Gyu-Ho Shin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gyu-Ho Shin plays a role.


ISSN 0257-3784 | E-ISSN 2212-9731


Subjects Linguistics of isolated languages | Theoretical linguistics


Based on usage-based constructionist approaches to language development, this study investigates the validity of constructional complexity as a predictor of writing proficiency of Korean EFL learners. We analyzed argumentative essays produced by Korean EFL learners and compared a prediction… read more
Two theoretical viewpoints provide different explanations about how people extract statistical regularities from input to assess the felicity of verb usage in a sentence. The lexical approach emphasizes the role of verb frequency in determining a verb’s distributional bias within a sentence,… read more
The present study explores the applicability of Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to investigate child corpora in Korean. We employ caregiver input and child production data in the CHILDES database, currently the largest and open-access Korean child corpus data, and apply NLP… read more
Studies on the role of input in L2 acquisition often estimate L2 input properties through L1 corpora and focus on L2-English. This study probes the initial stage of L2-Korean learning for adult English-speaking beginners of Korean to investigate input-output relations in the acquisition of L2… read more
The present study aims to explore the applicability of automatic analysis to L2-Korean learner corpora, with a special focus on learners’ use of a clause-level construction. For this purpose, we investigate L1-Mandarin L2-Korean learners’ written production of two passive construction types in… read more
This study investigates how speakers of English and Korean, two typologically distinct languages, derive information from a verb and a construction to achieve sentence comprehension. In a sentence-sorting task, we manipulated verb semantics (real versus nonce) in each language. The results… read more