Areas of Interest: Corpus Linguistics, L2 Speaking and Writing Development, English for Academic Purposes.
Minjin Kim is a doctoral candidate of Applied Linguistics at The Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include corpus linguistics, second language speaking and writing development, computer-assisted language learning, English for Academic Purposes, natural language processing, and methodology. Prior to her arrival at Penn State, she taught English as a foreign language to K-12 students in South Korea. In Penn State, she taught the courses at IECP and ESL15 and now is co-teaching APLNG578 (Computational and Statistical Methods for Corpus Analysis). Her current research focuses on the development of various linguistic features in L2 learners' production corpora over time, the effective use of technology to assist L2 learners, as well as the enhancement of genre analysis methodology, among other topics.