2016 spring class

MIT Korean Language Class

        MIT Korean Class is voluntarily run by Koreans mainly from MIT community with the support of MIT KGSA.
        We welcome everyone who wishes to learn Korean and experience the Korean culture.
        It's free and open to everyone on this planet! No registration is required.

        We thank Prof. Lim in EECS, MIT for his kind support with the purchase of reference books.

  • When: 7-8:30pm Every Wednesday, First class: 03/23, Last class: 05/18
  • Where: 
Classes (1.5-hour lecture)
  • Sign-up is recommended. The sign-up link below is a short survey solely to organize the classes better and to understand demands

    1. Beginner

    - For those who are learning Korean for the first time
    - No prior knowledge of Korean is required at all
    - We will spend first several weeks learning Korean Alphabet (Hangul) and then the rest of weeks learning basic expressions

    - Taught in English


    2. Elementary

    - For those who can read Hangul but have difficulties in understanding sentences in Korean
    - For those who have taken Beginner class before (1-2 times) or are familiar with the material covered in Beginner class

- Prior knowledge of basic sentences is assumed

    - Taught in English

    - Textbook: http://www.efka.or.kr/upload/books/맞춤한국어3권-영어권.pdf

    3. Intermediate

    - For those who can read Hangul and understand 60%-80% of what's written
    - For those who can engage in a simple conversation in Korean

    - During lectures, students will read and understand a dialog or paragraph in Korean

    - Taught mostly in Korean. Instructors will mainly use Korean during the class and speak in English when necessary.

    - Textbook: http://www.efka.or.kr/upload/books/한국어5권-최종.pdf

Class Materials

    1. Beginner
        Instructors: Gee Hoon Park, Justin Lee
        Week1: Slides, Lecture note
        Week2-5: Lecture note 1Lecture note 2
        Week6: Lecture note
        Week8: Lecture note
        Week9: Lecture note

    2. Elementary
        Instructors: Sohae Kim, Minjung Son
        Week2: Lecture note, Homework
        Week3: Lecture note
        Week4: Lecture note, Homework
        Week5: Lecture note
        Week6: Lecture note, Listening file
        Week7-8: Lecture note

    3. Intermediate
        Instructors: Taehoon Jeong, Hyodong Lee, Minjae Kim
        Week1: Homework
        Week2: Lecture - Slides, Homework
        Week3: Lecture - Slides, Homework
        Week4: Lecture
        Week7: Lecture
        Week8: Lecture

Mailing List

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Contact us

          korean_class_teachers AT mit DOT edu