Places to visit in South Korea

Course Dates: 08/06/24
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location: Online
Come and learn more about key places to visit in this fascinating country.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Places to visit in South Korea
  • Course Code: LKRW01
  • Dates: 08/06/24 - 08/06/24
  • Time: 10:30 - 13:30
  • Taught: Sat, Daytime
  • Duration: 1 session
  • Location: Online
  • Tutor: Jaeran Won

Course Code: LKRW01

Sat, day, 08 Jun - 08 Jun '24

Duration: 1 session

Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Centre for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.

What is the course about?

This workshop will give you an introduction to visiting South Korea and some aspects of Korean culture.

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.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Places to visit in South Korea
• Korean Language(Hangeul) greetings
• Palaces, temples, and museums
• Markets
• Traditional and fashionable areas
• Korean houses
• Saunas.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Introduction greetings in Korean
Understand the cultural significance of palaces and temples within Korean culture
Know the most important museums, landmarks, and areas to visit around Seoul and South Korea
Enjoy the traditional food and products in a Korean market
Understand customs and etiquette when visiting a Korean home.

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?

Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

This course is based on the teachers' own materials. During the workshop, you will be advised on which other materials may be of interest to you.

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 beginners level. Please ask the tutor or check our web pages for more information.

Jaeran Won

Jaeran is a language teacher with over 20 years of experience . Originally from Seoul, South Korea, she moved to London after earning her Bachelor and Masters degrees, as well as a Certificate in Education. Here, she worked as a professional translator for businesses and institutions such as the Court of justice, which led her to teaching Korean as a foreigin language, first privately and then in various further education institutions. This soon became her full time career, and since then she has taught Korean language and culture to adults and young adults at all levels, from absolute beginner to advanced, often supporting their studies or their entrance exams (e.g. at SOAS). Jaeran's lessons are always fun and lively, and incorporate examples and exercises taken from contemporay Korean culture such as TV dramas and K-Pop.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.