Courses

Treat the courses at Essential Korean as a comprehensive starting point for learning Korean. For true beginners and those who want the full experience, the courses will present an organized, structured way to learn Korean in its entirety.

 

Remember that learning a language means gradual practice over an extended period of time, so set aside a regular time where you can go through the lessons and quizzes. We promise that it will make learning Korean much more feasible in the long run!

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(We continue to add more courses, so check back soon!)

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The Structure of our Courses

Each course has 3 sub-courses, centering around a real-life conversation and accompanied by Key Expressions, Vocabulary, and Grammar.

Here are detailed descriptions of the different components in the course:

Conversation

Presents a conversation where new vocabulary, expressions, and grammar are introduced in context. (There are characters you will follow and get to know through the conversations of all courses. Please check out Meet the characters in conversation under INTRODUCTION.)

  • Listen & Speak!​​

  • Script

  • Listening Practice

Key Expressions

Introduces useful phrases used in daily conversations.

  • Lesson Notes

  • Check-up Quiz

  • Flashcards

  • Matching Game 

  • Practice

  • Worksheet

Key Vocabulary

Contains vocabulary used in the conversation and occasionally supplementary words related to the topic.

  • Flashcards

  • Matching Game

Grammar

Presents grammar explanation with exercises and practice.

  • Lesson Notes 

  • Check-up Quiz

  • Practice

  • Worksheet

Conversation Review

Wraps up the course to solidify what you've learned.

  • Review: Listen & Speak!​​

  • Role-Play