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About Hannah K.

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Alexandria, VA

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I don't just teach from the book but tailor lessons to the interests of my students. I also introduce students to Korean culture by visiting Korean restaurants and tea places.

About Hannah
I am an experienced Korean teacher from Korea who has taught all levels of Korean to English speakers. I tailor my lessons to the interests of students and make my classes interactive. I develop customized lessons to reinforce the material from the book and reinforce grammar topics. On occasion we even go on field trips to local Korean restaurants!!!
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Colin June 30, 2019
· Korean · In home
I recently began taking lessons with Hannah and it has been a wonderful experience. I went in intimidated at the thought of learning such a difficult language from scratch, but Hannah has been a very helpful and encouraging instructor and makes the language so much more manageable. I've been rather amazed by how much Korean I have been able to pick up in such a short time and have no doubt that I can become fluent eventually under her instruction. Anyone interested in learning Korean should absolutely take lessons with Hannah!
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Heather P. June 18, 2019
· Korean · Online
My son and I had our first lesson with Hannah. It went very well. Hannah is engaging and patient. She really understands that studying Korean is no easy feat and takes the time to explain things to e Janice our comprehension.
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Pat May 30, 2019
· Korean · In studio
I’ve taken a few classes with Hannah and learned a lot. Her style is patient, but in a way that challenged me to work hard and learn as much as possible, quickly and efficiently. She always came prepared to teach, has great classroom management skills and her lessons are engaging. If you would like to learn Korean, sign up now - you won’t be disappointed!
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About Jane J.

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If you are traveling to Korea, visiting, working, studying, or just interested in the language, Korean, I can help you talk to native Koreans. I've lived in Korea for 25 years and wanted to be a Korean teacher. While I was in college, I did volunteer work helping foreigners that lived there learn Korean. I’m waiting for passionate students!

About Jane
If you are traveling to Korea, visiting, working, studying, or just interested in the language, Korean, I can help you talk to native Koreans. I've lived in Korea for 25 years and wanted to be a Korean teacher. While I was in college, I did volunteer work helping foreigners that lived there learn Korean. I also helped my husband study Korean during the time he was stationed there in the Army. I taught them many things including pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and speaking formalities. Before all the above, the very first thing you need to do is studying the Korean alphabet, Hangeul. Knowing the alphabet, Hangeul will enable you to read every single word and sentences with no problem. As an English learner, I do understand difficulties learning a foreign language.

I like helping other people, learning things, and teaching others my
knowledge. I love languages and especially my native, The Korean language. That’s the reason why I’ve tutored students in Korean till now, and I’m so happy to be a helper for those who are interested in my country or Korean language. I’m eager to try different ways to teach not to be stuck with the same teaching-learning method. Also, I prefer studying a language using real-life examples to that only from books. I look for sources for Korean learning in real life to teach students real Korean in fun ways. Lesson materials are provided, but you can also share your book or things you want to learn in the lesson. Lessons are taught with the provided lesson materials, but your needs can be treated in the lesson as well. I want to be a teacher who is sometimes like a friend! It’s okay to text me when you have any questions related to Korean outside your lesson time. You may need a partner to work on your conversation skills, maybe preparing for working or study abroad, or just interested in learning a new language. I’ve coached students to achieve all the above. Whether young or old, man or woman, you are welcome if you have a willingness to learn the language, so let me know. I’ll do my best to teach you Korean till you achieve your goals. Let's get started!
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Xuan August 7, 2019
· Korean · Online
Jane is very friendly and helpful. She loves teaching and she tries to find a specific way for each student.
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Lizzy S. June 3, 2019
· Korean · Online
I truly enjoyed my first lesson. Jane is very friendly and her teaching method is excellent. She’s also very patient which I appreciate a lot. I look forward to my next lesson.
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Vickie December 1, 2018
· Korean · Online
I’m glad I chose Jane to be my instructor. She’s patient, kind, and knowledgeable. :)
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About Suyoun M.

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Miami, FL

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I have taught English to Koreans back in Seoul for more than 8 years, so I know exactly how different these two languages are.

Based on this understanding of how I need to approach non-Korean speaker especially whose mother tongue is English, I am confident that I can let you start studying Korean the easiest way and make the class fun with lots of introduction of Korean cultures and history.

About Suyoun
Hello! My name is Sue and I've been teaching English to Koreans, Koreans to English speakers since 2007.
From this long experience, I learned how different and opposite these 2 languages are, so I can teach my student how to learn this beautiful Korean language the most efficient way and fun.

How can I make the classes fun? Along with language classes, I will share lots of Korean culture and history, so the students have always interest in the Korean culture. Once you are interested in that culture, it will be inevitable not to learn the language! Always remember! Language and Culture. These are 2 things that never be separated.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!
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Frida October 17, 2019
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Sonsangnim is really helping me to learn Korean. the lessons are interesting and fun. I definitely recommend her.
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Kaitlyn August 9, 2019
· Korean · In studio
Sue is the best 선생님!! I contacted her for Korean lessons this summer and she responded immediately and was able to accommodate my time schedule. She’s a very patient and kind teacher and person. I had the hardest time with pronunciation and she was able to help me really hear how the words were supposed to be pronounced and made me feel more confident. She made every lesson fun and enjoyable — every teacher should be like her.
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Grace March 17, 2019
· Korean · Online
online lesson feels like in person class!
She planned learning plan and customized each classes and always check how much progress I made.
Highly recommend her!
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About Cheol Hong P.

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Would you like to talk in Korean?
Do you want to sing along K-pop?
Are you going to have a job interview in Korean?
Are you going to study abroad in Korea?

Let's try it. I can help you. I have a job and adult training related experiences more ten years in Korea. If you have any needs about Korean, I can provide effective and practical solutions.

- student needs based conversational learning
with more 10 years HR manager experience
with more 10 years Business experience
with Korean legal knowledge (Master of Law)

I know how difficult of leanring a foreign language and understanding the culture. I can help you learn Korean and the culture. If you will get a clear reason why you learn Korean, I can design the class for your goal and needs.

About Cheol Hong
I wish to share my experiences and knowledge with my students through teaching and learning Korean. I have a mastery of the Korean language that is broad and in depth, for I am a Korean native born and educated. I have a nuanced understanding of its culture, its history and its people and I am confident that there are few better fit to teach those who are interested in these.

I was born in 1965 in Korea and spent my life in the rigorous Korean public school system. I received my bachelor degree from Kyung Hee University and went on to Kyung Hee University Graduate School of Law where I received my law degree(1990, Master of Law). I was employed by LG Display in its Human Resources and Knowledge Management Department for 11 years and moved to the USA in 2008. I received my GED diploma in 2009 and after taking on several employment inter
ests here in the US, including completing a nursing program in 2010, I have come to own and manage a small business and am finally settled in with my family.

* Experience:

1. Human Resources Management: Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting, Positioning, Compensation, Labor Relation Management, Wage Adjustment and Negotiation, Employ Satisfaction Survey and Analysis

2. Human Resources Development: Organization Development Project(Organization Culture Activity), Knowledge Management

3. Information Technology Related : Human Resources Management System Development and Operating in Corporation Resources Management System, Knowledge Management System Development, Operation and Maintenance

4. Adult Education: Knowledge Management Training Program Development, KM Lecturing, KM Facilitator Workshop Program Design / Operation / Evaluation

5. Small Business Management : Set-up, Operation, Recruiting, Account Management

6. Medical Knowledge : I received my certification as a Nurse Aide in 2010 and finished one year course in the Nursing Program

I have an extensive background in my experiences and education. This gives me the breadth of knowledge to educate students of Korean language, my mother tongue, on a wide range of fields and issues. As a native Korean I can provide intimate and insightful understanding of every aspect of Korean life and language. All you need to do is tell what your interests and goals are, and I can devise a program of study just for you.
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Judy July 28, 2019
· Korean · Online
Cheol Hong is a very good Korean teacher. He's very patient and seems to love teaching. You can't go wrong choosing Cheol Hong as your Korean language instructor, I'm glad I did.
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Jessica T. July 20, 2019
· Korean · Online
I had my first lesson today, he is an amazing teacher. He has already given me so many resources to help me learn faster. I also have a much better understanding of proper pronunciation with just one lesson. I am looking forward to the rest of my lessons.
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Latasha W. July 17, 2019
· Korean · Online
It’s my third lesson and he is still very kind as he has to put up with me and my forgetfulness.
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Cheol Hong P.

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About Julia P.

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South Plainfield, NJ
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Hi,
This is Julia. I am a native Korean speaker. I lived in Korea until the '20s. Currently, I have been living in North America for about 10 years.

Are you interested in learning Kpops, Korean dramas and so on in details?
( I am a big fan of 'Blackpink':) )
Do you have difficulty writing and reading in Korean?
Do you need to practice speaking more?

I will be able to be ready to help you out!! No worry when you are wrong, but enjoy your mistakes in order to improve your language skill.

About Julia
On Vacation 06/21/2019 12:00am EDT - 09/01/2019 11:59pm EDT

Education: Union County College student in a physical therapy program,
USA
2014 - present (temporarily recess)
Bachelor of Science in Food Science, South Korea
1999-2003
Previous experience:
English Conversation Academy, South Korea
Teaching English and Korean to students under middle
schoolers
2005
Nutritionist
2003-2005

Certificate: Certificate IV in TESOL in Greenwich College, Syndey, Australia
2008
Certified Nutritionist and Food Hygienist’s license in South Korea
2003
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Ruth K. October 16, 2019
· Korean · In studio
I really enjoy my class with Mrs. Park . Every week I’m looking forward to the next class ^^
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Charles B. September 18, 2019
· Korean · In studio
Julia is a great teacher!
I picked up the lesson very quickly.
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About Hyun Jung Y.

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Korean Alphabet
Listening and speaking
Reading and writing
Conversation

Vocabulary
Grammar
Pronunciation

Korean culture

About Hyun Jung
Learn Korean! Have fun with K-pop and K- drama!

Hello, Students!
I'm Hyun Jung Y.

I graduated from Soong-Sil University in Seoul, South Korea and majored in Korean Literature.

I completed Seoul National University’s teaching program for Korean Language teachers. I am a native Korean speaker, and I've been teaching at a Korean school for over three years.

I enjoy teaching Korean tutoring from elementary school students to adult students.

I have a lot of experiences teaching Korean to children to adults students.

I look forward to assisting and helping people learn Korean.
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Lisa January 20, 2019
· Korean · Online
Great teacher, it was amazing!!!!
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About Jessica F.

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Honolulu, HI
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Hello. I am glad to see you. I am Jessica ~~~:)
I'm a native Korean speaker and I've been teaching Korean since 2011. I have a master degree in teaching Korean and bilingual English and Korean Also learning Japanese now^*^. I have experience teaching Korean language to different nationalities such as Italian, American, Chinese and Mongol, Japanese students. You can practice speaking and writing, REading, Listening with me. I prepare syllabus and the Korean textbooks for the class. Hope to see you~~:)

About Jessica
Hello. I am glad to see you. I am Jessica ~~~:)
I'm a native Korean speaker and I've been teaching Korean in college, school, company, priavte since 2011. I have a master degree in teaching Korean and bilingual English and Korean Also learning Japanese now^*^. I have experience teaching Korean language to different nationalities such as American, Chinese and Mongol, Japanese , Africa, East south Asia students. You can practice speaking and writing, Reading, Listening with me. I prepare syllabus, Test, Mid, Final Exam and the Korean textbooks for the class. Hope to see you~~:)
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hansen July 17, 2019
· Korean · In studio
She is amazing teacher! So funny and dedicated, professional teacher. I really improved korean level. !! Thanks a lot!
Jessica!
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About Jihey K.

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Hi. My name is Jihey Kim.
I have obtained Certicate of Korean language teacher(level 2)from Kyunghee University in Korea which it can be used it for worldwide.
I have taught Korean at Singapore International school for 3 yrs. and private Korean language institution in Singapore for 5 yrs. And I have been teaching Korean at Michigan State University Korean organization for 1 yr.
I am planning to get master for world language teaching i. US now.

About Jihey
Hi. My name is Jihey Kim.
I have obtained Certicate of Korean language teacher(level 2)from Kyunghee University in Korea which it can be used it for worldwide.
I have taught Korean at Singapore International school for 3 yrs. and private Korean language institution in Singapore for 5 yrs. And I have been teaching Korean at Michigan State University Korean organization for 1 yr.
I am planning to get master for world language teaching i. US now.
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Jihey K.

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About April L.

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Greensboro, NC
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I have been teaching Korean to teenagers and adults for 5 years. All lessons are catered to students' needs and meet the objective of generating independent student output in correct grammar and full sentences. We will be covering reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, and others. I am flexible with meeting locations for ongoing lessons, so please let me know if you want to adjust the location. I believe that learning should be fun, interactive, and invigorating. Let's begin our journey together! :)

About April
Teaching Experience
I have been teaching English, Korean, standardized exams (TOEFL, TOEIC, SAT etc.), and Math to students aged 5-50 for the last 8 years. I have taught at an international school, college application agencies, academies, private homes, and even online. Some of my teaching highlights are being ranked the best teacher out of 30 teachers at Hellocafe and launching several new programs at White Stone International School. Besides teaching, I have 5 years of experience translating formal documents, pamphlets, and business emails for both business clients and individuals.

How I Teach
I tailor my lessons to students' needs and provide specific feedback and summary at the end of every class. The following classes cover new as well as review materials with plenty of practice and application to ensure that students are fully comf
ortable with the newly gained knowledge. I utilize creative teaching methods such as debates, Knowledge Celebration, and Zoom-in Study to boost students’ understanding and help them apply the learned content in a variety of ways.

Education
I graduated from Macalester College with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Applied Math and Statistics and a minor in Psychology. I was on the Dean’s List in college and was a Valedictorian in both high school and middle school. I won the first place in Chosum Ed essay competition and received the Kofi Annan International Scholarship.
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About Esther K.

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Hi there! Want to learn and speak Korean? As a Korean-American born in the United States, I know what it is like to learn another language. Having to be raised my strict, traditional parents, I had to master reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Korean in order to communicate with my entire family in Korea! Thus with my experience, I can help students overcome their fears and weakness and help them appreciate the Korean language by providing my time and effort as my previous friends have done for me.

I am an experienced classroom teacher that teaches English and special education for 7 years, but I have also tutored students of all ages. In addition, I have spent all my life translating American to Korean and vice-versa for all learners. Therefore, I am confident that students will be able to achieve their learning goals with me because of my bilingual heritage and exceptional teaching skills. I also believe that my energetic persona can contribute to help learning be ...

About Esther
Hello! My name is Esther Kim and I am originally from New York. Now, I reside in Maryland and I have great pride in teaching English! As a former graduate student with an English and special education degree, I believe that I can help all types of students find joy in learning English like I have. As a Korean-American student, I remember it was hard to master both Korean and English. It was tough, but I remember I had fantastic teachers throughout my childhood that put their time and effort in teaching me. Thus with my experience, I can help students overcome their fears and weakness and help them appreciate learning by providing my time and effort as my previous teachers have done for me.

Not only am I an experienced classroom teacher, but I have also tutored students of all ages for 7 years. I also have an Advanced Professional Certifi
cation for the State of Maryland and New York. From elementary students to adults, I have helped students improve their communication and academic skills, and helped an adult learner pass her Nursing Certification Exam. In addition, I have attained the highest English Test passing rate throughout the entire school during my three years of employment in one of New York City’s finest charter schools. Therefore, I am confident that students will be able to achieve their learning goals with me because of my bilingual heritage and exceptional teaching skills, fluency, and knowledge. I also believe that my energetic persona can contribute to help learning be engaging and effective.

As I have positively impacted my former students’ learning, I can help people apply and connect their learning concepts. One of my strengths is that I am passionate about the value of teaching and serving. I cannot wait to share the joy of learning to you all, and hope to meet you soon!
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Ana October 13, 2019
· English · Online
Mrs. Kim was so elaborate in her teaching plan for my son. She was thorough and concise and made sure my sons learning objective was met. She is so informative when it came to some concerns regarding my sons potential language delay and assured me that she would be there every step. Highly recommend this phenomenal teacher.
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Craig October 13, 2019
· English · Online
Esther is by far the best instructor ever. She is extremely knowledgeable and very professional. Her ability to teach literature and writing is amazing. Esther was able to help me understand and explain so much in my writing. I would recommend her ten times over.
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Justin October 13, 2019
· Korean · Online
Really appreciated learning from Mrs Kim. She was very helpful and I learned a lot from her. Strongly recommend learning from her!
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