Korean Language Programs
|Spring semester||Summer semester||Fall semester||Winter semester|
|Duratio||10 weeks||10 weeks||10 weeks||10 weeks|
|Total hours||200 hours (4 hours x 5 days x 10 weeks)|
|Hours per day||4 hours (9:00-13:00)|
|Attendance||Monday to Friday|
- Placement of students in classes is based on their individual Korean language proficiencies.
- Placement of students in classes is based on their individual TOPIK scores.
|Year 1||Level 1||Basic Korean 1-2 (Hangeul and Useful Everyday Phrases)||Students learn 800 basic words and Korean grammar. Students learn everyday phrases used in interactions in various settings.|
|Level 2||Basic Korean 2-2||Students learn 1,500 to 2,000 words that form the basis of speaking and writing in Korean. Students learn to converse in order to communicate their needs.|
|Level 3||Intermediate Korean 1-2||Students develop a sufficient command of the Korean language to be able to converse to access services and maintain social relations, as well as write to articulate thoughts.|
|Level 4||Intermediate Korean 2-2||Students become able to understand the Korean culture, and the ideas communicated in the media. Students become able to use and understand idioms and social and cultural expressions.|
|Level 5||Advanced Korean 1-2||Students develop an advanced command of the Korean language to be able to engage in studies and work.|
|Level 6||Advanced Korean 2-2||Students develop an advanced command of the Korean language to be able to communicate with clarity and eloquence in their studies and work. Students become able to understand and discuss political, economic, social, and cultural topics they are unfamiliar with.|
A cultural activity or field trip is scheduled to take place each semester.
- Completion of high school studies (certificate required)
- Attendance rate of over 70%
- Passing of mid-term and final exams
Attendance and Exams
Attendance is an essential component of language studies. An attendance rate of over 70% is required for the program you have enrolled in to be effective. Each semester has two exams: a mid-term exam and a final exam. You will not progress to the next level in your studies if you don’t apply to take these exams.