Korean: Korean phonetics and phonology, Sociolinguistics, Pedagogy
So Young Yi received her Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literatures (Korean Linguistics) from University of Hawai‘i. Her research interests center on Korean phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, and the pedagogical applications of socio-phonetics.
Yi, So Young. (2017). Social and stylistic variation in vowel raising in Seoul Korean. The Sociolinguistic Journal of Korea, 25(3), 165-197.
Yi, So Young (2014). Subclassification of HI-causatives in Korean. Korean Linguistics, 16(1), 51-62.
KORE 101: Elementary Korean
KORE 201: Intermediate Korean 1
KORE 202: Intermediate Korean 2
KORE 330: Advanced Korean Language and Culture
Yi, So Young (2018). Social meanings of vowel variation in Seoul Korean. International Conference on Korean Language Education, Seoul, Korea.
Yi, So Young (2017). Age-graded vowel raising and the linguistic marketplace in Korea. 25th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, Honolulu, HI.
Yi, So Young (2014). Correlation between perception of personal characteristic and vowel raising in Seoul Korean. Korean Sociolinguistics Conference, Seoul, Korea.