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Korean Beginners 1 - Online Intensive Course Aug-Sept 2022

An online intensive course in Korean for complete beginners

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Mode of Attendance: Online Learning

Korean Beginners 1 online intensive 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.

Duration: 15 hours of classes, 5 weeks

Korean Beginners 1 Online Intensive (42882)
August-September 2022 Timetable:

Day Date Time
Tuesday 2nd August 19:00 - 20:30
Thursday 4th August 19:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 9th August 19:00 - 20:30
Thursday 11th August 19:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 16th August 19:00 - 20:30
Thursday 18th August 19:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 23rd August 19:00 - 20:30
Thursday 25th August 19:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 30th August 19:00 - 20:30
Thursday 1st September 19:00 - 20:30

The course is taught in English and Korean and includes coverage of the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and a good balance between understanding the systems of Korean grammar and vocabulary, developing the skills of comprehending and producing Korean in speech and writing, guided practice in language usage and use and authentic communicative activities.

Our online courses are delivered through a blended learning model: this is composed of 15 hours of live online structured lessons with the teacher, plus a minimum of 5 hours of blended learning. This is a guided independent learning supported by complementary material and regular feedback from the tutor. The course objective will be achieved within the course.


See the Korean Course Materials

All levels of the Sejong Korean E-Book are available on the Nuri SejongHakdang website.

Course materials are not included in the course fee and can also be purchased from the SOAS bookshop

Online Course Requirements

Please ensure you have checked the Learner Support page.


£299. Please see our Fees page for more information and discounts available.

Terms and Conditions

Before applying, please be sure that you have read the SOAS Language Centre Terms and Conditions.

How to Apply

This Korean Beginners 1 course is aimed at complete beginners, no prior knowledge is required. Click here to enrol for Korean Beginners 1 (42882) online intensive. ​Please note that places are first come first served. Enrolments are taken until the course is fully booked, or up to midnight 17th July, whichever is soonest.

Continuing your study

This Beginners 1 course is equivalent to the 10 week term time Korean Beginners 1 level. Students who complete this may be able to join a Beginners 2 for the term starting October 2022, or a future term at SOAS language centre.