Centre for Continuing Education

Korean Course 103 (Level 3)

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Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Learn how to describe your plans and interests, talk about your free time, and converse when going shopping. This course will further develop your reading, writing and listening skills through various class activities.


By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • explain your plans using future tense
  • use proper adjectives when describing feeing or items
  • shop for clothes
  • politely ask questions
  • ask if someone can do activities using ‘can’, e.g. 'Can you play the piano?'


This course covers the following topics:

  • talking about what you want
  • suggesting, accepting, refusing
  • adjectives
  • buying items
  • giving advice
  • reading and writing simple letters
  • asking and answering questions using polite forms
  • asking to do activities such as swimming, playing tennis or playing the piano
  • talking about free time activities/sports/obligations.

Intended audience

Suitable for A1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Korean up to 102 or who have completed 45 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

New Sogang Korean 1B Student’s Book by Korean Language Educ, ISBN 9788976995773.

New Sogang Korean 1B Workbook by Korean Language Educ, ISBN 9788976995780.

Based Chapters 1-4 of the above text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice.

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Please note

Selected Language courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

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