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Korean Languange Courses

Korean Language Program

KBU Korean Education Center(KEC) is teaching Korean as a second language from Mar. 2018. KBU is developing KEC into one of the best institution for Korean education with outstanding faculty, excellent teaching materials, and caring attitude towards students from around the world. Students from all countries, of all ages, both foreigners and overseas Koreans can learn Korean language and Korean culture at KBU Korean Language Center. As a preparation program for undergaduate, you can prepare TOPIK and entrance into the university here.

Intensive Program

Introduction

  • A systemized intensive Korean program for foreign students wishing to pursue Korean or prepare for their studies in Korea
  • Comprehensive teaching in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with a focus on communication
  • Targets practical communication skills
  • Program consists of 6 Levels according to proficiency of korean skill
  • Students are eligible to apply for the General Training Visa (D-4)

Namyangju Campus

  • Each level includes 200 class hours - 4hours a day(9am~1pm), 5days a week, 10 weeks per session
  • Offers Korean culture programs in relation to the curriculum for better understanding of life in Korea and promoting cultural awareness

Seoul Education Center

  • Each level includes 160 class hours - 4hours a day(9am~1pm), 4days a week, 10 weeks per session)

Overview

Namyangju Campus
Semester Period Class Schedule Total Class Hours Level Offered Class Size
8 semesters offered a year(Spring1/2, Summer1/2, Fall1/2, Winter1/2) 10 Weeks Per semester Mon-Fri 09:00~13:00
(Level 1 : 13:00~17:00)
200 hours Levels 1~6 15~20 students
Seoul Education Center
Semester Period Class Schedule Total Class Hours Level Offered Class Size
8 semesters offered a year(Spring1/2, Summer1/2, Fall1/2, Winter1/2) 10 Weeks Per semester Mon-Fri 09:00~13:00 160 hours Levels 1~6 15~20 students
Pocheon Campus
Semester Period Class Schedule Total Class Hours Level Offered Class Size
8 semesters offered a year(Spring1/2, Summer1/2, Fall1/2, Winter1/2) 10 Weeks Per semester Mon-Fri 09:00~13:00 200 hours Levels 1~6 15~20 students

Curriculum

Level Target Students (pre-requirements) Curriculum
1 Beginner Beginners
  • Mastering Hangul (the Korean alphabet)
  • Basic sentences
  • Elementary Korean conversation

    Cultural activity : Dado Museum Program (tea, pottery & sculpture)

2 Elementary Capable of elementary communication

Intermediate speech and composition

3 Internediate Capable of intermediate communication
  • Causative & passive expressions training
  • Citation training, including proverbs and idiomatic expressions
  • Official speech and higher level speaking: discussions on current affairs

    Cultural activity: Korean cuisine

4 & 5 Capable of speech & composition on personal interests and current affairs
  • Advanced vocabulary and syntax: learning how to communicate in Korean at the college level
  • Dialogues on abstract/profound topics

    Cultural activity: academic field trip, diving into Korean history and culture