Learning Foreign Language with San Jose Learning Center - Korean


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Korean Level 1

Fridays 7:45pm - 9:15pm
Program Length: 7 weeks
Starting Date: May 9, 2014
Program Fee: $255

The Level 1 Korean class is designed for people who have never taken language classes before or who have taken classes but forgot most of what they learned. These classes will start from the very beginning and include the basics such as the alphabet, numbers, greetings and simple sentence structures. At the end of the program, students will have developed basic conversational skills and gained knowledge of the country's culture and background. There is no book required for the class, as all handouts will be provided by the instructor. Classes meet once a week for 7 consecutive weeks. Class size minimum is 3 people; please refer to the SJLC Policy page for details!

Korean Level 2

Fridays 7:45pm - 9:15pm
Program Length: 7 weeks
Starting Date: May 9, 2014
Program Fee: $255

The Level 2 Korean class is designed for students who have mastered Korean level 1, or have had previous exposure to the language. These students already know the basics of the language including the alphabet, numbers, greetings and simple words and phrases, and wish to continue their studies to explore the remaining topics of the Korean Language. This course will focus on improving reading, writing, conversational and practical skills. There is no book required for the class, as all handouts will be provided by the instructor. Classes meet once a week for 7 consecutive weeks. Class size minimum is 3 people; please refer to the SJLC Policy page for details!

Korean Level 3

Fridays 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Program Length: 7 weeks
Starting Date: May 9, 2014
Program Fee: $255

Korean Level 3 is for students who have mastered Korean levels 1 - 2 and would like to use the language for school, work, daily life, or business meetings. It assumes that students have strong foundations in Korean Language. In this course, students will build on the themes learned in levels 1 - 2 by presenting themselves in professional manners in a variety of settings, such as restaurants, markets, and business meetings. The course of study is based on an integrated skills approach, allowing for the acquisition of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as vocabulary and grammar. Activities dealing with real-life situations give students hands-on practical experience, while culture enhances students’ understanding of Korean life through Korean Pop Music, Korean Soap Opera, and Korean Movies. There is no book required for the class, as all handouts will be provided by the instructor. Classes meet once a week for 7 consecutive weeks. Class size minimum is 3 people; please refer to the SJLC Policy page for details!

Korean Level 5

Fridays 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Program Length: 7 weeks
Starting Date: May 9, 2014
Program Fee: $255

Korean Level 5 will focus on the development of Korean speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Students will practice listening to and using high intermediate forms of conversational Korean to ask and answer questions on a variety of real life topics. This course also focuses on the development of high intermediate grammar, reading comprehension and vocabulary. For each class, students will practice writing simple and compound sentences, short paragraphs. Also, students will practice to reduce their accent and learn accurate pronunciation.This course includes activities dealing with real-life situations and gives students hands-on practical experience, while cultural exposure enhances students’ understanding of Korean life through Korean Pop Music,and short stories. There is no book required for the class, as all handouts will be provided by the instructor. Classes meet once a week for 7 consecutive weeks. Class size minimum is 3 people; please refer to the SJLC Policy page for details!

Korean Level 6

Mondays 7:45pm - 9:15pm
Program Length: 7 weeks
Starting Date: May 5, 2014
**No Class: May 26th**
Program Fee: $255


Korean Level 6 will focus on the development of Korean speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Students will practice listening to and using low advanced forms of conversational Korean to ask and answer questions on a variety of real life topics. This course also focuses on comprehension and using Korean. For each class, students will practice writing short paragraphs and simple essays. Also, students will learn how to express their life in Korean through various speaking activities. Besides,students will practice to reduce their accent and learn accurate pronunciation. This course includes activities dealing with real-life situations and gives students hands-on practical experience, while cultural exposure enhances students’ understanding of Korean life through Korean Pop Music and short novels. There is no book required for the class, as all handouts will be provided by the instructor. Classes meet once a week for 7 consecutive weeks. Class size minimum is 3 people; please refer to the SJLC Policy page for details!


Fee: $255
Materials: Included
Age: 14+ (adults & teens)

Instructor Levels 1, 5, & 6: Haejin

Haejin received a CSET Korean Teaching Certification in California and a Japanese teacher's license as a Secondary School Teacher in Korea, as well as a JLPT Level 1. Also, she has a BA of Japanese and Literature in Seoul, and a MA of Japanese Education in Seoul. Haejin’s native language is Korean but she is also fluent in Japanese. She has been teaching beginning, intermediate and advanced Korean & Japanese classes since 2009 for schools including the Joyful Korean School (USA), Kangsin Middle school (Seoul), and Jowon High school (Suwon)!

Instructor Levels 2 & 3: Sunyoung

Sunyoung received a BA in International Business Language from Seo Kyeong University (Seoul) and is currently receiving a degree in Graphic Design at Mission College. She also has a Teaching Credential as a Secondary School Teacher, as well as a JLPT (Japanese-Language Proficiency Test) Level N1. Korean is Sunyoung’s native language, but she is also fluent in English and Japanese. She has been teaching Korean and Japanese since 2004 and has worked as a translator since 2006!

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Registration deadline: 5 days before class starts