Korean in London
One of the most multicultural and diverse cities in the world, London has the largest population number of foreign-born residents of any UK city. At the time of the 2011 census, 36.7% of London's population was foreign-born, and many of them came from Korea. These Asian immigrants have been settling in New Malden (also called Koreatown) since the 1980s and now they amount to more than 10,000 people who claim Korean origin. As almost 30% of them are monolingual speakers, those who want to connect with this ethnic group will find that taking a language course is a smart move. Further, you will also be able to access job opportunities and enjoy cultural events available to bilingual speakers. Get in touch with us at Language Trainers and we will prepare a course suitable to your skills!
Why Study Korean in London
For Studies: Learning Korean in London will enable you to pursue higher education in the city. For example, you can enrol in SOAS University of London’s BA in Korean Studies, where you will not only learn essential language skills but also an in-depth understanding of the country’s culture, covering literature, history, cinema, and politics, among other subjects. And if you are looking for postgraduate programmes, this same institution offers an MA in Korean Studies. You will leave SOAS as a graduate not only with linguistic and cultural expertise but also with a portfolio of widely transferable skills which many employers seek in professional and management careers. To start these courses, you will need at least a basic understanding of Korean. Contact us today and we will adapt our Exam Preparation Course to make sure you meet the minimum requirements to enrol!
For Culture: You will also find many instances of Korean culture in and around London to experience. Those who love cinema, for example, should attend the London Korean Film Festival, a very popular event organised since 2005. In 2019, the festival highlighted the historic milestone of 100-years of Korean cinema along with an exciting mix of UK and international premieres, guests and events across a diverse set of strands. The movies are screened in their original language with English subtitles, which you will not need after taking a Korean course with us. And if you would like to know more about the city of London itself, you can take a guided tour with Korean-speaking operators. The tour will take you to see the most important landmarks of London, such as Westminster Abbey or the London Eye, with an international twist: all the explanations will be in Korean. Take advantage of this opportunity to practise your listening skills while discovering London like never before.
For Social: Sign up for a Korean course and you will also be able to connect with Korean speakers around the city. For example, you can join the London Korean Language Meetup, a language exchange group where you will find other learners and native Korean speakers willing to help you improve your foreign language skills. All ages and levels of proficiency are welcome, so do not hesitate to join their weekly or extraordinary meetings, such as their annual Christmas dinner in a themed Korean restaurant, like Asadal on High Holborn or Bi Bim Bap on Greet Street. Another option is to attend the activities organised by the UK Korea/Korean Lovers Meetup, another language exchange group that bring together people who like the Korean language, cinema, music, arts and culture in general. Put your Korean to use, improve your pronunciation and speaking skills while making new friends and have a great time.
Where to Learn Korean in and around London
What are you waiting for? Reach out to us to find out more about our Korean courses in London. At Language Trainers, we specialise in designing tailor-made programmes that adapt to each learner’s needs and personal preferences. We focus on your convenience, so you can study in the comfort of your home or office. If you prefer to study in a public place, we suggest taking your lessons in the Barbican Library on Silk St, the Ace Cafe London on the North Circular Rd or Rainforest Cafe on Shaftesbury Ave.
If you are not living in downtown London but you would still like to take an English course, do get in touch with us. Our top-notch teachers can also deliver lessons in the nearby area, such as Watford, Wembley, Bromley, Twickenham, Croydon, Dartford, Windsor, Hayes and Harlow, and across the country.
Are you ready to get started with your Korean course? Let’s go, 가자 (gaja)! If you are not new to Korean, you can test your current ability with our free Level Test and then contact us to know your full range of options.
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1-on-1 General Korean Course in London
Our general one-on-one courses in London 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 London
Our Korean courses in London 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 London (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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”I have had two Korean lessons now and I am really enjoying them so far. My teacher has been very patient and helpful and I feel like I am learning a lot.”Korean course in Liverpool
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