All posts tagged "korean language"

  • A student takes a high school English exam in Seoul. (Kim Joo-sung / The Korea Times)
    S. Korea to ban online training courses for language teacher certification

    By Kim Hyung-je The National Institute of Korean Language said it will establish new guidelines and regulations for overseas Korean language teacher hopefuls by banning online training courses. According to the institute, it will halt its online...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • The Korean Institute of Southern California held its 58th annual workshop for teachers Saturday inside Wilshire Park Elementary School in Los Angeles. (Choi Kyung-geun/Korea Times)
    Workshop gathers SoCal Korean language teachers

    By Park Ji-hye A room filled with 120 Korean language teachers from 12 Southern California schools attended a workshop Saturday titled “Studying How to Study” inside Wilshire Park Elementary School in Los Angeles. The annual gathering, organized...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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  • (Photo courtesy of Korean Education Center in San Francisco)
    Korean language teacher hopefuls find free lectures at SF education center

    San Francisco’s Korean Education Center is offering free lectures for hopeful Korean language teachers looking to get their certification until Aug. 29. Fifteen people attended a lecture Saturday taught by Stanford University Korean language lecturer Kim Hee-sun...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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    [LA Times] Korean-language classes are growing in popularity at US colleges

      When Olivia Hernandez was a middle schooler in Oxnard, she became hooked on K-wave — the global phenomenon of South Korean pop music, television and culture. Inspired by the romantic series “My Lovely...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    550 foreign English teachers recruited

    By Kim Se-jeong The National Institute for International Education (NIIED) said it has recruited 550 foreign English teachers who will teach from this semester at primary and secondary schools across the nation. It said it has adopted...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Song Hyang-keun, president of the King Sejong Institute Foundation (KSIF), gestures as he speaks on the foundation’s aims and goals at a recent interview with The Korea Times held at the foundation’s office in
Seoul. Behind him are the colored markers that show the 117 King Sejong Institutes located over 51 countries. 
/ Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    King Sejong Institute promotes Korean language education

    Leading ‘hallyu’ foundation marks first anniversary today By Chung Hyun-chae “When people are considering learning Korean, we hope that they will think of The King Sejong Institute first, just as Alliance Francaise provides French language education and...

    • Posted October 23, 2013
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  • These students will learn Korean from Dr. Francis Lee(From top left) and Mr. Myung-woo Lee.
    Korean Classes Gaining Students in Irvine

    Whether it’s to better understand lyrics of K-pop, or to watch Korean dramas with less help from subtitles, Korean language classes are getting popular in the Southland. Adult Korean language classes have begun this week in Orange...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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