Korean: Korean business culture and language, Pedagogy, Language assessment
Ji Min Lee received her M.A. in Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea. As a native Korean, she has taught both heritage and non-heritage students in a variety of settings, including not only universities in America but also universities in Korea, and she is a gifted teacher of adult Korean language students. As a consultant for the American Councils for International Education, she conducts blind reviews of Korean listening and reading passages and test items before their use on the American Councils’ proficiency-based language exam, the National Examinations in World Languages (NEWL). In addition, she rates Korean language speaking and writing integrated tasks of the National Examinations in World Languages. She holds a Certificate of Korean Language Teacher (Level 1) from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Republic of Korea, which can be obtained with over 2,000 hours of teaching. Her current research interests include Korean language pedagogy, Korean business culture and language, and a cross-sectional study to analyze the linguistic features of learners by age, gender, and nationality.