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SOAS Language Centre

Korean Pre-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 consolidate and to improve the skills acquired on the Elementary course or similar courses, and to develop communicative skills in a wide range of contexts enabling the student to effectively interact in informal and formal situations with spoken and written language.

This course will cover:

  • various situational conversations
  • a wide range of vocabulary, phrases and more complex structures through plenty of pattern practice
  • listening comprehension with audio and video materials.

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.

Online Course Requirements

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


See here 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 Pre-Intermediate course you should have completed a Korean Elementary at SOAS Language Centre or have an equivalent knowledge of guided learning hours (approximately 120 hours). The progression route from Korean Pre-Intermediate 1 is to Korean Pre-Intermediate 2; from Pre-Intermediate 2 to Pre-Intermediate 3. Upon successful completion of Korean Pre-Intermediate 3 you will be able to progress to an 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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