Hae-Young Kim

Hae-Young Kim

Professor of the Practice of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

External address: 
2204 Erwin Road Room 223, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
(919) 660-4364


Her research and teaching interests include L2 Korean morpho-syntactic development, bilingualism, heritage language development and maintenance, and content-based instruction of language with focus on history, literature and cultural studies. She has published on tense/aspect morphology and relative clause construction in L2 Korean, Korean heritage language students in the U.S. and classroom discourse in a content-based language class.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa 2000

  • M.A., Victoria University (New Zealand) 1991

  • M.A., Seoul National University 1985

  • B.A., Seoul National University 1983

Wolfe-Quintero, K., et al. Second language development: Measures of fluency, accuracy & complexity. Second Language Teaching and Curriculum Center, University of Hawaii Press, 1998.

Kim, Hae-Young. “Second Language Acquisition and its implications for teaching Korean.” Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language Pedagogy: Theories and Practices, edited by Young-mee Yu Cho, 2020.

Kim, H. Y. “Korean in the USA.” Language Diversity in the USA, 2010, pp. 164–78. Scopus, doi:10.1017/CBO9780511779855.011. Full Text

Lee, Jin Sook, and Hae-Young Kim. “Heritage language learners’ attitudes, motivations and instructional needs: The case of post-secondary Korean language learners.” Teaching Chinese, Japanese and Korean Heritage Students: Curriculum Needs, Materials and Assessment, edited by K. Kondo-Brown and J. D. Brown, Mahwah, NJ:Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2008, pp. 159–85.

Kim, Hae-Young, and EunHee Lee. “The development of tense and aspect morphology in L2 Korean.” Frontiers of Korean Language Acquisition, edited by Jae Jung Song, London: Saffron Books, 2007.

Cho, Neil J., et al. “OVERVIEW.” The Korean Language in America, vol. 19, no. 2, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2016, pp. 153–153. Crossref, doi:10.5325/korelangamer.19.2.0153. Full Text

CURRICULUM/CURRICULAR FRAMEWORK.” The Korean Language in America, vol. 19, no. 2, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2016, pp. 178–178. Crossref, doi:10.5325/korelangamer.19.2.0178. Full Text

Kim, H. “Socially engaged writing in the KFL class: a post-product, post-process approach.” Language Facts and Perspectives, vol. 37, 2016, pp. 119–48. Open Access Copy

Kim, H., and Y. Choi. “Development of Aspect Morphology in Korean.” Journall of Language Science, vol. 23, no. 4, The Korean Association of Language Science, 2016, pp. 203–25. Open Access Copy

Kim, H. “Development of NP forms and discourse reference in L2 Korean.” Korean Language in America (Special Issue): Innovations in Teaching Korean, edited by H. -. M. Sohn, The American Association of Teachers of Korean, 2012, pp. 211–35.

Kim, Hae-Young. “Factors in the choice of referential forms in Korean discourse: Salience, speaker perspective and thematic importance.” The Korean Language in America, vol. 14, 2009, pp. 1–24.

Kim, H. “Commentary.” Heritage Language Journal, edited by J. S. Lee and S. J. Shin., vol. 6, Center for World Languages of UCLA, UC Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching, 2008, pp. 94–104. Open Access Copy

Lee, E., and H. Y. Kim. “On crosslinguistic variations in imperfective aspect: The case of L2 Korean.” Language Learning, vol. 57, no. 4, Dec. 2007, pp. 651–85. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1467-9922.2007.00431.x. Full Text

Jeon, K. S., and H. Y. Kim. “Development of relativization in Korean as a foreign language: The noun phrase accessibility hierarchy in head-internal and head-external relative clauses.” Studies in Second Language Acquisition, vol. 29, no. 2, June 2007, pp. 253–76. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0272263107070131. Full Text

Lee, EunHee, and Hae-Young Kim. “Reference to past and past perfect in L2 Korean.” The Korean Language in America, edited by H. -. S. Wang, vol. 12, The American Association of Teachers of Korean, 2007, pp. 67–84.

Kim, Hae-Young. ““Connections” for developing cultural content in Korean language curriculum 한국어 교육과 문화 교수의 연계.” The Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Korean Language Education, International Association of Korean Language Education, 2015, pp. 463–76. Open Access Copy

Kim, Hae-Young. “The status of the art of research on Korean heritage speakers in North America [In Korean] (영어권 한국어 계승어 학습자 연구 현황과 과제).” The Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of the Korean Society of Bilingualism, 2013, pp. 11–22. Open Access Copy

Kim, Hae-Young. “Content-Based Language Teaching: A model for bridging with Korean Studies [In Korean] (한국학과의 접목을 위한 내용 중심 한국어 교육).” The Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Korean Language Education, 2011, pp. 97–104. Open Access Copy

Kim, Hae-Young. “Re-focusing of instruction on relative clauses [In Korean] (관형절 교수법의 재조명).” The Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Korean Language Education, 2007, pp. 219–30. Open Access Copy

Kim, Hae-Young. “Construction of language and culture in a content-based language class.” The Korean Language in America: The 2005 Aatk Proceedings, edited by Hye-Sook Wang, vol. 10, 2005.

Kim, Hae-Young. Korean Language in America 9: Papers from the ninth annual conference and professional development workshop. Edited by Hae-Young Kim, The American Association of Teachers of Korean, 2004.

Kim, Hae-Young. “Heritage students’ perspectives on language classes.” Korean Language in America 8: Papers From the Eighth Annual Conference and Professional Development Workshop, edited by C. You, The American Association of Teachers of Korean, 2003.

Kim, Hae-Young. “Strategies for improving accuracy in KSL writing: Developmental errors and an error-correction code.” Korean Language in America 5: Papers From the Fifth National Conference on Korean Language Education, edited by S. S. Sohn, 2000.