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Introduction to Korean: 2

Develop your understanding of the Korean language and explore Korean culture.

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Introduction to Korean: 2

12,286 enrolled on this course

  • 6 weeks

  • 3 hours per week

  • Digital certificate when eligible

  • Introductory level

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Find out how to speak Korean more fluently

This online course will improve your Korean communication skills and give you a taste of Korean culture. This course follows the course Introduction to Korean.

On this course, you’ll improve your understanding of Korean phrases, greetings, vocabulary, numbers, spelling and grammar. This course is composed not only of the explanation and presentation of culture but also the activities related to the Korean language.

By the end of the course, you’ll have improved your ability to have real Korean conversations.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 24 seconds “여러분 안녕하세요” Hello everyone. I am Young-sook Lee, and I teach Korean language and culture at International Language Institute in Hanyang University. Hi, I am Prof. Ahn, Jung Ho who will also join you in this course.

Skip to 0 minutes and 49 seconds “Introduction to Korean 2” is follow up to “Introduction to Korean” course. And this course is targeted for students who have already studied Korean language and learned simple expressions to offer Korean language and culture lessons. Specifically, this course will teach students to have daily conversations in Korean. In the chapter on family, we will learn to introduce our family members and ourselves. In the chapter on hobby, we will learn to talk about our hobbies and suggest activities. In the chapter on shopping, we will learn to ask the price and to ask for other requests. Furthermore, students will learn to share opinions on cultural differences between their own culture and Korean culture.

Skip to 1 minute and 47 seconds Do you want to speak Korean more fluently when you are traveling Korea or are meeting Korean friends? Do you want to be able to understand the storyline of Korean drama? Let’s upgrade your Korean skills to the next level through “Introduction to Korean 2” course. See you all in class! Thank you!

What topics will you cover?

  • On-site communication skills of Korean in real life
  • Natural approaches to Korean language and culture
  • Learn basic words and express simple sentences

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Learning on this course

If you'd like to take part while our educators are leading the course, they'll be joining the discussions, in the comments, between these dates:

  • 20 May 2023 - 14 Jul 2024

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Apply your understanding of Korean culture
  • Explore basic words and express simple sentences
  • Discuss your experiences of Korean culture
  • Improve your communication skills in real-life Korean

Who is the course for?

This course is targeted for students who have already studied Korean language and learned simple expressions to offer Korean language and culture lessons. It will be particularly useful for international students wanting to study at Hanyang University or in Korea.

Who will you learn with?

Professor at Hanyang University IIE
Ph.D in Korean Language & Literature.
Internatonal Cooperation Director of the Korea Association of Foreign Language Education.

Professor at Hanyang University Institute of International Education
Ph.D in Korean Language and Literature

Who developed the course?

Hanyang University

Since its establishment in 1939 as South Korea’s first engineering institute, Hanyang University has been a major driving force behind Korea’s development.

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    Seoul, South Korea
  • World ranking

    Top 150Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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