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Standard Course Curriculum

Kurikulum – 课程 – 과정
Basic Term

4 Lessons

HangulHangul 1 – Introducing Hangul-Korean alphabets
NumbersHangul 2 – How to read numbers in Korean
GrammarHangul 3 – Korean sentence structures
GreetingHangul 4 – Exchanging greetings
Introducing yourself
Beginner term 1

8 Lessons

Daily Life 1Expressing Daily Activities
ShoppingBuying things at a store
Asking about the price
Daily Life 2Talking about past events
Talking about your daily routines
LocationDescribing locations and buildings
Asking for directions
Giving directions
FoodTalking about your favorite things
Ordering food
Suggesting what to eat
Beginner term 2

12 lessons

AppointmentsMaking an appointment
Making a suggestion
Explaining your schedule
WeatherDescribing the seasons
Describing the weather
Using the weather condition as a reason or an excuse
Weekend activitiesDiscussing about weekend activities and plans
Talking about your experience
Suggesting a weekend activity
TransportationAsking about which transportation to take
Describing the modes of transporation
TelephoneMaking and answering phone calls
HobbyTalking about hobbies and experiences
FamilyIntroducing family members
Conversing with proper honorifics
In Public PlacesSpeaking with public ettiquette
Sending a letter or package at the post office
Exchanging money and opening an account at a bank
PharmacyDescribing medical symptoms
Understanding how to take medication
Giving simple medical advice
Intermediate term 1

12 lessons

Self-introductionMaking an appointment
Introducing yourself in formal and informal settings
HobbyTalking about hobbies
Introducing your hobbies
WeatherTalking about the weather
Discussing weather preferences
Understanding the weather forecast
Understanding weather symbols used in broadcasts
ShoppingBuying fruits at a store
Buying clothes at a store
Explaining your preferences in clothes
DirectionsAsking for directions
Explaining how to get to a place
Asking how one isAsking and answering how one is doing
Talking about how one is doing
Appearances, ClothesDescribing a person’s physical appearances and clothes
Describing various types of clothings
Intermediate term 2

12 lessons

TransportationAsking and understanding transport information
Explaining transportation methods and transfers
Feeling – EmotionsExpressing your feelings and emotions
Giving encouragements
Congratulating someone
TravelAsking for travel information
Talking about your travel experience
Asking a favorAsking a favor
Accepting a request
Refusing a request
Living in KoreaTalking about your life in Korea
Talking about your plans and resolutions
CityTalking about a city and its characteristics
TreatmentsExplaining medical symptoms and their causes
Buying medicine
Recommending remedies to someone
Looking for a houseDiscussing with a property agent
Intermediate term 3

12 lessons

New Year PlansDiscussing plans for the new year
CookingTalkDescribing types of ingredients and foods
Describing types of cooking methods
News, RumorsPresenting what you heard recently
PersonalityDescribing personality traits
Talking about one’s strengths and weaknesses
Daily EtiquetteExplaining about public manners
Asking and answering about public ettiquette
Beauty SalonDescribing and explaining a hair-style
Suggesting a suitable hair-style
Living in KoreaTalking about what is it like to live in Korea
Discussing the pros and cons of living in Korea
Sharing personal stories
Intermediate term 4

12 lessons

Lost ItemDescribing a lost item at the lost and found office
Dating, MarriageTalking about your dating and marriage criterias
Taking about dating experience
GiftExplaining about gift-giving customs in Korea
Comparing gift-giving customs from different cultures
Incidents, AccidentsExplaining the cause of an incident or accident
Explaining the conclusion
Mistake, RegretsTalking about personal mistakes
Talking about regrets
WorkplaceStating your criterias for a job
Giving a career advice
Travel PlanningMaking travel plans
Recommending where to travel
HolidaysGreetings on holidays
Explaining holiday traditions
Pre-Advanced term 1

12 lessons

PeopleIntroducing yourself with your personal background
Filling out your personal details on a form
WeatherTalking about how the weather has affected you
Exchange, RefundGetting a refund or an exchange
Explaining the problems in a purchased item
HousekeepingDescribing the types of house chores
Making a protest or an excuse
WorkplaceUnderstanding instructions given at work
Reporting your work’s current progress and results
Language and CultureExpressing yourself using idioms and proverbs
StressExplaining the symptoms and causes of stress
Suggesting stress-relief solutions
ReminisceTalking about your past
Talking about a recollection you had through an item or event
TravelExplaining the purpose of your travel and plans
Expressing your feelings about a travel
MarriageExpressing your opinions on marriage
Understanding Korea’s marriage culture
At a PerformanceDescribing types of performances and their features
Giving a review or evaluation of a performance
EducationReading charts and graphs
Reading articles
Citing sources
Pre-Advanced term 2

12 lessons

EnvironmentPresenting an environmental problem
Discuss and propose intervention measures and plans
DisastersDiscussing the types of catastrophes and disasters
Explaining about the damages
Computer, InternetGiving instructions about computers and the internet
Explaining the problems of using computers and the internet
Sharing your personal experiences
WorkplaceUnderstanding instructions given at work
Reporting your work’s current progress and results
Volunteer serviceSharing your opinions on volunteer services
HealthDiscussing about the body and its diseases
Discussing the methods to lead a healthy life
InterviewPracticing with interview examples
Introducing yourself
Writing a letter of self-introduction / CV
Practicing the interview
SportsExplaining sports rules and how to play them
Sharing about favourite sports
Discussing about the sports results
Listening to sports news
Korean poems and essaysListening to literature
Understanding connotations or metaphors
Identifying the themes of a literature and reviewing it
Essay writing
Advanced term 1

12 lessons

ScienceUsing scientific terms
Explaining about principles of science
City and peopleDiscussing the types of catastrophes and disasters
Discussing about high-standards of living
EconomyTalking about Economic life
Discussing about the consumer economy
InternationalDescribing various types of culture, race, and religion
Describing the process of globalization
Korea HistoryExplaining the history of Korea and its dynasties
Understanding the cultural features of each dynasty
Korea HistoryExplaining the history of Korea and its dynasties
Discussing the methods to lead a healthy life
About LifeTalking about the ups and downs of life
Talking about one’s outlook on life
Korean BehaviorsExplaining the cultural backgrounds of the behaviors in Korea
Discussing the pros and cons of these behaviors
South Korea and North KoreaExplaining the difference between South Korea and North Korea
Sharing opinions on the unification methods
Advanced term 2

12 lessons

Educational ProblemsPresenting about educational ploblems
Korean novelReading Korean novels
Sharing a story
Democratization and IndustrializationDiscussing about the developments of historical events
Explaining their significance
Inventions and discoveriesEvaluating the value of inventions and discoveries
Explaining their processes
Pop cultureDiscussing about popular culture
Analyzing influences from pop culture
Changing SocietyAnalysing the aspects and causes of social issues
Proposing solutions to the issues
World’s Cultural HeritageIntroducing about World’s Cultural Heritage sites
Understanding information about the sites given on a tour

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