Jeehoon Paik

Jeehoon P.

Gainesville, FL
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My teaching area includes these followings:
Basic Korean Speaking, Reading, and Writing
Conversational Business Korean
SAT II Korean Language
Korean Language in Contemporary Korean Culture
(and more)

About Jeehoon P.

안녕하세요! Love kPOP or kDrama?! Learn the language and no more subtitles!
Using TakeLessons or any kind of online-tutoring companies is new to me - but I am extremely confident to say that my teaching experiences will be able to provide great learning experience based on customized materials prepared by myself.
I'm currently a Graduate Teaching Assistant pursuing MS in Economics at FAU. I am originally from Seoul, South Korea and I've been in the states for the past ten year since I started studying here as an exchange student.
I am very outgoing and personable - don't worry if you are a shy person! I am always happy to listen to students' needs and wants.
I am very passionate about teaching and helping others - as one once said "To Teach in To Change One's Live Forever", every lesson for every student means a lot to me. Thus I hold great responsibility and honor to do my job.


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7 Reviews
Pedro D.
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Excellent instructor with patience and insightful feedback. Can't wait for my next Korean lesson.

Posted Feb 23, 2020
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Posted Dec 15, 2019
Makayla R.
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I really like how he wanted to get to know the type of person I am and what I already know. We learned about each other aswell.

Posted Aug 16, 2019
Crystal -.
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My first lesson with Jeehoon was great. He's a very engaging instructor that made the lesson enjoyable with much laughter. I feel like his teaching style will help me to grasp Korean better than I have with other teachers thus far. I am very hopeful to progress towards my goals quicker and more efficiently.

Posted Aug 8, 2019
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As an educator I have high expectations. I have tried two other tutors in the hopes of finding a tutor that would fit me. While the other tutors were very polite and comfortable to work with, Jeehoon exceeded my expectations. Jeehoon was prompt, organized, knowledgeable, and very comfortable to work with. He also has a great personality and sense of humor which helps to relax the student fostering a learning environment. I learned the most with him in one lesson than the other two lessons from my other tutors combined. If you truly want to learn Korean Language in a thorough manner, this is the tutor to work with. I am excited and look forward to my future sessions with Jeehoon.

Posted Nov 5, 2016
Eva S.
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Very helpful

Posted Sep 24, 2016
Dale T.
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Jee has a great personality and is a great teacher. In addition to teaching the language he helps the student understand about Korean culture which helps the student understand when formal or informal language is used. I am just a beginner.

Posted Oct 4, 2015

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PhD Candidate of Economics
Jul 2016 - Present

University of Florida

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Aug 2014 - Apr 2016

Department of Economics at Florida Atlantic University

I assist faculties for their classes and researches. I also tutor principal classes for both micro and macroeconomics.

Korean Language Tutor
Sep 2010 - Jul 2015


I taught American students in college to quench their thirst from their passions for Korean cultures (kPOP and kDrama), by not just teaching the language, but incorporating cultural aspect with rich real-life application examples. The age of students ranged from 17 to 34.

SAT II Korean Language Prep Teacher
Oct 2014 - May 2015

Beacon Korean Language School

I volunteered at Beacon Korean Language School that was affiliated with a Korean church in South Florida. My students who are 2nd or 3rd generation Korean Americans, were in middle school or high school. My curriculum was prepared to help them to improve their scores of SAT II Korean Language.

CrossFit Lv.1 Instructor
Feb 2010 - Feb 2015

CrossFit, Inc.

I was certified as a level 1 instructor (CF-L1), educated with techniques on Olympic lifting, gymnastic, mobility WOD, and others. I have done several personal training sessions with people in their 20s and also 50s, regardless of their experiences in fitness and exercise.

International Student Facilitator
Jan 2012 - Jun 2014

International Student Service at University of Washington

I worked with international students from outside of the states to help them learn English and American culture. Also I volunteered for the Language Cafe where students freely exchange their languages at different table in a cafe setting. Lastly, I was a Korean language tutor for those domestic and international students.

Infantry Paratrooper
Sep 2010 - Jul 2012

Marine Corps., Republic of Korea

I served ROKMC as an infantry mortar-crewman for a airborne battalion. I also participated in combined exercises with the USMC to do missions of interpreting/translating for two branches' officers.

College Entrance Exam Prep Teacher
Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

Topia Inc.

I worked for a language academy in Seoul to help Korean high school students to get better scores on their English section for college entrance exams.


Aug 2014 - Present

Florida Atlantic University

International Studies
Sep 2008 - Mar 2014

University of Washington

Political Science
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Korea University



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


CrossFit Lv.1 Instructor
Feb 2010

CrossFit, Inc.


Outstanding Student of the Year
Jun 2014

University of Washington

Outstanding Student of the Year
Jun 2010

University of Washington

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