Korean / Year 9 and 10 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand and use key features ofKorean sound and writing systems, including pronunciation, intonation and print conventions, applying this understandingto own speech and writing

[Key concepts: pronunciation, spelling, punctuation, correspondence; Key processes:recognising, analysing, relating, experimenting]


  • recognisingand reproducing sounds of Korean in sentences consisting of multiple clauses, attending to pauses and intonation toidentify clause sequences and types of sentences
  • pronouncing syllable blocks in a word, making appropriate changes to the soundson syllable boundaries according to pronunciation rules, for example, pronouncing such words as 한국어, 같이, 감사합니다, 먹고 and어떻게 as 항구거, 가치, 감사함니다, 먹꼬 and 어떠케
  • experimenting with pronunciation rulesand intonation collaboratively with peers
  • using basic punctuation in writing, including aquestion mark (?) for questions and a full stop (.) for other types of sentences
  • using spacing and spelling rules in reading and writing, recognisingtheir differences to English, for example, 소라가 방에 있어요 versus 소라 가방에 있어요
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Pronunciation,  Intonation,  Korean language

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