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! 

March 29, 2021 – June 12, 2021 (11 Weeks)

We’ve increased the number of weeks from 10 week to 11 weeks at no additional cost! Additionally, we offer free Special Topic drop in language and cultural classes throughout the semester. Special sessions have included: “Let’s Make Ddukboki”, “Korean Tongue Twisters” “Pronounce Like a Native Speaker” to “Korean Folk-Art”


Now anyone from anywhere can join our world famous Korean classes!

Registration is NOW CLOSED.

Add yourself to our interest list and we will notify you with as soon as our summer session is released.


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. Age exceptions 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.

Spring Session 2021: March 29, 2021 – June 12, 2021 (11 Weeks)

All times listed are in Pacific Standard Time unless otherwise noted 
ClassDayTimes (Pacific Time unless otherwise noted)First Day/Last Day
Korean Fundamentals (Absolute Beginners)Monday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM3/29-6/7
Korean Fundamentals (Absolute Beginners)Tuesday4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (7:00 PM EST – 9:00 PM EST)3/30-6/8
Korean Fundamentals (Absolute Beginners)Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (1:00 PM EST – 3:00 PM EST)4/3-6/12
Level 1Monday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM3/29-6/7
Level 1Tuesday4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (7:00 PM EST – 9:00 PM EST)3/30-6/8
Level 1Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (1:00 PM EST – 3:00 PM EST)4/3-6/12
Level 2Wednesday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM3/31-6/9
Level 2Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (1:00 PM EST – 3:00 PM EST)4/3-6/12
Level 3Thursday4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (7:00 PM EST – 9:00 PM EST)4/1-6/10
Level 4Tuesday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM3/30-6/8
Level 4Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (1:00 PM EST – 3:00 PM EST)4/3-6/12
Level 5Monday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM3/29-6/7
Level 6Wednesday6:30 PM – 8:30 PM3/31-6/9
Level 6Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (1:00 PM EST – 3:00 PM EST)4/3-6/12
Conversational Korean (Level 7+)Saturday10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (1:00 PM EST – 3:00 PM EST)4/3-6/12

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.


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

  • Korean Made Easy for Starters Class: Optional for Korean Fundamentals
  • Sejong Korean Conversation 1 by King Sejong Institute Foundation Publishing Classes: Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3
  • Sejong Korean Conversation 2 by King Sejong Institute Foundation Publishing Classes: Level 4 and Level 5:
  • Sejong Korean Conversation 3 by King Sejong Institute Foundation Publishing Classes: Conversation (Level 7+)

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. 

Posted on: March 7, 2021