Korean in Cambridge
The city might be best known for its 800-year-old university, but there is more to Cambridge than a world-class higher education institution. This small but beautiful and multicultural city in the east of England has become a global technology hub whose growth shows no signs of slowing. These professional opportunities and the prestigious university attract immigrants from all over the world, and this shows in the number of foreign languages you can hear when strolling around the city. One of these languages is Korean which, according to the 2010 census, has more than 1,500 speakers in Cambridge. This means that learning Korean in the city can become an asset in case you are looking for a new job or would like to communicate with this ethnic group on a more intimate level. Just reach out to us at Language Trainers and we will prepare a tailor-made course that suits your learning goals and helps you become fluent in this Asian language in a short time.
Why Study Korean in Cambridge
For Social: If you are looking to make new friends in Cambridge with similar interests, you should join a language exchange group, like Cambridge International Friends Meetup. This group was established with the objective of enabling its members to practise foreign tongues, like Korean, while having some fun and socialising with other learners or native speakers of the language. The founders organise a weekly meeting where you will surely find Korean students with whom you can put your new language skills into play. And if all that conversation leaves you hungry, why not accompany your new friends to one of the many themed restaurants that serve Korean food in the city? Some examples are Little Seoul on Regent Street or Bibimap House on Mill Road. Imagine ordering delicious dishes like bulgogi or gen hangjungsal using your new Korean skills!
For Culture: You will also find plenty of opportunities to experience the ancient Korean culture around Cambridge. For example, you can take part in some of the many events organised by the Cambridge University Korean Society. This is a club whose members are both Korean and non-Korean students and who promote the Korean culture to those of non-Korean origin. Every month, they host a dinner party where attendees can enjoy delicious Korean-style BBQ while listening to K-pop music and having a good time. Speaking of Korean pop music, you should not miss the monthly K-pop nights organised by the same institution. You can listen to all your favourite hits by bands like BTS and EXO, and sing along to karaoke. Don’t be shy and show off your flawless pronunciation while singing the lively tunes!
For Studies: If you would like to pursue higher education in Korean, you will be happy to know you can do so at Cambridge University. Even though the university does not offer an undergraduate course or master’s programme that specialises in Korean Studies, topics relating to Korean history, politics and international relations are offered in a number of courses across the Japanese Studies course. Similarly, if you enrol in the East Asian Studies BA programme, you will study the languages and cultures of regions that span from Japan to Morocco, including Korea. One of the best things about this course is that you will spend your third year abroad, so you can visit South Korea for yourself! Naturally, an advanced knowledge of Korean will come in handy if you do travel abroad, so you should start learning the language as soon as possible. Contact us today and we will start designing a course that suits your skills and schedule, so you achieve fluency in a short time!
Where to Learn Korean in and around Cambridge
Sign up for a Korean course and become a fluent speaker in a short time. Our instructors are native-speaking professionals who will ensure every lesson is tailored to your skills and individual requirements. Just reach out to us and we will make all the necessary arrangements for your tutor to teach you at your home, office or a public place of your choosing. For instance, some options for where you may want to take your lessons are the Cambridge Central Library on 7 Lion Yard, Cafe Blue Sage on Mill Road and Stir on Chesterton Road.
In case you are not based in downtown Cambridge, don’t worry. You can still book Korean lessons with us. We have great tutors waiting to get started across the country and in nearby areas, such as Teversham, Comberton, Dry Drayton, Milton or Fulbourn.
Get started with Korean today! Let’s go, 가자 (ga ja)! In case you have studied Korean before, test your knowledge with our free Korean level Test. Then, we will design a programme that suits your current ability.
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1-on-1 General Korean Course in Cambridge
Our general one-on-one courses in Cambridge will help students improve their Korean level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Korean classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business Korean Course in Cambridge
Our Korean courses in Cambridge are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Korean and email skills, as well as a level of survival Korean, granting them the ability to work in a country where Korean is the native tongue.
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Korean Courses in Cambridge (closed group)
Our Korean courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Korean Course or In-Company Small Group Korean Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Korean Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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Some of our Language Teachers in Cambridge
Wanda is trilingual in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English. She has over 20 years of language teaching and corporate training experience, having worked both in the UK and in mainland China. In addition to teaching, she is an experienced translator and interpreter, and is a registered examiner for the Chartered Institute of Linguists in the United Kingdom.
An experienced, CELTA-certified English teacher, David has taught students in various realms, such as grammar, accent reduction, business English, and general conversation. Along with his native English, he also speaks German, French, and some Spanish.
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”The lessons are great, the teacher is nice, and the learning process is at a good pace.”Edmund Ho Korean course in Oxford
”My lessons are going really well. My Korean teacher has been great and I have nearly finished my 1st book.”Sian McGee Korean course in Liverpool
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