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Welcome to Korean at the CLC!

Korean is spoken by more than 75 million people worldwide. Learn to communicate with them as you explore this fascinating language!

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시작이 반이다

Starting is half the task.

Korean Lessons and Videos

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Learn how to greet others in Korean

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Learn from our staff how to introduce yourself in Korean

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More Videos

Check out more of our Korean language videos

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원숭이도 나무에서 떨어진다.

Even monkeys may fall from trees.

Useful Resources

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Korean lessons with pronunciation help

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How to Study Korean

If you are a beginner, start here!

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Learn Korean

Useful Korean phrases with pronunciation

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Visit Korea!

Resources to get you ready for a trip to Korea

Go to Visitkorea.or.kr

IMPORTANT NOTE for Native/Near-Native Speakers

Critical Language courses are for enthusiastic students seeking practical language skills. Native /near native speakers are NOT allowed to take any CLC courses in their native languages. 101 classes are strictly for total beginners. Any students with background knowledge (including heritage students) of the selected language must contact the CLC director for appropriate class level BEFORE registration. CLC classes are self-instructional and are best suited for highly motivated and disciplined students. Please feel free to explore the languages offered by the CLC.