Korean: Korean phonetics and phonology, Sociolinguistics, Pedagogy
So Young Yi received her Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literatures (Korean Linguistics) from the University of Hawai‘i. Her research interests center on Korean phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, course modalities, 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.
2022 AATK Professional Development Awards
Online Course Development Grant, The Sterns Center, George Mason University, 2021
KORE 101: Elementary Korean
KORE 110: Elementary Korean
KORE 201: Intermediate Korean 1
KORE 202: Intermediate Korean 2
KORE 301: Advanced Korean Language and Culture
KORE 331: Special Topics in Advanced Korean Reading: Reading Literacy in Korean
KORE 410: Special Topics in Korean Linguistics: The Sounds of Korean
Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literatures (Korean Linguistics), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA
M.A. in Korean Language and Literature, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea
B.A. in Persian as a major and English as a minor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea
Yi, So Young (2022). Diverse Course Modalities and Student Outcomes in a Language Classroom. The 32nd International Conference on Korean Language Education, Seoul, Korea
Yi, So Young (2022). Hybrid learning in a language classroom: A way to find an effective course modality. The 27th AATK Annual Conference and Workshop, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Yi, So Young (2021). Indexicality and stylistic variation of /o/ in Seoul Korean. The 29th Japanese Korean Linguistics Conference, Nagoya, Japan
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 the perception of personal characteristics and vowel raising in Seoul Korean. Korean Sociolinguistics Conference, Seoul, Korea.