Spring 2021

Public registration is now open. Spring 2021 classes will be remote video format, in consideration of our local public health situation and safety considerations for our students, teachers and community. A late fee of $10 will be assessed on registrations after January 13, 2021.

Semester dates can be found here.

Wednesday classes and times

3:30-4:30 4:30-5:30
Squirrel (Gr 1-3)
Giraffe (Gr 5-6)
Duck (Gr 3-4)

Saturday classes and times

9:00-10:00 10:00-11:00
Sprout (PK-K) Rabbit (Gr 1-2)
Sheep (Gr 2-3) Teen (Gr 7-12)
Tiger (Gr 4-6) Beginner Teen (Gr 6-12)
Seal (Gr 2-6, new students) Beginner Adult
Intermediate Adult

Class Descriptions

  • Sprout
    This class begins to incorporate fine motor work with art projects, some worksheets and 한글 work. Maximum 5 students.
  • Squirrel 
    Easy entry to grade-level Korean learning. Focus is on Korean language conversation, 한글 reading and writing. A typical class consists of review, new phrase work, vocabulary, 한글 reading and writing drills, stories, songs, and cultural topics. Teaching methods include call-and-answer drills, repetition, partner work, songs and creative projects. Maximum 6 students.
  • Rabbit
    For continuing 1st and 2nd grade students with good command of 한글. Students will improve Korean literacy, developing broader vocabulary and improving their reading and writing. Maximum 8 students.
  • Duck, Sheep  
    Building on what they learned last year, students deepen their ability to read and write 한글, and continue to develop listening comprehension and speaking skills. Maximum 6 students.
  • Seal
    Seal is an entry level class for new students grade 3 and up with no Korean language background. The objective is to teach basic phrases and the 한글 alphabet so that students can join an age-appropriate class. Maximum 6 students.
  • Giraffe & Tiger  
    These classes focus on conversation and 한글 reading and writing for older elementary students with intermediate-level experience in Korean. Classes are more in-depth and accelerated, with coverage of more vocabulary, more complex sentence structures and variations of phrases. Maximum 8 students.
  • Beginner Teen
    An introduction to the Korean language for teens. Students will learn the 한글 alphabet, start reading and writing in Korean, learn basic vocabulary and conversational phrases. Maximum 8 students.
  • Teen
    This class for continuing teens will cover the 한글 alphabet, as well as written work and conversation practice. No prior knowledge of Korean is necessary. Maximum 8 students.
  • Beginner Adult
    Beginner adult students will cover the 한글 alphabet and learn Korean conversation skills, as well as some reading and writing. Maximum 8 students.
  • Intermediate Adult
    After achieving a certain level of skill, vocabulary and 한글 retention, adults continuing in their Korean language studies can move into this intermediate level class. This class also focuses on conversational skills in a variety of settings. Maximum 8 students.

NOTE: Students are sometimes placed outside their age range based on their skill level, maturity and other factors. Please inquire if you are unsure which class is appropriate. 

Virtual, via webconferencing technology

Fees (per semester)

Class Tuition Materials Fee Total Fee
Language class $367.50 $37.50 $405
  • Returning students receive a $45 discount.
  • Financial assistance may be available; contact us if interested.
  • Cancellation policy: Due to current public health conditions, our cancellation policy is being modified to a two week written notice period. A student may withdraw from class with two weeks of written notice. A refund will be issued for the portion of unused classes after the two week notice point. Materials fees are not refundable if a student chooses to cancel their enrollment. If Looking Glass cancels a class prior to the start of the semester due to low enrollment, all  students enrolled in the class will receive a full refund, including materials fee.