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Fun summer language classes

Notice of some innovative language classes this summer at the Cultural Centre. Particularly fun is “Korean through TV Dramas”, which will take an episode of a Korean soap and walk you through the key colloquialisms and vocabulary. Both of the courses will be very popular, so get your application in soon.

Summer Special Courses

Application Period: from Wednesday 1st July 2009, 10am~ via E-mail only
First come, first served basis

Course 1: Korean through TV Dramas
Course 2: Survival Korean

Dates: Saturday August 22nd2009 ~ Wednesday September 9th 2009
Length of Programme: 3 weeks
Number of Courses: 2
Hours per Course: 12 hours (2 classes per week for 3 weeks)
Class Times: Course 1: Sat 11.15~13.15 / Wed 18.30~20.30
Course 2: Sat 14.00~16.00 / Tues 18.30~20.30

Week Korean through TV Dramas Survival Korean
1 22/08 2009 (Sat) 11.15~13.15
26/08 2009 (Wed) 18.30~20.30
22/08 2009 (Sat) 14.00~16.00
25/08 2009 (Tue) 18.30~20.30
2 29/08 2009 (Sat) 11.15~13.15
02/09 2009 (Wed) 18.30~20.30
29/08 2009 (Sat) 14.00~16.00
01/09 2009 (Tue) 18.30~20.30
3 05/09 2009 (Sat) 11.15~13.15
09/09 2009 (Wed) 18.30~20.30
05/09 2009 (Sat) 14.00~16.00
08/09 2009 (Tue) 18.30~20.30

This summer the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCC) will start a summer course from 22nd August 2009 ~ 9th September 2009. This programme will provide you with optimal opportunities for learning Korean and discovering Korean culture.

Course 1: Korean through TV dramas

This class teaches the Korean language through authentic extracts from a real Korean TV Drama. The classes will analyse the extracts, giving explanations of important vocabulary, grammar and expressions, and students will get the chance to role-play the scenes themselves.

Class times: Sat 11.15 ~ 13.15 / Wed 18.30 ~ 20.30

Level: Students must have completed Beginners 2 (or be of the equivalent level)

Number of Students: 20

Course 2: Survival Korean

This class teaches basic phrases and expressions needed when traveling in Korea. Students will learn how to order food in restaurants, reserve hotel rooms, describe basic symptoms to a doctor, etc. In addition, we will look at ways to strike up simple conversations with the people you meet.

Class times: Sat 14.00~16.00 / Tues 18.30~20.30

Level: Students must have completed Beginners 1 (or be of the equivalent level)

Number of Students: 20


Students may only register for one class. Priority will be given to students who took classes at the Centre during the April-July 2009 term.

Students may cancel their application and receive a refund of the course fee up to three days before the start of the course.

Course materials will be provided during the course.

1. The enrolment forms are available on the website ( (Applications before 1st July 2009, 10am will not be accepted.)

2. For enquires email info at kccuk dot org dot uk or call 020 7004 2600


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