Ohio University

Christine Moon Cho

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Visiting Assistant Professor
Gordy 369


Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, University of Oxford, UK, 2018

Research Interests

  • Second language assessment
  • The affective dimension of SLA
  • Second language research methods
  • Second language pragmatics
  • Second language vocabulary learning and teaching

Courses Taught

LING 4830/5830 Assessing Language Abilities

LING 4750/5750 Language Learning

LING 4940/5940 Research Experience

EDU MA TESOL Dissertation Writing (University of Bath, UK)

Second Language Assessment (University of Oxford, UK)

Professional Experience

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Linguistics Department, Ohio University, 2018 – present
  • Research officer, Education Department, University of Oxford, UK, 2018
  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Education Department, University of Bath, UK, 2018
  • Associate Lecturer, Education Department, University of Oxford, UK, 2016-2018
  • IB Program Instructor, BEC Education, South Korea, 2013-2016
  • Community English Program (CEP) Interim Assistant Director, Columbia University, 2012-2-13
  • CEP Speaking Skills Instructor, Columbia University, 2011-2013
  • Public Speaking Skills Instructor for International Postdoctoral Researchers, Columbia University Medical Center, 2012-2013
  • International Rescue Committee (IRC) Instructor, New York, 2012-2013
  • ESL 312/322 Instructor, University of Rhode Island, 2009-2010
  • Cross-cultural work communication instructor, University of Rhode Island, 2009
  • International Visiting Scholar Program Specialist, University of Rhode Island, 2007-2010
  • English Immersion Summer Institution Instructor, University of Rhode Island, 2007-2008

Research Experience

  • EMI/EAL Year 7 Science vocabulary project, University of Oxford, 2018
  • English as Medium Instruction (EMI) in higher education project, University of Oxford, 2017
  • Testing Validity of performance-based assessment, Columbia University, 2013
  • Classroom assessment project, Columbia University, 2012


Cho, M.K. (in preparation). Korean EFL learners’ difficulties in producing English emotional intonation. Studies in Second Language Acquisition.

Cho, M.K. & Dewaele, J.M. (under review). Korean EFL learners’ difficulties in perceiving English emotional intonation. Language Learning

Cho, M.K. (2018). Korean students’ pragmatic difficulties in using English intonation to express emotion: Perception and production. Doctoral dissertation, Oxford, University of Oxford

Current Research Project

  • American students’ perception of Korean EFL students’ English emotional intonation, 2018- present, Ohio University

Service to the Profession

  • Reviewer, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018 – present
  • Abstract Reviewer, AAAL Research Methods, 2018