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Business Korean - Intermediate

Business Korean is an introductory course for students with Intermediate level knowledge of Korean language.

Duration: 20 hours (2 hours per week over 10 weeks)

Overview

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Mode of Attendance: Part Time

Who is this programme for?:


Business Korean is an introductory course for students with Intermediate level knowledge of Korean language, who plan to visit South Korea for business purposes.

Fees: The fee for this 10-week course is £345 payable in advance

Business Korean is an introductory course for students with Intermediate level knowledge of Korean language, who plan to visit South Korea for business purposes, to work and live there or have business with Korea. Students will learn both written and spoken modern standard Korean language that is related to working with Korean people. By the end of the course, students will be able to communicate in Korean in a wide range of work-related situations. The course will help you to develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in a balanced way. Topics covered during the course include understanding the organization of Korean companies, how to address each other at work, how to write a work email, how to make an appointment and leave a message over the phone, how to make a presentation, how to apply for a job and understanding post-work get-together culture.
For example, to find out how to address Korean people in business:

A: 마크 씨, 한국 사람하고 일하는데 무엇이 힘들어요?
B: 사람들을 뭐라고 불러야 할 지 모르겠어요. 대리님, 과장님, 부장님….  너무 복잡해요.
A: 그래요? 직급에 따라 부르면 되는데 직급이 많아서 어렵지요?
B: 네. 복잡하고 어려워요. 간단하게 설명해 줄래요?

Email: languages@soas.ac.uk

Syllabus

Materials

Materials

Materials will be given out in the class. 

See here the Korean Course materials for 2013-14

Timetable

Classes are held at the Bloomsbury or Kings Cross campus of SOAS in central London on one weekday evening or Saturday daytime over ten weeks. 

See our online store to book a place on this course.

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Not a complete beginner?

If you are not a complete beginner, you will need to complete an assessment for course placement, allowing us to decide which course is right for you.

To apply for an assessment please complete our Needs Analysis Form (pdf; 187kb) and send to the relevant email inbox where a Course Officer will contact you for scheduling.

Course Fees and Discounted Rates

An overview of our Short Course Fees and Discounted Rates.

If you are eligible for a discount, you will not be able to complete your transaction on the Online Store. You will need to bring a paper Application Form (pdf; 39kb) , including your Staff/Student card for us to make a copy of, after which we can process your application at the discounted rate.

Returning students

If you are a returning student, you will have received a letter informing you of the procedures for rejoining prior to the start of the registration period. You can pay using any method indicated above. Returning students, if they are continuing onto the course indicated as the progression course, do not need to be assessed.