Korean Language Program
Junghee Park earned her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics in 2007 at UCLA. She received her M.A. in Applied Linguistics and TESL in 2002 from UCLA. Prior to that she obtained an M.Ed from the Department of Foreign Language Education at Seoul National University in Korea. She has taught English as a second language in Korea at various levels from elementary school to college. She also has extensive experience teaching Korean to beginning and intermediate level students at UCLA and has been involved in editing SAT II Korean teaching materials. Her research interests include grammar and interaction, discourse analysis, technology-mediated (Internet and TV) communication, and communicative, task-based teaching methodologies for Korean as a second language.