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New season of language classes at KCC

There’s a short application window for joining the free Korean classes at the KCC. Get your forms in by 6pm Monday:


APPLICATION WINDOW 14/01/2011, 10am ~ 17/01/2011, 6pm

How to apply
To apply for the Sejong Institute please fill in the application form as found on the website ( and return it to the Korean Cultural Centre UK via email, Fax, In person, or post.


  • Application Form (Essential), with supporting documents below:
  • Recommendation from your employer (Desirable)
  • Any certificates of examinations passed and any Korea related qualification/awards (Desirable)

Please do not send original copies of certificates

Minimum age to apply
18 years and over

Course Details

1. Korean for Beginners
Wednesday 5~6.50pm 2.2.2011~13.4.2011 / Tutor: Dr Stefan Knoob / Seminar Room 1

2. Korean for Intermediate
Wednesday 4~5.50pm 5.2.2011~16.4.2011 / Tutor: Jung Rock Seo / Seminar Room 2

3. Korean Advanced
Saturday 2~3.50pm 5.2.2011~16.4.2011 / Tutor: Jung Rock Seo / Seminar Room 2

The selection of students

  • Date: 21st January 2011, 3.00pm
  • Venue: Seminar Room 1, KCCUK
  • All names will be inputted into a computer programme which randomly selects the students. This system is used by the KCC as it is deemed the fairest way to select students for these popular courses.
  • This selection procedure is open to the applicants should they wish to observe.
  • The results will be announced ( on 25th January 2011

Placement tests

  • All successful applicants to the Intermediate and Advanced levels must take a placement tests in order to complete their registration.
  • Date: 22nd January 2011, 12pm
  • Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK, Seminar Room 1
  • Speaking and Written test (Translation)

Further information

1. The applications are available on the website ( Only completed applications will only be accepted.

2. Send the applications to the Korean Cultural Centre UK

  • via Email: [email protected]
  • Fax: +44 (0)20 7004 2619
  • In person or Post: Korean Cultural Centre UK, Grand Buildings, 1 – 3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW

Ref. Sejong Institute

3. Applications stamped/franked after 17th January 2011 will not be considered and will be rejected. Applications cannot be returned to the applicants once they have been received.

4. The details of the course materials and syllabus used are available on the website (TBC).

5. Opening hours: Monday ~ Friday 10am~6pm, Saturday 11am~5pm

6. For further Enquiries Please Contact: Tel. 020 7004 2600 / Fax 020 7004 2619 Website:, Eunjeong Shin, firstname.surname[at], +44(0)20 7004 2610

Korean for Beginners

  • Length of course: 3 terms (1 year)
  • Course outline: The course aims to provide a thorough introduction to basic Korean language. As well as familiarising students with an introduction to the Korean pronunciation and script. By the end of the course students will be able to communicate in a variety of situations.
  • Number of students: 20~24
  • No placement tests needed.
  • Cost: Free

Korean for the Intermediate and Advanced Levels

  • Length of course: 3 terms (1 year)
  • Course outline: These two levels will improve one’s understanding of Korean language. Students are expected to have a good grounding of Korean as they will be expected to contribute to lead discussion sessions, and to participate in group activities.
  • Number of students: 12~18 for Intermediate/10~18 for Advanced
  • Cost: Free


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