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Learn to Speak Korean in New York City

There are few places in the world quite like New York City. It has been depicted in a thousand movies, books, and songs. With a few well-known monikers, such as “The Big Apple,” and “The City That Never Sleeps,” it’s one of the greatest cities in the United States. People come to New York for the experience, to find work, to find love and friendship, or simply with the dream to make it in the big city.

If you’re taking Korean Lessons in New York, get ready for a wonderful experience; there are so many awesome opportunities to experience the Korean culture.

Koreatown, or Korea Way, stands out as one of the most vibrant and exciting communities in Manhattan. Koreatown is located on 32nd Street in Midtown, squeezed between Fifth Avenue and Broadway. Don’t let the size of the area fool you, it may only be one block long, but there are several restaurants, stores, small businesses, karaoke bars, and nightclubs.

Taking Korean lessons in New York is an adventure. Many Korean businesses and restaurants cater only to the locals and have no signs or menus in English. Restaurants are generally open 24/7, and at most places, you can sing karaoke at any hour of the day. Music and singing are an important part of Korean culture, and if you're taking Korean lessons in New York, you will quickly discover how much fun it is to practice Korean while you sing karaoke.

There are also lots of Korean events in and around New York City each year. The Korea Society is an excellent source of information for free festivals, cultural events, and sponsored exhibits. Also, don’t miss the New York Korean Film Festival and the Korean American Film Festival.

Finally, if you’re interested in the performing arts, artists from Korea perform regularly at the Lincoln Center. Enjoy the traditional music and graceful ritual dances.

By taking Korean lessons in New York, you will be able to immerse yourself in the language and culture without having to travel across the globe. Take advantage of everything New York City has to offer, and learn to speak Korean while exploring the fascinating culture.

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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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Bryana November 2, 2018
· Korean · In studio
Very patient and thorough, works at the students pace. Great teacher!
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Dominique September 7, 2018
· Korean · Online
Awesome learning experience! Aaron was very great at helping me to become more comfortable with my current level, and I learned so much in just the first lesson alone! Looking forward to more lessons to reach my goal!!
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Lydia K. August 19, 2018
· Korean · In studio
Amazing instructor! I have taken Korean classes before but it was a struggle. The first day of my tutoring, he explained the basics in such an easy and uncomplicated way. I learned more from that first lesson than I ever had before! Arron also does an excellent job of tailoring the lessons for me. He reviews what I do know quickly and spends more time on the things I don't understand or am struggling to understand. Again he explains what I don't understand is such a simple way and even more comforting he doesn't get frustrated or make me feel dumb when I do struggle. Highly recommended!
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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.

About Jeehyae
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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Kathryn October 23, 2018
· Korean · Online
Excellent teacher. Very patient and kind.
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Krysten October 16, 2018
· Korean · Online
I have been taking lessons with Jeehyae for the past couple of weeks and have had a great experience! She is always very patient and adapts the lessons to my needs. She is very approachable so I'm comfortable asking her questions. She has helped me learn so much and grow in confidence with speaking Korean. I look forward to continuing to take lessons with her!
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Shakira October 16, 2018
· Korean · Online
JeeHyae is an amazing teacher! She’s extremely patient, super personable, and not to mention knowledgeable! She gets you speaking quickly, which means her lessons are interactive and welcoming, even to beginners like me! Jeehyae is also incredibly accommodating and encourages you to notify her if you are ever unsure about a specific topic. Once she notices that you’ve learned the section, then she allows you to move on, at your own pace, and ties all of what you’ve learned together in the next class.

I’d highly suggest taking lessons with Jeehyae! She has a natural ability to teach and I look forward to taking more lessons with her!
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About Hyojung C.

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Do you want to know more about Korea and the language?
I can help you.
I am an experienced Korean language partner from University of Miami for college students since 2015.
From beginner to intermediate, I will be your Korean conversation partner and teacher.

About Hyojung
Hello, my name is Leann Hyojung.

When I was 5 years old, I started my piano training in classical and jazz piano.

I studied Jazz and Pop Piano at the Post Modern Music Dept. at the very famous Kyung Hee University (in South Korea). This is the same school that produced pop stars like Rain, Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, Primary, Big Bang’s GD and Daesung, TVXQ’s Yunho and Yoochon to name a few.
Since I was in College, I’ve been teaching pop and jazz piano to a variety of students, from beginner to the experienced, at all age levels. I understand every student is not the same, so I make it a priority to adapt my teaching style to match a person’s learning style to maximize the learning session.

While providing lessons to a variety of students, I joined multiple bands and jazz groups playing various genres such as, alternative rock, hi
p-hop, pop, and fusion. In these groups, I played piano concerts, played for various video projects, and also multiple studio recordings.

After I graduated with my Bachelors, I wanted to develop my music knowledge as a jazz composer. Therefore, I prepared and studied hard, and was admitted to the very competitive University of Miami Studio Jazz Writing program which is top 3 in nation for music programs. Since then, I’ve made Miami my home. In addition to playing music, I have been teaching Korean to UM students in their Direct Independent Language Studies program.

In Miami, my music creativity has grown and I have met amazing musicians. From 2011 to the present, I have arranged, composed, and continue to perform in various fields.

I believe my various experiences will help me teach you to learn the piano in any style you choose. Doesn’t matter who you are, what your experiences are, I will guide you to learn the piano, whether it be for professional reasons or recreationally.
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Galilea V. October 31, 2018
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Grade teacher, very friendly with teenagers highly recommend.
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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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Jihyeon S.

Jihyeon S.

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About Min Soo K.

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안녕하세요. 제 이름은 김민수입니다. 저는 한국에서 태어나고 자랐으며 10년 동안 Technical writer/editor로 활동했습니다. 서울 뿐만 아니라 부산, 광주를 비롯한 한국의 다른 대도시에서도 살아 본 경험이 있으며 현재는 뉴욕 맨하탄에서 3년 동안 행복하게 지내고 있습니다. 한국에서 영어와 한국어를 가르쳐 본 경험이 있으며 이제 뉴욕에서 새로운 친구들에게 한국어를 가르치면서 새로운 경험과 경력을 쌓고자 합니다. 학생 개개인의 특성과 흥미에 초점을 맞추어 매 수업마다 흥미있는 콘텐츠로 부담없이 한국어를 연습하고 익힐 수 있도록 도와주고 싶습니다.
Hi. My name's Min Soo Kim and I was born and raised in South Korea. I have lived in Seoul and other cities such as Busan, and Gwangju as well. I have been working as a technical writer/editor for almost 10 years now and I have recently moved to Manhattan, where I am living my dream. I have several teaching (Korean and English) experiences back in Korea and I had so much fun as a teacher. I would love to keep having that fun while I pursue my career as a teacher who focuses on tailoring each student's needs and interest. Thanks!

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한국의 문화와 언어에 대해 즐겁고 부담없이 이야기 나누면서 즐겁게 한국어를 배우세요.
Let's have fun learning and practicing Korean with me.
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New York, NY 10023
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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!

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Hello! My name is Rubyanne, and I am a patient teacher from San Diego. 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 teach Korean to 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.

New York, NY 10003
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$40 / 60-min

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A native Korean fluent in both English and Korean! I have experience in teaching and can help you get wherever you want to in Korean whether that's holding a conversation in Korean, watching K-drama without subtitles, or reading Korean news articles.

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I'm currently a NYU student studying neuroscience. I have experience in teaching, lots of patience, and I can explain things in a clear way. I look forward to meeting you and hopefully tutoring you!
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Ina Y.

Ina Y.

New York, NY 10003
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Average Cost of Korean Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute Korean lessons in New York is $48. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $40 and $67 per hour.

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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 -22% less expensive at $59, and 30-minute lessons cost 13% less at $42.

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