Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language: Theories and Practices is designed for prospective or in-service Korean as a Foreign Language (KFL) teachers.

With contributions from leading experts in the field, readers will gain an understanding of the theoretical framework and practical applications of KFL education in the context of  Second Language Acquisition (SLA). The eight chapters explore the history of and current issues in language education, the practicalities of being a classroom teacher, and teaching and evaluation techniques for developing language and cultural proficiency.

This comprehensive volume also includes an annotated bibliography which lists over 500 of the most recent and pertinent research articles and doctoral dissertations in the area. This bibliography will be of great service to students, teachers, and any researchers in applied linguistics and second language acquisition interested in Korean language education.

Preface Part I: Key Issues in KFL Pedagogy 1. Second Language Acquisition and Its Implications for Teaching Korean 2. Pedagogical Approaches and Practices in Teaching Korean 3. Language in Use 4. Culture in Language Learning and Teaching 5. Korean Heritage Language Teaching & Learning 6. Literacy and Multiliteracies in Korean Language Learning and Teaching 7. Korean Language Assessment 8. KFL Program Building and Professional Development Part II: Korean Language Pedagogy: Annotated Bibliography Introduction. Annotated Bibliography