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Learn to Speak Korean 1

Welcome to Learn to Speak Korean 1! This course is for beginner students who are familiar with the Korean alphabet, Hangeul. Through this course students will learn the skills essential for daily interactions with Koreans while living in Korea. This course consists of six modules, and each module is composed of five units. Each unit has vocabulary, grammar and expressions, conversation practice, video clips, quizzes, a workbook, and vocabulary lists. In order to assist students with their independent studies, Korean learning materials such as lecture notes, workbooks, and vocabulary lists detailing each day’s lecture are also provided. The vocabulary lists are accompanied by English, Chinese, and Japanese translations. I hope that you enjoy all this program has to offer over the next six weeks. After studying in this program, you will be able to have a real Korean conversation with your newly acquired knowledge of the Korean language. Thank you! Your Course Team Chief Contents Developer: Sang Mee Han Contents Developers: Bock Ja Lee, Yoo Kyung Choi, Ha Min Cho, Ju Eun Kim Production Assistants: Jin Hee Kim, Eun Hye Kim

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Rating 4.8 based on 491 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Starts Nov 21 (29 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Yonsei University via Coursera
Instructor Sang Mee Han
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Language English
Subjects Languages
Tags Language Learning Other Languages

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easy to follow

Easy to follow and understand the content from the lecture videos.

The course was incredibly easy to follow!

This course was very informative and easy to follow!

Overall the course was well-structured and easy to follow with very good explanations and vocabulary lists.

muy bueno para seguir aprendiendo coreano The whole course was very enjoyable and made very easy to follow.

The teacher explain the grammar very well and it's easy to follow her.

The explanations are clear and easy to follow even for beginners.Any question arises it is answered and explained in the discussion forum by the staff.Great course.감사합니다 I LOVE this course!

Easy to follow and makes learning very fun.

very informative and easy to follow 講解清晰,學習容易 Some voice parts on quiz are not working.

this course is nice, the structure of the lessons is simple and easy to follow, the videos are short which reduce the chance for getting bored, i recommend this course for the beginners I've been learning Korean for a while before this, but it was a good return to basics and definitely a more organized way to study.

nice, would like to join in part 2 Easy to follow lessons and the PDF's available are really good, I would love to have Learn to Speak Korean 2 Los profesores son buenísimos.

I would never know that learning foreign language can be too easy If I would not take this course.The course content is very nicely organized so easy to follow.

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yonsei university

Thank you Yonsei University and I am excited for Level 2 course.

Thank you so much, Yonsei University.

Thanks to coursera staff and Yonsei University teachers.

I hope there would be another course soon and I'm looking forward to learning more from Yonsei University.

I enjoy it and hope to have more course of Yonsei University.

I wish that Yonsei University would offer an intermediate course :) Thank you so much!!

I am really anticipating for the next course from Yonsei University!

Yonsei University, thank you very much for offering the opportunity to learn the Korean language and bring their country and culture through Coursera.

I want to continue learning with Yonsei University!!

I'm thankful with Yonsei University.

If this is the case then please disregard my comments, obviously.Thank you to Yonsei University for once again providing more useful learning content for free.

i hope yonsei university finishes the series and make a full course of Korean language.

Thanks to Coursera I was able to continue learning the Korean language, I thank the yonsei university and the teachers for the great work they do to teach us effectively the Korean language.

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first step korean

I took "First Step Korean" in May 2016 that I found extremely interesting and well structured.

However, "Learn to Speak Korean 1" is not as substantial as "First Step Korean", the quizzes are too easy, the course is not thoughtful enough.

A good follow up to First Step Korean, this course does have some overlaps with the former but without the introduction to Hangul which is a prerequisite.

This course is highly recommended after taking First Step Korean course.

A great followup to First Step Korean.

Soy principiante en esto de aprender coreano (Aunque antes de este curso realicé otro llamado First step korean, en está misma pagina y dictado por la misma universidad.

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sang mee han

I would also like to thank Professor Sang Mee Han and all the mentors for this course.감사합니다!

1) To choose foreign students as an assistants to wonderful Sang Mee Han sonsengnim - good idea for those who aren't comfortable to see first class Korean students with 100% fluent pronunciation - bad idea to those who want to hear fluency to learn how to pronounce words correctly, not... 2) The course is right for people who want to visit Korea in the next month, it's like the lessons were built upon the idea that the visitors have to go the store to buy something, and to go to the restaurants to eat and spend as much money as one person could possibly waste, because they had to use what they had learned.

Thank you, Professor Sang Mee Han!

Sang Mee Han.

I really enjoyed this class and can't wait for a Learn to Speak Korean 2 very nice i learn a lot of about korean but what next we must let for student plan to can learn more or step to talking korean easy i hope u can send email for how improve speaking I really enjoyed learning korean language.Thank you so much professor Sang Mee Han.감사합니다.

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es un curso

Es un curso muy útil y fácil de entender This class let me learn more about Korean after the class "First Step Korean", thanks for this advanced class.

very good Es un curso maravilloso, con excelentes ayudas y muy práctico, espero con ansias el segundo nivel.

most of students are foriegners so every one expecting easy to advanced method to learn this programme, and this is well designed to them Es un curso muy completo y fácil de entender.

Es un curso muy productivo y provechoso te brinda de una forma fácil bases para poder manejar el idioma coreano con respeto a ciertas situaciones del diario vivir.

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daily life

this course will really help your daily life in Korea someday ^^ Muy Bueno.

:) I really liked the fact that the topics are focused on daily life situations.

mt boom If you really wat to learn about Korean, not only the language but also some of their food and daily life, it's a good course for you and highly recommend it Un curso muy bueno espero que saquen una segunda parte,pero muy buena la informacion.

It was practical and laid out in a manner which was very effective and has been immediately useful in my daily life here in South Korea.

Very useful dialogs for daily life!

Here I feel really I'm learning things that are important to develop my korean language skills and can be applied on daily life in Korea.

I have been studying Korean for 6 months now and though, obviously, knowing Hangeul has helped, I really lacked in simple sentences constructions, daily life conversations and speaking practice.

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este curso

Gracias por darnos la oportunidad de hacer este curso.

Muchas gracias por todo su trabajo, de verdad este curso fue de mucho provecho para mí.

amo este curso realmente me esta ayudando mucho al aprendizaje de la lengua coreana, espero que puedan seguir apoyando con cursos siguientes en verdad me encantaria poder tener un alto nivel de conocimiento sobre este idioma, gracias a todos los que hacen posible esto.

Este curso me ha parecido excelente.

Muchas gracias a la Universidad de Yonsei por este curso.

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foreign students

Throughout the course, the professor asked foreign students to answer and pronounce the sentence, then ask learner to repeat after those students.

The course provides practice of pronunciation from both a native speaker (the teacher) and diverse foreign students.

The way to learn Korean from videos, conversation of real speakers, and interactive moments of foreign students is really creative!

3) Korea is a high-tech country, and to take the students outside - good idea to see the buildings, nature, and to get some fresh air - bad idea to see how foreign students still misspell very basic words and phrases, and the sound quality is just awful.

And it's like the foreign students have no idea about the tone of such a beautiful language, and it's like they are just saying what they had learned by heart before to record the video.

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de entender

Es muy bueno, se hace fácil de entender, y sirve para entender muchas cosas del nivel mas básico.

me encanto el curso; es muy practico y dan ejemplos del diario vivir, los vídeos son fáciles de entender, se los recomiendo a las personas que no solo quieran aprender el coreano, si no también conocer algo de su cultura.

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happy with

Very happy with this course.

I'm very happy with the course and I would like to have a Learn to Speak Korean 2!

I wish you success, I hope soon I will study at your university I'm pretty happy with this course.

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Rating 4.8 based on 491 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Starts Nov 21 (29 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Yonsei University via Coursera
Instructor Sang Mee Han
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Languages
Tags Language Learning Other Languages

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