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SOAS Language Centre

Korean Intermediate Course

Duration: 3 terms, 10 weeks per term. Each term classes are subject to quorum requirements.

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Mode of Attendance: Part-time

Fees: Course fees quoted are per term of 10 weeks.

The course aims to cover spoken and written Korean at intermediate level over three 10-week terms. Intermediate level vocabulary, reading and conversation are covered, with the accent on communication within a wide range of social and cultural topics. This course is a logical progression from our Korean Pre-Intermediate level or a course of similar level.

Online Course Requirements

Please ensure you have checked the Learner Support page for the Collaborate Session Preparation and Checklist, Required Equipment & Software.


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.


See here for the Korean Course Materials.

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

Entry Requirements and Progression Route

To be able to join Korean Intermediate course you should have completed a Korean Pre-Intermediate level course at SOAS Language Centre or have an equivalent knowledge of guided learning hours (approximately 180 hours). The progression route from Korean Intermediate 1 is to Korean Intermediate 2; from Intermediate 2 to Intermediate 3. Upon successful completion of Korean Intermediate 3 you will be able to progress to an Upper Intermediate level course in Korean.

Related Information

See more information on the Korean language and courses in Korean offered at SOAS Language Centre on the Korean Language Homepage.

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