Affordable Korean Language Lessons Offered by the Korean Education Center of the Korean Consulate General of New York!

Are you interested in learning Korean but not sure where to go?

Also-Known-As is excited to announce that the Korean Education Center of the Korean Consulate General of NY will offer Korean language classes at both the beginner and intermediate levels. The Beginner Level I Class will start on Thursday, September 13, 2018 and the Intermediate Level I Class will start on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Registration is now OPEN.


The registration fee is $100. Registration closes Sunday, September 9, 2018. See the registration and cancellation section at the bottom of this page for more information.    

If you are not sure what level class you should take or have any questions, please email To support Also-Known-As and become a member, please visit our membership page.


Instructor Jihye Jung will teach both the Beginner class and the Intermediate class. She has a B.A. in English Education and Primary Education from Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea. She had been teaching in primary schools in Seoul for 11 years. She has finished the course of the Teacher Trainer from Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education and is certified as a master of Second language teaching. She has also served as a member of both English Education Supporting Team and Class Content Support Team. She currently is a deputy director in Korean Education Center, New York.

If you are unsure about your proficiency or have questions about the difficulty level of the class, please email Classes will take place from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Houston Street Center.

Beginner Korean Level I

Beginner Korean I Class will meet once a week for 2 hours on Thursdays, 6:30pm - 8:30pm. No prior knowledge of the Korean language is necessary.  Classes begin on Thursday, September 13, 2018 and will meet for 12 weeks (skipping Thanksgiving week).


Intermediate Korean Level I

Intermediate I Korean Class will meet once a week for 2 hours on Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Students are expected to have studied Korean for at least one year or be comfortable speaking and writing simple phrases. Classes begin Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and will run for 12 weeks (skipping Thanksgiving week).

Class Structure and Information

Classes will cover reading, writing, listening, conversation and grammar in a fun and dynamic environment. Korean language teaching materials will include textbooks, practice worksheets, grammar guides and vocabulary lists.


The Korean Education Center is sponsoring Korean language classes for Also-Known-As at the special rate of $100.

This fee is less than other local classes that are offered (typically $16-17 an hour), and comes with a teacher who is not only qualified to teach Korean, but also understands the myriad of motivations behind adult adoptees seeking to learn more about Korean language and culture.


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Registration for the fall semester will close September 9, 2018.  Students must pre-register and pay for the class via the purchase link to the left. Payment can be made either online or by check. If you have any questions or problems registering, please email  

You are encouraged to sign up early to ensure that your space is reserved and enough materials are prepared. Class seats are available on a first come first serve basis and are only secured once you have received a confirmation email.

Cancellation Policy

Students may cancel their registration and receive a full refund (minus Paypal processing fees) if cancellation notice is received prior to the first class. Students may receive a 50% refund (minus Paypal processing fees) if registration is cancelled before September 14, 2018. Unfortunately, we cannot offer partial refunds for any missed classes or any refunds for cancellations on or after September 17, 2018.

To cancel your registration, email


All classes are held at University Settlement at the Houston Street Center located at 273 Bowery (corner of Bowery and E. Houston) New York, NY 10002.

Subway: Take the F to 2nd Ave exit, the B/D/F/M to Broadway–Lafayette St exit, the 6 to Bleeker St exit, the J/Z to Bowery exit, or the N/R to Prince St exit.

Bus: M21 or M103 to Bowery and E Houston.