Materials for Advanced and High-intermediate Learners of Korean which focus on discourse-pragmatic features of naturally spoken Korean.
Project 2010-2014: Genres of Oral, Written, and Technology-mediated Communication
Objectives: This project will create media-based teaching materials that highlight common elements of genre in oral, written, and technology-mediated modalities of communication. The materials will focus on the Communication standard developed by the National Standards Task Force of the American Association of Teachers of Korean.
Project Director: Susan Strauss, The Pennsylvania State University
Teaching and Learning Materials:
Korean Grammar in Discourse and Interaction by Susan Strauss, Penn State, University Park, PA: CALPER Publications, 2005-2008.
Korean Culture and Media Series by Susan Strauss, Penn State, University Park, PA: CALPER Publications, 2008-2009.
Narrating in Korean by Susan Strauss, Penn State, University Park, PA: CALPER Publications, 2008-2009.
by Susan Strauss, Penn State, University Park, PA: CALPER Publications, 2011 (ongoing)
Strauss, S. (2006). "Learning and teaching grammar through patterns of conceptualization: The case of (advanced) Korean." In H. Byrnes, H. Weger-Guntharp, and K.A. Sprang (Eds.), Educating for advanced foreign language capacities: Constructs, curriculum, instruction, asssessment(pp. 87-102) . Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. [GU Press Link]
Strauss, S., & Ahn, K. (2007). "Cognition through the lens of discourse and interaction: The case of -kwun, -ney, and –tela." In N. McGloin and J. Mori (Eds.), 15th Japanese/Korean Linguistics. Stanford: CSLI.
Strauss, S. (2006). "The television ad as a reflection of culture: The case of Korean, Japan, and the United States." In H. Sohn (Ed.), Korean language in culture and society (pp. 221-233). Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.
Strauss, S., Lee, J., & Ahn, K. (2006). "Applying conceptual grammar to advanced-level language teaching: The Case of two completive constructions in Korean", The Modern Language Journal, 90,185-209.