Free Korean After School Culture and Language Classes

Korean After-School Culture & Language Classes
In Person and Virtual

The Korean After-School Culture & Language Classes are designed for beginners who want to learn Korean language as non-Korean speakers. The focus of the classes will be on developing both speaking and listening skills. Students will acquire knowledge of the phonetics, vocabulary and basic expressions for daily conversation. Students will also be introduced to various aspects of Korean culture through fun activities such as K-pop and games. Each class is customized to meet the diverse developmental needs of learners. If you are interested in learning Korean language for the first time, this is the perfect class for you!

For the 2021 – 2022 school year, six courses (4 in person and 2 virtual) will be offerred. Virtual programs are open enrollment. In person programs are only available to students currently enrolled at that school. Program times are set, day of the week is TBD.

Ogletree Elementary School (In Person)
  • Dates: TBD
  • Day: TBD
  • Room: TBD
  • Schedule: TBD
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Eligible Grades: 3rd – 5th Grade Students
  • Instructor: Haejung Kim

Drake Middle School (In Person)
  • Dates: September 7, 2021 – May 5, 2022
  • Day: Wednesday
  • Room: TBD
  • Schedule: TBD
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Eligible Grades: 6th – 7th Grade Students
  • Instructor: Haejung Kim

East Samford School (In Person)
  • Dates: September 7, 2021 – May 5, 2022
  • Day: Tuesday and Thursday
  • Room: 1112
  • Schedule: 3:30 – 4:30 P.M.
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Eligible Grades: 7th Grade Students
  • Instructor: Kay Jeon

Elementary School - Open Enrollment (Virtual)
  • Dates: September 7, 2021 – May 5, 2022
  • Day: Friday
  • Room: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Schedule: 3:30 – 5:30 P.M. CST
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Eligible Grades: Any 3rd – 6th Grade Students
  • Instructor: Geumhwa Kwon

High School - Open Enrollment (Virtual)
  • Dates: September 7, 2021 – May 5, 2022
  • Day: Saturday
  • Room: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Schedule: 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Eligible Grades: 7th – 12th Grade Students
  • Instructor: Joo Ri Lee
Joori Lee
Mrs. Joori Lee | Virtual High School

Education and Teaching Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education of Korean Language at Taegu University, South Korea.
  • Master's degree in Korean Studies at Kyung Hee Cyber University, Seoul, Korea
  • Master's degree in Special Education at Soonchunhyang University, Seoul, Korea
  • Seventeen years of teaching experience in middle and high schools in Korea
  • Volunteer Korean instructor for English for Speakers of Other Language classes and Korea Corner at Auburn University since 2015



Esther Kwon
Mrs. Geumhwa (Esther) Kwon | Virtual Elementary School

Education and Teaching Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Korean Language and Literature at Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea
  • The Korean Language Teaching Certificate in Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Biblical Teaching Certificate in New Orleans Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA
  • Worked for Grace and Truth Church Education Department in South Korea
  • Wrote & Edited Bible Study Books for P-12th / Published Inspirational Stories, Children’s Stories in South Korea
  • Taught 1st-3rd grade Girl’s Classes (Girl’s Action) at Vaughn Forest Church, AL as an assistant teacher (volunteer)



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Sofia (Hae Jung) Kim

Education and Teaching Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea
  • Certificates in School Counseling, School Nursing, and is a Registered Nurse in South Korea
  • 20+ years of experience as a school nurse



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Ms. Kay (Kyung J) Jeon

Education and Teaching Experience

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science from Florida State University
  • Master of Science, Computer Science, Central Michigan University
  • 20+ years of experience translating and teaching intermediate level English Conversation

Last Updated: October 5, 2021