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 Korean alphabets and words. 

Textbook: material will be prepared by a teacher.

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 : 세종한국어 회화 1

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: 세종한국어 회화 1

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 : 세종한국어 회화 2 

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.

Beginning 4

Textbook: 세종한국어 회화 2

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 2

 Course description coming soon

Textbook: Course materials will be prepared by the teacher.

This course is intended for students who have completed the Intermediate 1 class during the Winter semester ’19. If you are a new student who wishes to take this class, please email janetbae@koreancentersf.org to schedule your placement exam.

 

Advanced Korean

Course description coming soon

Textbook: Course materials will be prepared by the teacher.

This course is intended for students who want to further progress their Korean comprehension skills and speaking skills. The students will read excerpts/articles in Korean and discuss the main points and present their opinions via oral presentations. The class syllabus will be updated shortly. Please contact janetbae@koreancentersf.org if you would like to enroll in this class before filling out the registration form.