SOAS University of London

Japan & Korea Section, Department of East Asian Languages & Culture

Professor Jae Hoon Yeon

BA MA (Seoul National) PhD(London)
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Modules Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Hyejin Jang, Developing intercultural competence through Korean language education: Conceptualisation, transformation and adaptation

Research

Korean Language and linguistics; Korean modern literature; Korean society and culture

Expertise

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Available for
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Yeon, Jaehoon and Brown, Lucien (2019) Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar [Second Edition]. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Brown, Lucien and Yeon, Jaehoon (2016) Speed Up Your Korean: Strategies to Avoid Common Errors. Abingdon; New York: Routledge.

Yeon, Jaehoon and King, Ross and Kim, Jungsook and Baker, Don (2015) Advanced Korean (Includes Sino-Korean Companion workbook on CD-Rom). North Clarendon, VT: Tuttle Publishing Co.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2013) Get Started in Korean (Teach Yourself). London: Hodder & Stoughton.

Yeon, Jaehoon and Kiaer, Jieun and Brown, Lucien (2013) The Routledge Intermediate Korean Reader. Abingdon, New York: Routledge.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2011) Hankwuke kwumun yuhyenglon (A Typological Study on Korean Grammatical Constructions). Seoul: Thaehaksa.

Yeon, Jaehoon and Brown, Lucien (2011) Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar. London; New York: Routledge.

Yeon, Jaehoon and Vincent, Mark (2010) Complete Korean. London: Hodder Headline.

Yeon, Jae and Lee, E and Park, D (2004) Integrated Korean: Advanced I. USA: University of Hawaii Press.

Yeon, Jae and Lee, E and Park, D (2004) Integrated Korean: Advanced II. USA: University of Hawaii Press.

Yeon, Jaehoon and Ko, YK and Kuh, BK and Shi, CK and Shi, CK (2004) A Study on Grammar and Grammar Education in North Korea [in Korean]. South Korea: Pagijung Publishing Co.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2003) Korean Grammatical Constructions. Their Form and Meaning. London: Saffron.

Yeon, Jae and King, R (2002) Continuing Korean. Tuttle Publishing Co. (USA).

Yeon, Jae and King, R (2000) Elementary Korean. Charles E Tuttle Publishing Co. (N Y).

Yeon, Jae and Vincent, M (1997) Teach Yourself Korean. Hodder & Stoughton.

Articles

Yeon, Jaehoon (2019) 'A Variety of Grammatical Constructions: Double-Accusative Constructions in Korean Revisited'. Korean Linguistics = 한국 어학 = Han'guk ŏhak, (85), pp 203-241.

Barnes-Sadler, Simon and Yeon, Jaehoon (2019) 'Diaspora Varieties of Korean: Morpho-syntactic Contrasts in Koryo Mar and Vernacular Yanbian Korean'. Lingua, (231).

Yeon, Jaehoon (2019) 'Taehang chŏn'gong han'gugŏ kyoyugŭi myŏn kaji chaengjŏmgwa kwaje = A critical perspective on Korean language teaching in University settings: Issues and Tasks'. 한국(조선)어교육연구 = Han'guk(Chosŏn)Ŏgyoyukyŏn-gu = Journal of Korean Language Education and Research, (14), pp 71-106.

Ahn, Dongzoon and Yeon, Jaehoon (2016) 'kososel tamlon uy kyepohak: wiliem sukhillentu <kotaysosel> uy yenkwusacek uyuy (Genealogy of the Discourse on Korean Traditional Novels: A Study on the Academic Significance of Professor W. E. Skillend's <Kodae Sosol>'. The Nammyonghak Study (The Journal of Nammyong Studies), (52), pp 121-170.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2015) 'Yulep hankwuk.e kyoyuk uy cayngcem kwa kwacey (Issues and tasks in Korean Language Educations in Europe)'. International Journal of Korean Language Education, (1) 2, pp 1-32.

Chen, Xi and Yeon, Jaehoon (2015) 'A linguistic analysis of lying in negative evaluations: The speech act performance of Chinese learners of Korean'. Journal of Korean Language Education, (26), pp 55-92.

An, Hyojin and Yeon, Jaehoon (2015) 'Error Classifications and Strategies to Avoid Common Errors: An analysis of Brown and Yeon's 'Speed Up Your Korean''. International Journal of Korean Language Education, (1) 1, pp 149-184.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2012) 'A functional-typological study on Korean relative clauses [in Korean]'. Journal of Korean Linguistics, (63), pp 413-457.

Yeon, Jaehoon and Brown, Lucien (2010) 'Experimental Research into the Phases of Acquisition of Korean Tense-Aspect: Focusing on the Progressive Marker '-ko issta' [in Korean]'. Journal of Korean Language Education, (21) 1, pp 151-173.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2010) 'Was the Korean alphabet a sole invention of King Sejong?'. Journal of Korean Culture, (14), pp 183-216.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2008) 'Is there ergativity in Korean? - The definition of ergativity and other uses of the term 'ergative' [in Korean]'. Han-Geul (Journal of the Korean Language Society), (282), pp 125-154.

Jaehoon, Yeon (2007) 'Coding Conflict or Semantic Contrast? The Grammatical Encoding of the Causee'. Eoneohag (Journal of the Linguistic Society of Korea), (47) 4, pp 33-59.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2007) 'Typology of Causative Constructions [in Korean]'. International Journal of Korean Studies, (11), pp 243-276.

Yeon, Jae (2003) 'Thonghap hapsenge eyse cepmisa cheli muncey wa nonhang pwunsek muncey caylon (Issues in the word-formation of synthetic compounds in Korean revisited)'. Hyengthaylon (Morphology), (vol. 5), pp 123-131.

Yeon, Jae and Mok, and Jungsoo, (2003) 'On the Linguistic Divergence between North and South Korean'. Comparative Korean Studies, (11) 1, pp 101-121.

Yeon, Jae (2002) 'Review of "The Korean Language"'. The Review of Korean Studies, (vol. 5), pp 321-326.

Yeon, Jae (2001) 'The present state of Korean language education at Universities in Europe'. Bilingual Research, (18), pp 381-401.

Yeon, Jae (2001) 'On Korean synthetic compounds'. Hyengthaylon (Korean Journal of Morphology), (3 (no), pp 333-343.

Yeon, Jae (2001) 'Transitivity Alternation and Neutral-Verbs in Korean'. Bulletin of SOAS, (64 (pt), pp 381-391.

Yeon, Jae (2000) 'How different is Pyongyang speech from Seoul speech?'. Papers of the British Association for Korean Studies, (7), pp 241-252.

Yeon, Jae (2000) 'When Causatives meet Passives in Korean'. SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics, (10), pp 249-268.

Yeon, Jae (2000) 'Korean Language Education for Distance Learning - with special focus on textbook development and teacher training'. Bilingual Research, (17), pp 359-390.

Yeon, Jae (2000) 'Issues and Problems in developing elementary Korean textbooks for English speakers'. Journal of Korean Language Education, (7), pp 133-157.

Yeon, Jae (1999) 'A Cognitive Account of the Constraints on Possessor-Ascension Constructions'. Language Research, (vol.35), pp 211-230.

Yeon, Jaehoon (1998) 'Transitive vs. Intransitive Patterns of Locative Alternations [in Korean] = 장소보어 교체구문의 자동사문과 타동사문'. The Korean Journal of Linguistics = 언어, (23) 1, pp 45-64.

Yeon, Jaehoon (1997) 'A prototype approach to the definition of transitivity [in Korean] = 타동성의 정의를 위한 원형이론적 접근'. The Korean Journal of Linguistics = 언어, (22) 1, pp 107-132.

Edited Books or Journals

Brown, Lucien and Yeon, Jaehoon, (eds.), (2015) The Handbook of Korean Linguistics. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics).

Yeon, Jaehoon, (ed.), (2011) Current Issues in Korean Language Education in Europe [in Korean]. Seoul: Pagijung Publishing Co.

Yeon, Jaehoon and Kiaer, Jieun, (eds.), (2010) Selected Papers from the 2nd European Conference on Korean Linguistics. Munchen: Lincom Europa. (Lincom Studies in Asian Linguistics).

Yeon, Jaehoon, (ed.), (2005) Studies in Korean Morpho-Syntax: A Functional-Typological Perspective. London: Saffron Books.

Yeon, J, (ed.), (2002) Functional-Typological Studies in Korean Morpho-Syntax: Special Volume of Eoneohag (Journal of the Linguistic Society of Korea). The Linguistic Society of Korea (Korea).

H, J and Pak, Y, (eds.), (2001) History, Language and Culture in Korea: Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the Association of Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE). Saffron Books (Eastern Art Publishing UK).

Book Chapters

Ahn, Kyou-Dong and Yeon, Jaehoon (2020) 'The classification of the Korean language and its dialects'. In: Robbeets, Martine and Savelyev, Alexander and Huebler, Nataliia, (eds.), The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp 59-80. [Forthcoming]

Yeon, Jaehoon (2015) 'Passives'. The Handbook of Korean Linguistics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell, pp 116-136.

Brown, Lucien and Yeon, Jaehoon (2015) 'Varieties of Contemporary Korean'. The Handbook of Korean Linguistics. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, pp 459-476.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2013) 'Organisation and Contents of Korean Pedagogical Grammar - With focus on Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar (Yeon & Brown)'. In: Sohn, S. and Cho, S. and You, S, (eds.), Studies in Korean Linguistics and Language Pedagogy: Festschrift for Ho-min Sohn. Seoul: Korea University Press, pp 566-582.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2012) 'Korean dialects: a general survey'. In: Tranter, Nicholas, (ed.), The Languages of Japan and Korea. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, pp 168-185.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2010) 'Constraints on Double-Accusative External Possession Constructions in Korean: A Cognitive approach'. In: Yeon, Jaehoon and Kiaer, Jieun, (eds.), Selected Papers from the 2nd European Conference on Korean Linguistics. Munchen: Lincom Europa.

Yeon, Jaehoon and Brown, Lucien (2010) 'Acquisition Studies on Relative Clauses and their relevance to Korean Language Teaching'. In: Fouser, Robert, (ed.), Contemporary Korean Linguistics: International Perspectives. Seoul: Thaehaksa, pp 23-45.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2007) 'How different is Pyongyang speech from Seoul speech?'. In: Pares, Susan and Hoare, James. E., (eds.), Korea: The Past and the Present. London: Global Oriental, pp 147-155.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2006) '"Standard Language" and "Cultured Language"'. In: Sohn, H., (ed.), Korean Language in Culture and Society. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai'i Press, pp 31-43.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2005) 'Causative-Passive Correlations and Retained-Object Passive Constructions'. In: Yeon, J., (ed.), Studies in Korean Morpho-Syntax. A Functional-Typological Perspective. London: Saffron, pp 163-183.

Yeon, Jae (2002) 'Satongmun phisayekcwu uy kyekphyoci cwunchep ey kwanhan muncey (On doubling of the causee in causative constructions)'. In: Ko, and Yengkun, , (eds.), Munpep kwa Theksuthu (Grammar and Text). Seoul: Seoul National University Press, pp 411-430.

Yeon, Jae (2002) 'How can causatives come to be aasociated with passives in Korean'. In: Ahn, H-Don and Kim, N, (eds.), Selected Papers from Twelfth International Conference on Korean Linguistics. Kyungjin Munhwasa (Korea), pp 537-550.

Yeon, Jae (1998) 'Affectedness and the Degree of Transitivity in Korean'. In: R, ed, (ed.), Descriptions and Explanations in Korean Linguistics. Cornell University Press (USA), pp 241-257.

Conference Items

Yeon, Jaehoon (2018) 'The development of Korean language teaching materials over twenty years: From Teach Yourself Korean (1997) to Speed Up Your Korean (2016) [in Korean]' In: The 28th International Conference on Korean Language Education, July 6-7, 2018, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.

Book Reviews

Yeon, Jaehoon (2013) 'Review of <Morphology of 20th Century Korean> (20 seyki wulimal uy hyengthaylon) by Huh Ung (1995/2000), Seoul: Sam Munhwasa. 1530pp'. Hyengthaylon [Morphology], (15) 2, pp 266-283.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2009) 'Review of Prototypical Transitivty'. Studies in Language, (33) 1, pp 233-239.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2008) 'Review of The Korean Language: Structure, use, and context'. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, (71) 1, pp 158-159.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2004) 'Review of The Sounds of Korean: A Pronunciation Guide'. The Review of Korean Studies, (7) 3, pp 253-256.

Yeon, Jaehoon (2002) 'Review of The Korean Language'. The Review of Korean Studies, (5) 2, pp 321-326.

Other

Ju, Youkyung and Yeon, Jaehoon (2015) 'Linguistic Representation of Sewol Ferry Disaster: A Corpus-Based Analysis of Headlines from Two Korean Newspapers' SOAS-AKS Working Papers.

Yeon, Jaehoon and Brown, Lucien (2008) 'Chambers Korean Phrasebook'.

Yeon, Jae (2001) 'Review of Modern Korean - An Intermediate Reader. By Kim Nam-Kil.', vol. 4.

Yeon, Jae (2001) 'Hankwuke Hoyhwa (Korean Conversation) (Edition with Jaewook Kim, Yeonhui Jung, and Yong Heo)', 1/2.

 

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