What is the course about?
This workshop will give you an introduction to Korean Pop and Korean culture and contemporary lifestyle in Korea.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
-Introduction to Korean wave (Hallyu)
-Introduction to the Korean alphabet
-Greetings and etiquette.
-Korean music : Learn the most famous Korean song
-Korean festivals and foods.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Know what is Korean wave(Hallyu).
Know how to be polite in Korea and how to use the most common salutations.
Be familiar with a writing system considered by many to be the most elegant in the world: designed by a King to make writing accessible to more people.
Know how KPop has become a worldwide phenomenon and learn the most famous song to sing along to.
Understand the food and eating culture of the country.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for complete beginners.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Active student participation
Pair work, group work
Singing a song
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on the tutor's own materials.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You may be interested in other Korean cultural workshops we offer, or a beginners' Korean Language course at level 1. Please ask the tutor or check our web pages for more information.