Teaching English to Adults in Korea

Teaching English to Adults in Korea thru Lunch

Teaching English to adults in Korea continues to be a job avidly sought by English teachers due to the innovative approaches being taken by schools to accommodate the schedules of office workers seeking more English exposure.

For instance, Pagoda Jongno Academy announced that it is operating a special lunch class in English for office workers to study briefly during their lunchtime.

An official from Pagoda Jongno Academy said, “The lunch special class is a mini-class concept that is less burdensome in terms of time and money, and is suitable for those who want to learn English in a casual setting. Since we started it, the office workers who have participated are utilizing the classes for personal growth.”

The English conversation class for the lunch special class runs for 50 minutes from 12pm in small groups, and involves a customized learning environment for learners who want a lecture with a high level of participation. In particular, students can find the value in being able to lightly discuss a variety of topics on a wide range of materials used by native-speaking instructors.

Not only office workers, but also college students and job-seekers studying for language tests or picking up a second foreign language can study without burden at an affordable cost and cost-effectiveness. An official explained that the concept allows for an increase in the efficiency of learning English conversation due to the condensed format, convenient class time and the ability to come and study every day.

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Teaching English in Cheongju

English Teaching in Cheongju Through Picture Books

English teaching in Cheongju, Korea is being further expanded thanks to a new program involving foreign teachers educating through the use of picture books.

The Department of Global Citizenship Education at Chungcheongbuk-do International Education Center is operating its first English picture bookstore concept with native English teachers in Korea.

Classes will be held for 4 weeks from May 17 (Tuesday) to June 10 (Fri) for a total of 18 students from the 4th grade of the elementary school to the 1st grade of the middle school in Cheongju from 16:00 to 17:30 on Tuesdays and Fridays for 4 weeks.

The course is divided into three classes: upper, middle, and basic so that students can choose the class that suits their level. Individually customized instruction is possible as the classes can be organized in small numbers of students without classifying the grade level.

After reading two English children’s books on cultural diversity, environment, human rights, and peace by a native-speaking English teacher in Cheongju, students can engage in activities such as games, crafting, and discussion after reading to develop not only English proficiency but also a feel for global citizenship.

The advanced class is taught using books like One Plastic Bag, Eco-Wolf and the Three Pigs, the intermediate class with Silly Billy, All are Welcome, and the basic class with The Earth Book, In the Forest.

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Teaching English in Incheon

Teaching English in Incheon through English Village

Programs for teaching English in Incheon English Village are being expanded and a full-scale recruitment of students is underway ahead of its ‘Play-Eng’ concept, a one-day English camp with native English teachers in Korea.

This one-day English camp under the slogan of ‘Dream Job High’ will be held for elementary and middle school students in Incheon, and students can choose their preferred schedule from July to December 2022.

According to an official from Incheon Metropolitan City’s English Village, the concept is designed to facilitate English with a native English teacher for a day, reduce apprehension of being around foreigners, provide new motivation for learning English, and have time for students to think about their future by conducting classes related to your job interests.

Participating students will partake in a work experience class where they learn about various occupations alongside native English teachers, explore their career paths, and learn expressions in their fields of interest. Also, students can practice natural conversation through role-playing and enjoy programs such as the ‘Life Culture Experience Class’ where they can learn various English words and sentences associated with everyday living and the ‘Team Building Class’ where teams work together to solve a given task.

Also, Incheon is enabling further concepts like  ‘ECO Kids Kindergarten’, ‘KITE Elementary School’, and ‘Edible International School’, where spring semester classes are in progress from March to July. More detailed information can be found by visiting the Incheon Metropolitan City English Village website.

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English Teaching in Korea

English Teaching in Korea Fueled by Samsung

English teaching in Korea programs at companies continue to see a huge demand among company employees, such as those at Samsung Electronics.

As Samsung Electronics significantly increased its support for foreign language education for its employees and word of mouth spread that it was a ‘program optimized for self-development,’ there is a trend of even ‘waiting for classes’ to study.

According to Samsung Electronics, the company recently signed a contract with a language academy to facilitate English teaching in Korea beginning from this month and significantly increased the support for English education for its employees.

The number of participants in foreign language education programs conducted over the phone has also doubled. This program, which provides English and Chinese education, provides conversation training with a native speaker, speaking on the phone for 10 minutes three times a week. Programs can be applied for on a first-come, first-served basis, but the number of employees who can participate each month is limited. Demand is so high that it is said that when applying for the program when the next classes are announced, employees will ‘gwangkle’ (meaning they click like crazy) to apply online.

It is known that the competition to apply for this English teaching in Korea program has increased significantly as word of mouth spread among employees that “the level of the program is quite good”.

This is not the only reason, but the fact that foreign language scores have some effect on promotion is also said to have had an impact. Samsung Electronics considers English conversational skills as an important evaluation criterion for promotion, hence why the demand for programs geared to English teaching in Korea. Scores are given by reflecting up to two language proficiency scores, and as the difference in promotion could be affected by just one point, the number of employees seeking to secure good scores is increasing. Samsung Electronics is also operating an online education program for English tests, such as OPIC.

Samsung Electronics plans to significantly increase the number of participants in this program in response to the needs of its employees, and then consider expanding further based on feedback.

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Teaching English in South Korea

Teaching English in South Korea’s Goryeong County

A new program for teaching English in South Korea is being rolled out in Goryeong County, located on the outskirts of Daegu.

The Goryeong County Educational Development Committee is now enrolling students for one-on-one video English learning support using the Internet as a means to support local elementary and middle school students in Korea.

This is to nurture talents who can communicate in practical English in line with the global era and to expand global English learning opportunities. In the case of multicultural families wanting English learning curriculum, the full tuition fee is subsidized as special support.

Applicants can apply through the school they are attending by May 13th, and the target audience is about 100 elementary school students in grades 5-6 and middle school students in grades 1-2.

Video-based English learning, which will be conducted for the first time this year, will be conducted in various ways such as speaking, listening, and writing according to level after the student goes through a one-on-one level test with a native speaker.

Kwak Yong-hwan, chairman of the Senior Citizenship Education Development Committee, said, “I hope that video-based English learning for native speakers will help to bridge the educational gap among students and reduce the cost of private education for parents. We will help realize Goryeong into an upscale educational city and all the benefits that come with that for citizens.

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English teaching in Iksan

Mayoral candidate Hopes to Expand English Teaching in Iksan

English teaching in Iksan, Korea stands to see more of a boom if local mayoral candidate Jeong Heon-yul gets his way.

The local candidate representing the Democratic Party of Korea has pledged to create a happy environment for children through customized policies.

Through a press release on May 4th, he stated “We will provide customized welfare for the realization of a happy city for children, from education to transportation welfare and the nurturing of a playful environment.”

First of all, the ‘100 Korean won’ city bus system for children and adolescents is planned to be implemented in order to guarantee children and adolescents the right to move around easily and to alleviate the burden of transportation costs.

As many as 35,000 children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 18 are targeted.

When the project is fully launched, it is expected to achieve the effect of killing three birds with one stone, such as by guaranteeing student mobility, improving welfare, and revitalizing public transportation.

Next, he aims to expand video-based English classes using native English teachers to 1,000 elementary and middle school students to reduce private education expenses and provide ‘untact’ education.

Classes are conducted through non-face-to-face video classes by English teachers in Korea and abroad, and it is expected that global lifelong education will be realized and regional competitiveness will be strengthened.

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Teaching English in Daegu

Teaching English in Daegu Expands to Local Airlines

Teaching English in Daegu is no longer being limited to language academies and typical university programs.

The Department of Global Aviation Services of Daegu Catholic University held the 2nd Blue Wings Uniform Ceremony on May 2nd at St. Jeronimo Hall on campus. At the event, 21 first-year students of the Department of Global Aviation Services were awarded a wing badge, which symbolizes the wings of an aircraft.

Park Boon-joo, head of the Global Aviation Service Department, said, “Through this wing award ceremony, let’s all work together toward our goal of becoming a flight attendant with a new mindset. We hope that this event of giving wings to our dreams will become an opportunity for all of us to be reborn. I will do my best to train great crew members with character and intelligence.”

Daegu Catholic University’s Department of Global Aviation Services was newly established in the academic year of 2021 and recruited a second round of freshmen this year. It currently organizes a faculty of field experts with the goal of cultivating high-quality aviation service experts with global language skills while also providing practical education. The faculty is also operating a foreign language specialized program conducted by a native-speaking professor.

The program is equipped with an aircraft model lab with the same environment as an actual aircraft passenger room and an image-making room for ticketing practice, and is conducting practical training through agreements with airlines such as Air Seoul, T’way, and Air Premia.

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English Teaching in Daegu

English Teaching in Daegu A Big Focus for Political Candidate

English teaching in Daegu will be a big part of the education platform proposed by local political hopeful, Choi Jae-hoon, who announces a ‘luxury childcare and education promise’ in his bid to oversee Dalseong-gun, a large district to the west and south of the city.

A candidate for the People’s Power party, Choi Jae-hoon announced a promise of luxury childcare and education, including the expansion of a 24-hour daycare center directly managed by Dalseong-gun to create a good environment to give birth to and raise children. For English education, he pledged to establish an ordinance for stronger specialization in English, promote an English education center, and employ native English teachers in Korea to visit remote schools to facilitate English education.

Also, in order to achieve luxury childcare for infants and young children, he plans an expansion of a 24-hour daycare center directly managed by Dalseong-gun, wider rental of children’s books and toys and more engaging education programs designed for teachers visiting remote schools, etc. The district will also be the first in Daegu City to implement a regionally linked ‘School Care Center Project’ to innovate a support system for excellent instructors and external instructors to grow into a ‘high-quality educational service’ that goes beyond simple care to providing practical help with academics.

Candidate Choi emphasized, “We will do everything we can to prevent the worries of parents in this era from falling into a vicious cycle in Dalseong-gun, and we will take the education of Dalseong to another level.”

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English teaching in Jeollanam-do

English Teaching in Jeollanam-do County Flourishes

English Teaching in Jeollanam-do county, Jangseong-gun, is being greatly expanded through educational support to foster future talents.

The Jangseong Association announced that it held its first board of directors meeting this year in the situation room on the second floor of the Jangseong-gun Office on April 29th.

At this board meeting, this year’s agenda included the Jangseong Association scholarship student selection plan, education expense support project plan change, basic property increase and related articles of incorporation amendment, revenue and appropriation budget change bill, review of last year’s Jang Growth Society business settlement plan, and the appointment of executives according to the expiration of the executive term.

According to a new resolution, this year, the Jangseong Association will select 180 scholarship students, 30 more than last year. The total scholarship was also decided to increase by 34.7 million won to 190.5 million won.

With a budget of 2.5 billion won for educational expenses, after-school learning, support for the hiring and operation of native English teachers in Korea and the construction of a creative convergence education center are underway.

The ‘overseas training support project’ for second graders in middle school, which was difficult to implement due to Coronavirus, will be changed to the ‘domestic history and culture tour project’ proposed by the Jangseong Educational Development Council, and extended support to the second and third graders of middle school.

The Jangseong Foreign Language Experience Center, which had been operating only on weekdays, decided to add a Saturday program for elementary school 5th and 6th graders to test it once a month, with the association planning to review additional support according to the level of response in the future.

An official from the Jangseong Association said, “Thanks to the interest and affection of the citizens, the Jangseong Association, which started with 160 million won, was able to grow to the scale it is today.”

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Teaching English in Jeju

English Teaching in Jeju at Jeju Foreign Language Learning Center

Programs facilitating English Teaching in Jeju continue to be rolled out throughout the province.

Jeju Foreign Language Learning Center recently announced that on April 27th, the 6th-grade students of Jeju Nam Elementary School had a real environment of experiential learning with a native speaker teacher in the 2022 school year.

The experiential learning consisted of participants’ prior education, cultural understanding education, and real model experiential learning.

In the cultural understanding education component, students had time to understand the cultural characteristics and historical facts of each country of focus, such as the United States, Canada, and South Africa. After that, the experience study room vividly reproduced environments such as airports, hospitals, currency exchange offices, department stores, restaurants, and grocery stores. Students had an opportunity to talk with native speakers using English expressions that can be used in real-world situations.

The students who participated in the experiential learning provided feedback like “I liked the experiential learning because it was real”, “The experiential learning with a native English teacher is so much fun and I want to come again”, “The experiential activity helped me learn English” and “I will continue to do this in the future.”

An official from the Jeju Foreign Language Learning Center said, “We plan to actively support this year’s real environment experiential learning to motivate students to learn English and increase their cultural sensitivity.”

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