Dept. ofPractical English


As the forces of globalization rapidly change our world, English-language expertise and practical communication skills have become essential for global talent. Our Department of Practical English has structured our curriculum to include practical English education programs and offer differentiated tracks for majors so all students can grow into outstanding future professionals who excel in various fields and practice areas. GCU TESOL, English musical instruction, English reading instruction, and after-school English instruction are uniquely promising areas of English language education and highly useful qualification courses in the changing field of English education. All these major differentiated tracks are administered by top faculty who deliver high-level content and share their expertise.

Practical English


Practical English Courses
  • English Musical Instructor
  • After-School English Teacher
  • English Reading Instructor
  • Understanding of the theory and application of
    teaching English and classroom teaching skills
  • Practical English proficiency by specialty
  • Real-world English communication skills
Early English education Practical English Common
  • Understanding English education
  • Theory and Practice of English Teaching Methods
  • Sentence Structure Basics for Speaking
  • Sentence construction practice for speaking
  • Practical English Conversation Basics
  • Understanding of language
  • Intercultural Communication Skills
  • English Musical Techniques and Teaching Methods
  • EFL classroom English
  • How to teach English reading
  • Multimedia English education
    • Practical English Listening Basics
    • Practical English Grammar Basics
    • English pronunciation practice and instruction
    • Theory and Practice of English After-School Guidance
    • How to teach mom's English picture book
    • The 4th Industry and English Education
    • English education planning and management
    • Our children's global gifted education
    • Global Communication English
    • Screen English
    • Practical lighting learning method
    • Practical English Conversation Intermediate
    • Practical English grammar practice
    Cultural and General Electives
    • Child education theory
    • Parent education and counseling
    • Developmental psychology
    • Adolescent Art Therapy
    • Play therapy
    • Adolescent Psychology and Counseling
    • Counseling Psychology
    • Understanding Brain Education
    • Liberal English
    • Understanding the Call of Sedona l
    • Understanding the Call of Sedona ll


    • Professor

      Kyung-Joo Yoon

    • Areas of Expertise

      Basic English Conversation, Intercultural Communication Skills,
      Global Communication English, Intermediate English Conversation,
      Understanding of Language, English Vocabulary, and Idioms in Practice

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    • Education and
    • December 2003 Ph.D. in Linguistics, Australian National University
    • October 1998 Graduate Diploma, Linguistics, Australian National University
    • 2005 to 2010 Visiting Professor / Contract Professor, Australian National University
    • 2006 to 2007 English Senior Researcher, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
    • 2003 to 2005 Assistant Professor / Instructor, University of New England
    • 1997 to 2002 Instructor, Australian National University