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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!

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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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Kim July 31, 2018
· Korean · In studio
She has been a fantastic teacher and I always look forward to the lessons. Would definitely recommend.
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Irene (Haejin) S. July 13, 2018
· Korean · Online
Jihye is very personable and easy to talk to. She is an experienced teacher and does a great job at making you feel comfortable from the very first lesson. My primary purpose was to learn Korean for work and she was able to customize a plan specific to my needs. Would highly recommend Jihye for future students!

A side note: the lessons go by very quickly and in order to maximize your time, I would recommend purchasing lessons by the hour.
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Carol July 6, 2018
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San Gabriel, CA 91775
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About Arron K.

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New York, NY
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Alphabet, reading and writing, grammar.

From street to formal high quality expressions!

About Arron
Jeonghun Arron K. is a composer, arranger and singer.

He started his career in music by performing in many local bands and also working for game companies and movie OST in South Korea, after he got a degree in Music Composition and Education from Baekseok Arts University in Seoul in 2005. He found ‘Let Us Music Inc.’ and had worked as a studio engineer and a co-producer from 2003 to 2008.

He is a scholarship winner of Nyack College School of Music in NYC, where he studied music composition and singing. He performed as a choir member in many classical concerts; New York Philharmonic: PHILHARMONIC 360 at Park Avenue Armory, Requiem (Bradley Ellingboe) at Carnegie Hall and Nyack College Concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center.

His band 'Almost an Orchestra', released an EP album in 2012. The band arranged performed music for Oc
cupy Olympus, performed by Magis Theatre Company at Flamboyan Theatre, New York International Fringe Festival in 2013.
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Melinda July 13, 2018
· Korean · Online
Classes with Arron have been really helpful. I think if you have classes with him, you're getting a great value. It seems very important to him that I understand what he's been teaching and that we complete the planned amount of work for each lesson.
Not only that, but he has even been kind enough to extend his teaching beyond the virtual classroom by answering questions that I've had between classes through messages. It is so helpful to have someone who knows what he's talking about to answer the tough questions that are too hard to find the answers to with Google.

I really appreciate your teaching. Thank you, teacher Arron.
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Brandon C. April 28, 2018
· Korean · Online
Andrew has been a great instructor. He's open accessible and patient. Stop evaluating different Korean Teachers immediately. Arron is your guy!
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Sharon P. April 19, 2018
· Korean · Online
Arron was incredibly patient and knowledgeable with great materials! I learned a lot!! thank you Arron!
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I am a recent graduate from Northern Arizona University, but spent all of my childhood living in Seoul, South Korea. Because of this I have become tri-lingual (English, Korean, Japanese). While at university, I was the vice-president and a teacher of the Korean Club which specialized at teaching university students how to speak, write, and read the Korean language since the university did not offer classes. Being from, and spending my life in Korea, I am very familiar with the culture which would greatly help me teach you relevant phrases / vocabulary that would be useful in conversation.

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I was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. I spent my first 20 years in Korea. I earned a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at Northern Arizona University. While completing my studies at NAU, I was the vice-president of the Korean club teaching college students the Korean language (reading, writing, speaking), and culture.

I have experience teaching Korean to students ranging in skill from beginner to advanced. Students can expect to learn not only the language but also Korean culture and how the language is actually used outside of textbooks.

I also worked at the international office at NAU and Ajou University in Korea. So because of this, I am very experienced in teaching and speaking to students who are either learning English or Korean, and have a strong ability to increase their learning speed.
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Karl T. July 26, 2018
· Korean · Online
Jeehyae is very flexible and and a solid instructor. One lesson down and I’m excited for the rest of them!
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Kierstin July 25, 2018
· Korean · Online
Jeehyae is a great teacher and teaches at the right pace so I can learn easy.
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Alyssa June 15, 2018
· Korean · Online
I am so happy to have finally found the perfect language instructor through TakeLessons! Jeehyae is incredibly patient and willing to help me understand Korean at my pace. I can always count on Jeehyae whenever I feel stumped and would like to review anything to improve my foreign language abilities. I can't wait for my next lesson :) Thank you Jeehyae!
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Los Angeles, CA

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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.

About Johan
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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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 have given out language lessons more than 10 years since I was at college. It was always 1:1 lesson. My students liked to learn and had fun from learning words and expressions. Learning a foreign language is definitely fun. So I pursue "fun-learning" lesson with you. I am also interested in linguistics. I can correct your pronunciation close to native speakers.

About Jihyeon
I am Jihyeon from Korea. I've learned English since I was 13. So I can help you study Korean language including real Korean culture and custom. I have tutored French and English to 8th thru 12th grade. And I also have teaching experience with Korean language to adults for 5 years.
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Native speaker And Have BA degree with "Communications and Journalism " in Korea. Experienced teacher of 3 years.
All ages , levels welcome.
All my Lessons are customized to the needs/goals of each student.
지금 시작해봐요!

About Mira
I'm a professional musician(songwriter and pianist, record producer ) , also Korean instructor.

I teach piano and Korean students of all different ages and experience levels.
I majored "Communications and Journalism " in Korea and studied classical piano and Music Composition in US.

If you want to learn music with Korean, I can help you.
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I was born in South Korea and i moved to the states about 10 years go for an undergraduate degree. Ever since I earned B.S bachelor degree in Biochemistry area and worked as a chemist at a medical company for three years. I am currently enrolled 3rd year of PHD program in Biochemisty at Umass, dartmouth.
I have well experienced at teaching not only academic such as science and mathematics but also languages such as teaching english to Korean students or teaching korean to American students.
I do well understand on how hard it is to learn new language since i have been through same path. From my own experiences, i can give students a guide for both leaning the language and how to deal with learning one.

About Lily yonghwa
I am such an adventurous person who loves traveling and experiences new thing. One of my life time goals is visiting all national parks in the state. I have only gone and hiked for 13 national parks so far and I know so many national parks to go that makes me really excited too.
The World is a book and I want to read it as much as i can. I have been in over 15 countries but the numbers of countries do not make special but what i learned from the travels makes it special for me. So many different people, foods and their special cultures grow me larger and mature.
I look forward to meeting you and helping you to learn a new language.
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I have a passion for teaching and I mix different mediums to enhance the learning experience.

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안녕하세요! My name is Olivia Song. I believe I can teach you one of the greatest languages with different mediums in a creative fashion. Hope to see you soon.감사합니다.
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Olivia S.

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$50 / 30-min

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As a person that learned this language too, I have experience and know how hard learning a new language can be. I like to apply fun ways to learn the Korean language, to make it easier for my students to fully adapt to this language. For example: games,and singing. Also, give advise on how to continue with their studies, so they do not fall behind.

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Hello, my name is Karla Gonzalez. I like to learn and teach new things. Everyday is a new day to learn.
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Karla G.

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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 $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $52 and $69 per hour.

30-min $29
 
$36 average
$46
45-min $39
 
$48 average
$56
60-min $52
 
$62 average
$69

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 23% less expensive at $48, and 30-minute lessons cost 42% less at $36.

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