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Lesson Details

Korean

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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.

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About

Jiny delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2016

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 award 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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Experience

Korean Teacher
Aug 2018 - Present
Instituto Superior de Educación

-teaching Paraguayan students how to teach Korean
-student age ranges from 17- 50.
-grammar classes
-supervising junior practicum
-speech coaching

Korean Teacher
Oct 2016 - Jul 2018
Hebei Geological University

-University - Shijiazhuang, China.
-preparing class materials; adopting curriculum to student-appropriate levels
-teaching clases; evaluating students;
creating,proctoring, and grading exams


Education

BSS - Creative Human Resources Development, BS - Business
Mar 2010 - Feb 2014
Incheon National University

Languages

Chinese
Professional Proficiency
English
Professional Proficiency
Korean
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Certification for Korean Language Teachers (CKLT / 한국어교원자격증)
Feb 2016
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

-official goverment teaching certification
-130 hour online course
-two on-location written tests
-methodology interview
한국어교원자격증 3급

Awards

Best Practices in Educational Activities - Excellence in Teaching
Jan 2019
Korean National Institute for International Education
Chinese Prepared Speech, 1st place regional
Mar 2018
Toastmasters International
International Experience Writing Competition, honorable mention
Nov 2017
Seoul Culture & Arts University - International Language Institute
English Prepared Speech, 1st place regional
Mar 2017
Toastmasters International

Affiliations

Toastmasters International
Dec 2015

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.

Photos & Videos

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25 Reviews

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Grace Widman Sep 16, 2019
Korean · Online

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.

Jonathan Aug 25, 2019
Korean · Online

Lei H. Aug 3, 2019
Korean · Online

Mikael K. Jul 6, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny is very nice and really funny. I enjoy learning with her.

Kendall M. Jul 5, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny is very friendly and welcoming. I had fun working with her. And I look forward to learning more things with her.

Isabel Jun 26, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny is super sweet and helpful! She is very patient and understanding when I don't understand something and explains it thoroughly.

Casey F. Jun 26, 2019
Korean · Online

She was very nice

Tiffany Jun 23, 2019
Korean · Online

Nicole Jun 13, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny is a wonderful instructor. She teaches my 8 year old daughter Korean. She is engaging and creates wonderful material for each lesson. She assigns and provides homework weekly. My daughter's language ability is growing and flourishing thanks to Jiny's hard work and dedication. I highly recommend her!

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ryan Jun 7, 2019
Korean · Online

Did my first lesson today!! It was a very interesting snd fun class! She adjusted well to my already known knowledge of korean and is helping me challenge what I needed to learn. Thank you and I can’t wait for my next lesson!

Elisabeth May 9, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny is friendly and easy to work with making you feel comfortable! I am looking forward to learning more from her!

Suzanne S. May 2, 2019
Korean · Online

very good lesson and answered all of my questions and was very clear

Adam S. Apr 25, 2019
Korean · Online

Adam had a great first lesson and is re-writing all of his notes right now while everything is still fresh. He seems very inspired! Thank you!

Suzanne

John P. Apr 21, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny has been a fantastic Korean teacher. Being a new Korean language learner, I could not have asked for a better teacher to introduce me to the Korean language. I have found Jiny to be extremely patient, knowledgeable, and effective in her approach to teaching. I will soon be moving to to South Korea, and Jiny has helped target important conversational skills that I have no doubt will be beneficial when I move to South Korea. In addition to the conversational skills, Jiny has been instrumental in my improved pronunciation, vocabulary, grammatical understanding of the Korean language. I highly recommend Jiny and wish to thank her for making learning the Korean language such a positive experience.

John Pizanis

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Phillip M. Apr 8, 2019
Korean · Online

Fantastic teacher. Very knowledgeable about not just the Korean language but also the culture. Works with you based on your skill level and encourages feedback. Highly recommended.

Tyler H. Apr 7, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny is exactly what you want in a great teacher. She is so smart, kind, fun to work with, and patient. She makes learning Korean with her fun and super easy! Look no further, you found the right teacher! I highly, highly recommend her classes!

Tyler H. Mar 30, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny is the best Korean teacher! She is very sweet, patient, funny, and welcoming. Jiny makes sure you understand what you are learning before moving on, her lessons are very interactive with you, she explains everything so well. She is exactly what you want in a great teacher. I highly, highly recommend her classes!

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John P. Mar 6, 2019
Korean · Online

I really enjoyed my first online lesson. Jiny made the lesson fun, interactive, and applicable to my learning needs.

Cheyanne C. Feb 24, 2019
Korean · Online

She is the best! Super patient, sweet, and makes sure you know what you’re learning.

Tyler H. Feb 10, 2019
Korean · Online

Jiny is an amazing teacher. She is friendly, warm and welcoming, and very patient with new students. She will make sure you pronouncing everything correctly. I highly recommend her if you are looking for Korean classes! ^^

Kelly Niño Jan 21, 2019
Korean · Online

Amazing! My daughter is having so much fun!

Stella Dec 6, 2018
Korean · Online

Jinny was very patient with my daughter. She was well prepared with engaging activities.

Rachel L. Dec 1, 2018
Korean · Online

it was a very pleasant first class with Jiny! She patiently answered my questions and made sure I understood the lessons and have proper pronunciation

Tiffany Nov 13, 2018
Korean · Online

Not only is Jiny prepared in advance and ensures that her students -properly recall their previous lessons with a quiz, she has also all of her materials shared with you through Google Drive so you can refer to them as you are studying. She is also available in between classes for questions and thoughtful tips and advice should need them. She has a friendly manner and is very good about ensuring that you have a strong grasp of the alphabet and pronunciation of Hanguel. She has been a great tutor for me as an adult learner and I would recommend her to all who are beginners.

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Jeremiah Oct 15, 2018
Korean · In studio

I had the pleasure of working with Jiny when she taught Korean at Hebei Geo University in China. I was continually impressed by her dedication and creative use of methodology. Not only does she blend fun cultural interaction into her lessons, she also goes out of her way to help and encourage her students regardless of their skill level, making sure each one understands and feels included. I highly recommend her as your Korean teacher!

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