KIDS & YOUTH KOREAN SUMMER CAMP

어바인 K A C 한 국 학 교

2024 SUMMER KOREAN IMMERSION  (In-Person) & VIRTUAL CAMP

For Children & Youth

This is program is intended for BEGINNER and NOVICE HIGH LEVEL. No Experience Required.

  • ABSOLUTE BEGINNER Absolutely beginner no experience and can not read any Korean alphabet.
  • NOVICE HIGH-They can read Korean all the sentences. They communicate minimally by using a number of isolated words and memorized phrases limited by the particular context in which the language has been learned. When responding to direct questions, they may say only two or three words at a time or give an occasional stock answer.

Class sizes are very limited.  We will only accept a maximum of 24 students in each group.

 All classes will take place at:  Korean American Center, 20 Truman St. Irvine, CA 92620

Sibling Discount: $50 off each sibling after the first student. Must be in the same transaction to receive the discount. It will automatically be added to each subsequent student. 

REGISTER FOR SUMMER 2024 IMMERSION CAMP(IN-PERSON)

IN-PERSON IMMERSION CAMP SCHEDULE

Session 1June 10 – June 28
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (ABSOLUTE BEGINNER)4th – 6th grade (ABSOLUTE BEGINNER)
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM (ABSOLUTE BEGINNER)1st – 3rd grade (ABSOLUTE BEGINNER)
Session 2July 8 – July 26
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (NOVICE HIGH)4th – 6th grade (NOVICE HIGH)
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM (NOVICE HIGH)1st – 3rd grade (NOVICE HIGH)

Learners will participate in a dynamic and immersive learning environment with other students, experiencing an amazing and intensive 3-week linguistic and cultural program that can open doors for college and success in the 21st-century global economy. Our program will provide enriched opportunities for two different types of learners: beginners and novice high-level individuals. This will be achieved through classroom immersion, catering to both beginner and advanced students for Korean language acquisition in Interpersonal, Interpretive, and Presentational modes of communication, utilizing real-world scenarios.

Each class will focus on a minor theme, incorporating age-appropriate activities. Learners will improve their understanding and explore the connections between Korean culture, arts, history, and language. Engaging, hands-on cultural activities such as arts, crafts, calligraphy, and music will be integrated into the curriculum to enhance real-world applications of the Korean language. This holistic approach aims to provide a comprehensive and effective learning experience for participants.

REGISTER FOR SUMMER 2024 IMMERSION CAMP(IN-PERSON)

Korean American Center is the only organization in the nation designated by both the Korean and United States governments for the teaching of Korean languages. We specialize in offering a high quality, creative, fun, and dynamic learning environment with actual accredited teachers.


2024 VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP

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VIRTUAL CAMP CLASS SCHEDULE

June 10, 2024 – August 3, 2024 ( NO CLASS on Thursday for 4th of July)

Korean Language Proficiency Levels and Speaking Classes

  • Level 0 – Absolute beginners with no experience and unable to read any Korean alphabet
  • Level 1 – They can read Korean words and sentences, although not yet fluently. They can improve their reading and conversation skills at this level. They may be able to exchange greetings, introduce themselves, and name a number of familiar objects from their immediate environment. However, they are unable to perform functions or handle topics pertaining to the Intermediate level, and therefore cannot participate in a true conversational exchange.
  • Level 2 – They can read all Korean sentences. They communicate minimally by using a number of isolated words and memorized phrases limited to the particular context in which the language has been learned. When responding to direct questions, they may say only two or three words at a time or give an occasional stock answer.

REGISTER FOR SUMMER 2024 VIRTUAL CAMP

The Korean American Center will host summer program for Korean learners at various skill levels. No experience required. The program is designed to build comprehensive language skills and improve students’ knowledge of Korean through fun and engaging classroom immersion. Through 21st century teaching and learning, students will learn real world application of Korean language. Instruction will be provided on all four language skills (speaking, writing, reading and listening); with an emphasis on increasing students’ speaking and listening comprehension abilities.

We make Korean learning fun!!

Through project-based activities, learners will gain a deeper understanding by exploring the connections between Korean language and culture.

Program Outcomes

STARTALK is a federally funded program of the National Security Agency. STARTALK participants MUST HAVE SOME PROFICIENCY IN ORDER TO BE ACCEPTED. This camp will prepare those with no or little experience with the proficiency to be qualified for the upcoming STARTALK program. For more information, please visit our STARTALK information page.

  1. experience Korean language immersion in the classroom
  2. communicate in Korean in real-world circumstances,
  3. use vocabulary learned from real-world contexts,
  4. understand impact traditional culture and values has on the language.
  5. foster an appreciation of their Korean cultural heritage and instill a sense of pride in their dual heritage.

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Posted on: February 7, 2024