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Learning Korean Language In A Group Vs One-To-One Classes

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Learning the Korean language is the new phenomenon taking Singapore by storm because it’s not only exciting to flaunt the expertise of a foreign language but also gain some genuine insights into a great culture of the world. Korean classes in Singapore are extremely popular among students because it’s a relatively easy language to learn. In addition to this, the Korean population in Singapore has witnessed a steady rise over the past decade thereby creating a language gap among citizens. Thus, many Singaporeans want to learn a language spoken by a large number of people in their own backyard.

Now, there’s no doubt over the role of Korean language courses in delivering high-quality Korean language training to students. However, one decision that new students find difficult to make is the choice between group classes and one-to-one classes. If you too have been finding it tough to decide then our list of pros and cons can help you find the one that best suits your needs. Let’s take a look at what both have to offer:

Pros of Group classes:

  • Attending group Korean language courses in Singapore gives you an opportunity to learn this beautiful language with like-minded students. You can learn and practice amongst your group members while correcting each other when mistakes are committed.
  • The fees for group classes tend to be lower than private classes, thus a group based Korean learning class would be much affordable for people with a limited budget.
  • You can pick up a new language with a friend and attend classes together, which can be motivating for you to keep learning if you have someone to do it with.

Cons of Group classes:

  • It might be a little difficult for the slow learners to adjust in group classes because often you might hesitate or be more reserved to discuss topics that are considered relatively easier by others.
  • One-to-one interaction with language instructors or trainers might be difficult as there is no attention dedicated solely to you.

Pros of One-to-one classes:  

  • You get enough time and constant attention to interact and learn complex topics because the focus of the instructor doesn’t deviate from you.
  • You get to learn at your own pace and not feel pressured by the progress that other students are making.
  • You will get modified input that is adapted to your learning style and mistakes, so you will have a better time improving.

 Cons of One-to-one classes: 

  • Lesson format can become monotonous as it is less exciting as compared to learning in a classroom setting where there are activities with group participation.
  • The course fee of one-to-one Korean classes can be much higher.
  • There can be lack of time to let things “sink in” as they process new information, so you might feel under pressured and have anxiety about making mistakes as you might feel constantly assessed.

As you become aware of the pros and cons of both class systems, it will hopefully be much easier for you to decide which one is the best for you when you enrol in a Korean language class.

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