics and key points of factual information in short spoken, written, digital and multimodal texts related to familiar contexts, routines and interests (VCKOC137)
  2. Present information gathered from different types of texts relating to people, objects, places and events (VCKOC138)
Creating
  1. Participate in and reflect on imaginative experiences such as digital interactive stories or video clips, identifying characters, main ideas and events, and sharing feelings or ideas by acting out responses or expressing preferences or opinions (VCKOC139)
  2. Create and perform simple imaginative and expressive spoken and written texts such as dialogues or collaborative stories, using formulaic expressions and modelled language (VCKOC140)
Translating
  1. Translate simple Korean words and expressions for peers, teachers and family, noticing how they have similar or different meanings when translated to English or other languages (VCKOC141)
  2. Create simple bilingual resources for their learning and for the school community (VCKOC142)
Reflecting
  1. Share own experiences of communicating and using language/s, noticing how these are influenced by their own culture/s (VCKOC143)
  2. Associate them selves with wider networks such as clubs, countries or language-speaking communities, and reflect on how being a Korean language user broadens these networks (VCKOC144)

Understanding

Systems of language
  1. Recognise characteristics of Korean pronunciation and intonation patterns, the alphabetical nature of Hangeul, and the structural features of individual syllable blocks including 받침 (VCKOU145)
  2. Understand and use key grammatical forms and structures such as basic pronouns and case markers and the polite verb ending –어/아요 in own simple language production, and recognise politeness embedded in humble or honorific forms such as and –(으)세요 (VCKOU146)
  3. Recognise and use vocabulary to describe familiar people, objects and places, and basic routines, including Sino- and pure Korean number words with basic counters, words for colours, names of sports (VCKOU147)
  4. Recognise differences in language features and text structures in different types of texts, including those in digital form, used in familiar contexts (VCKOU148)
Language variation and change
  1. Build understanding of the variability of language use in Korean, for example, in relation to the age and relationship of participants (VCKOU149)
  2. Understand that languages change over time and influence each other through contact and cultural exchanges (VCKOU150)
  3. Reflect on and share their experience when using Korean and when using own language/s, recognising cultural elements that may cause different feelings (VCKOU151)
Role of language and culture
  1. Compare and reflect on different ways of using language in everyday situations in Korean, Australian and other cultures, sharing ideas about possible reasons for the differences and variations (VCKOU152)

Levels 3 and 4 Achievement Standard

By the end of Level 4, students use Korean to interact in classroom routines, action-related talk and play with teachers and peers. They exchange personal information relating to aspects such as age or interests, using simple questions and short statements as set phrases (for example, 몇 살이에요? 아홉 살이에요; ...이/가 좋아요? 네, 좋아요). They use formulaic language to express rapport with others (for example, 아, 그래요? 나도 좋아요). Students respond to instructions for familiar classroom routines and activities taking required actions (for example, 해 보세요, 들으세요, 읽으세요) and to simple questions (for example, 이게 뭐예요? 누구예요? 몇이에요? 오늘 뭐 해요?) with set phrases ending in –이에요/예요 or -어/아요 (for example, 책상이에요; 벤이에요; 구예요; 학교에 가요). They ask for repetition (for example, 다시 해 주세요) and for a turn to ask a question (for example, 질...

Show more

F–10 Sequence Levels 5 and 6

Levels 5 and 6 Description

Students expand their knowledge of Korean vocabulary, grammar and honorific elements. They are aware of some patterns of sound changes at syllable boundaries such as 연음법칙, 비음화 and 구개음화 in familiar...

Show more

Levels 5 and 6 Content Descriptions

Communicating

Socialising
  1. Describe people, places, objects and everyday routines relating to school and home environments; express feelings and share interests and preferences (VCKOC153)
  2. Collaborate in group tasks and shared experiences that involve making collective arrangements, such as making decisions or suggestions in group games, or creating and performing a role- play that involves simple transactional exchanges (VCKOC154)
  3. Interact in classroom activities such as creating and following shared class rules and procedures, expressing opinions and asking for permission or clarification (VCKOC155)
Informing
  1. Listen to, view and read texts for specific information drawn from a range of sources relating to social and cultural worlds in different times, places and communities, and to different learning areas (VCKOC156)
  2. Convey ideas and information in different modes to suit particular audiences and contexts on subjects of interest to young people (VCKOC157)
Creating
  1. Share responses to a range of imaginative texts in different forms including digital texts by expressing opinions and feelings about key ideas, characters and actions, making connections with own experience or feelings (VCKOC158)
  2. Compose and perform a variety of creative texts based on a stimulus concept or theme, sharing them face-to-face and online to present to different audiences (VCKOC159)
Translating
  1. Translate simple texts identifying words and expressions that may not readily correspond across languages, and expanding descriptions or giving examples where necessary to clarify meaning (VCKOC160)
  2. Create bilingual texts and resources such as signs, notices, captions, displays, websites or word banks for own learning, and share them in the school community and with learners of Korean in the virtual community (VCKOC161)
Reflecting
  1. Examine their perceptions of and reactions to Korean culture embedded in the language, and reflect on the relationship between language and culture (VCKOC162)
  2. Explore connections between aspects of identity such as nationality, ethnicity and language use, considering how these are related to culture and own identity, and to learning Korean language and culture (VCKOC163)

Understanding

Systems of language
  1. Understand the relationships between letters and sounds, and between intonation and punctuation/printing conventions in Korean, applying this understanding to own speech, reading and writing (VCKOU164)
  2. Understand and use aspects of the Korean grammatical system such as verb conjugations, suffixes, some particles, basic conjunctions and the honorific system, building a metalanguage to talk about basic grammatical features in Korean (VCKOU165)
  3. Identify and use appropriate terms and expressions, such as honorific and qualifying words and counters for specific purposes and contexts (VCKOU166)
  4. Identify and use distinctive features of different types of spoken and written texts in Korean such as salutations in different contexts (VCKOU167)
Language variation and change
  1. Recognise that variables such as age and personal and social relationships impact on language use in Korean, considering similar variations in language use in English and other languages represented in the classroom (VCKOU168)
  2. Recognise the dynamic nature of languages and cultures, and the changing and influential relationships that exist between languages (VCKOU169)
  3. Investigate how language can be used to influence people, ideas and the understanding of cultures (VCKOU170)
Role of language and culture
  1. Explore how beliefs and value systems are reflected in everyday language use (VCKOU171)

Levels 5 and 6 Achievement Standard

By the end of Level 6, students engage in classroom interactions to carry out collaborative tasks, to exchange information and to express feelings and ideas related to specific contexts, personal interests and daily routines at home and school. They ask and answer questions with appropriate intonation and gestures, changing sounds on syllable boundaries in a word as appropriate (for example, pronouncing words such as 한국어, 같이 and 감사합니다 as 항구거, 가치 and 감사함니다). They use simple structures for a range of functions, including making simple arrangements and conducting simple transactions (for example, 아이스크림 한 개 주세요. 얼마예요? 오천 원이에요), and some complex structures such as –도 되다 and –(으)ㄴ/는 것 같다 as set phrases to ask for permission (for example, 화장실에 가도 돼요?) and to offer their own opinions (for example,

Show more

F–10 Sequence Levels 7 and 8

Levels 7 and 8 Description

Students use a range of grammatical forms and structures to convey more complex relationships between ideas and events, developing awareness of how language structures and features build up textural...

Show more

Levels 7 and 8 Content Descriptions

Communicating

Socialising
  1. Initiate and sustain interactions with peers and adults by seeking and offering ideas, expressing thoughts and feelings and making connections across different areas of interest (VCKOC172)
  2. Taking action in collaborative tasks, activities and experiences which involve negotiation, making arrangements, problem-solving and shared transactions (VCKOC173)
  3. Participate in classroom interactions and exchanges such as giving and following instructions, clarifying meanings, explaining and describing actions and reflecting on responses (VCKOC174)
Informing
  1. Identify, classify and compare information and ideas obtained from spoken, written, print or digital texts (VCKOC175)
  2. Present oral and written reports, summaries and comparisons of information obtained from a range of Korean texts in different modes (VCKOC176)
Creating
  1. Compare ways in which people, places and experiences are represented in different imaginative and expressive texts, drawing on own interpretations, those of peers and personal experiences (VCKOC177)
  2. Create and present imaginative texts including digital and interactive texts to entertain others, involving imagined characters and contexts (VCKOC178)
Translating
  1. Compare own translation of texts with others, discussing differences and possible reasons and alternatives, and reflecting on how to make connections between meanings in different languages (VCKOC179)
  2. Create texts in Korean and English on same themes or events in different modes such as digital photo stories, short video clips or cartoons, and provide subtitles, captions or commentaries in either language to help meaning (VCKOC180)
Reflecting
  1. Reflect on the experience of using Korean to communicate in different social situations and on their individual responses to differences in language use (VCKOC181)
  2. Create spoken, written or multimodal texts that reflect significant experiences related to the experience of learning Korean language and culture (VCKOC182)

Understanding

Systems of language
  1. Use appropriate pronunciation rules and writing conventions to produce and read short texts in Korean that include some less familiar language (VCKOU183)
  2. Understand and use grammatical forms and structures such as suffixes for tense, honorifics and polite style marking, and auxiliary verbs and particles, using appropriate metalanguage to identify or explain forms, structures and parts of speech (VCKOU184)
  3. Understand and use some words and expressions that reflect Korean culture, noticing those that need additional explanation to convey their original meaning in translation (VCKOU185)
  4. Examine grammatical structures and features and vocabulary in a range of personal, informative and imaginative texts in spoken and written modes, noticing how these contribute to textual cohesion, and compose short texts for different purposes considering cultural aspects involved (VCKOU186)
Language variation and change
  1. Explore how language use varies according to context, purpose and audience and to the mode of delivery and the relationship between participants (VCKOU187)
  2. Explore and reflect on the impact of social, cultural and intercultural changes such as globalisation and new technologies on Korean as a language of local, international and virtual communication and on their own individual use of language (VCKOU188)
  3. Explore the power and influence of language in local and global contexts (VCKOU189)
Role of language and culture
  1. Analyse how beliefs and value systems are reflected in language use and communicative behaviours, and reflect on how what is considered normal in communication varies across cultures (VCKOU190)

Levels 7 and 8 Achievement Standard

By the end of Level 8, students use written and spoken Korean to interact with teachers, peers and others, and to exchange ideas, experiences and interests. They pronounce polysyllabic words that involve syllable-final consonants (받침) such as 먹고, 어떻게 and 축하합니다 as 먹꼬, 어떠케 and 추카함니다, applying relevant pronunciation rules with some accuracy. When interacting, they initiate conversations (for example, 지금 뭐 해요? 어디 가요?), and ask and respond to questions (for example, 왜 한국어를 배워요? 방학 때 뭐 할 거예요?). Students clarify answers or instructions (for example, 무슨 뜻이에요? 다시 말해 주세요) and ask for and give opinions (for example, 어떻게 생각해요?; 제 생각에는…; …인 것 같아요). They describe plans (for example, 한국에 갈 거예요) and ask for suggestions (for example, 무엇을 할까요?). They locate and evaluate factual information in texts and...

Show more

F–10 Sequence Levels 9 and 10

Levels 9 and 10 Description

Students extend their grammatical knowledge to a range of particles, conjunctive suffixes (clausal connectives) and complex phrasal and sentential structures. Their vocabulary range expands to abstract...

Show more

Levels 9 and 10 Content Descriptions

Communicating

Socialising
  1. Initiate, sustain and extend interactions with each other and with other familiar and less familiar people, for example, by seeking and giving advice, discussing aspirations, relationships and social and cultural issues, exchanging and reflecting on different ideas (VCKOC191)
  2. Arrange and manage shared activities such as problem-solving and different types of transactions, adopting different roles to present diverse views and perspectives (VCKOC192)
  3. Use interactional language to elicit, offer, negotiate, report, and reflect and elaborate on opinions and ideas (VCKOC193)
Informing
  1. Analyse, interpret and integrate information gathered from diverse sources relating to areas of interest to adolescents or young adults, making connections with own and each other’s experience and with other learning areas (VCKOC194)
  2. Construct and present texts in different formats for different audiences, taking into account own perspectives and intended purpose (VCKOC195)
Creating
  1. Review and respond to different types of creative texts in different modes, identifying aspects of the language and culture that help to create effects such as emotion (VCKOC196)
  2. Create and present imaginative texts that express ideas through characters, events or settings, making connections between past, present and future, and between reality and imagination (VCKOC197)
Translating
  1. Translate texts for different audiences and contexts, and reflect on how cultural values, attitudes, assumptions and world views are differently encoded in languages (VCKOC198)
  2. Create bilingual texts that reflect aspects of Australian culture (for example, Christmas celebrations) for Korean-speaking audiences in the school and wider community including virtual communities, reflecting on how meaning can be conveyed effectively (VCKOC199)
Reflecting
  1. Examine and modify own cultural assumptions and practices, taking responsibility for language use and choices, and recognising the significance of shared responsibility and mutual effort in intercultural communication (VCKOC200)
  2. Investigate different aspects of their personal sense of identity, considering how learning and experiencing Korean language and culture have (or have not) changed own sense of identity, views or attitudes (VCKOC201)

Understanding

Systems of language
  1. Apply features and rules of Korean pronunciation and Hangeul to understanding and producing a range of texts for different audiences and purposes (VCKOU202)
  2. Understand how grammatical elements, such as particles and suffixes, impact on higher levels of grammar, such as tense, mood, honorification, speech level and formality, and on meaning-making from the phrasal level to that of the entire text (VCKOU203)
  3. Understand and use vocabulary that conveys abstract ideas and establishes register and style for specific audiences (VCKOU204)
  4. Analyse and compose different types of texts in spoken and written modes for different purposes such as information exchange, social and cultural interaction or sharing imaginative experiences, using appropriate linguistic, textual and cultural elements (VCKOU205)
Language variation and change
  1. Examine variations and expectations reflected in Korean language that relate to roles, relationships and contexts of interactions, considering how and why these differ from interactions in English or in other languages represented in the classroom (VCKOU206)
  2. Reflect on the dynamic and ecological nature of language that interacts with constantly changing environments such as contact with different languages and cultures and changing sociocultural circumstances in local and global contexts, identifying and illustrating examples from Korean language forms and uses (VCKOU207)
  3. Explore how language shapes thoughts and world views and mobilises action (VCKOU208)
Role of language and culture
  1. Understand that language and culture are interrelated and reflect on how they shape and are shaped by each other (VCKOU209)

Levels 9 and 10 Achievement Standard

By the end of Level 10, students use written and spoken Korean to communicate with teachers, peers and others in a range of settings and for a range of purposes. They use Korean to access and exchange information on a broad range of social, cultural and environmental issues of interest to young people. They initiate, sustain and extend spoken and written exchanges in interactions and transactions by asking and responding to open-ended questions, eliciting opinions (for example, 어떻게 생각해요?; 어디에서 …–(으)면 좋을까요?), requesting elaboration (for example, 왜 …을/를 좋아해요?; 어떻게 그렇게 되었어요?) and providing their own opinions (for example, 저는 민수가 맞다고 생각해요; 저는 4번이라고 생각했어요) and information when requested. They use non-verbal communication strategies such as facial expressions, gestures, pausing or pitching...

Show more

7–10 Sequence Levels 7 and 8

Levels 7 and 8 Description

Students become familiar with the sounds of Korean and approximate pronunciation of Korean syllables in words and short phrases, noting meaningful sounds in Korean and their differences from English...

Show more

Levels 7 and 8 Content Descriptions

Communicating

Socialising
  1. Interact with peers and teachers, using appropriate language and gestures to exchange greetings, wishes, and information about self, family and friends, routines, events, leisure activities, interests, likes and dislikes (VCKOC001)
  2. Participate in collaborative activities that involve planning, making arrangements, negotiating and transacting, using different modes of communication (VCKOC002)
  3. Engage in routine classroom interactions and activities, developing language for a range of basic classroom functions and processes (VCKOC003)
Informing
  1. Identify and classify factual information obtained from a range of spoken, written, digital and multimodal texts encountered in the media and in public spaces (VCKOC004)
  2. Present ideas and information obtained from different sources in a variety ofways for a different audiences such as listing, tabulating, sequencing or charting information (VCKOC005)
Creating
  1. Participate in imaginative experiences by listening to, viewing and reading texts, including online or digital texts, such as songs, stories and cartoons, sharing feelings, responses and ideas about aspects such as characters, settings and plots/events (VCKOC006)
  2. Create and perform a range of texts that express imagined experiences or events (VCKOC007)
Translating
  1. Translate simple idiomatic phrases and short texts such as labels, signs or short dialogues from Korean to English and vice versa, explaining perceived differences in meaning between the two versions (VCKOC008)
  2. Create bilingual texts that refer to experiences, objects or events commonly encountered in both Australian and Korean contexts, considering how easily words or expressions translate and why some are more difficult to translate than others (VCKOC009)
Reflecting
  1. Engage with Korean speakers and resources in the school and wider community through various media, including online technologies, noticing how interaction involves culture as well as language (VCKOC010)
  2. Reflect on own identity, including identity as a user and learner of Korean, comparing observations made about experiences over time (VCKOC011)

Understanding

Systems of language
  1. Recognise features of the Korean sound and writing systems including Hangeul, making connections between spoken and written Korean texts (VCKOU012)
  2. Understand and use aspects of the Korean grammatical system to form simple sentence structures, and identify features that are either specific to Korean or similar to English (VCKOU013)
  3. Recognise and use vocabulary relating to familiar environments and activities such as home, school, daily routines, leisure activities and cultural celebrations (VCKOU014)
  4. Recognise textual structures and features characteristic of familiar personal, informative and imaginative texts, noticing how they contribute to the making of particular meaning (VCKOU015)
Language variation and change
  1. Recognise that Korean language use varies according to contexts, situations and relationships (VCKOU016)
  2. Understand the dynamic nature of Korean and other languages (VCKOU017)
  3. Explore how language use and communicative practices can influence people’s lives, thoughts and perceptions (VCKOU018)
Role of language and culture
  1. Identify beliefs, attitudes and value systems reflected in their own everyday language use in English, other languages and Korean, comparing ways of communicating across cultures (VCKOU019)

Levels 7 and 8 Achievement Standard

By the end of Level 8, students use Korean to interact with each other and teachers in classroom routines and activities, exchanging greetings, wishes, experiences, interests and information. They approximate different sounds and intonation patterns of Korean during spoken interaction, and construct and combine Hangeul syllable blocks appropriately to write words and sentences. They greet each other using formulaic language (for example, 안녕하세요?; 만나서 반가워요; 안녕히 가세요/계세요) and exchange basic personal information. They ask and respond to simple questions using an –이에요/예요 or –어/아요 verb ending appropriately (for example, 13살이에요; 이것/저것이 뭐예요?; 뭐 (무엇을) 해요?; 수영해요). They maintain interaction by using formulaic expressions or set phrases to give simple feedback (for example, 알아요/ 몰라요, 네/아니요, 맞아요/틀려요) an...

Show more

7–10 Sequence Levels 9 and 10

Levels 9 and 10 Description

Students have an increasing control over Korean pronunciation, writing in Hangeul and using vocabulary, forms and structures, and textual features. They approximate the pronunciation at syllable...

Show more

Levels 9 and 10 Content Descriptions

Communicating

Socialising
  1. Initiate and sustain interactions to develop relationships with peers and adults, to exchange ideas, opinions and feelings and to reflect on own and others’ responses (VCKOC020)
  2. Contribute to collaborative planning, decision-making, problem-solving and transactions, providing ideas or suggestions and considering options (VCKOC021)
  3. Use classroom language to participate in shared activities and everyday routines, such as asking for clarification and responding to others’ requests and questions (VCKOC022)
Informing
  1. Extract information from a range of short spoken, written, digital or multimodal texts in Korean, analysing and organising the information for particular audiences (VCKOC023)
  2. Convey ideas or viewpoints from different perspectives to various audiences in familiar contexts using different modes of presentation (VCKOC024)
Creating
  1. Respond to imaginative texts such as stories, films or illustrations, explaining messages and key ideas, stating views on themes, events and values, and making connections with own experiences (VCKOC025)
  2. Create imaginative texts that draw on past experiences or future possibilities for the purpose of self-expression and performance for others (VCKOC026)
Translating
  1. Translate and interpret informative and imaginative texts for peers and the community, taking account of different audiences and contexts, identifying and explaining culture-specific aspects (VCKOC027)
  2. Create bilingual texts for the wider community, such as notices, instructions, promotional material, performances or announcements, considering cultural aspects of each language (VCKOC028)
Reflecting
  1. Interact with Korean speakers and resources, recognising that intercultural communication involves shared responsibility for meaning-making (VCKOC029)
  2. Reflect on own identity and on how it is affected by the experience of Korean language learning (VCKOC030)

Understanding

Systems of language
  1. Understand and use key features of Korean sound and writing systems, including pronunciation, intonation and print conventions, applying this understanding to own speech and writing (VCKOU031)
  2. Extend grammatical knowledge of Korean language, including the range of forms and functions of particles, suffixes, verb endings and irregular verb forms (VCKOU032)
  3. Understand and use a range of vocabulary associated with different aspects of everyday life, such as basic honorific or humble words, and identify culture-embedded words and expressions (VCKOU033)
  4. Analyse and compose different types of texts, considering issues such as coherence, cohesion, and the relationship between textual conventions and audiences and contexts (VCKOU034)
Language variation and change
  1. Explore how Korean is used in varying ways for different purposes and audiences in different social and cultural contexts and situations by comparing different registers and styles used in texts in different modes (VCKOU035)
  2. Explore and reflect on the nature of language change in response to changing cultural and social conditions (VCKOU036)
  3. Understand the symbolic nature and power of language in local and global contexts (VCKOU037)
Role of language and culture
  1. Analyse and comment on cultural and linguistic practices indifferent contexts and reflect on own and others’ communicative practices (VCKOU038)

Levels 9 and 10 Achievement Standard

By the end of Level 10, students use written and spoken Korean to interact with peers, teachers and other Korean speakers in face-to-face, local and virtual communications. They exchange information and opinions about personal and immediate interests and experiences and about broader topics of interest to young people such as environmental issues, globalisation or technology. They approximate pronunciation of polysyllabic words, making mostly appropriate changes in sounds on syllable boundaries (for example, pronouncing such words as 한국어, 같이, 감사합니다, 먹고 and 어떻게 as 항구거, 가치, 감사함니다, 먹꼬 and 어떠케).They write Hangeul following writing conventions. Students initiate conversations (for example, 지금 뭐 해요? 어디 가요?), and sustain interactions by asking and responding to each other and building on each...

Show more
Scroll to the top of the page