Registration Information

FALL 2020 ADULT KOREAN LANGUAGE CLASS REGISTRATION

Irvine King Sejong Institute: We offer the only comprehensive Korean language program in Orange County.  Our adult Korean language program is designated by S. Korea as a King Sejong Institute. Check us out in the OC Register , LA Times, and NBC News! 

September 12 2020 – November 19, 2020 (10 Weeks)

FALL SESSION: ALL CLASSES WILL BE HELD ONLINE VIA ZOOM.

Registration is now open

Each class runs for 2 hours during the course of the 10-week semester. Must be 16 years and over. All classes will be held online. Exception will be made by approval of the Program Director, please email: info@KoreanAmericanCenter.org

Students who can not read Korean must register in Korean Fundamentals. Classes in the same level are the same, just different time and day. Select which works best for your schedule.

Fall Session 2020: September 12, 2020 – November 19, 2020 (10 Weeks) 

ClassDayTimesFirst Day/Last Day
Korean Fundamentals (No experience required, absolute beginner)Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM9/12-11/14
Korean Fundamentals (No experience required, absolute beginner)Wednesday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM9/16-11/18
Level 1Thursday4:00 PM – 6:00 PM9/17-11/19
Level 2Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM9/12-11/14
Level 2Tuesday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM9/15-11/17
Level 3Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM9/12-11/14
Level 3Monday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM9/14-11/16
Level 4Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM9/12-11/14
Level 4Wednesday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM9/16-11/18
Level 5Tuesday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM9/15-11/17
Conversational Korean (Level 7+)Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM9/12-11/14

Various Sections within the same level are exactly the same content – only different day/times. Each class needs a minimum of 4 students to remain open. If minimum registration is not met, classes may be cancelled. Enroll now to ensure your class remains open.

WHICH CLASS SHOULD I TAKE?

For those students or those with absolutely no experience or very little experience in Korean should register for Korean Fundamentals. Students with a Korean heritage background who cannot read Hangul will also be asked to start with Korean Fundamentals. All other students should review our Korean Class Descriptions

If you are still unsure which level to take, you can request a placement test by email so we can assess which level would be best. Please contact us by email to request the test. **Placement tests will only take place during registration period.***

BOOKS: This must be purchased separately. We will be using books by King Sejong Institute. Each book will be used for multiple levels.

Books can be purchased on the first day of class for $25

  • Sejong Korean Conversation 1 by King Sejong Institute Foundation Publishing Classes: Korean Fundamentals, Level 1, and Level 2
  • Sejong Korean Conversation 2 by King Sejong Institute Foundation Publishing Classes: Level 3 and Level 4:
  • Sejong Korean Conversation 3 by King Sejong Institute Foundation Publishing Classes: Level 5 and Level 6.

TERMS (Please read before registering): 

  • FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE (except in the case of class cancellation by KAC). Please do not register if you are unsure. 
  • Fees are non-transferable to another semester. No Credits will be given for missed classes. Since we are a nonprofit organization, we do not have the administrative capacity to handle these requests.
  • Fees do not include books. Books can either be purchased through Korean American Center. Instructions on book purchase will be provided upon registration.
  • Fees may be tax deductible, talk to your financial advisor for details.
  • Checks can be made out to: “Korean American Center
  • Fees must be paid prior to the beginning of class. Registration is not considered complete unless fees are fully paid. 

Spring 2017 Adult Korean Language Class Registration

Summer Session Begins: July 7, 2017 – August 31, 2017  

For the summer only, the semester will be 8 weeks long, but the class length will be 1 hour and 50 minutes. While the number of weeks will be reduced, the total number of hours of instruction will remain the same as our regular 10 week schedule. The reason for the modified schedule was in order to complete the session between the Fourth of July and Labor Day holidays. After the summer, we will revert back to our 10 week, 90 minute program. 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON THURSDAY, JUNE 8th  (Those on the interest list will be contacted first). 

Registration Information:  We can only accept a limited number of students per class. Once the maximum number has been reach, registration will be closed. You may then choose to be added to the wait-list for next session. The past several semesters, we have completely filled our Korean Fundamentals and Level 1 classes. 

Registration Form:  All new and returning students must complete an application form each semester. Registration is not considered complete until payment has been made. 

Summer 2017 Schedule and Fees:  For the past several sessions, our Korean Fundamentals and Level 1 classes have reached maximum capacity. It is highly advised to register as soon as possible to secure your spot. Prices do not include book or $10 material fee. 

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*Please Note: The only difference between Section A, B and C are the DAYS and TIMES. 

Each class needs a minimum of 3 students to remain open. If minimum registration is not met, classes may be cancelled. Enroll now to ensure your class remains open. 

**Supplemental Practice Lab is every Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:45 PM at Heritage Park Community Center in Irvine. This is an instructor led practice class and a great opportunity to reinforce the class lessons through additional practice and application. There is no extra charge to attend for registered students and attendance is optional. Think of it as a free additional class during the week. This program is made possible through the support of our generous volunteers and donors.

Class Descriptions and Sample Lessons can be found on HERE

PLACEMENT TEST (OPTIONAL):   For those students or those with no experience or background in Korean will automatically be placed in Korean Fundamentals. Students with a Korean heritage background who cannot read Hangul will also be asked to start with Korean Fundamentals.  Students interested in Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 will have the opportunity to take an optional online proficiency test to ensure they are placed in the appropriate class. Please contact us by email to request the test. 

BOOKS: We have selected books we believe to be the most practical and useful books for studying Korean. You may either purchase the books directly through KAC or you may purchase on your own. If you happen to purchase on your own, please be sure to purchase the correct edition as we are using the latest editions of all the books. Please note that these books may change based on

  • Classes: Korean Fundamentals, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3: Fun & Fast Korean 1 by Darakwon Publishing – 1st Edition (4th printing March 2015) ISBN: 978-89-5995-829-0 (KAC Price: $25)
  • Classes: Level 4 and Level 5: Fun & Fast Korean 2 by Darakwon Publishing – 1st Edition (3rd printing February 2016) ISBN: 978-89-5995-717-0 (KAC Price: $25)

TERMS (Please read before registering): 

  • Registration is not complete until payment is received. Early bird discounts apply only towards completed registrations. 
  • Fees are non-refundable (except in the case of class cancellation by KAC). Please do not register if you are unsure. 
  • Fees are non-transferable to another semester. No Credits will be given for missed classes. Since we are a volunteer run organization, we do not have the administrative capacity to handle these requests. 
  • Fees do not include books. Books can either be purchased on your own or through KAC. We only accept cash and checks only for book purchases. 
  • Fees may be tax deductible, talk to your financial advisor for details.
  • Checks can be made out to: “Korean American Center
  • Credit card payments are accepted after registration form is complete. To pay by credit card, you will be prompted to the page after you complete the registration form. 
  • Payment on this page is for Korean classes ONLY (Click here to purchase Private Lesson packages)
  • Fees must be paid prior to the beginning of class. Registration is not considered complete unless fees are fully paid.  


Fall 2016 Registration

KAC’s Adult Korean Language Classes

Fall 2016 – REGISTRATION CLOSED

Please add yourself to our interest list for Winter 2017, beginning in January. We will notify you as soon as the schedule becomes available. 

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Fall Session Begins: September 12, 2016 – November 18, 2016
Each class session is 90 minutes. 

Registration Information:  We can only accept a limited number of students per class. Once the maximum number has been reach, registration will be closed. You may then choose to be added to the wait-list for next session.

Registration Form:  All new and returning students must complete an application form each semester. Registration is not considered complete until payment has been made. 

Fall 2016 Schedule and Fees:  Due to popular demand for our classes, we have added an additional section of Level 1. For the past several sessions, our Korean Fundamentals and Level 1 classes have reached maximum capacity. It is highly advised to register as soon as possible to secure your spot.

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*Please Note: The only difference between Section A and B are the DAYS and TIMES. The content is exactly the same for each level. 

Each class needs a minimum of 3 students to remain open. If minimum registration is not met, classes may be cancelled. Enroll now to ensure your class remains open. 

**Supplemental Korean Practice lab is every Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:45 PM at Northwood Community Center in Irvine. There is no extra charge to attend for registered students. This is an instructor led practice lab and a great opportunity to reinforced the class lessons through additional practice. All levels are welcomed.

Class Descriptions and Sample Lessons can be found on HERE

PLACEMENT TEST (OPTIONAL):  For those students who are unsure which level to register for, we will offer a placement test.  For those students or those with no experience or background in Korean will automatically be placed in Korean Fundamentals. In addition, students with a Korean heritage background who cannot read Hangul will also be asked to start with Korean Fundamentals.  Students interested in Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 will have the opportunity to take an optional online proficiency test to ensure they are placed in the appropriate class. 

BOOKS: We have selected books we believe to be the most practical and useful books for studying Korean. You may either purchase the books directly through KAC or you may purchase on your own. If you happen to purchase on your own, please be sure to purchase the correct edition as we are using the latest editions of all the books. Please note that these books may change based on

  • Classes: Korean Fundamentals, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3: Fun & Fast Korean 1 by Darakwon Publishing (OCKACE Price: $25)
  • Classes: Level 4 and Level 5: Fun & Fast Korean 2 by Darakwon Publishing – 1st Edition (February 2015) ISBN: 978-89-277-3135-1 (OCKACE Price: $25)
  • Classes: ALL (Optional):  Korean Made Easy Vocabulary by Darakwon Publishing – 1st Edition (March 2015) ISBN: 978-89-277-3117-7 (OCKACE Price: $35)

TERMS (Please read before registering): 

  • Registration is not complete until payment is received. Early bird discounts apply only towards completed registrations. 
  • Fees are non-refundable (except in the case of class cancellation by KAC). Please do not register if you are unsure. 
  • Fees are non-transferable to another semester. No Credits will be given for missed classes. Since we are a volunteer run organization, we do not have the administrative capacity to handle these requests. 
  • Fees do not include books. Books can either be purchased on your own or through KAC. We only accept cash and checks only for book purchases. 
  • Fees may be tax deductible, talk to your financial advisor for details.
  • Checks can be made out to: “Korean American Center
  • Credit card payments are accepted through Paypal only. To pay by credit card, you will be prompted to the page after you complete the application. 
  • Payment on this page is for Korean classes ONLY (Click here to purchase Private Lesson packages)
  • Fees must be paid prior to the beginning of class. Registration is not considered complete unless fees are fully paid.  
 

Registration for Fall 2016 has ended. Please add yourself to our interest list for Winter 2017, beginning in January. 
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