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Jinah C.

Experienced Native Korean Language / ESL Tutor with a Master's Degree

Experienced Native Korean Language / ESL Tutor with a Master's Degree

$60/hour

  • 1,899 hours tutoring

About Jinah


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First and foremost, I was a top 10% Wyzant tutor in 2019 and 2020. I truly love to teach and learn. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile.

Hello, my name is Jinah, and I originally from Seoul, South Korea. I am a native Korean and have lived in the U.S. for eight years. I am a bilingual (Korean and English). I have over 25 years of teaching experience in Korean and ESL (English as a Second Language). Teaching is my true passion and a calling, and I love to share my mother tongue...

First and foremost, I was a top 10% Wyzant tutor in 2019 and 2020. I truly love to teach and learn. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile.

Hello, my name is Jinah, and I originally from Seoul, South Korea. I am a native Korean and have lived in the U.S. for eight years. I am a bilingual (Korean and English). I have over 25 years of teaching experience in Korean and ESL (English as a Second Language). Teaching is my true passion and a calling, and I love to share my mother tongue with people who are interested in learning! Korean culture has become very popular so I try to incorporate as much as I can with the language lesson. I am here to help you accomplish your new language goals. As a language teacher, I want to see your success and sense of accomplishment.

I majored in English Language Education for my B.A., and TESOL (Teaching English to Second Other Language Speakers for my M.A. I have been teaching English and Korean for over 25 years both in South Korea and the U.S.A.

I have been teaching English to ESL and EFL students who are from many different countries. I am currently employed at Saint Mary's University in IEP (Intensive English Program) as an ESL instructor and have been working at this school for four years. In addition, I am also working for Northwest Vista college as an ESL instructor. Furthermore, I have been teaching Korean at UTSA (the University of Texas at San Antonio) KKACSA( Korean American Culture Center in San Antonio) since I came to the U.S.A. I have been tutoring Korean as well in many different ages and settings. It has been a very rewarding job to teach my native language, and have been proud of being Korean as well.

Before I came to the U.S., I had worked as an EFL instructor to Korean learners and had been a manager at an English institution. Even though English is my second language, it helps me teach English in different methods to ESL learners.

I am very passionate, energetic, funny, knowledgeable, and responsible. I strongly believe that b


Education

Sookmyung Women's University
Masters
University of Texas at San Antonio
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $60
  • Rate details: Please note that cancellations made less than 24 hours before the lesson or a missed lesson will result in a cancellation fee. Give me a message for a group rate.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 7/12/2018

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Korean,

Korean

Hello, my name is Jinah and I am originally from Seoul, South Korea. I am a native Korean and have lived in the U.S. for eight years. I was born and grew up in South Korea until I came to the U.S. over 7 years ago. That being said, I had all my education in South Korea and am a fluent Korean speaker with linguistic knowledge. Being native Korean speakers doesn't mean that they are able to teach languages well. However, I majored in English Education of B.A. and TESOL (Teaching English to Second Other Language Speakers) of M.A., therefore, I know how languages are learned and taught to second language speakers. I have been teaching Korean and English over 20 years in both South Korea and in U.S. and have earned lots of experience in how I can help second language speakers learn better, faster, and more efficiently in a comfortable environment. I have taught Korean at UTSA (University of Texas at San Antonio) as a Korean instructor and also I have been teaching Korean at KACCSA (Korean American Culture Center in San Antonio) since I came in the U.S. I have been also tutoring Korean on Wyzant and have gotten good feedback both from my students and their parents, so they have requested lessons continuously. I am so excited to help my students learn Korean and Korean culture that is my mother tongue. Learning different languages enhances one's life.
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Spelling, TOEFL, Vocabulary

Homeschool

ESL/ESOL, Reading, Spelling

Language

Korean,

Korean

Hello, my name is Jinah and I am originally from Seoul, South Korea. I am a native Korean and have lived in the U.S. for eight years. I was born and grew up in South Korea until I came to the U.S. over 7 years ago. That being said, I had all my education in South Korea and am a fluent Korean speaker with linguistic knowledge. Being native Korean speakers doesn't mean that they are able to teach languages well. However, I majored in English Education of B.A. and TESOL (Teaching English to Second Other Language Speakers) of M.A., therefore, I know how languages are learned and taught to second language speakers. I have been teaching Korean and English over 20 years in both South Korea and in U.S. and have earned lots of experience in how I can help second language speakers learn better, faster, and more efficiently in a comfortable environment. I have taught Korean at UTSA (University of Texas at San Antonio) as a Korean instructor and also I have been teaching Korean at KACCSA (Korean American Culture Center in San Antonio) since I came in the U.S. I have been also tutoring Korean on Wyzant and have gotten good feedback both from my students and their parents, so they have requested lessons continuously. I am so excited to help my students learn Korean and Korean culture that is my mother tongue. Learning different languages enhances one's life.
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL

Most Popular

ESL/ESOL, Reading

Other

ESL/ESOL

Summer

ESL/ESOL, Reading

Test Preparation

TOEFL

Ratings and Reviews


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Amazing Korean teacher

My daughter and I love Jinah methods. Jinah really knows what she is doing. Jinah is very knowledgeable, energetic, and make the lessons very fun. I’m amazed how quickly is taking to my daughter to read, write, and speak Korean thanks to Jinah methods. Jinah thank you so much for being so great and dedicated. You are simple one of the best!

Euraida, 24 lessons with Jinah

지나 선생님 대박 에요!!! (Teacher Jinah is awesome!)

Jinah-ssi is a very great teacher! She makes all the lessons fun and breaks things down in a way that’s easy to understand. She also actively incorporates your personal interests to make things interesting while learning! I’ve been working with her as my Korean tutor for about 3 weeks now and I always look forward to the lessons! I’m excited to keep learning and working with her! 감사합니다 선생님!! 😁👍🏾

Nezzie, 7 lessons with Jinah

Knowledgeable and patient tutor.

My son is a college student who is in his second semester of Korean language. Jinah is always super helpful when my son is struggling with understanding concepts, grammar, etc. He plans to continue to schedule sessions with Jinah as he progresses through college, and I can confidently recommend Jinah for anyone learning Korean.

Dominic, 4 lessons with Jinah

Amazing tutor !

One of the things I love about Jinah is how patient she is. I’ve only had 3 lessons so far, but I’ve learned quiet a bit and she has given me wonderful advice. She gives me hope that I will learn and it’s in a way extremely motivating to me, to keep studying and trying. I look forward to the lessons to come.

Maria, 6 lessons with Jinah

Genuine connection.

Jinah is a very personable person and an excellent teacher. Her bilingual capabilities allow her to easily relate Korean grammar with English grammar. In less than one month, I was able to complete the first of four levels of Korean. Her patience, empathy, and determination make her the best language teacher I have ever had the privilege to learn from. I will recommend her to any beginner, intermediate, or even fluent speaker who wishes to learn or develop their Korean or English speaking. Thank you, Jinah! I'm excited to continue learning Korean.

Ys, 37 lessons with Jinah

Amazing!

I have been getting weekly lessons from Jinah for about three months now and she is amazing. She is extremely patient, and has an uncanny ability to find small nuances in your pronunciation and spelling. The lessons are also very enjoyable and I look forward to them every week. I highly recommend Jinah if you'd like to learn Korean and have fun doing it too!

Erik, 37 lessons with Jinah

Five Stars for Jinah

Jinah has been tutoring my 13-year-old in Korean for a few months now. She has kept her engaged and motivated -- not an easy task. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week, and she has made measurable progress. I would highly recommend Jinah to anybody looking for a Korean language tutor.

Kimberly, 39 lessons with Jinah

Knowledgeable, patient, and wonderful tutor

My 14 year old daughter wanted to learn Korean, and she looks forward to and enjoys her tutoring sessions with Jinah. She says Jinah is so nice and “Fun.” She has learn a lot in just 1 month. I strongly recommend Jinah as a tutor!!

Clara, 38 lessons with Jinah

Great teaching style & very friendly

Jinah is great at pinpointing my weaker points and creating a lesson plan to help me improve. She also gives awesome studying advice. My comfort, confidence, and skill have definitely improved, and I have Jinah to thank for that! You’re the best, Jinah!

Catherine, 61 lessons with Jinah
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