Korean Language Lessons

One of the goals when moving to Incheon was taking Korean classes again. There were classes being offered but they were further away so I opted to try culcom (culture complex) in Bupyeong. It was really easy to sign up via their website. I learned about Culcom through a friend and have found it to be a more informal setting. For now this is okay with me as it is pretty flexible. The one thing I did find so far is that the group I am assigned to are advanced students where I would classify  myself as intermediate. The problem becomes my listening and reading is higher, even if my speaking can be lacking in terms of elegant, fluid speech. I’m also lacking in grammar, but most of the people I have worked with think that I don’t need help with my grammar or I can learn it on my own quickly. Most of the other students in my class are enrolled at a Korean University and took the Advanced Topik test in April. I’m nowhere near that level yet, but when I took my time I received 6 out of 6 questions on my homework. I might have looked up 80 words on one page but if I am given the time I can perform at a higher level, which sometimes surprises me.

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