Korean Regular Course (Learn korean)

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“There are a total of 12 levels of Korean classes available every month starting from classes for absolute beginners learning the ABCs of Korean, to intermediate and advanced learners! ”

Let’s Learn korean!!

Lessons are optimized for foreigners learning Korean in Korea to get you from one level to the next! Best Friend Korean Language School’s methodical education system makes it possible for you to speak, listen to, read, and write Korean all within 3 months!
In addition, you can experience a variety of Korean culture classes for free!
Everyone can Learn korean with us.

  • Take a placement test to match your Korean skill level to an appropriate class.
  • Correct your pronunciation and intonation mistakes.
  • Learn expressions that can be used in real life situations right away through our student-centered classes
  • Practice conversations used in a variety of situations and topics.
  • The usage of foreign languages in class is prohibited
  • Increase your confidence in Korean conversation through giving presentations!
  • Make international friends through language exchange at our global parties.
  • You can Learn korean authentically.

Text Book

Make Korean learners come true to study by the Korean easily curriculum!
「Best Friend」 established “Best Friend contents Development Company” by the Korean education curriculum which is handed for a long year. Finally, every Korean learners can study Korean by using Best Friend’s original textbook.

< In the spirit of craftsmen >
Best Friend’s original textbook is all in one which has Best Friend’s education of knowhow and philosophy. We are truly hoping that this textbook will be helpful for those people; foreign learners, Korean teachers and Korean education institutions who come true Global Korea.

The textbook which 「Best Friend Korean language school」Best Friend contents Development Company developed is written in Korean and is composed based on regular course (2 months and about 96 hours by only one textbook)
This is the <Best Friend Korean textbook> made for any foreigner to study Korean easily and faster. And also this is the new revolution for following the standardization of the contents for classes and no matter what teachers’ backgrounds are.

  • Simple and easy method of illustration
  • <storytelling< method : learn practically and interested about vocabulary, grammar, example
  • Helpful for having conversation with Korean and writing in Korean within 3 months
  • The method for mainly participant not the mechanical method
  • >Off by heart> method connected with grammar and vocabulary learnt before

1 Month Korean Regular Class (Learn korean)

Term Length One month
Total Class Hours 48Hours
Days of Classes Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
Class Time 10:00 ~ 13:00 or 14:00 ~ 17:00
Levels Beginner~Advanced (Total 12Levels)
Number of Students Average 10~12 (maximum 20)
  • The availability of morning or night classes depend on how many students register every month.
  • If there is both a morning and a night class open for a certain level, you may choose the time you prefer.
  • If class is on a public holiday, the day of the class may be changed
  • Each class must have a minimum of 4 students. In cases of less 4 students, class time will be reduced and will change to one on one classes.
  • Foreigners of all ages, in their 20s to their 60s, participate in our classes

Course Fee

Special Discount on Korean Classes for Foreigners!

2 weeks

$430
$340

1 week

$350
$290

1 month

$590
$430
    • Entrance Fee: Free
    • Text Book : $45(Textbook, workbook, materials)
    • Study abroad consultation fee may arise to those who make an overseas payment or inquiry us at bestfriend study abroad center.
  • Long Term Korea Study Abroad Program (Registration of six months or more for the overseas study program are eligible for a discount.) Click
1month 450,000won → 410,000won
2months 450,000won → 400,000won
3months 450,000won → 390,000won
4months 450,000won → 380,000won
5months 450,000won → 370,000won
2weeks 360,000won → 340,000won
1week 300,000won → 290,000won

*If you currently reside in Korea, make a personal visit and receive consultation in person, Won can be applied.

1 Week & 2 Weeks Korean Regular Class

Term Length 1 Week 2 Weeks
Total Class Hours 12 Hours 24 Hours
Days of Classes Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
Class Time 10:00 ~ 13:00 or 14:00 ~ 17:00 10:00 ~ 13:00 or 14:00 ~ 17:00
Levels Beginner~Advanced (Total 12Levels) Beginner~Advanced (Total 12Levels)
Number of Students Average 10~12 (maximum 20) Average 10~12 (maximum 20)
  • You may also sign up for a 1 week or 2 week regular class any time
  • However, we recommend that absolute beginners take the 1 month regular courses and start at the beginning of a term

 Focus on speaking

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Learn to speak and listen in Korean naturally through 1:1 practice. If you make an error, whether it is a pronunciation, word-usage, or grammatical error, your teacher will correct it right away and instruct you on how to say it properly. Through flashcards, games, role-play, and partner work, you will practice speaking in the following real-life situations: ask directions, use the subway, make phone calls, count numbers, read the date and time, go shopping, play Korean games, etc.
Everyone can Learn korean with us.

Hanbok Experience

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Experience Korean traditional culture and etiquette through our institute and try on a Hanbok (Korean tradition clothing), make traditional decorations, participate in a tea ceremony, experience ancestral rites with a set provided by our school, etc. Take pictures and cherish memories with your classmates.
Everyone can Learn korean with us.

Pronunciation Correction Center

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Best Friend Language School’s education system provides a special pronunciation correction center. Learn to accurately pronounce words and make conversations smoothly. Best Friend’s Korean teachers can correct each foreign language’s distinct pronunciation problems.
Everyone can Learn korean with us.

Korean Culture Class

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Once a month, we prepare a class for you to directly experience Korean culture.
We prepare a variety of cultural experiences according to the season that are difficult for foreigners to experience. In the spring we pick strawberries, summer we go rafting at Gangwon province, autumn we go enjoy the colorful autumn leaves on a mountain, and winter we go ice skating.
Make unique memories outside the classroom by experiencing the distinct atmosphere of Korea. These cultural classes are included in the regular course fee.
Appreciate all the beautiful sights of Korea that you have yet to experience!
Everyone can Learn korean with us.

Presentation Class

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In order to enhance speaking ability and self-confidence in speaking, you will make presentations on a variety of topics in front of your fellow classmates. Your presentation content will go through three stages: 1) a plan 2) preparation 3) presentation draft. Through this process, speaking, listening, writing, and grammar skills will be enhanced.
Everyone can Learn korean with us.

Global Party

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Once a month, a cultural exchange party for Koreans and foreigners from all over the world is held. Participate in a language exchange of not only Korean, but English, Japanese, and Chinese as well, and make friends from all over the world.
Everyone can Learn korean with us.

Korean Proficiency Test

Korean Assessments
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Every last week of the month, you will take a proficiency test. The objective is to check your speaking, listening, writing, and pronunciation ability. Also, through a 1:1 interview with an instructor, you can experience Best Friend Korean Language School’s professional Korean education system.
Everyone can Learn korean with us.

2018 Schedule

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2019 Schedule

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Korean culture course schedule

January
January-skate
Ice skating

February
february-janggu
Learning Jang-gu
(Korean traditional instrument)

March
march-DMZ
DMZ Underground Tunnel

April
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Cherry blossom festival

May
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Picking Strawberries

June
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Making a bracelet

July
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Rafting

August
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Banana boats

September
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Korean folk

October
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Hangeul museum

November
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KBS broadcasting tour

December
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Lotte World

Premium Level Study Solution

Best Friend Level Study Solution

Korean Language

  • Level Test
  • Grammar/ Vocabulary: Activities, Reading, Writing
  • Conversation: Real-time Listening, Speaking
  • Presentation Class
  • Pronunciation Correction Center
  • End-of-the-Month Evaluations (Monthly Evaluations)

Korean Culture

  • Korean Culture Field Trip
  • Hanbok, Traditional Accessory-Making
  • Global Party
  • Meet a Korean Friend (Event)

Level Breakdown Explanation

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Korean Class Objectives and Goals

Beginner1
(2 months)
  • Read and write in Korean
  • Listen to and distinguish basic pronunciation of initial, middle, and final sounds
  • Learn basic grammar used to express tenses and make sentences
  • You will be able to make basic conversation and be able to introduce yourself, ask for directions, count numbers, talk about experiences in basic Korean, etc.
Read and write in Korean
Beginner2
(4 months)
  • Speak longer sentences by connecting phrases together
  • Express yourself using content learned in class
  • Make everyday conversations and be able to make phone calls, introduce a friend, use shopping expressions, etc.
Make basic conversations
Intermediate1
(6 months)
  • Understand most everyday conversation expressions
  • Practice using grammar at a relatively high level such as causative verbs, passive verbs, indirect speech, etc.
  • Approach and naturally express thoughts about basic social topics
Can express intentions
Intermediate2
(8 months)
  • Use a variety of grammar to express yourself as well as understand intermediate to advanced conversation
  • Learn vocabulary used for a variety of fields and understand more deeply about Korean culture
  • Read and comprehend relatively long passages, and talk about a variety of societal issues
Can work in Korea part-time
Advanced1 (10months)
  • Read, understand, and express thoughts about art, humanities, society, and other technical fields
  • Expand vocabulary and use a variety of vocabulary words with ease
  • Respond more naturally to Korean culture and the Korean way of thinking
Can enter Korean
universities
and
get an advanced
level score
on TOPIK
Advanced2
(12 months)
  • Have command over Korean grammar and use it freely to express your thoughts, as if you were a native Korean speaker
  • Read and write long passages using technical vocabulary words.
  • Participate in high level conversations, trade and business Korean, as well as skills to find a job in Korea
Can work
in Korean companies
and
can freely express
self with native
Koreans

Korean Regular Class Package

We address the biggest concern for foreigners and overseas Koreans studying abroad in Korea! We not only teach systematic Korean lessons, but we also can help you with accommodation, safety problems, emergency situations, etc. through our regular class package. We help those studying abroad in Korea to have a safe and successful study-abroad experience.

Package 1 (Korean regular class + accommodation + entrance fee + placement fee)

This package includes an accommodation along with the Korean regular class. The package price includes the Korean class fee, accommodation price, entrance fee, and placement fee all for a cheap price.

Course Studio apartment  Mini studio apartment Homestay
1Month  $1,180  $1,230 $1,640
2Months  $2,210  $2,280 $2,980
3Months  $3,230  $3,320 $4,330

Package 2 (Korean regular class + entrance fee + placement fee + accommodation + airport pickup + guide + emergency support services)

This package includes the Korean regular class, an accommodation, an airport pick up service (a staff that can speak English/Japanese/Chinese will take you from the airport to your accommodation), and an emergency support service in case of robbery, an accident, or any other emergencies.

Course Studio apartment  Mini studio apartment Homestay
1Month $1,560 $1,610 $2,020
2Months $2,640 $2,710 $3,420
3Months $3,710 $3,810 $4,810
  • The entrance fee  is free.
  • Textbook fee is only $45.
  • Extra Fee
    Key deposit $20 (refundable), Utility fee $75, Cleaning fee $65

Package Contents

Accommodations

  • Studio apartment(One-Room): You will have your own personal room and time to yourself. You may also invite friends or family over.
    A private kitchen, desk, closet, refrigerator, laundry, bed, TV, and a free internet cable are included. However, the utility bill is not included.
  • Mini studio apartment:For those looking for a clean and safe place to stay.
    A bed, desk, free internet cable, Shower room, refridgerator, and air conditioner are all included. There is a shared kitchen where you can cook. Rice, kimchi, ramen, tea and coffee are also provided for free.
  • Homestay:Breakfast and dinner are provided by your Korean host family. You can personally experience Korean culture and learn common Korean phrases used in the household.

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Airport Arrival Pick-up Service

  • We provide transportation to safely take you from the airport to your accommodation.
    A staff that can speak English will accompany you to the accommodation and guide you around our language institute. However, we can only provide our pick-up service on weekdays 9:00-16:00.  (if you arrive on a public holiday or on the weekend, an addition $50 is required.)

Emergency Support Service

This support system provides an airport pick-up service with a staff that can speak English, and in addition includes these next few support services for study-abroad students to have a safe and fun study-abroad experience in Korea.

Accommodation guide
Accommodation guide

School tour
Guide you around the school, and give explanations of the facility at BestFriend and your accommodation

Transportation/ Surrounding Area
Provide information about public facilities such as the subway, bus, department store, convenient store, hospital, police station, etc.

24-hour Emergency Service
Emergency phone service for robberies, unexpected sickness, accidents, and other disasters

Free usage of BestFriend facilities
Free internet and study lounge (09:00-22:00), and get study-abroad information at Best Friend language school.

Guidebook for living in Korea
Map (public facilities/ transportation/ convenient stores) and other information about studying abroad in Korea
SUPPORT