ACADEMIC GOALS

ACADEMIC GOALS

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Academic Goals
  • The Department of English Language and Literature aims to help students learn and apply knowledge from a variety of subjects related to the disciplines of English literature and linguistics. The goal is for students to develop the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing world and contribute to the development of society as able creative and critical thinkers.
Courses and Syllabuses
Courses and Syllabuses
Course No. Course Name Credit(Hour) Pre-requisite Remark
ELLS 003 Topic Course  3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 010 Tutorial Seminar 0(0) Required Major
ELLS 201 Introduction to English Novels 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 202 Introduction to English Drama 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 203 Introduction to English Poetry 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 205 Practical English Grammar 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 207 Introduction to English Linguistics 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 209 Readings in British and American Children's Literature 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 211 Readings in English Texts 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 212 Reading in English Linguistics 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 213 English Composition and Conversation I 3(3) Required Major
ELLS 214 English Composition and Conversation Ⅱ 3(3) Required Major
ELLS 232 English Novel 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 234 English Pronunciation: Introduction and Practice 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 243 English Literary History 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 251 Pop  English Ⅰ 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 252 Pop English Ⅱ 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 253 Test English 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 254 English Speech Practicum 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 255 British and American Short Stories 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 256 Understanding Life in the  English Speaking World 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 257 Media English 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 258 Contemporary British and American Novels 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 262 Reading English 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 263 Practical English 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 264 Introduction to English Education 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 343 American Novels  3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 344 Eighteenth-Century English Literature 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 345 American Drama 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 346 Backgrounds of English and American Cultures 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 348 Studies of British and American English 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 352 American Literary History 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 354 British Drama 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 356 Understanding English Romantic Poetry 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 357 British and American Literary Criticism 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 358 American Non-fiction Prose 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 359 English Non-fiction Prose 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 366 English Syntax 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 367 English Novel and Film 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 372 Media English Translation 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 373 General Text Translation 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 376 English Education and Evaluation 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 377 English Conversation Ⅰ 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 378 English Conversation II 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 379 English Education and Evaluation 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 413 Magazine English 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 415 Modern Life and Twentieth-Century English Poetry 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 422 Drama Workshop 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 432 History of the English Language 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 433 Shakespeare 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 438 Practice in English Translation 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 443 The Translation of Literature 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 445 English Acquisition 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 448 English Education Practicum 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 451 American Poetry Ⅰ 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 452 American Poetry II 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 379  English Education and Evaluation 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 413 Magazine English 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 415 Modern Life and Twentieth-Century English 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 422 Drama Workshop 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 432 History of English Language 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 433 Shakespeare 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 438 Practice in English Translation 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 443 Translation of Literature 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 445 English Acquisition 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 448 English Education Practicum 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 451 American Poetry Ⅰ 3(3) Elective Major
ELLS 452 American Poetry II 3(3) Elective Major
    • ELLS201
    • 영미소설개설 (Introduction to English Novels) 〔3〕
    • By reading the works of major authors, students in this course investigate the structure of a novel, the history of British and American novels, and approaches to interpreting novels.
    • ELLS202
    • 영미희곡개설 (Introduction to English Drama) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students read and analyze selected British and American dramatic works.
    • ELLS203
    • 영미시개설 (Introduction to English Poetry) 〔3〕
    • Students in this course take a brief look at the history of English poetry by investigating the basic prosody and imagery of English poetry and by reading approachable but historically important poems.
    • ELLS205
    • 실용영문법 (Practical English Grammar) 〔3〕
    • Students in this course improve their English skills by delving into modern English grammar from a practical perspective.
    • ELLS207
    • 영어학개론 (Introduction to English Linguistics) 〔3〕
    • This course offers a general introduction to English linguistics, giving students a basic knowledge of the field that will later help them successfully complete specialized linguistics courses.
    • ELLS209
    • 영미아동문학읽기 (Reading British and American Children's Literature) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students read children's literature in multiple genres, analyze the features, roles and meanings of the literature, and improve their English skills and understanding of American and British cultures.
    • ELLS211
    • 영문의이해 (Reading English Texts) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to help potential English majors build up their basic understanding of American and British literature. The goal is for students to further develop their knowledge in the humanities and their ability to appreciate and interpret literary texts.
    • ELLS212
    • 영어학강독 (Readings in English Linguistics) 〔3〕
    • In the course, students read selected modern English theories and relevant literature, analyzing underlying theories and relevant methodologies.
    • ELLS213
    • 영작문회화 (English Composition and Conversation I) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to develop students’ abilities to express day-to-day ideas orally and in writing by using essential English expressions and vocabulary.
    • ELLS214
    • 영작문회화 (English Composition and Conversation II) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to expand students’ abilities to express day-to-day ideas orally and in writing by using essential English expressions and vocabulary.
    • ELLS232
    • 영국소설 (English Novels) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students investigate the history of English novels from the inception of these works to current times. They learn the features of these works and raise their understanding of major texts by reading selected novels.
    • ELLS234
    • 영어음성학 (English Pronunciation: Introduction and Practice)〔3〕
    • This course teaches pronunciation and other aspects of communication in English, and provides opportunities for practice.
    • ELLS242
    • 20세기미국시 (Twentieth-Century American Poetry) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students read the major works of modern American poets in order to better understand the features of twentieth-century poetry as well as the characteristics of individual American poets.
    • ELLS243
    • 영국문학사 (English Literary History) 〔3〕
    • This course looks at the historical and social contexts of literature starting from the birth of English literature to the 20th century. It also provides an overview of the major works of well-known English authors by genre.
    • ELLS251
    • 팝스잉글리쉬 I (Pop English I) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students improve their practical English communication skills and enhance their understanding of English sentences through the study of English-language pop music lyrics.
    • ELLS252
    • 팝스잉글리쉬 II (Pop English II) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students improve their practical English communication skills and enhance their understanding of English sentences through the study of English-language pop music lyrics.
    • ELLS253
    • 테스트영어 (Test English) 〔3〕
    • The purpose of this course is to prepare students for various English proficiency tests such as the TOEIC, TOEFL, and TEPS.
    • ELLS254
    • 영어표현연습 (English Speech Practicum) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to engage students in using English in diverse situations. Students complete a variety of oral and written tasks designed to incorporate certain expressions related to various functions and situations. Through this process, students apply their knowledge to actual situations.
    • ELLS255
    • 영미단편읽기 (Study of British and American Short Stories) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students read and analyze famous British and American short stories in order to enhance their ability to understand written English and the features of short stories, thus laying a foundation for complex literary understanding.
    • ELLS256
    • 영미권생활의이해 (Understanding Life in the English Speaking World) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to improve students' understanding of English by investigating how English speakers, and especially American and British speakers of English, express their ideas. Students also delve into the cultures of these speakers.
    • ELLS257
    • 미디어영어 (Media English) 〔3〕
    • This course takes a look at the various aspects of English delivered through mass media.
    • ELLS258
    • 우리시대의영미소설 (Contemporary British and American Novels) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students read and analyze major British and American novels and cultures to understand key features and trends.
    • ELLS262
    • 영어독해연습 (Reading English)〔3〕
    • English can be learned quickly by reading and understanding various types of English sentences. In this course, students read and understand the meanings of as many sentences as possible.
    • ELLS263
    • 영어실습 (Practical English)〔3〕
    • This course teaches how to listen to and speak English in real situations. Students practice various English expressions in classroom so that they can actively apply what they learn in real situations.
    • ELLS264
    • 영어교육학개론 (Introduction to English Education)〔3〕
    • This course provides an overview of multiple theories related to English education, preparing students to apply theory to their future teaching situations.
    • ELLS341
    • 19세기미국시 (Nineteenth-Century American Poetry) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students read major works of key 19th century American poets in order to understand the common features of the poems and the specific characteristics of individual poets of that time.
    • ELLS343
    • 미국소설 (American Novels) 〔3〕
    • This course provides an overview of the history of American novels. Students read and critique the works of major American novelists.
    • ELLS344
    • 18세기영문학 (Eighteenth-Century English Literature) 〔3〕
    • This course provides an overview of 18th century British society and literature, with a close look at individual authors and their works.
    • ELLS345
    • 미국희곡 (American Drama) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students read works by major American dramatists, analyzing trends in American dramatic literature.
    • ELLS346
    • 영미문화배경 (English and American Cultural Backgrounds) 〔3〕
    • This course focuses on enhancing students’ understanding on the historical, social and cultural background knowledge necessary to understand literature. Depending on the semester, either an English history or American history class will be offered.
    • ELLS348
    • 영미언어 (Studies on American and British English) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to enhance students' understanding of both American and British English by teaching the linguistic features of each. The key features of the language covered each year may vary.
    • ELLS352
    • 미국문학사 (American Literary History) 〔3〕
    • This course delves into the history of American literature by investigating the major authors and trends of each period.
    • ELLS354
    • 영국희곡 (British Drama) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students read approximately eight major British dramas selected in chronological order. The aim is to look into the common features of British dramatic works and the specific characteristics of individual writers.
    • ELLS356
    • 낭만시의이해 (Understanding English Romantic Poetry) 〔3〕
    • Students in this course read major works by key poets from the Romantic and Victorian periods in order to understand the common characteristics of 19th century British poems and the features of individual poets.
    • ELLS357
    • 영미비평 (British and American Literary Criticism) 〔3〕
    • Students in this course read critiques or writings about criticism to enhance their understanding of British and American critical theories and their abilities to critique literature.
    • ELLS358
    • 미국산문 (American Non-fiction Prose) 〔3〕
    • Students in this course read and critique the writings of authors who have had a major impact on American thought and literature.
    • ELLS359
    • 영국산문 (British Non-fiction Prose) 〔3〕
    • Students in this course read masterpiece prose by famous writers ranging from Sir Thomas Moore to Anthony Burgess. While reading the works of authors who have had a significant impact on the British perspective of the world and history, students are encouraged to appreciate the thoughts and artistic features in the prose.
    • ELLS366
    • 영어구문과 의미 (English Syntax)〔3〕
    • This course delves into the structural features and meanings of English syntax.
    • ELLS367
    • 소설과 영화 (English Novel and Film) 〔3〕
    • This course offers a comparative analysis of English novels and films based on the novels in order to study the relationship between novels and films.
    • ELLS372
    • 대중매체번역 (Media English Translation)〔3〕
    • In this course, students practice how to translate texts from various mass media.
    • ELLS373
    • 일반번역 (General Text Translation) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students work on translating a variety of texts that can be found in daily life.
    • ELLS376
    • 영어교육평가 (English Education and Evaluation) 〔3〕
    • This course teaches various methods of evaluating English learners' performances and analyzing the evaluation results.
    • ELLS377
    • 영어회화 I (English Conversation I) 〔3〕
    • This course emphasizes listening and speaking skill practice in order to strengthen students' abilities to communicate in English in diverse situations.
    • ELLS378
    • 영어회화 II (English Conversation II)〔3〕
    • This course emphasizes listening and speaking practice in order to strengthen students' abilities to communicate in English in diverse situations.
    • ELLS379
    • 영어교육방법론 (English Education and Evaluation) 〔3〕
    • This course introduces a variety of practical methods for teaching English by showing how each method could work in various situations. Students compare methods through an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of each approach.
    • ELLS413
    • 시사영어 (Magazine English) 〔3〕
    • This course uses major contemporary magazines to develop students' reading skills and their knowledge of current issues in the US and UK.
    • ELLS415
    • 현대생활과 영시 (Modern Life and Twentieth-century English Poetry) 〔3〕
    • Students in this course read the works of famous modern English-language poets to strengthen their understanding of the trends of English poetry and the different characteristics of individual poets.
    • ELLS422
    • 드라마 워크샵 (Drama Workshop) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students not only read dramatic works but also perform a play on stage based on a chosen work.
    • ELLS432
    • 영어발달사 (History of English Language) 〔3〕
    • The purpose of this course is to help students understand English-related phenomena by looking into the history of the English language.
    • ELLS433
    • 셰익스피어 (Shakespeare) 〔3〕
    • This course provides an overview of the works of Shakespeare through the reading of selected texts (comedy, historical drama, and tragedy).
    • ELLS438
    • 번역연습 (Practice in English Translation) 〔3〕
    • This course helps students acquire the skills of writing English sentences by translating Korean sentences into English. Students work on translating not only the simpler sentences found in newspapers but also complex sentences from Korean literature.
    • ELLS443
    • 문학번역 (Translation of Literature) 〔3〕
    • In this course, students hone their skill by translating a variety of literary texts.
    • ELLS445
    • 영어 습득론 (English Acquisition) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to improve students’ knowledge of how English teaching methods can take into account the common features and differences of individual English learners, thereby aiding learners in acquiring the language more effectively.
    • ELLS448
    • 영어교육실습 (English Education Practicum) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to provide students with opportunities to apply the theories they have learned to actual teaching situations.
    • ELLS451
    • 미국시Ⅰ (American Poetry I) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to enhance students’ understanding of American poetry, culture, and history through a thorough reading and analysis of American poems from the 17th century to the early 20th century.
    • ELLS452
    • 미국시Ⅱ (American Poetry II) 〔3〕
    • This course aims to enhance students’ understanding of American poetry, culture, and history through a thorough reading and analysis of American poems from the 20th century to the present.
Graduate School Overview
  • Department of Korean-English Translation
  • Introduction
  • Today’s society requires high-caliber interpreters and translators who are capable of understanding foreign language literature quickly and relaying information accurately. Systematic interpretation and translation not only requires a full understanding of source texts but also entails accurately expressing and delivering one's understanding in a target language using lay terms or, sometimes, specialized jargon.
  • Our department takes an academic and practical approach to English-Korean interpretation and translation. Our intensive training and rigorous assessments are designed to nurture talents with the strong competencies in translating and interpreting necessary to make a vibrant contribution to the development of society and culture.
  • Website
  • http://hig.korea.ac.kr/etikorea
  • Graduate School Faculty
  • Graduate School Faculty
    Name Research Area E-mail
    Sohn, You-song American Literature room21@korea.ac.kr
    Woo, Cheol-hwan English Literature chhw@korea.ac.kr
    Kim Hyeong-yeop English Linguistics khyoub@korea.ac.kr
    Sohn, Young-do 19th Century English Novels soyodo@korea.ac.kr
    Kimrang, Hye-yoon Syntax rhylee@korea.ac.kr
    Kim, Eun-seong American Poetry enseong@korea.ac.kr