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Korean Beginners Course

A one-year course for learners of elementary spoken and written Korean, at SOAS Language Centre in London

Duration: This is a one-year course with three terms of ten weeks

Overview

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Jaehee Cho

Jaehee Cho

Convenor

Mode of Attendance: Part Time

The course aims to provide a thorough introduction to basic Korean with the accent on practical spoken Korean; to provide familiarity with the Korean pronunciation and script; coverage of basic grammar and essential vocabulary and the ability to communicate within a limited range of situations.

Method

The course is taught in English and Korean and includes coverage of the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing and a balance between communicative activities, structure practice and grammar. Class size is limited to fifteen to allow intensive practice.

Assessment

Not a total beginner? See our page on course assessments.

Syllabus

Materials

Materials

See here the Korean Course materials for 2013-14

Course materials are not included in the course fee and can be purchased from the SOAS bookshop bookshop@soas.ac.uk

Timetable

Classes will be held at the Bloomsbury or Kings Cross Campus of SOAS in central London on one evening a week or Saturday daytime. Participants receive 20 hours of language tuition over a ten-week period (with additional weeks where public holidays displace a class session). 

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

Language Centre How To Apply

Timetables Autumn 2014

You can preview our timetables by language area below.

You can enrol:

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; 462kb) , 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.