1. Semester Schedule
The Second Semester of 2012, Saturday Class
Level 0 ~ 4 4 pm ~ 5:30 pm
02/June : Lesson 01
09/June : Lesson 02
16/June : Lesson 03
23/June : Lesson 04
30/June : Lesson 05
07/July : Lesson 06
~ Summer Vacation ~
25/August : Lesson 07
01/September : Lesson 08
08/September : Lesson 09
15/September : Lesson 10
22/September : Lesson 11
The Second Semester of 2012, Thursday Class
Level 0 ~ 2 7:30 pm ~ 9:00 pm
31/May : Lesson 01
07/June : Lesson 02
14/June : Lesson 03
21/June : Lesson 04
28/June : Lesson 05
05/July : Lesson 06
~ Summer Vacation ~
23/August : Lesson 07
30/September : Lesson 08
06/September : Lesson 09
13/September : Lesson 10
20/September : Lesson 11
2. W HERE?
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51-19 Galwol-dong (144 Huamdong-gil), Yongsang-gu, Seoul
Registration - The Entrance Hall (1F)
Level 0 - 6th Floor
Level 0, 2 - 6th Floor
Level 1, 3, 4 -2nd Floor
I would like to recommend you to use SUBWAY (blue line)! If you come to Sookmyong Women's University
Station, go out through exit number 2!! You will see a main street on your right. Don't turn around,
don't turn left or right, just follow the road around. You will pass the bakery on the next junction and keep walking until you see
a sign saying "Namyoung-doing office" in English (it will take about 3-5 minutes). Our
building is located next to the Namyoung-dong office (between Namyoung-dong office and a school). It
is a very modern building. Unfortunately, it doesn't have any English sign, we will try to put a small sign on the main door, if it
is possible, dear. Walk into the building and take the elevator to the main entrance for registration.
If you have any problem to locate our new building or if you have any question, please call Haemin 010-3374-9389, Sanhyun
3. LANGUAGE PROGRAM?
LEVEL 0 Class for the total beginners
- taught in English
It is taught by Hae-min HAN, Ji-yeon Kim, Kathleen Thomson
LEVEL 1 Basic class for Basic Korean learners
- taught in English
Korean words, basic grammar, useful expression
It is taught by Mr. Yong-Wook Jeong and Ms. Haemin Han
LEVEL 2 - Class for Beginners and low intermediates - taught in English & Korean
Amazingly there are a lot of people who tried to learn Korean by themselves. And many of them reach the level of reading and writing
Korean language! And shockingly they stop trying there!!^^ This class is for them who can read and write but need a lot of practice!! It
is taught by Sanghyun Ahn, Gwang-hyun Ahn. It is using 야생 한국어
- Wild Korean textbook. It is highly recommended to purchase this book for this class. You can buy it in the class.
LEVEL 3 - Intermediate Level - taught in Korean
This class is for people who can read and write well but need some grammatical understanding and practice.
It is focused on improving speaking ability with a grammatical understanding of Korean language. It is to help people's
understanding of basic structures of Korean language so that people can create their own sentences using the frame that they learn. It
is not a Grammar classes! You will learn basic structures which are hidden in Korean daily conversation!
Taught by Youngsook Song, Yoon Jin Lee
LEVEL 4 - Advanced Level - taught in Korean
This class is for the student who can speak Korean quite well and wants to practice his/her Korean more! This class is taken care by
Hye-sun Lee and Jaeeun Yoo
We will ask you to fill out a simple form asking about you!
After filling out that form, you can take part in our class!!
Since we are not a language institute, there is not a term or a semester!
A new visitor can take one of the classes at any Saturday when she/he makes her/his first visit
5. TEXT BOOK?
It depends on teachers. We visit a big book store(Kyobo bookstore) to check if any good book for students is published! If a teacher
uses a text book, he/she will make copies of the materials for students! So you don't have to worry about this!
Level 2 class is using 야생 한국어 - Wild Korean textbook. It is highly
recommended to purchase this book for this class. You can buy it in the class.
There are some questions that I have been asked by people who called me or e-mailed me to ask about our Korean Classes. You can see
other detail information on our classes in "intro" though.
Q1. How many students do you have?
Usually there are more than 50 students including new visitors. And nowadays, I mean, for the last 2 weeks there were more than 40
students. We have 4 classes for each level from the total beginner to the advanced. And there are 12-15 students for each class.
Nowadays we have a lot of students who just start their Korean study. So we will have to think of changing the classroom for the bigger
Q2. Where are they from?
Nationalities of our students are very various. USA, Canada, England, Scotland, China, New Zealand, India, the Philippines, Vietnam,
Singapore, Australia, Germany, Russia, Taiwan, Israel, South Africa, France… I will have to add more …
Q3. do you have any textbook?
As I said above, it depends on the teachers for each class. But I believe there will be some friends who really want to have the
specific information about the materials. It is for you!
Each level, teachers prepare the copies which they will teach of the day.
Just donate 1,000 Won for your copies after class.
Q4. Why is it free?
Good-will, give and take.
Q5. What do I have to carry for taking the class?
As I said, you don't have to carry anything except some basic things for studying such as a pen and some paper.
When you safely arrive at our classroom, we will ask you to fill out an information form about yourself. And you can try any class that
you are interested in. and if it is too easy or too difficult for you to follow, you can stand up and move into a different class! No
Q6. Do I need to register for the class?
It is already answered above, isn't it? Since we are not a language institute or like that there is no specific semester or term.
But we try to make our class more informative and helpful for you guys, so new idea and comments on the classes will be greatly
More question about our classes? You know what to do…
Please feel free to contact Haemin(Hannah) "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org(010-2265-8188">email@example.com(010-3374-9389)
or Sanghyun "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org(010-6807-8985">email@example.com(010-6807-8985)