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Saint Petersburg State University

Korean for Beginners: Step 2

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Welcome to the second course on the beginner level Korean by St. Petersburg University!
This course is aimed at those who have completed Korean for Beginners 1 and want to continue their exciting journey in the world of the Korean language and culture.
The course offers extensive vocabulary on a variety of conversational topics such as daily routine, time, plans and weather, as well as new speech styles and related grammar structures. Dialogues will introduce you to the daily life of Koreans and help in practicing listening skills.
The course includes wide range of exercises so that learners can practice new skills and check their progress. Additional reading is provided in order to help learners become better acquainted with the distinctive Korean traditions and cultural phenomena.


  • Unit 1. My Daily Routine
    • Welcome to the course! This week we are going to discuss the vocabulary and grammar constructions related to the topic "My daily routine". The grammar materials for this week include constructions with the object particle, personal pronouns, verbs of motion and the particle of location. Please, do not forget to do the exercises and check your progress!
  • Unit 2. Time
    • This week we are going to talk about time and learn how to use Korean and Sino-Korean numbers with regard to this topic. We will learn how to talk about events and actions in the past and how to express a sequence of actions.
  • Unit 3. Plans
    • This week we are going to learn how to talk about intentions and plans using the future tense constructions and new vocabulary related to time. Furthermore, we are going to learn how to express negation in order to enrich your active grammar and communication skills in Korean.
  • Unit 4. Weather
    • How's the weather today? In this unit we are going to learn to describe the weather and discuss related topics in Korean. The grammar section includes the constructions for making proposals and suggestions, expressing surprise and admiration, as well as a new way of expressing intentions using the future marker.

Taught by

Natalya Karavaeva and Inna Tsoy


4.5 rating, based on 2 Class Central reviews

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  • Poe Ei Phyu
    안녕하십니까?저는 뽀이퓨라고 합니다.저는 한국에서 한국어를 공부합니다.저는 한국어를 재미있어서 공부했습니다.저는 한국말을 아주 잘하고 싶습니다.그렇지만,요즘 저는 건강이 별로 안 좋으니까 한국어를 열심히 못 했습니다.그래서,저는 이 online class을 아주 좋아합니다.선생님이 가르친 것들이 기역할 수 있습니다.재 편지가 틀렸으면 죄송합니다.선생님이 친절하세요.
  • Anonymous
    I want to learn korea speaking. I am very interested this speaking. My aspiration, to be able to go to Korea and learn this language 。I really want to learn this language. I really want to make myreams come true.

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