Korean Language Programs

Course Description

Korean Alphabet

This course is designed to introduce Korean alphabet, Hangul, for students without any or very little knowledge of Korean language. This course focuses on reading and writing Hangul along with learning pronunciation rules and basic conversational expressions. Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to read and write vocabulary and short sentences in Korean.

Textbook: material will be prepared by a teacher.

*Please note that the class schedule is subject to change for Korean Alphabet course.*

Beginning 1
This course is designed for students who can read and write Korean alphabet. Students will acquire knowledge of basic grammar and expressions with related vocabulary. Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to exchange greetings each other, ask simple questions to others, describe locations, read Sino & Native- Korean numbers and use formal & informal polite present sentence.

Textbook : TBD 

This class is for students completed Korean Alphabet(한글) class at our school.
If you studied Korean Alphabet(한글) by yourself or at other places, please contact a coordinator and take a placement exam.

Beginning 2

This course is for students who start to explore a higher level of language structure and to expand vocabulary. Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to exchange conversations related to topics of daily environments such as hobby, food, and transportation. In addition, students will be able to combine into short sentences what they know and what they hear in class.

Textbook: TBD

This class is for students already finished Beginning 1 at our school. If you are a new student who wishes to take this class, please email janetbae@koreancentersf.org to schedule your placement exam.

Beginning 3

This course provides students with opportunities to improve their communicative competence in Korean and to gain confidence in using their speaking and listening skills. In this class, students will engage in spontaneous dialogues with little difficulty and extension of knowledge of grammar and vocabulary will be emphasized.

Textbook : TBD

This class is for students already finished Beginning 2 at our school. If you are a new student who wishes to take this class, please email janetbae@koreancentersf.org to schedule your placement exam.

***Students who took and passed Beginning 1-2 class during Fall semester 2018 are eligible to take Beginning 3 course as well***

Beginning 4

 ***Not offered in Winter 2019 Semester***

Textbook: TBD 

This class is for students already finished Beginning 3 at our school. If you are a new student who wishes to take this class, please email janetbae@koreancentersf.org to schedule your placement exam.

Intermediate 1

***Students who passed Beginning Speaking 2 class during the Fall 2018 semester is recommended to take this course.***

Course description coming soon

Textbook: Course materials will be prepared by the teacher.

This course is intended for students who have completed all 4 of the Beginning Korean classes. If you are a new student who wishes to take this class, please email janetbae@koreancentersf.org to schedule your placement exam.