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Regular Korean Program - Overview
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1. Overview

 

Regular Korean Program (RKP) is highly recommended for international students;

who would like to improve Korean while getting hands-on experience in Korea;

who plan to go to degree programs in Korean universities and;

who plan to get a job which requires to speak fluent Korean.


SLI provides uniquely-tied Korean Language Programs in both Seoul and Suwon campuses; students will focus on learning Korean at Natural Sciences Campus before going to degree programs or get a job later; students in Humanities & Social Sciences Campus will learn Korean experiencing dynamics of Seoul.

 

 

Campus

Humanities & Social Sciences

Campus (HSSC)

Natural Sciences Campus

(NSC)

Location

Seoul

Suwon

Curriculum Focus

Improving Korean &

cultural experience

Degree programs or jobs

Sessions a year

Six sessions a year (8 weeks each)

Levels

Level 1 (Basic) to 6 (Advanced)

Regular Class

(Mandatory)

Five days a week (Mon-Fri) / 3.5 hours a day

Areal Class

(Mandatory)

1.5 hours a day

Accommodation

Introducing privately owned accommodations

On-campus dormitory


 


 

2. Advantage of the 6-session system 


Each session is 8 weeks long. Here is a comparison table between four session and six sessions. 


 

Four Sessions

Six Sessions

Sessions

Four quarters a year

Six sessions a year

Admission

4 times a year

6 times a year

Length

10 weeks

8 weeks

Hours

200 hours

(= 10 wks × 5 days × 4 hrs)

200 hours

(= 8 wks × 5 days × 5 hrs)


** Because the expected period of completing six sessions is shorter, students can save living expenses.

** Students can take much more levels in the same period of time.





3. Program Schedule

 

 

Application Period

Dormitory

Check-in

Begins

Ends

2013

1st

November 16 – January 18

March 2

March 4

April 26

2nd

January 28 – March 22

May 4

May 6

June 28

3rd

March 25 – May 17

June 29

July 1

August 23

4th

May 27 – July 19

August 31

September 2

October 25

5th

July 22 – September 13

October 26

October 28

December 20

6th

October 28 – November 22

January 4, 2014

January 6, 2014

February 28, 2014

2014

1st

December 30 – January 17

March 1

March 3

April 25

2nd

February 17 – March 14

April 26

April 28

June 20

3rd

April 28 – May 16

June 28

June 30

August 22

4th

June 23 – July 18

August 30

September 1

October 24

5th

August 18 – September 12

October 25

October 27

December 19

6th

October 27 – November 21

January 3, 2015

January 5, 2015

February 27, 2015

 

** Dormitory check-in is only for the students who will study in the Natural Sciences Campus.

** If you hold a visa already, please contact the SLI Office for your application period.

** Admission may close earlier than the posted deadline based on enrollment.

 



4. Class Structure

Regular Korean Program (RKP) has six levels from 1 for basic to 6 for advanced. In a session, students can complete a level, and finally all six levels may be completed in a year. Also, students have opportunities to expose themselves to Korean culture and language through a Field Trip in each session. Two types of classes are offered; A and B, but the contexts of each class are exactly the same. 

The number of students will be 12 to 15.


** The number of students is less than 7, the class may be closed.

 

Level Introduction

 

4-1. Regular Classes

Regular Classes consist of Grammar and Conversation.

 

4-2. Areal Classes

Before or after Regular Classes, areal classes are offered. Students will take either Areal Class (a) or (b). The contents or each Areal Class is the same.


** Schedule and contents are subject to change.

 

 

Time

Class A

09:00~12:15

Grammar & Conversation

12:15~13:30

Lunch Break

13:30~14:45

Areal  Class (a)

-

15:00~16:15

-

Areal  Class (b)


Time

Class B

09:00~10:15

Areal Class (a)

-

10:30~11:45

-

Areal Class (b)

12:00~12:30

Lunch Break

12:30~15:45

Grammar & Conversation

 

  

 

 

5. Textbooks

Students will study the series of “Easy to Learn (six volumes, Grammar & Conversation)” and “Easy to Speak (twelve volumes, Conversation).”  In each session, students will finish one volume of Easy to Learn and two volumes of Easy to Speak.


Textbooks





6. Field Trip

In each session, cultural activities are organized outside the classrooms providing hands-on experience and understanding on Korea.






7. Accommodation

 

7-1. Natural Sciences Campus (NSC)

Students enrolled in Regular Korean Program may stay in the dorm called “Shinkwan.”


Dormitory in the Natural Sciences Campus




7-2. Humanities & Social Sciences Campus

International students will find their own accommodation around the campus. Refer to the website of Accommodation.


Living Tips: Accommodation




8. Placement Test & Orientation

Before RKP starts, new students are required to take the placement test and submit the answers to SLI. Based on students’ test score, SLI will place students in a level.

 

Orientation is held on the first day of a session


Campus

Date

Time

Place

HSSC

The first day of a session

09:00

To be announced

NSC

 

Orientation is held at 14:00 on the first day of a session.


** Further information will be provided by e-mail.

 



9. Budget Plan (one session, two months)


Campus

HSSC

NSC

Notes

Tuition

1,360,000 KRW 

1,360,000 KRW

Including Field Trip

Application

Fee

60,000 KRW

60,000 KRW

For the first session only

No refund

Textbooks

42,000 KRW

42,000 KRW

Easy to Learn (1 volume)

Easy to Speak (2 volumes)

Dormitory

-

650,000 KRW

 

Dormitory Deposit

-

50,000 KRW

Refunded when checking out

Visa Fee

50,000 KRW

50,000 KRW

D-4 applicants with passport from People’s Republic of China

Total

1,512,000 KRW

2,212,000 KRW