Korean school in Seoul: Lexis

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Key points

  • Fascinating language and culture to explore
  • City with a mix of age-old culture and vibrant modernity
  • Modern school with first-class academic facilities
  • Various accommodation options for all tastes and budgets

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Private apartment, Studio
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
22 years
Nationality mix
Japan, United States, Thailand, etc..
ratings
108 authentic opinions

Key points

  • Fascinating language and culture to explore
  • City with a mix of age-old culture and vibrant modernity
  • Modern school with first-class academic facilities
  • Various accommodation options for all tastes and budgets

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Studio
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
22 years
Nationality mix
Japan, United States, Thailand, etc..
ratings
108 authentic opinions

Our Korean language school occupies the 11th floor of a newly built tower of glass and steel in the centre of Seoul. 10 spacious and air-conditioned classrooms, a multimedia room, kitchen and student lounge make this a modern and comfortable environment for learning Korean. The location is hard to beat, with the famous Gangnam district on your doorstep. A wealth of cafés, restaurants, bars and shops define this hip area of the South Korean capital, which really gets going after sunset.

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Included in the price

  • Language course & course material
  • Host family or studio-apartment
  • School enrolment fee & certificate
  • Travel documents
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Use of study centre
  • Job Club
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • Diploma or Certificate

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Semi-intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 345.-
(about EUR 292.-)
Lessons
15 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Studio, single room, no meals
1
345
670
670
2
590
1140
1090
3
835
1610
1510
4
1080
2080
1830
6
1480
2930
2530
8
1940
3840
3290
12
2860
5660
4810
16
3700
7400
6250
24
5380
10880
9130
Extra week (24+)
215
440
365
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.89   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
27.01 / 30.01 / 01.03 / 03.05 / 05.05 / 06.06 / 15.08 / 20.12 / 25.12.2017
Holidays
25.12.2016 - 01.01.2017
01.10.2017 - 09.10.2017

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be the same

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 425.-
(about EUR 359.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15 + 13:15-15:30
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Studio, single room, no meals
1
425
750
750
2
750
1300
1250
3
1075
1850
1750
4
1400
2400
2150
6
1960
3410
3010
8
2580
4480
3930
12
3820
6620
5770
16
4900
8600
7450
24
7060
12560
10810
Extra week (24+)
280
505
430
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.89   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
27.01 / 30.01 / 01.03 / 03.05 / 05.05 / 06.06 / 15.08 / 20.12 / 25.12.2017
Holidays
25.12.2016 - 01.01.2017
01.10.2017 - 09.10.2017

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be the same

Semi-intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 400.-
(about EUR 338.-)
Lessons
15 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Studio, single room, no meals
1
400
774
754
2
650
1248
1158
3
900
1722
1562
4
1150
2196
1966
6
1560
3054
2684
8
2030
3972
3462
12
2970
5808
5018
16
3830
7564
6494
24
5550
11076
9446
Extra week (24+)
220
444
374
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.89   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.02 / 16.02 / 01.03 / 13.04 / 07.05 / 22.05 / 06.06 / 15.08 / 03.10 / 09.10 / 25.12.2018
Holidays
23.09.2018 - 29.09.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be the same

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 480.-
(about EUR 406.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15 + 13:15-15:30
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Studio, single room, no meals
1
480
854
834
2
810
1408
1318
3
1140
1962
1802
4
1470
2516
2286
6
2040
3534
3164
8
2670
4612
4102
12
3930
6768
5978
16
5030
8764
7694
24
7230
12756
11126
Extra week (24+)
285
509
439
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.89   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.02 / 16.02 / 01.03 / 13.04 / 07.05 / 22.05 / 06.06 / 15.08 / 03.10 / 09.10 / 25.12.2018
Holidays
23.09.2018 - 29.09.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be the same

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) (1 lesson: 2 hours ) 110 USD
One-to-one course (per lesson) (5 lessons: 10 hours ) 500 USD
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) 30 USD
Airport transfer (on arrival) 100 USD
One-to-one course (per lesson) (1 lesson: 2 hours ) 110 USD
One-to-one course (per lesson) (5 lessons: 10 hours ) 500 USD
Airport transfer (on arrival) 100 USD

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, half board
Private apartment, single room, no meals (Gangnam)
Host family, single room, half board

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.5/5
Overall rating

99% of students recommending this school

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/ 5
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108 students gave their opinion about this school

24 years old - Italy
/ 5
3 weeks, October – November 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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24 years old - Belgium
/ 5
Ce que j'ai le plus apprécié dans l'école était les profs. Ils sont gentils et attentifs au besoin de chaque élèves en plus d'être amusants.
4 weeks, October – November 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
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« Les profs et leur apprentissage. »
20 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, October – November 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
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24 years old - Italy
/ 5
3 weeks, October – November 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
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18 years old - Netherlands
/ 5
8 weeks, September – October 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Residence)
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20 years old - Germany
/ 5
Unterrichtsmethodik und Dynamik ist von der unterrichtenden Lehrkraft abhängig. Teilweise unsauber und W-LAN tageszeitabhängig nicht zu gebrauchen.
6 weeks, September – October 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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25 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, October 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui ! »
School highlights
« Très bonne méthode d'enseignement »
20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Zu Beginn war es etwas schwierig, da ja die Schüler wöchentlich jeden Montag in den Kurs kommen, welcher vier Wochen dauert, bis man "aufsteigt". Dann waren einige Schüler bereits seit 3 Wochen im Anfängerkurs andere bereits zwei, etc. Somit war es zum Teil schwierig mit allen mitzuhalten.Trotzdem klappte es nach einer Woche super!
3 weeks, September – October 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, da man die Sprache nich nur in der Schule hört und "sieht" sondern auch nach der Schule. (Auf jeder Werbung, im Fernsehe, Konversationen von Menschen etc) »
School highlights
« Die Lehrer sind sehr offen, hilfsbereit und gehen auf das Individuum zu. Man konnte jederzeit Fragen stellen und auch nach dem Unterricht wurde Hilfe bei Unklarheiten geboten. Die Location der Schule ist sehr gut gelegen. »
Top tips
« Jeden Morgen rechtzeitig in der Schule erscheinen, auch wenn es oftmals früh am Morgen ist, es lohnt sich jede Lektion dabei zu sein. Haha »
18 years old - Germany
/ 5
Meine Erwartungen an die Sprachreise wurden nicht nur erfüllt sondern auch teilweise übertroffen. Ich hätte am liebsten meinen Aufenthalt in Seoul ( 3 Wochen ) verlängert. Ging aber leider aus persönlichen Gründen nicht. Eins steht aber fest ich möchte wenn es mir möglich ist in näherer Zeit wieder die selbe Reise antreten. Die Sprachschule war super. Sehr hilfsbereit und freundlich. Der Unterricht war sehr flott und man bekommt jeden Tag sehr viel Inputt. Aber wenn man aktiv mitarbeitet versichert es ein schnelles erlernen der Sprache.Ich habe mich in Seoul und in die koreanische Kultur während der Reise noch mehr verliebt. Man muss Seoul einfach einmal gesehen haben.
3 weeks, September 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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Top tips
« Auch wenn man das Paket mit dem Abendessen in der Familie gebucht hat. Sollte man mal rausgehen und die Vielfalt des koreanischen Essens in der City erleben. Zum Beispiel KoreanBBQ (Samgyopsol), Ttobokki, Bingsu, Chicken(&Beer) »
19 years old - Germany
/ 5
Ich war für 4 Wochen in Seoul, Südkorea und war sehr sehr begeistert! Einfach nur toll!
4 weeks, August – September 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
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Testimonials

Alejandrina Elzo Andrade & Alysson Parra Marin
Alejandrina Elzo Andrade & Alysson Parra Marin
Lexis, Seoul
Duration: 12 weeks

With my best friend Alysson, I arrived in South Korea in early February 2014. On the next day, we went to Lexis Korea, a language school that teaches Korean to students from so many different countries that it is hard to imagine. I met wonderful people there, whom I could refer to when I had doubts. The classes are understandable and fun, and time passes by so quickly. I was recommended this Korean language school by ESL.
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The teachers are friendly and amiable, especially teacher 상우 who accompanied us throughout the course and helped us understand her culture better.
In class, we had friends from various countries, including France, Sweden, Pakistan, Japan, among others. 

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Dominic Kummer
Dominic Kummer
Lexis, Seoul
Duration: 2 weeks

I took a language course in South Korea with ESL. I travelled to Seoul with the conviction that learning Korean would add significant value to my résumé. Making the most of my Korean classes at Lexis Seoul, I rapidly fitted into the urban lifestyle of this welcoming metropolis, even playing in the local college football team. I stayed in a residence located 5 minutes’ walk to the language school and I felt that foreigners, especially when they are interested in getting to know the local people and lifestyle, are very popular there. Read more

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Nicholas Proudfoot
Nicholas Proudfoot
Lexis, Seoul
Duration: 8 weeks

I’ve had a great time doing an intensive Korean course. Our whole class came as total beginners and we were all reading,writing and speaking in the first week. This course really helped me get more out of my trip in Korea. The staff were really helpful and assisted me a lot getting set up in Seoul, arranging my accommodation and Korean phone number. A big thank you to the friendly staff, teachers and fellow students, as well as a really effective course. I never thought I could learn Korean basics so quickly.

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Host family
During your stay in Seoul, you will be welcomed into a South Korean family’s home, staying in a single bedroom and sharing the communal areas with your hosts. This is a unique opportunity to experience local life and practise Korean in daily situations. You will be immersed in their culture and have the chance to taste delicious Korean specialties. Some families live in the centre of Seoul, while others live in nearby districts close to the centre. The public transport network is excellent but it may take you up to an hour to reach the school.

Mini Studio (from 18 years)
Our partner school offers a budget-friendly single room accommodation option, ideal if you want more independence. Located just a metro stop from the school building (or 15 minutes’ walk), in an area with many shops, restaurants and cafés, you will live in a small studio (in line with local standards) equipped to a high standard, with a bed, storage space, a refrigerator, air conditioning, a TV and free wired internet. You will have your own bathroom and share the communal kitchen, laundry room and outdoor dining area with the other international students. The building is entirely secure.

Apartment (from 18 years)
Prices and information on request.

Host family
During your stay in Seoul, you will be welcomed into a South Korean family’s home, staying in a single bedroom and sharing the communal areas with your hosts. This is a unique opportunity to experience local life and practise Korean in daily situations. You will be immersed in their culture and have the chance to taste delicious Korean specialties. Some families live in the centre of Seoul, while others live in nearby districts close to the centre. The public transport network is excellent but it may take you up to an hour to reach the school.

Mini studio (from 18 years)
Our partner school offers a budget-friendly single room accommodation option, ideal if you want more independence. Located just a metro stop from the school building (or 15 minutes’ walk), in an area with many shops, restaurants and cafés, you will live in a small studio (in line with local standards) equipped to a high standard, with a bed, storage space, a refrigerator, air conditioning, a TV and free wired internet. You will have your own bathroom and share the communal kitchen, laundry room and outdoor dining area with the other international students. The building is entirely secure.

Apartment (from 18 years)
Prices and information on request.

MiniStudio

General information

The accommodation is located in a lively area with many shops, restaurants and cafés.

Journey to school

Door to door travel time :
15 minutes
Means of transportation :
Walking
Walking time from residence to the public transport station :
1 minute

Walking time to

Supermarkets :
5 minutes
Coffees :
1 minute
Restaurants :
1 minute
Shops :
1 minute
Pharmacy :
1 minute
Clubs :
1 minute

Residence availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check in/Check out
Sunday from 3:00 pm
Saturday until 11:00 am
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building)
Key (building) 1
Code (building)
24h staff on site
Deposit

Board status

Use of kitchen 1
Board

Residence facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area
Cafeteria
Common kitchen area 1
Oven 1
Microwave 1
Cutlery available
Vending machine
Laundry
Free
1
Common area/lounge
Internet access WIFI 1
Internet access cable 1
TV in the common room
DVD in the common room
Balcony/terrasse
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Car parking
Bike parking 1
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
32 rooms
min.: 15 m2 / max.: 16 m2
1
Air conditioned 1
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided 1
Towels provided
Toilet paper
Ensuite toilets 1
Ensuite Shower 1
Wash basin 1
Shared toilets
Shared shower bathroom
Cleaning
Desk 1
Wardrobe
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV 1
Internet access WIFI 1
Internet access cable 1
Floor
Linoleum
1
Balcony
Safety box 1
Room Key provided 1

Your free time in Seoul is your chance to practise what you learn in class, while discovering a bustling metropolis. The school organises evenings such as K-pop concerts and legendary karaoke nights: an authentic slice of Korean culture. During the week, visits to museums, historical monuments and traditional areas of the city are offered, including the must-see Palace of Gyeongbokgung. The school will also take you shopping to Myeong-dong, a city within the city, with shops as far as the eye can see. Sign up for the Korean food day and pamper your taste buds with an impressive range of flavours. The world’s largest indoor amusement park, Lotte World, is found here; or if you prefer restful Buddhist temples, you will find hundreds of them – true havens of peace, contrasting with the hustle and bustle of the city.

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