Korean A1 & A2
Days: Flexible days
Duration: 60 hours

Introduction to TOPIK 1 (Level 1 and Level 2) Course

안녕하세요! Welcome to our TOPIK 1 (Test of Proficiency in Korean) course, designed to help you achieve proficiency at the beginner levels (Level 1 and Level 2). Whether you are learning Korean for travel, work, or personal interest, this course will provide you with a strong foundation in the language.

What is TOPIK?

TOPIK, or the Test of Proficiency in Korean, is a standardized test designed to measure the Korean language proficiency of non-native speakers. It is divided into two main sections:

  1. TOPIK I (Levels 1-2)
  2. TOPIK II (Levels 3-6)

This course will focus on TOPIK I, which assesses basic proficiency in everyday situations and simple conversations.

Course Structure

Our TOPIK 1 course is divided into two levels:

Level 1:

  • Vocabulary and Grammar: Learn essential words and basic grammatical structures. Focus on common verbs, nouns, adjectives, and sentence patterns.
  • Listening Comprehension: Practice understanding simple conversations about everyday topics, such as greetings, shopping, and ordering food.
  • Reading Comprehension: Read short passages and practice understanding key information. Topics include signs, notices, and simple descriptions.
  • Writing: Practice writing simple sentences and short paragraphs. Focus on describing yourself, your daily routine, and basic opinions.

Level 2:

  • Vocabulary and Grammar: Expand your vocabulary and learn more complex grammatical structures. Focus on connecting sentences and using particles correctly.
  • Listening Comprehension: Improve your ability to understand slightly longer conversations and announcements. Topics include travel, hobbies, and basic instructions.
  • Reading Comprehension: Read longer passages and practice understanding the main ideas and details. Topics include short articles, emails, and advertisements.
  • Writing: Develop your writing skills further by composing short essays and letters. Focus on expressing opinions, making requests, and providing information.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases.
  • Introduce yourself and others, and ask and answer questions about personal details.
  • Engage in simple conversations on topics such as shopping, dining, and travel.
  • Read and understand basic written texts, such as signs, menus, and short articles.
  • Write simple sentences and short paragraphs about familiar topics.

Why Learn Korean?

Learning Korean opens up a world of opportunities, including:

  • Cultural Understanding: Dive into the rich culture of Korea, from K-pop and K-dramas to traditional cuisine and festivals.
  • Travel: Enhance your travel experience in Korea by communicating effectively with locals.
  • Career Opportunities: Boost your career prospects in industries such as technology, business, and entertainment.
  • Personal Growth: Challenge yourself and enjoy the cognitive benefits of learning a new language.

Join Us at Learn Languages Store!

At Learn Languages Store, we are committed to providing high-quality language education. Our experienced instructors use engaging methods to ensure you not only learn Korean but also enjoy the process. Sign up for our TOPIK 1 course today and take the first step toward mastering the Korean language!

Let's embark on this exciting journey together! 화이팅! 🚀

TOPIK 2 Part 1 & Part 2
Days: 2 times a week
Duration: 2 hours class each

Korean Topic 2 Course: Dive Deeper into the Heart of Hangul!

Are you ready to elevate your Korean language skills from “Annyeonghaseyo” to confidently navigating a bustling Seoul market or impressing your friends with your knowledge of K-pop lyrics? Welcome to Korean Topic 2—your next adventure in mastering this rich and vibrant language!

What to Expect

1. Advanced Grammar and Vocabulary

  • Grammar Galore: Dive into the intricacies of Korean sentence structures. We'll explore complex verb conjugations, honorifics, and nuanced grammar points that will make your Korean sound as smooth as BTS’s dance moves.
  • Vocabulary Vault: Expand your lexicon with idiomatic expressions, advanced adjectives, and terminology used in news articles and academic papers. You'll go from "basic" to "boss" in no time.

2. Real-Life Conversational Skills

  • Cultural Context: Learn how to appropriately use language in various social situations, from formal business meetings to casual outings with friends. Ever wondered how to properly refuse an offer without sounding rude? We've got you covered.
  • Role-Playing Exercises: Put your skills to the test with interactive scenarios. Whether you're bargaining at Dongdaemun Market or ordering the perfect dish at a local restaurant, practice makes perfect.

3. Listening and Comprehension

  • Authentic Audio Materials: Sharpen your listening skills with clips from Korean dramas, news broadcasts, and podcasts. Understanding fast-paced, natural Korean will soon become your superpower.
  • Comprehension Drills: Participate in exercises that test your ability to follow and interpret spoken Korean, helping you catch every nuance and detail.

4. Writing and Composition

  • Essay Excellence: Learn to craft compelling essays and reports. Whether it's a persuasive argument or a creative story, your writing will impress native speakers and teachers alike.
  • Feedback and Revision: Receive personalized feedback on your written work, ensuring that you continually improve and refine your skills.

5. Cultural Insights

  • Traditions and Trends: From ancient traditions like Chuseok and Seollal to contemporary phenomena like mukbang and K-dramas, immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry that makes Korea so unique.
  • Field Trips and Activities: If you're learning in Korea, join us for field trips to historical sites, museums, and live performances. For online learners, we offer virtual tours and interactive cultural workshops.

6. Humor and Fun

  • Language Games: Enjoy fun, engaging activities like language puzzles, Korean memes, and slang sessions that make learning enjoyable and memorable.
  • Group Projects: Collaborate with classmates on exciting projects, from creating a short film to hosting a mock Korean TV show.

Who Should Enroll?

This course is perfect for students who have a basic understanding of Korean and are ready to dive deeper. Whether you're preparing for the TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) or simply passionate about the language and culture, Korean Topic 2 will elevate your skills to new heights.