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Hannah K.

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I don't just teach from the book but tailor lessons to the interests of my students. I also introduce students to Korean culture by visiting Korean restaurants and tea places.

About Hannah

I am an experienced Korean teacher from Korea who has taught all levels of Korean to English speakers. I tailor my lessons to the interests of students and make my classes interactive. I develop customized lessons to reinforce the material from the book and reinforce grammar topics. On occasion we even go on field trips to local Korean restaurants!!!

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June 30, 2019
Colin
I recently began taking lessons with Hannah and it has been a wonderful experience. I went in intimidated at the thought of learning such a difficult language from scratch, but Hannah has been a very helpful and encouraging instructor and makes the language so much more manageable. I've been rather amazed by how much Korean I have been able to pick up in such a short time and have no doubt that I can become fluent eventually under her instruction. Anyone interested in learning Korean should absolutely take lessons with Hannah!
June 18, 2019
Heather P.
My son and I had our first lesson with Hannah. It went very well. Hannah is engaging and patient. She really understands that studying Korean is no easy feat and takes the time to explain things to e Janice our comprehension.
May 30, 2019
Pat
I’ve taken a few classes with Hannah and learned a lot. Her style is patient, but in a way that challenged me to work hard and learn as much as possible, quickly and efficiently. She always came prepared to teach, has great classroom management skills and her lessons are engaging. If you would like to learn Korean, sign up now - you won’t be disappointed!

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Suyeon L.

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reading and writing
Simple phrases
Conversation
Vocabulary
Grammar
Pronunciation
Frequently used expressions
Korean culture
Korean language
Survival Korean words
Korean test

About Suyeon

Hi, there! My name is Suyeon. and I can't wait to meet you!

I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students how to read korean, conversations, and translation as well.
I'm very patient and friendly and my teaching style is based on your interest and ability. If you want to learn commonly used phrases or grammar basis, conversations or studying for test, whichever your goals are I will be prepared for the lessons .

I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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when your teacher marks attendance. Missed lessons cannot be rescheduled, which means payments for missed lessons are not reusable, refundable, or transferable. We also encourage you to chat with your teacher if you need to take a longer period of absence from lessons. You can cancel and reschedule lessons through your TakeLessons account anytime up to 24 hours before your lesson.
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*Once you purchased the lessons, you can request to schedule your lessons. you can also see my profile to check my availability (https://takelessons.com/profile/suyeon-l?service=korean&online=1)

* we can use Skype (my skype ID is suyeonmina) or Takelessons class room for our online lesson.

please feel free to contact me if you have any questions! :)
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August 1, 2019
Chantay S.
July 29, 2019
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July 28, 2019
Gabby
I love Suyeon so much! She is such an a amazing teacher and extremely patient. I remember she would teach me a word and ask me to repeat it and I would instantly forget it, she simply didn't get angry and taught me the word in a different way so I could remember it. My Korean is improving everyday and I couldn't have gotten this far without you. 선생님 감사합니다!!! :)

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Youngju S.

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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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Sulina B.

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I am bilingual in Korean and English. I was born in South Korea and came to the states when I was 12 years old. I speak Korean and English fluently. I can help you get interested in learning Korean. Learning language is fun!

About Sulina

Hello! I am very passionate about teaching music! I am currently pursuing Doctoral of Musical Arts from The Hartt School. I graduated from Mannes School of Music with Master of Music with Judith Mendenhall and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Bachelor of Music degree studying with Jonathan Keeble. I have taught many flute students who were beginners to advanced. I have a passion for learning and teaching music. I am also available in English and Korean. :-)

I am available in Connecticut and I could also teach online. If you have more questions about my biography and etc, please send me a message. I am looking forward to meet you and teach you!

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June 25, 2018
Yinran
Sulina Baek is a good teacher that I had the fortune of working with over the past 2-3 months. She is patient and gives useful coaching tips to improve technique. At the same time, I never felt overwhelmed with too much information during our lessons. Sulina kept everything manageable and actionable and that helped me make a lot of progress. Thus we often covered a lot of ,music lesson, and frequently ran out of time. She is also very knowledgeable in canon and in theory, which has helped me figure out what standard to aim at during my own practice. Sulina helped me turn my motivation into audible results.

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Sulina B.

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I am currently working as a Korean, ESL, and Japanese tutor. Because I am also a language learner (English and Japanese), I know why and in what area the students struggle when learning Korean especially English and Japanese speaking students. I am confident that I can help you to achieve your goal even if you speak languages other than English and Japanese.

About Herena

Hello. I am an in-service tutor at the college. I am currently helping students with Korean, ESL, and Japanese. I meet many students with various needs daily basis. If you let me know your concerns or struggles, I will try my best for you to achieve your goal! Let's make it happen together!

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March 18, 2019
Frances
I wanted to find someone who was knowledgeable to help lead me in the right direction in my Korean studies. I've been studying Korean at home and Herena has been incredibly helpful as a tutor! I went in knowing a tiny bit of very basic Hangul. Herena worked with me and with the book I had already purchased for studies. She is knowledgeable and personable. As a native Korean speaker I trust that she knows what she is talking about. Herena is also very friendly and relatable. Super cool that she uses the topics I am interested in for the lessons and offering cultural and historical facts as well. I've learned so much with her, you can't go wrong if she's your tutor!

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Herena C.

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About Hyun Jung

Learn Korean! Have fun with K-pop and K- drama!

Hello, Students!
I'm Hyun Jung Y.

I graduated from Soong-Sil University in Seoul, South Korea and majored in Korean Literature.

I completed Seoul National University’s teaching program for Korean Language teachers. I am a native Korean speaker, and I've been teaching at a Korean school for over three years.

I enjoy teaching Korean tutoring from elementary school students to adult students.

I have a lot of experiences teaching Korean to children to adults students.

I look forward to assisting and helping people learn Korean.

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January 20, 2019
Lisa
Great teacher, it was amazing!!!!

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Hyun Jung Y.

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Andie
"She is a great listener and has a lot of patience. Thank you for your help!"
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"Youngju is a very experienced teacher. Her teaching style is very good and I the student learned so much about pronunciation and writing. She is very kind
and very patient when the student is having struggles. She also tries to converse in Korean with the student in order for the student to speak fluently. I recommend for anyone who wants to learn Korean should make Youngju your teacher ! 감사합니다!"
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Artemis
"Best instructor ever! So nice, helpful, and informative!! Love my lessons!"
Natalie
"Patiently explains and clarifies. Good pacing and allows time to practice conversations."
Ruth
"Just finished my first lesson with Youngju yesterday and she was awesome! Her method of teaching is wonderful - it helped me to remember the vowels and c
onsonants so easily that I could read simple words within the hour! I look forward to my future lessons!"
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Chelsea
"Her classes are wonderful and very interactive. I enjoy looking at all the learning tools she sends over. I'm learning Korean much faster than if I had st
uck with self study.Not only is she patient and honest about the mistakes I make but she also willing to work with me until I get the pronunciation right. She is a wonderful teacher and really fun. She makes learning the Korean language enjoyable.
I would gladly recommend her to any one who is wanting to learn Korean"
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Pryncess
"안녕하세요? 프린세스예요. 선생님 영주 좋아요! Hi my name is pryncess. Ms Youngju is honestly the best thing that you could ask for in a teacher. She is very intimate and und
erstanding. She's also very relaxed and caring. I promise you if you decide to choose her as your teacher she will not disappoint. As long as you're willing to practice and follow her as she teaches you will,see results. At this point Mrs youngju has become basically my Korean mom. She teaches me about culture and gives me chances to expirience more than just a language. During our one on one lessons she is personal and really tries to make sure you understand before she moves on. If you're not comfortable she will adjust in order to make it possible. You will fall in love with her teaching style! I know I did. Anyway I've written a lot and I would rewrite a lot more but there's no amount of words that can describe how amazing she is. I suppose you'll just have to find out for Yourself how amazing she is."
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