A Study on Korean Language Education Plan for Occupational Purpose, Focused on Writing of Official Documents

Son Y.

CEESOK Journal of Korean Studies, vol.1, pp.77-107, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: CEESOK Journal of Korean Studies
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-107
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


This study aimed to research Korean language education for occupational purpose in other words “Business Korean” by identifying education methods, contents and their results of lesson through the lesson examples and accomplished during the spring semester of 2019 aimed for Korean Language and Literature third grade learners at Istanbul University. As the result, we were able to provide a basic understanding of the information request and delivery and content constitution of the documents, which are important factors in Korean language education for occupational purposes. Furthermore, it improved the sense of repulsion and diffuculty about new lesson and confirmed its importance in that it makes learners to realize how to create necessary contents and ideas for their business practice by themselves. If there is a suggest about Korean language education plan for occupational purposes based on more examples, we can discuss it by dividing it into subjects related to learners, teacher and lesson. When Korean language education is going to put into effect for occupational purposes, the number of learnes participate in should be suitable for learners and the level of Korean language should be advanced. Also, teacher should possess professionalism, and the textbook, period or time and course of study should be determined under the big goal of business dialogues and essays. However, according to the result of researcher’s Korean language education for occupational purposes lesson that progressed for one semester, progressing this lesson for one year and 15 weeks for one semester for one and a half or two hours for 15 to 20 students that aimed for advanced Korean learners, by dividing it business dialogues and essays will produce its fruits with the effort of the teacher.