HOME Korean Language Center Courses Curriculum
Classes are designated from Level 1 to Level 6 according to students' proficiency level as determined by a Korean Language Proficiency Test administered each semester.
LevelⅠ [Beginner ]
- Students can utilize the basic language functions necessary for survival such as self-introductions, shopping,ordering  food, etc.
- Students can understand and express simple content related to both private and familiar material such as themselves, family, weather, etc.
- Students can produce simple sentences based on basic vocabulary - approximately 800 words - as well as understand basicgrammar. In addition, students can understand and produce simple daily sentences and practical sentences.
Level Ⅱ [Beginner Ⅱ]
- Students can utilize the basic language functions necessary for survival such as self-introductions, shopping, ordering food, etc.
- Students can understand and express simple content related to both private and familiar material such as themselves, family,  weather, etc.
- Students can produce simple sentences based on basic vocabulary - approximately 800 words - as well as understand basic grammar.
- Students can understand and produce simple daily sentences and practical sentences. In addition, they can use Koreanlanguage distinctively in formal and informal settings.
Level Ⅲ [Intermediate Ⅰ]
- Students encounter no difficulty utilizing Korean in all aspects of life in Korea.
- Students can use language functions such as explaining, describing, refusing, etc. to maintain social relationships   and to usepublic services such immigration, travel agencies, etc.
- Students can express and understand not only private contents that are familiar to them but also familiar social contents suchas those pertaining to occupations, events, nationality, lifestyle, etc.
- Students can understand and use Korean language based on the distinction of essential characteristics of written languageand spoken language.
Level Ⅳ [Intermediate Ⅱ]
- Students can implement most of the language functions necessary to use public services and to keep social relationships.
Students can also implement some degree of the functions required in general work performance such as simple documentwriting, reporting, etc.
- Students can understand relatively easy and simple contents in the news or newspaper.
- Students can understand and express familiar social and abstract contents with relative accuracy and fluency.
- Students can acknowledge and express social and cultural contents based on an understanding of frequently used idiomaticexpressions and represent Korean culture.
Level Ⅴ [Advanced Ⅰ]
- Students can implement some degree of language functions such as summarizing, demonstrating, inferring, discussing, etc.that are necessary for research and work performance in their professional fields.
- Students can understand and express unfamiliar contents in politics, economy, society, and culture.
- Students can distinguish different contextual usage of language appropriately according to official and unofficial contexts as wellas spoken and written contexts. In addition, students can understand and organize editorials, reports, literary work, interviews, debates, etc.
Level Ⅵ [Advanced Ⅱ]
- Students can implement the language functions necessary for research and work performance in their professional fields withrelative accuracy and fluency and understand and express unfamiliar contents in politics, economy, society, and culture.
- Students experience no difficulty in implementing most language functions and conveying meaning although they have not yet reached the level of first language speakers of the target language.