About this Course
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4,104 ratings
1,246 reviews
This is an elementary-level Korean language course, consisting of 5 lessons with 4 units, and covers 4 skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The main topics include basic expressions used in everyday life, such as greetings, introducing yourself, talking about your family and a daily life and so on. Each lesson covers dialogues, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, quizzes and role-plays. After completing this course, you will be able to 1. read and write Korean alphabet. 2. communicate in Korean with basic expressions. 3. learn basic knowledge on Korean culture. It’s fun and easy to follow! Enjoy it!...
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Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week

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Subtitles: English, French, Chinese (Simplified), Vietnamese, Spanish

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Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week

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English

Subtitles: English, French, Chinese (Simplified), Vietnamese, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Section
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8 minutes to complete

Introduction

Thanks for joining the course! Watch the video below to get started....
Reading
1 video (Total 8 min)
Clock
2 hours to complete

The Korean Alphabet

In this module, you will learn the Korea alphabet or Korean writing system called 'Hangeul'. After completing the lessons, you will be able to understand the principles how each letter was invented. Also, you will be able to read and write Hangeul....
Reading
5 videos (Total 47 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
1.2 Lecture13m
How to Use3m
1.3 Lecture9m
1.4 Lecture9m
Reading5 readings
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Korean Character Practice Program10m
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Graded Quiz 110m
Graded Quiz 210m
Graded Quiz 310m
Graded Quiz 410m

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2 hours to complete

Greetings and Introducing

In this module, you will learn how to greet, ask someone's nationalities / jobs and answer those questions in Korean. After completing the lessons, you will be able to introduce yourself, greet a person and talk about someone's nationalities and occupations....
Reading
5 videos (Total 48 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
2.2 Lecture10m
2.3 Lecture11m
2.4 Lecture12m
Korean Way of Speech2m
Reading4 readings
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Graded Quiz 110m
Graded Quiz 210m
Graded Quiz 310m
Graded Quiz 410m

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2 hours to complete

Family

In this module, you will learn the expressions about family. After completing the lessons, you will be able to talk about the family members and learn how to count numbers....
Reading
5 videos (Total 59 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
3.2 Lecture14m
3.3 Lecture18m
3.4 Lecture11m
Korean Family2m
Reading4 readings
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Graded Quiz 112m
Graded Quiz 212m
Graded Quiz 312m
Graded Quiz 414m

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2 hours to complete

Time and Date

In this module, you will learn about time and date in Korean. And you will also say the days of the week as well. After completing the lessons, you will be able to ask and repond time & date using Korean numbers....
Reading
4 videos (Total 49 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
Video4 videos
4.2 Lecture10m
4.3 Lecture10m
4.4 Lecture11m
Reading4 readings
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Lecture Notes10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Graded Quiz 112m
Graded Quiz 212m
Graded Quiz 312m
Graded Quiz 414m
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Top Reviews

By DDMay 2nd 2017

This was course was very informative. I really enjoyed the content being that I wasn't on the paid version. I didn't feel like I was missing out on anything but learn a lot from this course. 감사합니다!!!!

By CSJan 7th 2018

The course is amazing for now! The teacher explains everything in a great order and it helps me a lot with Korean. I understand a lot more now. Thank you for that Seung Hae Kang and Yonsei University!

Instructor

Seung Hae Kang

Associate Professor
Korean Language Education as a Foreign Language

About Yonsei University

Yonsei University was established in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea. Yonsei’s main campus is situated minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul’s metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world. Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia....

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