Gain practical speaking, reading and writing skills in Korean. Beginner 2 is ideal if you have a basic command of Korean vocabulary and grammar, and have been introduced to Hangul.
Build your vocabulary and grammar skills through live, interactive classes, audio recordings and videos as you learn about culture and life in modern Korea. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to understand basic spoken Korean, and read and write simple texts about everyday situations.
Some of the lessons covered in this course include:
- Inquiring about someone’s hometown and family
- Asking and telling about quantity/counting
- Using numbers and noun counters
- Asking alternative questions
- Saying good-bye
- Asking and telling about destination and purpose
- Coming and going
- Asking and telling about time
Read the full course outline.
How am I Assessed?
This is a non-credit course without letter or numerical grades. You receive verbal feedback on your conversation and grammar skills from your instructor during class. Written homework is typically corrected in class. Some lesson modules may include quizzes.
You can expect to spend about three hours per week attending live, virtual classes and completing course work on your own time.
To take this course, you’ll need access to:
- an email account
- a computer, laptop or tablet under five years old using Windows or macOS
- the latest version of a web browser (or previous major version release)
- a reliable internet connection
- a video camera and microphone.
One day before the start of your course, we’ll email you step-by-step instructions for accessing your course.
This course covers lessons 4–7 of Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, Third Edition (2019). You can purchase this textbook at the UBC Bookstore.
This course may be offered online, in-person, or a combination of both. Please see Available Sessions for details on the course format.
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