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Topics in Korean Language and Linguistics
Korea University Press

Topics in Korean Language and Linguistics

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ISBN: 9788976418326

 

This book is an anthology of selected papers on Korean language and linguistics that Ho-min Sohn, Professor of Korean linguistics and Director of the Korean Language Flagship Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) and President of the Korean Language Education and Research Center, Inc., have written for academic conferences, journals, and/or chapters in edited books during the past twenty odd years. A total of thirty-four papers were selected to encompass topics on diverse aspects of Korean language and linguistics. These papers are topically classified into four major categories: (a) linguistic and pedagogical overview, (b) structural dynamism, (c) sociolinguistic and pragmatic issues, and (d) teaching Korean as a foreign language. 

 

Ho-min Sohn

HO-MIN SOHN is Professor of Korean linguistics and Director of the Korean Language Flagship Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) and President of the Korean Language Education and Research Center, Inc. which has developed twenty Korean language textbooks.
He is a past chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (1993-2000) and a past director of the Center for Korean Studies (2004-10) at UHM and a past president of both the International Circle of Korean Linguistics (1979-81) and of the American Association of Teachers of Korean (1994-7). His numerous publications include Korean Language in Culture and Society (2006), The Korean Language (1999), Korean: Descriptive Grammar (1994), Linguistic Expeditions (1986), Woleaian- English Dictionary (1976), Woleaian Reference Grammar (1975), and A Ulithian Grammar (1973).

 

Contents

Preface
List of Abbreviations
Table of Romanization Systems
PART I LINGUISTIC AND PEDAGOGICAL OVERVIEW
1. Salient Features of Korean
2. Middle Korean
3. Modern Korean
4. 미국에서의 한국어 교육의 역사와 미래 조망
5. 재외동포 한국어 교육의 현황과 미래
6. 해외대학의 한국어교육과 한국학의 현안
PART II STRUCTURAL DYNAMISM
7. 한국어의 유형적 특징
8. The Adjective Class in Korean
9. Semantics of Clause Linking in Korean
10. Grammaticalization and Semantic Shift
11. Functional Shift in Case Stacking in Korean
12. Reanalysis in Korean Complex Predicate Constructions: Causative Derivation
13. A Grammar of Po- ‘see’ in Korean: A Pan-Chronic Approach
14. An Emergent Category of Interpersonal Modal Endings in Korean
15. Evolution of Addressee Honorifics in Korean
PART III SOCIOLINGUISTIC AND PRAGMATIC ISSUES
16. Korean in Culture and Society: An Introduction
17. Language Purification Movements in the Two Koreas
18. Orthographic Divergence in South and North Korea: Toward a Unified Spelling System
19. Korean in Contact with Chinese
20. Politeness Strategies in Korean
21. Honorific Patterns in Korean
22. Honorific Agreement in Korean
23. Politeness Formulas in L2 Acquisition: An Intercultural Perspective
24. Politeness as a Cause of Linguistic Change in Korean
25. Strategies of Indirection in Language
PART IV TEACHING KOREAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
26. Sociolinguistic and Pragmatic Appropriateness in Proficiency-oriented Korean Language Instruction
27. Korean Proficiency Guidelines: Needs, Procedures, Principles and Implications
28. Performance-based Principles and Proficiency Criteria for KFL Textbook Development
29. Curricular Goals and Content Standards for K-16 Korean Language Learning
30. Korean Flagship: A New Frontier for Advanced Language Study
31. 미국 내 한국어교육의 현안과 주도적, 혁신적 대처
32. 하와이주 한인사회학교 실태 분석 • 손호민, 허소린, 최윤화
33. Toward K-16 Articulation for Advanced Korean Language Learning
• Ho-Min Sohn, Hee-Jeong Jeong, and Miyung Park
34. Evolution of the Korean Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa: A Narrative History
Index


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