Korean in Halifax, NS
Nova Scotia is one of the most multicultural provinces in Canada, and Halifax is no exception. According to Statistics Canada, the number of immigrants moving to the city is expected to continue to rise over the next 20 years to the point that one in 10 Haligonians will have been born in a different country. Today, it is home to thousands of Asian expats, especially Chinese and Korean people. According to the 2011 census, more than 1,000 Koreans live in Halifax, and most of them only speak their native language. So, if you would like to connect with this growing community, take up higher education in Korean and/or look for a new, international job, you should consider taking Korean lessons in Halifax. Contact us today and make it happen!
Why Study Korean in Halifax
For Social: There are many events in Halifax that you can attend to meet new like-minded people while putting your Korean to use. For example, you can go to Song’s Korean Restaurant on Quinpool Road, where you can experience quality Korean food while listening to traditional Korean music. You will be able to enjoy the songs and understand the lyrics while ordering delicious food using your new language skills! Meanwhile, those who love dance can go to the House of Eights Dance Studio on Barrington Street. They even have classes for K-POP (Korean Pop) enthusiasts and incorporate high-intensity movement as you dance along to the songs of BTS, Girls’ Generation, GOT7 and more! You will learn basic techniques and choreography as each section of the dance is broken down while getting to know new friends who love K-Pop as much as you do!
For Work and Studies: Learning Korean in Halifax will help you take advantage of many professional opportunities in the city. Companies such as Retik, Gangnam Korea Halifax and NTT Data Services are always looking for Korean bilingual speakers to add to their teams. And those who would like to pursue higher education in Korean can do so in Halifax, too. Dalhousie University, for example, offers Asian Studies, which allow you to explore the people and culture of Korea and other Asian countries while giving you the opportunity to learn the language.
For Culture: There are many instances of Korean culture around the city, so you can experience it without ever leaving Halifax! For example, every September you can join the Nova Scotia Multicultural Festival at the Halifax Seaport, which plays host to a variety of flavours and fashions from around the world and gives a taste of Halifax’s growing diversity. You can find a lot of delicious Korean dishes and shows, including traditional Korean performances, Taekwondo demonstrations and cover song competitions, so learn the language beforehand and enjoy this event on a whole new level! If you are religious, you can attend the Halifax Korean Church services, delivered by Korean priests entirely in their native language. And once you have taken a reasonable amount of classes with us, you can start following the Korean Association of Nova Scotia’s website, entirely written in Korean, to keep on developing your reading skills in this fascinating language!
Where to Learn Korean in and around Halifax
Why not start your Korean classes today? At Language Trainers, we design personalized language courses that suit your learning style and preferences. Contact us and we will arrange lessons at your convenience. You can take your lessons with a native, professional teacher in the comfort of your home or office, or a public place if you prefer. Some options are the Halifax Central Library on Spreen Garden Rd., the Coastal Café on Robie Street and The Board Room Game Café on Barrington Street.
And if you are not based in downtown Halifax but live on the outskirts of the city, don’t worry. Do still get in touch with us because we have great tutors ready to start teaching in Dartmouth, Bedford, Bridgewater and Truro.
What are you waiting for? Let’s go, 가자 (ga ja)! And if you have studied the language before, you can take one of our free online Korean tests so we can assess your current skills and then start designing a program tailored to your ability!
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1-on-1 General Korean Course in Halifax, NS
Our general one-on-one courses in Halifax, NS will help students improve their Korean level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Korean classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business Korean Course in Halifax, NS
Our Korean courses in Halifax, NS are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Korean and email skills, as well as a level of survival Korean, granting them the ability to work in a country where Korean is the native tongue.
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Korean Courses in Halifax, NS (closed group)
Our Korean courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Korean Course or In-Company Small Group Korean Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Korean Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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