HANGUL-RO BOJA! Authentic Korean reading & video

Fifteen reading lessons from a variety of sources, including:

  • notes found on the family refrigerator
  • traditional folk tales, modern poetry
  • Web journal articles about politics, technology, and popular culture

Ten interactive video lessons from a variety of sources, including:

  • TV commercials and scenes from a soap opera
  • news reports on politics, sports, and more
  • scenes from the Korean film Our Twisted Hero

KÀN NA! and HANGUL-RO BOJA! are multimedia lessons that guide the user step by step through a five-stage series of activities designed to approximate the strategies used by native speakers to comprehend text and video. The stages are:

  • pre- activities: the user is invited to predict and make guesses about the material, and to activate background knowledge
  • global activities: the user identifies sections of the material and the topics that belong to them
  • specific information activities: the user gets detailed information about individual topics
  • linguistic activities: the user works with vocabulary and linguistic structures that have enabled comprehension
  • post- activities: the user integrates new language into a productive activity
Tagged as lctl language-learning 1999-2002