Korean Language Program
Originally from South Korea, Jiyoon Lee joined the EALC department at UC Berkeley in 2018. After completing her undergraduate degrees in both Korean Language & Literature and Mass Communication & Journalism from Korea University, she earned a certificate in teaching Korean as a foreign language from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Jiyoon came to the United States to pursue her M.A. degree in Linguistics with a Language Teaching Specialization from the University of Oregon. At U of O, she taught beginner to high intermediate Korean. Her research interests lie in second language pedagogy, and in Korean pragmatics, honorific usage, and dialectology.