Korean Publications

The Korean Wave. CALPER 2016
Susan Strauss, The Pennsylvania State University
Publication Type: PDF

Audiences around the world are now enjoying media products of The Korean Wave, including the wide variety of K-Drama, movies, and K-Pop. K-Dramas are broadcast not only in South Korea, but also in Japan, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Iran, Kuwait, UAE, all throughout North and South America, and parts of Africa, including Zimbabwe and Ghana.  K-Pop music has fan followers from small, rural villages to ultra... Read more

Korean Holidays. CALPER 2014
Susan Strauss, Penn State
Publication Type: PDF

The units in the series "Korean Discourse and Genre" are designed to complement existing pedagogical materials for Korean. They contain authentic, media-based samples of actual language used in Korea by Koreans for specific interactional purposes: television programs (e.g., talk shows, reality shows, news, weather reports), radio programs, films, internet-based discourse (interviews, reviews, blogs, news items,... Read more

Narrating in Korean - By: Susan Strauss, Penn State
Susan Strauss, Penn State
Publication Type: Mixed Media (Video/Audio/PDF)

This instructional resource, designed for high school and college level teachers of Korean, provides an entire set of materials that can be used in the classroom for multiple purposes:

Investigate how native speakers of Korean tell narratives by introducing participants in a story, expressing a sequence of events, indicating a cause or effect, presenting personal stances and/or perspectives, and choosing... Read more

Korean Culture and Media Series - By: Susan Strauss, Penn State
Susan Strauss, Penn State
Publication Type: PDF

The fundamental goal of this series is to present language and culture as an integral whole—to enhance students’ awareness of language through culture and to deepen students’ understanding of culture through language. Through the materials presented in our Culture and Media Series workbooks, students will be able to acquire and exchange information about Korea and about Korean people. Because we use actual media-... Read more