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Department of Practical English

There are about 1.5 billion people in the world who speak English, or 20% of the total population, so English is now the undisputed international or global language. Moreover, at a time when Korean wave cultural contents are gaining popularity around the world, learning English as a foreigner is now indispensable. The Department of Practical English produces English experts specialized in various fields under the department's slogan, "Nurturing Global English Experts and Storytellers to Communicate with the World."


The curriculum of the Practical English major consists of a basic course to improve the four skills for communication: listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and a specialized course for four majors, including (English) storytelling, missionary English, tourism, interpretation and translation, and TESOL. We have good online lectures and faculty members graduated from the universities in the U.S.A. We offer various lectures and activities online as well as offline such as monthly special lectures, storytelling clubs and concerts, 1 to 1 student-professor counseling, athletic festivals, orientation, and outdoor retreats. And we sincerely help our students obtain their bachelor's degree successfully until they complete it.


Academic Year 1st Semester 2nd Semester
1 Practical English Listening & Speaking Reading and Writing Skills in English
Reading and Crafting Stories in English Listening Practice in English
2 Practical English Grammar Intermediate Practical English Conversation
Reading the Bible in English Introduction to Western Culture
Intermediate English Reading Comprehension English Phonetics and Pronunciation
3 Language and Linguistics The World of Storytelling
Interpretation and Translation Practice Second Language Acquisition
English Speaking and Writing Global Business English
4 Teaching Methods in SLA Interpreter and Translator Guide
The world of K contents Reading the Old Testament in English

Future Career

  • Degree : B.A. in Literature
  • Optional Certificates and Other Benefits

      After taking the prescribed classes and meeting the specified conditions, you can earn one or two among the following certificates.

    • TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
    • English fairy tale tutor
    • TESOL for Children
    • English Storytelling tutor
    • Missionary English tutor
    • Korean-English Culture Contents Interpreter and Translator
  • Advancements after the graduation :
    Many graduates who have successfully completed these courses have gone on to prestigious graduate schools at home and abroad, and have worked as English professionals(i.e., English fairy talers and storytellers, K-contents interpreter and translator, private teachers at kindergarten and schools, business workers, missionaries, domestic tour guides for foreigners etc.).

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