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Indiana University Bloomington

Korean Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences East Asian Languages and Cultures
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Placement/Proficiency Test

If you want to take a Korean language course at IU and if you have not taken a Korean language course at IU, you have to take a placement test in order to enroll for Korean language courses at IU. To take a test, please submit the Placement exam request form.

If you simply want to be certified for your proficiency level, please submit the Proficiency exam request form.

For more information, please see Placement/Proficiency FAQ.

Korean Language Program at IU offers all four levels of Korean from Elementary (First Year) to Advanced level (Fourth Year). In all levels, the four fundamental language skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing will be enhanced, although the lower levels (elementary and Intermediate) will gear more toward speaking and listening skills, and the upper levels (advanced-intermediate and advanced) will gear more towrd reading and writing skills. The courses in the lower levels consist of lectures (Tuesdays and Thursdays) and drill sections (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays). For the goals and purposes of each course, see Korean language courses.