Course Summary

This course is designed for people who want to broaden their understanding and communication skills in Korean or those who would like to continue learning the language for enjoyment and cultural insight. The content is presented in an accessible and non-threatening way and opportunities are constantly provided for students to communicate in Korean.

Language Modules at CAE


Elementary:  Levels 1 to 6

Understands and communicates simple personal and work-related messages.

Intermediate: 1 – 4

Understands and communicates any important information both in writing and orally.

Advanced: 1 – 4

–  Can understand, communicate and put into practice standard information both in everyday life and work related situations.

–  Puts complex information into practice, both in everyday life and in work situations, presentations and meetings.

Proficient: 1 – 4

Expert: 1 – 6

If you have previous knowledge in a particular language, we will be happy to suggest a course for you, give us a call and we will assess your skills. 9652 0611

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 11th April - 9 classes

Session ID DLV72002C
11 Apr - 13 Jun 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Young-Soon Hong-Seo

No class on Apr.25, 2018

  • Conjugation of past tenses
  • The use of why, when, which, how and what
  • Location and directions
  • Sentence endings in formal polite style
  • Public transportations in Korea
  • Introduction of descriptive verbs

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • use past tense of verbs correctly in complex sentences;
  • engage in simple conversations and exchange information such as ‘what did I do’ and ‘when did I do’ etc;
  • describe how to get to the places;
  • use formal polite style sentences for job interviews, in an academic environment and when giving speeches in public;
  • understand the customs of Korean people in relation to social gatherings ( eg :parties) and gift giving/receiving
  • understand Korean transportation system and availability
  • be familiar with the descriptive verbs
  • be familiar with some famous and attractive suburbs for tourist to visit in Seoul.

Korean Elementary 2 or the equivalent of about 35 hours of previous study.


N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

Pen and paper.

Sogang (Seo-Kang) Korean Student book 1A
ISBN: 9788976995728


Sogang (Seo-Kang) Korean Work book 1A
ISBN: 9788976995735

Available from:

LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102 ph: 9857 0030

If ordering from Language International, please note the bookshop only sells the Textbook and Workbook as a single pack. The ISBN for this pack is: 2770000087773.

For further information please contact the Languages Centre on 9652 0677 or email

***Cancelations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

Suitable for students who have some basic knowledge of Korean.

Students are encouraged to participate in class activities, furthering skills in both speaking and listening. It is highly recommended that they devote at least 2 hours per week to study outside class time.

Students are also encouraged to read, listen to radio programs and watch TV programs in the language whenever possible

Last updated: April 19, 2018 11:30am