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Farmping Experience with Yoon Ssam

PENANG KOREAN CLASS x uBitto

FARMPING
팜핑
EXPERIENCE

LANGUAGE PRACTICE. ADVENTURE. EDUCATIONAL TRIP LIKE NO OTHER.

PRINCIPAL'S NOTE

TRUE EXPERIENCE

and knowledge can only be gained by being out in the real-world, immersing yourself in the culture and challenging oneself through active learning.

One week of immersive REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE will always triumph over months of studying a language without practice.

This trip is nothing like what you’ve ever come across. Let me bring you on an unforgettable adventure of your lifetime – combining both LANGUAGE PRACTICE and FUN at the same time.
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LANGUAGE LEARNING ADVENTURE

WHAT IS FARMPING?

A combination of ‘farming’ and ‘camping’, farmping is the latest holiday trend which is rising in popularity in Korea.

A highly recommended activity to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, you will experience a total immersion of authentic Korean culture at one of the most beautiful outskirt destinations in Korea!

Witness some of the most breathtaking scenes you will otherwise not be able to see as a regular tourist! See Korea through the eyes of the locals.

WATCH OUR PAST FARMPING EXPERIENCE!

WHAT THEY SAY

I was a bit hesitant initially because it was not a typical Korean trip in a beautiful city but after 5 days, I felt like I have known so much about the country and people. Truly a life-changing experience.

Suezanne Lee

Languages class is usually very boring, BUT out of expectation, Mr Yoon make it very interesting and fun learning with games, jokes, fun activities and etc. I enjoyed my farm stay and the Koreans were very hospitable. Miss them already!

Daniel Choe

The most interesting thing from the trip is getting to see how my favourite kimchi is being made. From pulling out the cabbage from the soil to marinating it, really end to end experience!

Stef Yong

WHY JOIN US?

배움의 신조

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Experience lasts a lifetime.

Yes, you have gone through the learning and practice stage, but have you truly experienced the language yet?

We believe one week of immersive  EXPERIENCE will always triumph over months of studying a language without practicing it in REAL LIFE SITUATION.

Time to bring your language learning journey to the top!
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1. OPPORTUNITY TO PRACTISE KOREAN

실전 한국어 연습

To cater to thousands of tourists visiting Korea daily, businesses are mandating that their employees be able to communicate in Mandarin or English. As such, your opportunity to practise as a tourist in Seoul (for example) is limited as you will be accommodated.

Throughout the farmping stay, you will be seen and treated as a LOCAL. There will be plenty of opportunity to practise.
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2. THE LOCAL TOUCH

현지인과의 교감

Rather than fleeting encounter with a native Korean through shopping or dining in the busy city, you will be able to make meaningful and authentic relationship with friendly locals throughout your farmping stay.

See the country through the eyes of a local. Listen to their experience. Speak their language. You’ll realise there’s so much more to Korea than what you knew.
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3. BREATHTAKING ENVIRONMENT

자연과의 교감

Yes, Seoul or Jeju are beautiful. But there is so much more rawness and character to these unchartered laid-back rural locations.

You will be able to see for yourself how your favourite Korean ingredients are grown, harvested or made.
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4. SPONTANEOUS & FLEXIBLE

계획하지 않은 뜻밖의 즐거움

Leaving room for spontaneity and flexibility often leads to wonderful unexpected experience. We are not here to cover as many landmarks or do as many things as possible.

This trip will focus on quality, fun and how will it benefit you in your learning experience.
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5. PASSIONATE GUIDANCE

참된 교육의 시작

This trip is created with learners in mind to fulfill Yoon Ssam’s long term vision of making language learning fun and effective. You will be under the care of Yoon Ssam – the strongest advocate of active learning you will ever know.

If you’re up for an adventure and a trip of a lifetime which will really benefit you, let Yoon Ssam show you the unexplored and raw side of Korea, all while guiding and giving you plenty of opportunity to practise your language skills.

ABOUT FARMPING

FARMPING AT
CHUNGCHEONG-DO (충청도) FARM
This one-of-a-kind trip involves daily Korean conversational practice while traveling through Korea’s beautiful and exciting nature.

It is customised to be relevant to the learners’ journey at every step of the way, offering wide range of practical learning and will be bolstered by real world situation in which learners’ can apply the language instantly.

You will go off the beaten track and enjoy unique experiences that you will otherwise not get through a regular touristy trip.

ITINERARY

일정

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DAY 1

Arrive at one of the world’s most developed airport at Incheon and make your way directly via chartered bus to our farmping destination at Eumseong, Chungcheong-do, also known as Chungbuk.

Check in to your accommodation and get briefed about what to expect on the trip. End our day with a welcome dinner in the evening, specially prepared by farm host.

DAY 2

Kick-start the day with your first series of full day farmping experience through agricultural exposure and put your Korean in action instantly!

DAY 3

Farmping experience continues! Immerse yourself in Korea’s beautiful natural scenery while getting hands-on with learning how to produce Korean authentic delicacies from farm to table.

End the day with all-time favourite 노래방 (karaoke) session!
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DAY 4

Dive into Korean folk experience and learn about the traditional music performance, hanbok history, and many more cultural activities all day long.

Continue your hard work to practice Korean with a small speech to thank the host on the final evening dinner.

DAY 5

Homeward bound! Say goodbye to your farm host and head to the airport for your journey home, packed with a lifetime of memories!

LEARNING OUTCOME

경험을 통한 배움의 미

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Immerse in Korean language with daily practical conversations including interaction with locals.

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Engage with natural environment of Korea and in-depth understanding of its agriculture and geographical location.

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An appreciation of cultural customs and practices ranging from folk experience such as traditional music, Hanbok wearing and many more.

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Taste of authentic Korean delicacies making from the farm to table.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

팜핑 구성

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ACCOMMODATION

Clean and risk assessed accommodations (standard guest houses, hostels). Same-gender heated room sharing.

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MEALS

Breakfast, lunch and dinner during your stay in the farm according to the itinerary.

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TRANSPORT

All transportation within Korea including all inner-city transfer (buses, train, subway).
*Flight tickets on own

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MEMORIES

Lifetime of memories, a treasure chest of knowledge and priceless experience!

EXTREMELY LIMITED SLOTS.
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!

먼저 오시는 순서대로!

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WINTER FARMPING

30TH NOVEMBER – 4TH DECEMBER 2020
5D4N

RM2,100
(includes accommodation, transport, ski trip and meals)
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SPRING FARMPING

9TH APRIL – 13TH APRIL 2020
5D4N

RM1,600
(includes accommodation, transport and meals)

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SUMMER FARMPING

16TH JULY – 20TH JULY 2020
5D4N

RM500
(waiting list reservation)

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AUTUMN FARMPING

28TH OCTOBER – 2ND NOVEMBER 2020
5D4N

RM500
(waiting list reservation)

GENERAL FAQS

If you don’t see the answer to your question, please do not hesitate to contact us.

No. The rate is not inclusive of airfare. Once you’re signed up, we will be contacting you to align on the farm departure date so that you can make the necessary air ticket purchase.

It’s extremely difficult to join the trip after departure as the location is not easy to navigate. It is possible to leave the trip early however you will be responsible for your own arrangements from the moment you decide to leave.

You would also be responsible for all costs associated with leaving early. If you feel this may be necessary, please consult us before you book your adventure.

For better learning experience, we aim to keep the group small and within a maximum of 20 pax per trip.

Minimum age to join is 16. Participants below the age of 18 are required to get written consent from parents.

For our previous farmping trip back in 2017, we had participants with age ranging from 20-40. We do not see age as a limitation when it comes to language learning, everyone is welcome. 🙂

You are required to purchase your own travel insurance before booking a trip. All participants are responsible for their own personal travel insurance. 

Most certainly not! We are a Korean language studio based in Penang which strongly advocates ACTIVE LEARNING and LEARNING THROUGH EXPERIENCE.

Hence, despite his busy teaching schedule, our principal Yoon Ssam has asserted the importance of travelling to Korea with language learners to practise in real-life situations.

This experience is designed with learners in mind and NOT profit-driven. Throughout the whole planning process, we are always looking for the most affordable and reasonable rates to ensure a pleasant travel experience.

Sure, as long as you have the will to learn Korean along the way! We are pretty sure you will pick up something throughout the whole experience. We do have helpers who will be assisting participants in terms language barrier.

CONTACT US

UBITTO EIGHT SDN BHD (1184539-A)

5-17-2, The Promenade Shop Lot,
Persiaran Mahsuri 1, 
11950 Bayan Baru, 
Pulau Pinang

Office: +604 608 2648

Whatsapp: +6016 5754 5048

Email: [email protected]

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