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
Myanmar and Uzbekistan nationality students who need D-4 visa should apply one session in advance.
(For example: if you want to start from the summer session, you should apply by the deadline of the spring session)
|Session||Course Duration||Application Deadline||Notification of Acceptance(E-mail)||Online Placement Test|
|2023 Winter||Dec 4 - Feb 9||Sep 20(Wed)||Oct 10(Tue) 17:00||in Nov|
|2024 Spring||Mar 4 - May 10||Dec 21(Thu)||Jan 8(Mon) 17:00||in Feb|
|2024 Summer||Jun 3 - Aug 9||Mar 25(Mon)||Apr 8(Mon) 17:00||in May|
|2024 Fall||Sep 2 - Nov 8||Jun 24(Mon)||Jul 8(Mon) 17:00||in Aug|
|2024 Winter||Dec 2 - Feb 7||Sep 20(Fri)||Oct 7(Mon) 17:00||in Nov|
※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 12~16 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 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(activity may vary depending on the circumstances.)
- Students have various cultural opportunities as follows depending on their levels.
- Visit the Taekwondo gym, watch a taekwondo demonstration, and learn basic poomsae and posture under the guidance of the master.
- 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.
- ③Watch a performance
- Visit the concert hall and watch a musical
- ④Korean dishes
- Students learn how to cook representative Korean dishes such as Bulgogi and Bibimbap.
- ⑤War memorial tour
- A field trip/study to learn about the meaning of the Korean War and inter-Korean relations.