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Dr. Kyung Min Nam completed her PhD in language education from the University of Leeds in the UK. Prior to joining UNNC, she had worked as a head lecturer, a programme designer, and a teacher trainer in the area of language education in South Korea and in the UK. She is currently teaching Korean language modules (beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels) to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Orcid Account/ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2532-6600


  • (2016~ongoing) Korean Language Tutor (UNNC, China)
  • (2013~2016) Deputy Head Teacher (Leeds Korean School, UK)
  • (2011) Head Lecturer / Programme Designer (YBM/SISA TESOL, Korea)
  • (2005~2009) English Language Teacher (YBM/SISA ECC, Korea)
  • (2002~2004) Teacher Trainer / Programme Designer (YBM/SISA English Home School, Korea)
  • (1999~2002) English Language Teacher (YBM/SISA Kidland, Korea)

Research Interests

Her PhD research explored how Korean EFL young learners make use of literacy knowledge and skills, and how they understand two different scripts, the Korean alphabet Hangul and the Roman alphabet used for English based on a socio-cultural theory. Her research interests include foreign language acquisition, peer assisted language learning, and writing systems, with particular interests in the Korean alphabet, Hangul.

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