Yongtaek Kim

Associate Professor of Korean

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages

Dr. Yongtaek Kim is Associate Professor of Korean in the School of Modern Languages. He received his PhD in linguistics from the University of Oregon in 2009. His research focuses on comparative linguistics between English, Korean, and Japanese with a Cognitive Linguistics approach. Dr. Kim teaches Advanced Korean and various Korean content courses, such as Korean Pop Culture through K-POP and Drama, Korean History through Cinema, Languages and Cultures of East Asia, and Introduction to Cognitive Korean Grammar. Before joining Georgia Tech, he taught Korean at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Middlebury Language School of Korean, and Western Washington University.

Research Fields:
  • Instructional Technologies for Foreign Language Acquisition
  • Korean
  • Linguistics
  • Studies Abroad
  • Asia (East)
  • Cinema Studies
  • Digital and Mixed Media
  • East-Asian Studies
  • Language and Popular Culture
  • KOR-1001: Elementary Korean I
  • KOR-2001: Intermediate Korean I
  • KOR-2002: Intermediate Korean II
  • KOR-2813: Special Topics
  • KOR-2823: Special Topics
  • KOR-3001: Advanced Korean I
  • KOR-3002: Advanced Korean II