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Jihye L.
San Gabriel, California
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Learn Korean with a top-rated and student-favorite teacher.
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Are you interested in learning Korean?? Love Korean dramas and K-pop? Are you planning on visiting Korea? 안녕하세요! I am a CERTIFIED and experienced Korean language teacher. If you register for my classes you will learn not only speaking, writing, listening skills but also the culture and manners of Korea. Are you ready to learn "Hangeul"? Now you know who to contact!!
About Jihye L.

Hello, future students! My name is Jihye and I teach Piano and the Korean language. I grew up in Seoul, Korea and currently living in Los Angeles, 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. Recently, I worked as a guest speaker at the new social media platform Clubhouse that launched as a new program at TakeLessons. 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 a personalized curriculum to each of my Korean and piano students. Also, help students who prepare piano level exams such as CM, ABRSM, and SATII, TOPIK for the Korean language. I sometimes use clips of songs and dramas to help students who learn Korean. Are you ready to learn?? Let's begin taking lessons!!

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since 2000

Master of Fine Arts

Teaches ages 4+

Speaks Korean, English

Has background check

Instructor details
Subject: Korean
Classical Piano
Korean
Music Theory
Piano
Teaches 4 subjects. Different subjects may have different prices.
Location:
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
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E Hermosa Dr
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
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Pricing
30 minutes
$50
45 minutes
$65
60 minutes
$80
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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Teacher's Studio

Jihye is a wonderful teacher!! She is super accommodating and flexible, responds to needs / requests quickly, and is so thorough, patient, and helpful as a teacher. I speak Korean fluently but my foundational grammar/spelling and reading/writing were never great. At the same time, my boyfriend is learning Korean for the first time with no experience. I was looking for someone who could accommodate both our experience levels while teaching not just about the language, but also about Korean culture - and Jihye more than delivers! We have so much fun learning Korean every week and I'm so grateful to have found her!

Posted Feb 27, 2023
Teacher's Studio

Jihye is super nice and very patient! Ive learned so much! :)

Posted Feb 14, 2023
Teacher's Studio

2 lessons in and it's been awesome. She works with you on the level you are at. Explains everything really well and makes learning fun. Highly recommend.

Posted Jan 23, 2023
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Instructor details
Subject: Korean
Classical Piano
Korean
Music Theory
Piano
Teaches 4 subjects. Different subjects may have different prices.
Location:
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
E Hermosa Dr
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$50
45 minutes
$65
60 minutes
$80
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30