Student Needs Analysis for Departments of Korean Language Curriculum improvement of Russian Universities
This article contains a comparative analysis of a curriculum of Korean Language Department at Korean Universities and Russian Universities respectively, based on a recent survey. Russia is aimed at improving the education in the Federal Universities that have Department of Korean language. The study was based on analysis of different data and literature, related to the topic of the survey. The curriculum of Russian State Universities is based upon giving general knowledge of the language, whereas approach of Korean Universities differs and focuses mainly on different aspects of studying the language. Russian students are taught Korean Translation Studies, Korean Grammar, Basic Korean Expressions and Korean Lexicology. Russian methodology of teaching emphasizes the importance of the theory, instead of focusing on speaking and listening. This article can help with further research on teaching quality of Russian, CIS, Korean and other professors of different courses in different Universities.
Young Cheol Ko