The Korean Language & Culture Program (KLCP) is designed to improve international students’ comprehensive conversation skills in Korean that runs all the year round. KLCP provides intensive Korean language training to international students admitted to Korean universities and to others interested in engaging in work related to Korea or the Korean language.
The KLCP provides the regular program year round, with four sessions: spring, summer, fall and winter. Students may choose their desired quarter and begin their studies in Korean language. Students are divided from level 1 to 6 based on their command of Korean language. Those who have completed level 6 may study in the advanced academic class that is designed to cultivate students to acquire advanced Korean language skills in professional areas.
1. Academic Schedule
※ For the 2020 spring session, students who do not need the D-4 visa letter of admission can apply by January 27(Mon).
|Session||Course Duration||Application Deadline||Notification of Acceptance(E-mail)||Placement Test|
|2019 Winter||Dec 2 - Feb 7||Sep 23(Mon)||Oct 7(Mon) 17:00||Nov 27(Wed)|
|2020 Spring||Mar 2 - May 8||Dec 23(Mon)||Jan 6(Mon) 17:00||Feb 26(Wed)|
|2020 Summer||Jun 1 - Aug 7||Mar 23(Mon)||Apr 6(Mon) 17:00||May 27(Wed)|
|2020 Fall||Aug 31 - Nov 6||Jun 22(Mon)||Jul 6(Mon) 17:00||Aug 26(Wed)|
|2020 Winter||Nov 30 - Feb 5||Sep 21(Mon)||Oct 6(Tue) 17:00||Nov 25(Wed)|
※The academic schedule is subject to change depending on our center's circumstances.
2. Course Description
- Morning Class
- ①Each session consists of 10 weeks, the total of 200 hours of classes.
- ②Students meet four hours a day from Monday to Friday.
- ③Each class consists of approximately 12~15 students.
- ④Students may participate in various cultural experience and elective courses (Refer to the information as follows).
- ⑤Morning class runs from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
|Period 1||Period 2||Period 3||Period 4|
|09:00 - 09:50||10:00 - 10:50||11:10 - 12:00||12:10 - 13:00|
- Afternoon Class
- ①Afternoon class runs identical programs to the morning class.
- ②Students in the afternoon class may apply for a visa as well.
- ③Students may enroll in the afternoon class at the tuition that is 10 % cheaper than the morning class.
- ④Students can freely choose either the morning or afternoon class. (Elective classes such as Pronunciation Clinic, TOPIK Preparation Class etc take place in the afternoon. If students want to take elective classes, please enroll in morning class. Elective classes may not open if there aren’t enough applicants.)
- ⑤Afternoon class runs from 1:30 PM to 5:20 PM.
|Period 1||Period 2||Period 3||Period 4|
|13:30 - 14:20||14:30 - 15:20||15:30 - 16:20||16:30 - 17:20|
- Advanced Academic Class (Advanced Intensive Korean Course)
- ①Each session consists of 10 weeks, the total of 160 hours of classes.
- ②Advanced Academic class is divided into academic purpose class and practical purpose class. In academic purpose class, a report with thesis format is written and in practical purpose class, various forms of writing such as proposal, review, description, and etc are written.
- ③Students meet four hours a day from Monday to Thursday.
- ④Each class consists of approximately 12 students.
- ⑤Students may participate in various cultural experience and elective courses (Refer to the information as follows).
- ⑥Morning class runs from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, afternoon class runs from 1:30 PM to 5:20 PM.
3. Cultural Activities
- Students have various cultural opportunities as follows depending on their levels.
- ①The Tea ceremony demonstration and traditional folk songs
- Students drink Korean traditional tea at “Dahyangmandang,” a traditional teahouse, and learn the tea ceremony and traditional folk songs.
- ②The Korean traditional percussion quartet (Samulnori)
- Students visit the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing arts and learn the Korean traditional percussion quartet, a type of Korean traditional music.
- ③Korean paper art
- Korean paper art is a type of traditional art that artists dye mineral dyes on Korean paper to make patterns. Students learn Korean paper art at either Language Education Institute or the National Folk Museum of Korea.
- ④Korean dishes
- Students learn how to cook representative Korean dishes such as Bulgogi and Bibimbap.
- ⑤A field trip to the DMZ
- Students experience the tragic division of the Korean peninsula and North-South relations. (it is subject to change.)