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2018 Free Korean classes for expats at Yeoksam Global Village Center
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Name 슐레포바안나
Date 2017-12-18 13:24 Hit 2152
Subject 2018 Free Korean classes for expats at Yeoksam Global Village Center

2018 Free Korean classes for expats

at Yeoksam Global Village Center

Term Term duration Application period
1st term Feb.1 - April 30 Jan.15 - Jan.31
2nd term May 1- Aug. 31 April 16 – April 30
3rd term Sep. 3 -Dec. 28 Aug. 15 – Aug. 31


1. Eligibility: adult foreign residents

2. Required documents: 1) Alien Registration Card (tourist visa holders are not allowed to register, ARC/Visa should be valid until your semester is over 2) application form  3)  level test result /TOPIK result

3. Course duration: 12-16 weeks, 3 terms a year

  Registration for classes is allowed during the application period only

4. Class size: 14 people maximum. YGVC operates on first- come first-served base.  *Priority is given to residents of the Gangnam district

5. Fees: free of charge. Textbooks must be purchased by students. Sogang Korean new series (서강 한국어 1a-4a level)

6. Operate hours: Mon. Wed. Fr: 09:00-18:00, Tue, Thu: 09:00-20:00, lunch break : 12:00-13:00)

7. E-mail: 

    yeoksam@gangnam.go.kr - Haley

    annykor@gangnam.go.kr - Anna

8. Website: http://global.seoul.go.kr/yeoksam

Application procedure

1.  Submit application

    1) Download the application form on Yeoksam Global Village Center’s website: http://global.seoul.go.kr/yeoksam → Programs and Events → Form →YGVC KOREAN CLASS APPLICATION FORM

    2) Fill out and check your available date and time during the application period

    3) Fill out and bring application form to the center in person (in typing form)

2.  Visit Yeoksam Global Village Center during application period and take level test

   ☆ TOPIK 고급 applicants must submit the results of the TOPIK 3 exam or higher.

   ☆ Level test is not required for 1A class applicants only

   ☆ All applicants required visit the Center in person during the application period/ If you can not visit the center in person, registration is not allowed

3. Candidate will be assigned to a group based on results of the level test

Levels: New Sogang Korean 1a-4a text book TOPIK 중급

   ☆ If the class  full before the application period over, candidate could be put into the waiting list  on demand and if there is any drop-out within  first week of the semester, students list will be replaced by applicant from the waiting list

   Waiting list will be invalid after first week of the class start

     Registration in the middle of semester is not allowed and there may be exceptions at the beginning of semester for groups with a vacant seats

4. For the current students of Yeoksam Global Village Center

   ☆  To move to a class level higher, you must have a certificate of the previous level

    If you want to repeat the semester again, you need to get a teacher’s permission


5.Class schedule is subject to change

6. Inquiries  ☎: 02-3453-9039-Haley , 02-3453-9038 –Anna

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/globalcenter.ygvc


7. Address: 5F. Yeoksam 1 Culture Center, 16, Yeoksamro 7 Gil, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul.  06244, Korea. (06244 서울시 강남구 역삼로 7길16 (역삼동 829-20) 역삼1문화센터 5층)  Directions: (Line 2, Gangnam station ex. 1 or 4, 10 min walk

Learning contents




Beginner 1

Korean alphabet 한글, Measure words, Basic prepositions,

 Basic verbs, Time words, Past tense, Negative form, Location


Beginner 2

Future tense, Suggestions, Adjectives, Honorific form, Expressing ability, Requests, Describing past experiences,

Comparison, Superlatives



Present progressive form, Prepositions, Assumptions,

Reasons, Demonstrative pronouns, Colors, Indirect narration


Lower Intermediate

Describing past experiences, Descriptions, Casual speech


Upper Intermediate 1

Self-introductions, Using public facilities, Invitations and visits,

Describing personality and physical appearance


Upper Intermediate 2

Describing symptoms of illness, mistakes and excuses,

regrets and plans, etc.

4 a

Practical Korean


Sogang Korean 4 a is for intermediate Korean language students. This class covers practical Korean language use in everyday contexts to help students improve their languages abilities.



Preparation for TOPIK, aiming to obtain the TOPIK level 3 or 4.



Preparation for TOPIK, aiming to obtain the TOPIK level 5 or 6.


Korean classes timetable at Yeoksam Global Village Center

1st term, Feb. 1-April 30

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
09:00-10:30 1a 1a
10:35--12:05 2a 2a
12:05-13:05 Lunch break
13:40-15:10 3b Talk in
3b News in
15:20-16:50 1b 1b English TOPIK
16:55-18:25 3a 2b 3a 2b TOPIK
18:30-20:00 1b 4a 1b 4a
20:00-21:30 2a 1a 2a 1a

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