Korean at SOAS Language Centre
What do you know about Korea? Taekwondo, Hangul, LCD screens, kimchi, horror movies, or nice people?
Korean is the official language spoken by North and South Koreans. There are approximately 78 million Korean speakers around the world. The language has its own writing system called ‘Hangul’ [ 한글 ] created in 1443 by King Sejong with a group of scholars. Korea [ 한국 ], once known as ‘Land of the Morning Calm’, has now become ‘Dynamic Korea’ representing the lively energy of its people and culture. If you want to learn more about Korea, you can start by learning the language.
Short Courses for 2018-2019
10 weeks, 2 hours per week
- Upper Intermediate
- Advanced (not currently available)
10 weeks, 4 hours per week
Summer Programme 2019
Korean Beginners 1 - Semi-intensive (1st - 12th July)
Korean Beginners 2 - Semi-intensive (15th - 26th July)
Korean Beginners 1 - Intensive (8th - 12th July)
Korean Beginners 2 - Intensive (22nd - 26th July,18:00-20:00 Monday to Friday)
Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)
- TOPIK Preparatory Classes (not currently available)