Children’s Korean Classes


January 18, 2020 – May 16, 2020 (17 weeks total)

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We’re offering our FUN KOREAN Children’s program for Grades Kindergarten to 5th grade. For 6th grade and beyond, please visit our Youth Korean Program page.

Did you know that Korean is considered a “critical language” according to the United States government? “Critical language” is a term used in the to designate languages for which there is large demand for language professionals but little supply. We believe the earlier children learn Korean, the better positioned they will be for the future. Class Size is limited!  한국어로 더 자세한 정보를 원하시면 한국일보 2019년 8월 20일 자 기사를 참고하세요. 클릭

We are the only institute in nation to receive designation by BOTH the United States government and the Korean government for the teaching of Korean language.

Winter/Spring 2020 CLASS SCHEDULE

We offer both Weekday and Weekend class options.

January 18, 2020 – May 20, 2020 (17 weeks total) No classes the week of March 30 – April 4th for Spring Break.

The cost of our 17-week program is $450 plus $25 material fee. Sibling discount: Take an additional $50 off each student after the first student.

ClassDayTimeFirst Class/Last Class
K-2ndSaturday1:30-3:30pmJanuary 18, 2020 – May 16, 2020
K-2ndMonday4-6pmJanuary 20, 2020 – May 18, 2020
3rd-5th GradeSaturday1:30-3:30pmJanuary 18, 2020 – May 16, 2020
3rd-5th GradeWednesday4-6pmJanuary 22, 2020 – May 20, 2020

For 6th grade and beyond, please visit our Youth Korean Program page.


About Our Program

Our classes are based on the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages.

Through 21st century teaching and learning methods, students will learn real world application of Korean language.  Each developmentally appropriate class will offer theme-based learning activities and will include opportunities to practice language skills.

All students will be taught the Korean alphabet system (Hangul), pronunciation and basic conversational usages such as greetings, and self-introduction using methods that are appropriate to their age. All classes will weave in aspects of Korean heritage and culture.

Early age classes will utilize enriched play method, a playgroup-style with songs and games, making Korean language learning fun and hands-on. Through a creative curriculum, our program will help children develop Korean language skills, through social interaction, Children will explore colors, counting, family, body parts, animals and simple phrases.

Through incorporating 21st century technology, Students will be able to increase their Korean language proficiency, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

In addition to learning the language, students will learn about aspects of Korean culture and history through activity based learning. It is our goal that students develop a sense of pride and appreciation of their Korean heritage.

Korean American Center is a proud member of ACTFL

Class Location:

Classes will take place at the Korean American Center
18 Truman St, Suite #208
Irvine, CA 92620

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Posted on: December 23, 2019