Kyae-Sung Park teaches Korean at all levels. Her research interests include first (L1) and second (L2) language acquisition, Korean linguistics, and language pedagogy. She is interested in the discourse effects of information structure on native and non-native speakers’ choices in word‑order alternations. Her research is concerned with whether properties pertaining to different linguistic and extralinguistic levels cause difficulties for L2 learners – and if so, how these difficulties can be theoretically explained and then practically overcome in the L2 classroom.
Areas of Expertise
First and Second Language Acquisition; Child Second Language Acquisition; Language Pedagogy
- Ph.D., University of Hawaii, Manoa
- A.B.D., Sogang University
- M.A., Southern Illinois University
- M.A., B.A., Gangneung-Wonju National University