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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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October 1, 2019
Ka
Lessons are fast pace and Jihye is very knowledgeable on the subject to answer any questions.
September 26, 2019
Allie
My first lesson with Jihye was great! She really took the time to get to know me, my interests and goals, which really helped me feel relaxed and comfortable. I can’t wait to continue working with her and keep learning!
August 4, 2019
Jay
Very informative and patient

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Jihye L.

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Here is a little about me, I'm from Korea, graduated in Japan, working in America. Also,I'm an outgoing person. I like cooking, painting and watching movies. I really would like to meet new students who interested in Asian culture and people who would like to share their life styles and hobbies. Hope to meet you soon!

About Sunho

Hi, My name is Sunho. I'm from Korea and lived in Japan for about 5 years. I'd like to meet people who want learn language. I can teach Korean and Japanese. Here is a little about me, I'm an outgoing person. I like cooking, painting and watching movies. I really would like to meet new students who interested in Asian culture and people who would like to share their lifestyles and hobbies. Hope to meet you soon!

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August 31, 2019
Naely L.
she was really patient and helped me with the things i didnt understand
August 14, 2019
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July 27, 2019
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Hello Korean lovers!! Do you want to learn Korean with a CERTIFIED and EXPERIENCED Korean teacher? I have been teaching for 30 YEARS including K-8 and COLLEGE as well as private tutoring in Korea, China and India. I am a student-centered, patient and dedicated teacher with teaching certificates from the Ministry of Education in Korea. My students have always been happy with my teaching because I always focus on students’ interests in what they are learning. I graduated from the graduate school of Seoul National University, the best university in Korea. Please check my profile and judge whether I can be your Korean teacher. I know everything Korean!! Let me share it with you!

About Youngju

Dear Prospective Students,

I know how to teach you the Korean language EFFECTIVELY and QUICKLY.

I’m a CERTIFIED teacher with 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE, from elementary school to college. I have had many international teaching experiences and live with a multilingual family. I also completed the Program for Training Korean Language Instructors for Foreigners. This means I am aware of what the most difficult problems are when students learn Korean and I can provide the most simple and effective ways to acquire the language quickly.

I am confident that I can teach you authentic Korean at ANY LEVEL.

I finished my academic history as far as the phd (I never finished my dissertation, alas). I received my Masters degree and completed all of my post graduate work at Seoul National University, which a point of particular pride with me; a

fter all, Seoul National University is the Harvard of Korea. I have a number of published works in my academic association's annual journal. And I have a Certification in Reading and Essay Instruction.

I also know KOREAN VALUES and CULTURE inside and out.

I was born in Korea and spent most time of my life there in a traditional family. I have a deep understanding of Korea and its history and life style which I could share with you. If you want to learn how to cook Korean food such as kimchi, seaweed rolls(sushi) or jabchea(noodles), of course, I can teach you! I’m a housewife, too!!

I can give you ADVICE about getting GOOD JOBS in Korea.

I taught in Korean public schools as a homeroom teacher, art teacher and English teacher. Most of my responsibilities as an English teacher were executed with native English teachers. As you know, there are many qualified English speakers in Korea who want to be full time English teachers. I worked with teachers from EPIK(English Program In Korea), TaLK(Teach and Learn in Korea) and even Fulbright scholars. Native English teachers and I worked together very well; indeed, I won an award, due, if I may say so, to my organizational pedagogical contribution. I interviewed prospective teachers, taught them how to teach and prepare classes, how to get along with students and other colleagues, housing matters, and so forth. (In addition, I can give you advice on how to apply to a Korean University and handle an interview as my husband taught for many years in Korean Universities.)

I am a certified and experienced teacher who can help you with your ambitions and needs with Korean.
Let’s have fun while improving your Korean Language ability on Skype, at my home, or at your place at your convenience!
I’m totally ready to work with you.

Let's get together!! See you then!!

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I would like to post answers to questions that my prospective students usually put to me about my Korean lessons.

Q: Are you good with VISUAL LEARNERS and VERBAL LEARNERS ?

A: Yes, I'm good at that. I'm a trained teacher of Korean with more than 30 years experience.

I would like to say my teaching style varies depending on the learner's condition: age, learning style,present level in Korean, purpose of getting lesson, etc. What I usually do is use visual materials, songs and even physical gestures for children, since they have not fully developed their logical reasoning and use of abstractions. I also introduce online Korean practice programs. I also use these with adult learners who are totally beginners. Generally speaking, visual, audio and TPR approaches are more effective for beginners.

I give learners lots of chances to express what they are learning. I always link their Korean knowledge between what they learned and what they are learning. I give homework as much as they can handle, too. Regarding writing, we can share simple words or sentences on the Skype and the more you are advanced the more things we can do. One of my advanced learners is writing a diary and proofreads with me when we start every class.

Q: WHERE DO YOUR LESSONS START AT? Do they start with learning how to put the vowels and consonants together or just starting off with words you need to know?

A: Again, mine are individualized lessons. One of my students wants to just learn how to communicate verbally in Korean. It means he doesn’t care about written Korean. If the learner already knows the Korean alphabet and knows how Korean syllables are structured then I don’t need to repeat it. I don’t prolong the process or time without reason. Other than that, I start from vowels and consonants and how to combine them, and how to make sounds, and read, etc.

Q: Do you teach how to properly READ KOREAN?

A; I teach learners how to read Korean and let them read it and correct their mistakes. My pronunciation is very clear. Prior to my more than 20 years teaching history, I had worked for a Korean public TV station, KBS, as a reporter.

Q: Do you teach FORMAL and INFORMAL KOREAN because I know there is a difference between them.

A: Yes, I teach formal and informal Korean both, in addition to the Korean basic sentence structure. Of course, if you want to learn specific form only then I can do it for you. As I said, it’s all up to you.

Q: How do I PAY for the lessons?

A: All of the administrative work happens through takelessons.com except the actual class. It means you have to pay to takelessons.com. You can find how to do this on "How it Works" on the main page of takelessons.com homepage
(https://takelessons.com/students/how-it-works).

Q: WHERE the lessons occur?

A: My lessons have four possible venues.

1. At your place (presently not available): To know my travel area, pleace check "Select a location" on the top right of this my profile page( https://takelessons.com/profile/youngju-s1?online) in the box.

2. At teacher's place(presently not available): If you live in Baltimore and can come to my place then you can take face-to-face lessons. That is a choice too.

3. Online: Online lessons are conducted through live 1-on-1 video chats using my personal meeting room.

4. Online TakeLessons Classroom: I also teach online group classes.

Q: When the lessons are AVAILABLE?

A: You can find my availability at "View availability" on the top right of this profile page( https://takelessons.com/profile/youngju-s1?online) in the box. Once a schedule is set, the classes occur according to it. You can reschedule whenever you need to, just for a short time or longer as long as both sides are available.

Q: Is there some way we can schedule a "TRIAL" session with you?

A: Actually, I handle all requests through takelessons.com's direct messaging system until students are officially on my roster. You and I will receive all our contact info once you book lessons and we can communicate directly then. Sorry, this means there can be no trial session short of five lessons, which is the minimum they allow. But trust that 100% SATISFACTION is GUARANTEED!! :-)

I hope that I gave you the answers what you are looking for. If you have more questions then never hesitate to ask. I welcome questions from learners!!
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October 8, 2019
Thomas
I want to take the opportunity to say that my Korean teacher, Youngju Lee, has been an amazing teacher for me this past year. I was altogether without any ability to speak or write the Korean language at the beginning, not one syllable could I understand, but there I was, engaged to a Korean girl whose parents were quite conservative. I had to set them at ease and show them I welcomed Korean language and culture into my life. Ms. Lee started me with the basics, the written alphabet, the vowel and consonant pronunciations. She was always clear and patient and her lessons were well paced to my achievement; it was a well conceived plan, each lesson leading into the next and there is always a sense of accomplishment as each lesson was integrated into the previous. Since Ms. Lee is a highly educated native of Korea, she knew everything, all the intimate details about greetings and levels of respect in Korean culture. My meeting with my wife's parents was a success, and they were very pleased by how well I understood the Korean side of things. I remember at dinner handing the kimchi bowl to my father in law I remembered: two hands, not one! My bows were well rehearsed as well. We had a great time together and I owe it to Ms. Lee's teaching. I have enjoyed our time together and will continue to do so in the future. Thank You, Ms. Lee!
September 22, 2019
Kaila
Very patient and helpful - she works with me at my level while encouraging me to get better.

감사합니다!
June 6, 2019
Lily
Youngju 선생님 is a fantastic teacher so far! She works quickly to figure out what level you are at and how to meet your needs, and she is patient and fun ^.^

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Youngju S.

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We can learn K-pops and K dramas(students can choose class materials if they want). For beginner and learners who will visit Korea soon we will learn Survival Korean.

About Yeonsoon

여러분, 안녕하세요! 만나서 반가워요. 저는 여러분의 한국어 선생님 - 연순이예요. 저는 서울에서 거의 평생 나고 자랐어요. 저는 여러분들처럼 언어를 배우길 좋아하고, 여행을 좋아하고, 텔레비전을 보는 것도 좋아하고, 노래를 듣는 것도 좋아해요. 저 또한 이런 매체들을 이용해서 영어를 배웠고 이 방법은 언어를 효과적이면서도 재미있게 배울 수 있게 해준다고 생각해요. 저와 함께 한국어를 배울 준비가 되셨다면 언제든지 연락 주세요! :)

Hi, I am a Korean tutor. I was born and had been educated in Seoul, Korea. I love travel, TV shows, and lovely songs. I guarantee you these methods are quite effective and fun way to learn language. If there is somebody struggling to learn Korean or planning to go to Korea etc., please feel free to talk to me and I am glad to help you on that.

I graduated with my BA in English. Ever since I started tutoring Korean, I realize this is my thing. I teach all different levels, beginner, intermediate, and advance. For beginner-level students, it would be important not only to learn basic grammar an

d expressions but to realize how fun this language is to learn. For intermediate-level students, I will provide class materials with more complex grammar and expressions. For those who are upper-intermediate or advanced-level, we can think about what we use as our lesson materials. They can be new article, books, and movies etc.

I usually get an idea of teaching materials from students while they talk about their hobbies and interests. If you start a Korean lesson with me, you would not feel learning Korean is work but more like enjoying fun activity.

Let me know if you have any help with learning this language. It is alright to ask me about effective tips to study Korean or whatever you are curious about. I will look forward to hearing from you :-)
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October 11, 2019
Kiana -.
I had a great lesson! Yeonsoon encouraged speaking right off the bat and translated from Korean to English as she directed the lesson. I was very happy with her style!
September 30, 2019
Eileen Francisco
I enjoyed that she spoke a lot of Korean during our lesson (even though I can't understand anything yet) so that my ear can get used to listening to it.
August 24, 2019
Clare
For the past two years or so, Yeonsoon has been a patient and encouraging teacher for my 18-year-old daughter. Absolutely excellent!

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Yeonsoon M.

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I let you know that I am not a professional Korean tutor, but we can study Korean with responsibility. Also, you can contact me anytime when you have questions about writing and speaking in Korean.

About Jay

Hi everyone,

Thanks for taking an interest in my profile! I help students improve their conversational ability and better understand the nuances in Korean.

It will be a great time each other. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Thanks!

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July 18, 2019
Morgan
It was great to meet Jay. He was very encouraging!
July 5, 2019
Raylee
Super fun in teaching and help me with anything I need and very understanding with my crazy schedule
May 10, 2019
Dawn B.
Very friendly and explains everything well.

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Jay K.

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My video introduction is available! Please check.
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Let's learn Korean together and have a great time! I look forward to working with you. :)
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I grew up in Seoul, South Korea but I currently live in the U.S. Since 2015, I have started teaching Korean to English speakers including groups and one-on-one sessions through online or in person. I have many ways I like to teach but ultimately my lesson plans are totally dependent on what YOU want. So, please let me know your goal.

About Eileen

※ About Lessons:
My lessons are basically in Korean. So, I will try to speak Korean as much as possible. But, I still teach in English.

※ Materials:
Free eBooks, PDF Homework, Listening files

※ Levels:
If you are an Intermediate & Advanced learner and want to have talks with me, then let me know the following:
- Which do you want more, discussion or revision? How much do you want me to speak? 50:50, 80:20, etc.
- Do you want me to focus on correcting your pronunciation/basic grammar? Or to rewrite what you said?

※ Homework:
Usually, my lessons have Homework. Are you okay with this? How much homework do you want? How many hours do you have for homework?

*Cancellation, Rescheduling, and No Shows*
If you need to reschedule or cancel a lesson, I need to be notified 24 hours in advance. If you ask to change after this

24-hour period I will have to charge you the full price of the lesson. This same rule applies if you are over 15 minutes late and you have not contacted me beforehand. I adjust my life and schedule around these lessons, so please understand why I need to be strict about this type of situation.
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January 25, 2019
Amy
Our first lesson went great!
August 14, 2018
Fatima
July 25, 2018
Helene D.
Mrs. Eileen has helped my daughter improve a lot in Korean! She's very kind, patient, and is always there to help you if you are ever confused. I would definitely recommend picking her as your next teacher!

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Eileen K.

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I can say to my students that we will have fun, interesting classes that cover culture, formality, pronunciation, and more. I was inspired to become a Korean teacher by my love of Hanguel (Korean language), and I want to help people who want to learn about it.

I will be your encouraging teacher. I am looking forward to meeting you & helping you to develop your Korean skills.

About Jiny

Hello ~ This is Jiny! I was born and raised in South Korea and am now teaching the world about my native language and culture.

I am a CKLT-certified Korean language teacher from Incheon (like the airport), and I've been teaching university classes (at Hebei Geological University in Shijiazhuang, China, & Instituto Superior de Educación, or ISE, in Asunción, Paraguay) and private classes for over two years. I have taught all levels, from the basics of the alphabet to advanced speaking and grammar.

I studied in the USA as a foreign exchage student during college and have lectured about my experiences. I write a successful blog discussing education methods and am concluding my project to review 120 books in one year. My blog is in Korean, but you can see some pictures of me in the classroom and my teaching metarials.

I am an awar

d winning member of Toast Masters in Shijiazhuang in China, and my student got a first prize in Korean Speech Contest in Paraguay in 2018. My writing on foreign education has been recognized by Seoul Digital Culture Arts University.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate at all to contact me.

I'll be waiting for you! Thank you.^^
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September 16, 2019
Grace Widman
Jiny is really nice and very friendly! She makes it easy to learn and understand. I highly recommend that you use her as your teacher.
August 25, 2019
Jonathan
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Jiny C.

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I was a highschool teacher in korea.
1 have a certificate of 2 grade korean.

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I was a highschool teacher in korea.

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