School in Korean – Learn All Korean Vocabulary Related to School!

school in korean

In this article we will share to you vocabulary and words related to school in korean language. If you plan to learn korean language, do student exchange, or work in south korea as a teacher or education related job, then you want to read this to the end.

School in Korean

School in Korean language is 학교[hakgyo], whether for elementary or even university, the words 학교 is always attached to it. 

school in korean

School Sentence

Let’s try to create some sentence related to school in korean.

  • 오늘은 토요일이니까 학교에 안가도 되서 좋아.
    (oneuleun toyoilinikka hakgyoe angado doeseo joa).
    It is good that I do not have to go to school today because it is Saturday.
  • 좋은 대학교에 입학하게 되기 위해서 열심히 공부해요.
    (joeun daehakgyoe ipakage doegi wihaeseo yeolsimhi gongbuhaeyo.)
    I study hard because I want to get into a good university.
  • 제가 제일 좋은 수업은 영어에요.
    (jega jeil joeun sueobeun yeongeoeyo.)
    My favorite school subject is English.
  • 지금 한국어학원을 다니고 있어요.
    (jigeum hangugeohagwoneul danigo isseoyo.)
    I am currently attending Korean language school.
  • 학교에서 공부를 열심히 해야지만 학원에서도 잘할수 있어.
    (hakgyoeseo gongbureul yeolsimi haeyajiman hakwoneseodo jalhalsu isseo).
    You must study hard in school so you will do well in after-school academy.

Note: it is very common for a student in South Korea to attend multiple after-school programs called 학원 (hak-won) or academy.

School-related vocabulary in Korean

school in korean

Type of School and education in South Korea

초등학교 (chodeunghakgyo) elementary school
중학교 (junghakgyo) middle school
고등학교 (godeunghakgyo) high school
대학교 (daehakgyo) university
대학원 (daehagwon) graduate school
학원 (hagwon) cram school, private academy
유치원 (yuchiwon) kindergarten
어린이집 (eorinijip) day-care center
어학원 (eohagwon)

language school

school in korean

Grade and people related to school

KoreanEnglish
교수 (gyosu)professor
교사 (gyosa)school teacher
선생님 (seonsaengnim)teacher
학생 (haksaeng)student
중학생 (junghaksaeng)middle school students
고등학생 (godeunghaksaeng)high school students
초등학교 선생님 (chodeunghakgyo seonsaengnim)primary school teacher
유치원생 (yuchiwonsaeng)kindergartener
school in korean

Grade Numbers

Korean English
1학년 (junghakgyo)first grade
2학년 (godeunghakgyo)second grade
3학년 (daehakgyo)third grade
4학년 (daehagwon)fourth grade
5학년 (hagwon)fifth grade
6학년 (yukangnyeon)sixth grade

 

school in korean

School subject

KoreanEnglish
과목 (gwamok)subject
영어 (yeongeo)english
수학 (suhak)mathematics
미술 (misul)art
과학 (gwahak)science
체육 (cheyuk)sports
과학 (gwahak)science
생물학 (saengmulgwan)biology
school in korean

School and Education Verbs

KoreanEnglish
가르치다 (gareuchida)to teach
배우다 (baeuda)to learn
연습하다 (yeonseupada)to practice
공부하다 (gongbuhada)to study
교육하다 (gyoyukada)to educate
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school-related words in Korean

KoreanEnglish
등교 (deunggyo)attending school
입학 (iphak)admission to school
시험 (siheom)exam
강당 (gangdang)auditorium, assembly hall
학교식당 (hakgyosikdang)school cafeteria
소풍 (sopung)picnic
학년 (hangnyeon)grade
교육 (gyoyuk)education
도서관 (doseogwan)library
전학 (jeonhak)transfer school

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