Korean 1

Course Dates:

Registration Period:

60 hours / 30 days

6pm - 8pm (Tuesday & Thursday)

Mode of Training:

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

Korean 1 is the first of three Korean modules. Participants who complete Korean 1, 2 & 3 (or 180 hours) of Korean language instruction may take an external language proficiency test – the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) Basic.

Course Objectives

Korean 1 introduces participants to the Korean language and its use in everyday situations. Participants will be able to read and write the Korean alphabet. Emphasis will be given to developing participants’ speaking and listening skills to communicate in simple Korean.

Course Outline

  • Greetings & self-introduction
  • Numbers & money
  • Phone numbers & dates
  • Locations & directions
  • Daily life
  • Transportation

Grammar items:

  • Korean alphabet
  • Numbers & counters
  • Subject particles & Object particles
  • Present tense & past tense
  • Negation
  • Requests and prohibitions

Suitable for
Participants who would like to develop basic reading, speaking, listening and writing proficiency in the Korean language.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Individuals with no prior knowledge of the Korean language.

Award / Certification / Accreditation
If a participant…

  1. Fails the assessment but meets 75% attendance – participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate)
  2. Meets 75% attendance and passes the assessment - participant will receive a Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate)


Course Fee

 Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above Singaporeans/ PRs/ForeignersSP Full Time Students, Alumni and Staff
Funding available50% of the course fee excluding GST (capped at $500 per course)NilSpecial Discount
Course Fees Payable$364.80 (incl. of GST)$684.80 (incl. of GST)$524.80 (incl. of GST)
1. Government subsidy will only apply to the course fee portion and will not cover GST
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Funding Incentives

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Terms and Conditions

Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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