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Join us this summer at Mercy for the STARTALK Program. This federally funded program is free of charge for students grades 6  - 8* from all language and cultural backgrounds to learn Korean language and culture. 

Join us August 2 - August 20 for synchronous online class from 8:50 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. as well as daily asynchronous work. 

*Current 5th graders entering 6th grade for the fall are eligible.  

Who Should Apply?

  • Students from all different language and cultural backgrounds who are interested in learning the Korean language and culture. 

  • Students must be in grades 6 - 8  (5th graders entering 6th grade are eligible)

  • Students who are at the beginning/novice level of the Korean language. 

  • Students who  are ready for the intermediate level of the Korean language. 

STARTALK is a national project funded  by the National Security Agency (NSA). STARTALK's mission is to increase the number of US citizens learning, speaking and teaching critical-need languages, with programs nationwide for students (K-16) and teachers. 


Contact Us & Additional Program Information

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the program or application
please reach out to:

Dr. Mi-Hyun Chung


Dr. JungKang Miller