Thu 14 Oct 2021 - Thu 09 Dec 2021

18:00 - 20:00

9 Sessions


Joanne Kwon

This course is designed to provide students, with no prior knowledge of Korean, a broad and practical understanding of the Korean language, essential for basic communication and to establish a strong base for further study of Korean.

Course outline

  • Topic 1: Introduction to Hangul
  • Topic 2: Vowels and consonants
  • Topic 3: Combined vowels and final consonants
  • Topic 4: Composing basic sentences
  • Topic 5: Greetings and introducing
  • Topic 6: Talking about daily activities
  • Topic 7: Introduction to numbers and dates
  • Topic 8: When is your birthday?
  • Topic 9: Asking about and explaining locations
  • Topic 10: Where is the dormitory? 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should:

  • have a basic knowledge of the Korean language
  • be able to produce and comprehend various types of simple sentences and expressions
  • be able to communicate in Korean for day-to-day situations and on some limited topics
  • have a basic understanding of the Korean culture and people.

Who should enrol

Beginning Korean 1 is for anyone who is interested in Korea or the Korean language.

Course materials

Opened Korean Elementary 1 (English version and handouts). ISBN: is 978 89 7699 863-7

What our students say

"...We actually had a great, fun class and I was sad I didn't get to say goodbye to everyone. I intend to re-enrol in this class at some stage.

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