PhD in Linguistics (UNSW); MApplied Linguistics (Macquarie); MEd in KFL (Yonsei)
I am an applied linguist and a language teacher with a PhD in Linguistics, a Master of Applied Linguistics and a MEd in KFL.
My research areas include: error analysis and teaching methodology in L2 Korean; curriculum issues in Korean at both secondary and tertiary levels; sociolinguistic issues with reference to Korean L2 or HL situations.
I have undertaken a number of research projects funded by the government agencies and UNSW. My recent research books include Korean Heritage Language Maintenance, Learning and Development: Australian Practices and Perspectives (ed.) (Seoul: Sotong Publishing, 2019). I am currently undertaking monograph projects on language maintenance and and cultural identity focused on Korean ethnic communities and bicultural families.
The Korea Foundation Field Research Fellowship
The Academy of Korean Studies Visiting Scholar Fellowship, etc.
include: involved in international, regional academic associations or boards as well as governmental organisations, e.g. IAKLE, KSAA, ICKL, governmental agency, etc. as board member, editorial committee, conference/symposium organiser, peer-reviewer, advisory committee member, etc.
My Research Supervision
"Heritage language development and maintenance in school-aged heritage speakers of Korean in Australia" (PhD).
"Language maintenance, shift or loss in bicultural families in multiculturalising South Korea" (PhD).
"Korean heritage language learners' linguistic competence and their cultural identity" (PhD).
("Lexical abnormalities in academic writing for university entry program and alleviation strategies" (MPhil, 2022))
Advanced Korean A/B; Insights into Korean as a Second Language; Professional Korean; Korean Translation; Korean Interpreting.
School BA Honours team teaching - Action Research
Insights into the Korean Language; Korean Teaching Practicum
MA by Research and PhD program supervision (Applied and Educational Linguistics / Korean Linguistics)