Free Korean After School Culture and Language Classes

Virtual Korean After-School Culture & Language Classes

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!

Elementary School - Open Enrollment
  • Dates: January 12 - April 29, 2021 (15 weeks)
  • Room: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays (tutoring), Thursdays | 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. CST
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Eligible Grades: Any 3rd – 5th Grade Students

Middle School - Open Enrollment
  • Dates: January 12 - April 29, 2021 (15 weeks)
  • Room: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays | 3:30 – 5:00 P.M. CST
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Eligible Grades: Any 6th – 8th Grade Students

High School - Open Enrollment
  • Dates: January 11 - April 28, 2021 (15 weeks)
  • Room: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays | 3:30 – 5:00 P.M.
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Eligible Grades: 10th – 12th Grade Students
Joori Lee
Mrs. Joori Lee | East Samford School & Auburn 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



Teresa (Chang Soo) Byun
Ms. Teresa (Chang Soo) Byun | Drake Middle School

Education and Teaching Experience

  • B.A. Fashion Design – Chung-Ang University in S. Korea
  • Secondary Education – Bae-Wha Women’s High School
  • ESL Certificate
    • Rutgers University Language School in New Jersey
    • D.P.T Business School in Philadelphia
  • Certificate of Bible Study 2 Year Course - Faith Theological Seminary in Baltimore
  • Certificate of Korean School Teachers Seminar
  • Child Care Certificate of Pennsylvania
  • Korean Teacher at Catholic Church at Philadelphia
  • Korean Tutor to I.C.S school teachers in S. Korea
  • Kindergarten Teacher Assistant at International Christian School (I.C.S) in S. Korea
  • Fashion Designer at Dreaming Tree Co. (Children’s clothing)



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

Education and Teaching Experience

  • B.A. in Korean Language and Literature at Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Course of Divinity in United Christian Theological Seminary, 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 P-12th over ten years in South Korea
  • Taught 1st-3rd grade Girl’s Classes(Girl’s Action) at Vaughn Forest Church, AL as an assistant teacher(volunteer)
  • Tutoring KFL(Korean as a Foreign Language) to students at Auburn University(volunteer)

Last Updated: January 29, 2021