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Regular Koran Language courses for International Student Eduction is a program designed for international students interested in learning Korean Language to systematically learn Korean language and continue their studies for undergraduate and graduate courses. Moreover, it aims to improve the understanding of Korean culture and language skills through learner customized Korean classes as well as a variety of culture classes. Students can also have multi-cultural interactions with various nationalities and experience cultures from many different countries. Currently, there are about 200 international students enrolled in regular Korean Language classes.
Who Foreigners and daughters or sons of Overseas Koreans living in Korea who completed high school education or above
Date Mon~Fri (5 days per week) 10 weeks
Period 09:00~13:00(4 hours per day)
customized lectured 14:00~16:00 (Alternatives)
Grade 1~6 Level
Tuition fees 1,100,000 won
- There are special classrooms only for Korean Language Courses.
- There are many different levels.
- Mentors are provided for a better adaption to university life.
- Various cultural programs based on Silla's Millennial Capital Gyeongju are offered.
- There is a language support service for Chinese, Vietnamese and English.
- Test of Dongguk-TOPIK is available.
- Special lecturers are designed specifically for students.
- Dormitory Allocation is provided for all students of the Korean Language Course.
- 2019’s Schedule of the Korean Language Courses
Spring Semester 03.11.19.(Mon) ~ 05.27.19.(Fri)
Summer Semester 05.27.19.(Mon) ~ 08.02.19.(Fri)
Fall Semester 09.09.19.(Mon) ~ 11.15.19.(Fri)
Winter Semester 11.25.19.(Mon) ~ 01.31.20.(Fri)
Levels Descriptions
Beginners I
(Level 1)
- Can learn Korean alphabets and can clearly pronounce them.
- Can use necessary Korean language for their daily lives.
- Can understand personal and familiar topics and describe it.
- Can understand basic grammar rules and demonstrate it with simple sentences.
Beginners II
(Level 2)
- Can have necessary conversation in daily lives such as asking for permission, suggestion, advice, and recommendation.
- Can handle public places closely related to daily life such as shops, restaurants, banks, and post offices.
- Can understand Korean cultures of daily lives.
Middle I
(Level 3)
- Can perform fundamental language skills needed for using public facilities and building and maintaining social relationships.
- Can describe not only familiar topics in detail but also social topics by paragraph.
- Can understand fundamental characteristics of spoken and written styles and distinguish them.
Middle II
(Level 4)
- Can perform fundamental language skills needed in using public facilities and building and maintaining social relationships and can speak his or her opinion.
- 'Can understand easy stories and articles in media and newspapers.
- Have a relatively clear and accurate understanding of social and abstract matters and able to use them fluently.
- Can understand social and cultural issues and matters based on the comprehension of representative Korean culture and idioms.
Advance Ⅰ
(Level 5)
- Can perform necessary language skills in doing tasks or research in professional fields.
- Can describe his or her opinions across sectors such as politics, economy, social, and cultures.
- Understand characteristics of spoken and written styles, and formal and informal and distinguish them in a proper manner.
Advance II
(Level 6)
- Can perform exact descriptions of necessary language skills in doing tasks or taking classes in undergraduate(graduate) courses.
- Can logically speak his or her opinion even for unfamiliar topics across sectors such as politics, economy, social and cultures.
- Can learn necessary skills for writing, debates, presentations, reading, listening, and report when taking classes in University.
- Freshmen : allocated by scores of placement test.
- Current Students : allocated by the GDP scores of their last semester.
- Placement Test : Level test adjusted to the schedule of orientation on March and September.
Those who completed 20 weeks or more in a regular courses or have level 4 of TOPIK or higher.
Completion Requirement: 70 or more for GDP scores, 90% or more for attendance rate, 20 weeks or more for a regular course.
On completion
- Best Award to one student for his or her Highest Score.
- Best Award to one student for his or her highest score for each level in each class.
- Perfect Attendance Award to students with full 20 weeks attendance (100%).