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INTENSIVE KOREAN COURSE IN SEOUL

Lexis Korea is located just steps from Gangnam Station, in the vibrant heart of one of Asia's best known fashion and entertainment districts. Lexis Korea fills the 11th floor of the newly constructed ANY Tower, with floor-to-ceiling glass providing views over the hustle and bustle of Gangnam. Literally hundreds of cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs are within a short walk, while the fast and efficient Seoul Metro links Gangnam to the rest of city.

CLASSES FOR ALL LEVELS

This course is available for all students, regardless of their Korean proficiency. You'll be able to study from the stage of a complete beginner all the way to more advanced levels. Learn all four elements behind mastering the Korean language, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

LEARN AND USE IN REAL LIFE

The best part of studying in Korea is the opportunity to practice what you've learned. You have the freedom to go out in the afternoon to apply what was learned in the morning. This would involve ordering food in a restaurant, shopping in a store, and even making Korean friends, all accomplished without your feeling lost in a foreign country. By enrolling in the courses, you'll gain all the skills you need to do what you want!

BEGINNER STUDENTS

For total beginners, you'll be able to jumpstart your Korean education with an immersive course that is much faster than simply studying Korean in your home country. You’d begin with the alphabet, then move onto self-introductions, need-to-know words, and grammar. Thereafter, you'll learn phrases, have conversations, and acquire other important knowledge such as how to ask for directions.

MORNING CLASSES

After breakfast from Monday to Friday, you will study for 3.5 hours (with breaks in-between!). Classes begin at about 9 in the morning.

STUDENTS WITH PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

If you've already begun learning the Korean language, or have studied it before, you don't need to spend time relearning things you already know! Join a class level that matches your ability, and improve your Korean from where you left off. Polish and refine what you know, while boosting your knowledge by learning even newer things.

WE'VE PLANNED A LOT OF FUN

With the schedule the way it is, you’ll never feel bored. On the weekdays, we have an activity arranged for you afternoon, and the weekends are packed with fun-filled full day activities.

cultural activities

CHOOSE YOUR PLAN!

bronze
silver
gold
Gyeongbok Palace
Night market
Dinner in Gangnam
Hongdae and Trick Eye Museum
Noraebang
Traditional Korean Performance
Smtown Studio Taiken Tour
Cable car to N Seoul Tower and night view
Kimchi making and Hanbok tryout
Korean Folk Village
Hwaseong fortress
SIM CARD

You can choose between three different plans. The Bronze Plan focuses on studying, with just a few activities included. The Silver Plan includes extra activities for more fun. Where as selecting the Gold Plan will give you the complete experience of living and studying in Korea: on the Gold Plan you will be able to participate in all the activities, have lots of chances to meet Korean people and make new friends.

THE SCHOOL

Lexis Korea

MODERN SCHOOL IN THE HEART OF SEOUL

Lexis Korea is located in the center of famous Gangnam. It is a place where you can experience a different side to Korea by being in one of Asia's most famous shopping and entertainment areas. From a high-quality education in the morning time to fun times in downtown Gangnam later in the day, you’re guaranteed a wealth of experience!

STUDY WITH INTERNATIONAL PEOPLE

The best part about studying abroad is the chance to form new relationships. With this opportunity to study in Korea, you're certain to meet people from all over the world as well as connect with local Koreans!

ACCOMMODATION DURING THE COURSE

MINI-STUDIO INCLUDED

Your course fee already includes the price of your accommodations! You'll be placed in a mini-studio nearby the school, which is convenient and has no extra fees.

PRIVATE ROOMS AVAILABLE

The mini-studios are cheap and cozy, perfect for living alone. However, the spots are limited and some students may want a little extra space and luxury. If that's the case, you have the option of staying in a private hotel room, or a Korean host family in order to enhance your study trip experience!

DEDICATED GO! GO! HANGUK STAFF

DEDICATED STAFF DURING THE WHOLE COURSE

Enjoy your study trip in peace, knowing that our English speaking staff will be there to support you. Contact us at any time during the course to stay informed, ask questions, and solve a problem you may be having. You will get full-time support from Go! Go! Hanguk and the school. Each of our activities will have English-speaking staff, and is designed for you to explore Korea in a fun and safe environment.

WE HAVE THE EXPERIENCE

Go! Go! Hanguk has helped hopeful students realize their dreams of studying abroad since 2010. Last year alone, we had over 250 short-term students, and we expect 2017 to be even bigger and better. You can count on our knowledge and experience to bring you on an adventure that is only possible with Go! Go! Hanguk.

Questions

Course dates

From July 30th to August 20th 2017

Application deadline

May 31st 2017

Accommodation move in date

July 30th between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm (if you arrive earlier you will be responsible for your own accommodations until the move-in date)

Accommodation move out day

August 20th (if you leave Korea after that day you will need to find other accommodation by yourself. It's possibile to leave the accommodation earlier)

Pick up service at the airport(Available only for Gold Plan students.)

We have a pick up service for Incheon and Gimpo airport if you arrive between 9am to 4pm. If your flight arrives after 4pm, unfortunately, we will not be able to offer the service. At the airport, Go! Go! Hanguk staff will be waiting with a red signboard with the Go! Go! Hanguk logo on it. Our staff will take you to the accommodation of your choice via public transportation, the costs of which are all included in the fee.

Age requirement for joining the course

All students who wish to attend the summer course must be 18 years of age or older.

I HAVE A NOTABLE DISABILITY. CAN I STILL JOIN THE COURSE AND ACTIVITIES?

This depends on your disability and situation. Please note that Go! Go! Hanguk is unable to provide any special assistance; if you have a movement-hindering disability, it may, unfortunately, mean it may not be possible to join due to the fact that many of the activities require walking and getting around without special transportation. Please consult with us before you make a booking. In cases of sudden injury or disability, our standard cancellation policy applies.

WHAT ARE THE PAYMENT OPTIONS?

We accept booking payments both by international bank transfer, or with debit/credit card through PayPal.

WHAT ABOUT INSURANCE?

You will be responsible for obtaining travel insurance that covers hospital costs in case of injury or sickness.

DO I NEED A TOURIST VISA?

For students whose country is on the MOFA list, you don't need to apply for a visa before you come to Korea. You will be able to get a tourist visa on arrival at the airport.

MY COUNTRY IS NOT ON THE MOFA LIST, CAN YOU HELP ME APPLY FOR A TOURIST VISA?

Unfortunately, we cannot assist students in applying for such visas.

ARE THERE ANY OTHER HOUSING OPTIONS?

Of course! We recommend a mini studio due to the price, location, and the ability to stay with other students, but we understand that you may want to stay in a different type of housing.

For example, another option for housing is hotel rooms. This is recommended for students who want more room and higher quality housing. For an authentic Korean experience, a home stay with a Korean family is highly recommended, so you can get even more Korean practice in. To see how much all of these options might cost, check our booking page.

HOW DOES THE ACTUAL GETTING TO KOREA PART WORK?

As each student has different needs and preferences for traveling, Go! Go! Hanguk gives the student full flexibility in choosing their preferred method of arriving in Korea. You will be able to freely choose your city of departure, time of arrival, airline, etc. Note that airfare is not included in the course. Once you arrive, the course and all activities are all arranged and prepared by us. 

CAN I STAY LONGER AT THE ACCOMMODATION?

Unfortunately, this is not possible. The cheap price and the student's spot in the accommodation is only available during the course. In the case of students wanting to arrive earlier or leave later, we can recommend a hotel for you. For homestays and private rooms, it's possible to stay longer.

I'M A PARENT AND I'M WORRIED ABOUT MY SON/DAUGHTER.

Some of the cultural activities during the course may involve entering establishments that serve alcoholic beverages, albeit in a safe environment. The legal drinking age in Korea is 19, and Go! Go! Hanguk will not allow underage students to drink alcohol during any of our events. Although Korea is one of the safest countries in the world, we understand that you may still be worried - in this case, we recommend you sign them up for the host family accommodation option, where they will be able to receive support from a Korean family during their stay. Note that while we provide a safe environment for students during the study trip, we cannot control what your child does and are not liable for their actions.

THE TOURS, ARE THEY NARRATED?

Our guided tours are laid back and casual; they do not include narration. However, as we do have Korean natives that come along on our activities, students will be able to mingle and make friends while exploring Korea.

PAYMENTS AND REFUND POLICY

At the time of booking, we collect an application fee of 200,000 won to reserve your place in the course, since the number of course participants are limited. The application fee cannot be refunded after it has been paid. Then, you will have the option to pay the rest of the course fee separately through PayPal or international bank transfer. The fee must be paid in full by the 31st of May 2017, or we will be forced to cancel the reservation. If you have paid the course fee, but change your mind or can’t go for some reason, if you cancel before the 31st of May, we will refund you the full amount minus the application fee and any bank/Paypal commission fees incurred. If you cancel less than 1 month before the course starts, we cannot refund any fees because of staff & booking preparations.

DISCLAIMER

Please be advised that the program schedule is subject to change. Go! Go! Hanguk reserves the right to make any changes that are deemed necessary for the good of the program. Go! Go! Hanguk shall not be responsible for any injuries, damages, or losses caused to any traveler in connection with any terrorist activities, social or labor unrest, mechanical or construction failures or difficulties, diseases, local laws, climatic conditions, criminal acts or abnormal conditions or developments, or any other actions, omissions, or conditions outside Go! Go! Hanguk’s control. Students assume complete and full responsibility for, and hereby release Go! Go! Hanguk from any duty of, checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of each destination, and all safety or security conditions at such destinations, during the length of the proposed travel.

WE ALWAYS STRIVE TO MAKE A GREAT AND UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE FOR OUR STUDENTS.

SEE YOU IN SEOUL!