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Learn a New Language in Los Angeles

By Silvano K. Los Angeles Korean Teacher

Los Angeles is one of the most ideal places in the United States to learn Korean. With a large population of Korean Americans, LA is one of the best cities to enjoy Korean traditions like art, food, and culture.

The Korean-American community has grown significantly since the Immigration Reform Act was passed in 1965. There are approximately 1.4 million Korean Americans in the United States, and more than 35 percent of the Korean-American population lives in California.

It’s rare to find Korean Americans who aren’t familiar with Korean speech. Language is embedded in culture, but it can be easily forgotten if cultural rituals are not practiced regularly. Korean Americans in Los Angeles try their best to hold on to their traditions, and teach Korean culture and history to future generations.

If you’re taking Korean lessons in Los Angeles, there are some fantastic places to learn about Korean culture and history. Check out the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles (KCCLA) for access to an extensive library of books, videos, and music. KCCLA allows guests to experience Korean traditions and history through specialized programs, sponsored events, an art gallery, and a collection of educational resources.

Los Angeles hosts numerous Korean heritage festivals throughout the year. Don’t miss the annual LA Korean Festival at Seoul International Park. Founded in 1973, the LA Korean Festival is a highly-anticipated event, and a wonderful opportunity to experience and enjoy Korean culture and history.

Speaking of Korean culture, we can’t forget about the globalization of Korean pop music (K-Pop). Remember the hit “Gangnam Style?” With over a billion YouTube views, the viral video turned Korean artist Psy into a household name. You can see some of the most famous Korean music stars perform at The Korea Times Music Festival at the Hollywood Bowl.

Learning Korean is not always easy, but you will have a better overall learning experience if you have access to the culture, history, and traditions. With so many excellent learning resources, Los Angeles is an ideal city to learn Korean. If you’re taking Korean lessons in LA, be sure to take advantage of the Korean restaurants, stores, festivals, and events, and don’t forget to have fun!

About Jihye L.

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Are you interested in learning Korean?? Love Korean dramas and Kpop? Are you planning on visiting Korea? 안녕하세요! I am a CERTIFIED Korean language teacher and have been teaching Korean at Korean language schools in America since 2000.
If you register my classes you will learn not only speaking, writing, listening skills but also culture and manners of Korea. Are you ready to learn "Hangeul"?
Now you know who to contact!!

About Jihye
Hello, future students!

My name is Jihye and I teach Piano and Korean language. I grew up in Seoul, Korea and currently living in LA, California. I graduated from Kyung Hee University and earned a Master's degree at the California Institute of the Arts.

I have been teaching piano for 20 years and Korean at Korean language schools. In the past, I have met many K pop and K drama lovers so I decided to share my culture and language with them.

So far I have met many passionate and enthusiastic students whom I feel very lucky to work with. I offer personalized curriculum to each of my Korean and piano students. Also, help students who prepare piano level exams such as CM, ABRSM, and SATII for the Korean language. I sometimes use clips of songs and dramas to help students who learn Korean.

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Kenny November 28, 2018
· Korean · Online
Jihye caters to your needs at whatever level you are currently. She is very patient and takes a great bottom up approach to teaching. She also offers more casual and conversational teaching
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Allison September 28, 2018
· Korean · Online
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Catrina September 26, 2018
· Korean · Online
Jihye is one of the best Korean teachers ever! My mother and I are learning Korean and we needed an expert and that could teach us the basics. We were total beginners until we met her. She taught us the alphabet and phrases. We are currently still taking lessons, and without doubt we will be fluent as well. She is very nice and also cares very much about our learning. She is overall a great Korean teacher and we would recommend her to everyone we know!
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Jihye L.

Jihye L.

San Gabriel, CA 91775
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About Youri K.

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I have been teaching for the past 7 years and I just love teaching my own language and helping all our Kpop & Korean drama lovers to achieve their goal in learning or mastering the Korean language so they will be able to communicate in Korean and hopefully visit Korea one day

About Youri
Hello everyone!
I am a Korean who is fluent in reading, writing, and speaking in Korean.
I have been teaching the Korean language for 6 years, and I just love teaching my language to all the Kpop and Korean drama lovers, and everyone that loves our culture :)

I would love to help you achieve your goal towards learning and mastering Korean!

I look very forward to hearing back from you!
Thank you :)
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holly August 9, 2018
· Korean · Online
she was very nice and she made me feel very comfortable on the first meeting. I'm really looking forward to our classes together.
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Tara July 9, 2018
· Korean · Online
Youri was very professional and gave clear grammatical functions and then practice. She is very nice and good at communicating about lesson times.
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Jamie July 31, 2017
· Korean · Online
I have learned Korean from Youri back in 2012. She made the curriculum to fit my needs and made it very easy for me to understand, explaining the details as to why certain things are said in certain ways.
Definitely recommend Youri as a Korean language teacher for her future students!
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I came to USA at age of 15 and learned English in Mid-West most of my life. I love using idioms in both language. In Korean up-to-dated direct translation of "you're welcome" is "what?" why? because they meant "oh no what are you talking about? don't mention it"
Let's learn the language while having fun. Take a lesson from me.

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Johan here and I love music! Nice to meet you fellow music lover.

I have been involved in music since I was just a child. It started with learning piano, then guitar, ukulele, mandolin, harmonica, djembe and so many more.

I’ve continued to learn and perfect my craft by being apart of different types of bands from small to large with varying genres of music. I also formalized my music education with a bachelor of Art in Music. Did I mention I’m also quite a harmonizer? Sign up today and maybe I’ll throw in some tips with your instrument lesson.
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Christine April 25, 2018
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
Johan is great with kids! My son is a very active child, and he was able to make the lesson fun and engaging. More than that, I enjoyed seeing Johan be creative, listen to the child, and make music fun, more than being it a lesson (per say). I highly recommend Johan!
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Gabriel April 21, 2018
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Joon March 22, 2018
· Piano · In studio
Johan is talented, passionate, and an all around positive force that everyone needs in an instructor. He can help you discover what it is you really want to get out of piano/music, and then guide you to where you want to go.
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Johan S.

Los Angeles, CA 90004
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I am a patient teacher who can speak Cantonese, Mandarin and English fluently when I teach Korean. I had been to Korean several times for exchange study, and I was also teaching Korean to some Qualcomm engineers that need to work with Samsung company in San Diego. Recently I moved to New York, and I am currently based in SoHo area as well as East Village area. I usually prefer to teach in Starbucks which makes me and my student easy to access all the time. My class usually focus on oral practice and cultural experience, however, the content of the class can be adjusted upon request. Thank you for choosing my class!

About Jingting
Hello! My name is Rubyanne, and I am a GradStudent in Fordham University. I can speak Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and English fluently. Therefore, I can always use the language other than English on teaching Korean or Chinese upon request. I used to be the Korean tutor of some Qualcomm Engineers in San Diego in order to help them getting achievements on working with Samsung company. Moreover, I used to teach Asian culture to K-12 students in San Diego schools. I enjoy the way to share the culture I am familiar with to those people who are interested in learning new culture. In addition, as my speaking ability of all the languages I can use are considered outstanding, I will be your good partner on doing oral practice, too!
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Jingting Y.

Jingting Y.

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I am from south Korean originally and I also have bachelor degree of nursing. Thus I am half Japanese so I can speak and teach Japanese as well.

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I am teaching some of students who want to learn Korean so these days I try to make new skills of teaching which is very useful and easy to improve their language.
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Beth L.

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Beverly Hills, CA
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From my lesson, you may expect learning basic reading, listening, talking in Korean.

About Richard
I play bass guitar in the band shake city that reached 3 million views, so you may search it to see my playing bass guitar.

I studied popular music in USC, and not only learning bass guitar, I learned overall musical ability for playing instruments in any genre.

I also do songwriting, producing, playing electric and acoustic guitar, arranging, and teaching music theory.
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Richard Y.

Richard Y.

Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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$50 / 30-min

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Los Angeles, CA

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I have experiences of teaching Korean (conversation, reading, writing and SAT) professionally at Korean School for kids and teenagers and casually for my friends and coworkers. I want my students to have more confident speaking in Korean anywhere from what they learn from my lessons. The lessons I give will be professional while being fun!

About Amy
Hi! I am a young Korean-American, working as an Accountant in Los Angeles. I have lived half of my life in Korea and another half in the United States. I have experiences of teaching Korean (conversation, reading, writing, SAT and culture) professionally to kids and teenagers for three years and casually to my friends and coworkers. Although I'm currently working full-time, I want to spend my spare time sharing my skills in teaching Korean language and Korean culture to people who are interested in. Hope you get a chance to learn a lot more about Korea and Korean language while having fun with the patient and friendly teacher!
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Amy S.

Amy S.

Los Angeles, CA 90010
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As a native Korean, I have been learning English, French, Italian and German. I speak fluent English and from learning several different languages, I understand how languages work.
Especially if you want to have a very good pronunciation I can help you well.
I go to CCM, University of Cincinnati, majoring in voice. I have been studying diction in all the languages I listed above plus Russian, I am very sensitive with sounds and know how the sounds work.
Also, if you are advanced, I can teach you the Korean word roots, which will help you understand the language easier and deeper.
I love helping people who would love to learn the Korean language and the culture!

About Yuji
I love helping people and watching their improvement. I have been teaching about 10 years singing, piano, Korean and English.
I am from South Korean and studied at Seoul National University and Indiana University for music. Currently I go to grad school at CCM, UC.
I have been learning a lot, music and languages.
Also I have learned things in different ways, a real way to become genuinely good at something from scratch and the fastest way that is to get a good score in a short time period.
I believe I have been taking the best education in the world (and I actually had legendary, world-class teachers). I believe that each student I meet, I will give them the best education that was given to me.
I try to have good time with every student I teach and I want to help their lives become better in different ways.
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Average Cost of Korean Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Korean lessons in Los Angeles is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $35 and $84 per hour.

30-min $25
 
$40 average
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45-min $30
 
$51 average
$76
60-min $35
 
$61 average
$84

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute Korean lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute Korean lessons are 17% less expensive at $51, and 30-minute lessons cost 35% less at $40.

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