With deep gratitude, I would like to acknowledge:

  • my students from the five colleges: Smith College, Amherst College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Mount Holyoke College and Hampshire College, with whom I have been growing as a Korean teacher.
  • The Five College Consortium that graciously supported the creation of this book with a Mellon Grant.
  • my colleagues in the East Asian Languages & Literatures Department at Smith College who have offered constant encouragement and support for my teaching.
  •  translator and Quizlet and Show-me video creator, Oona McNally (Smith College)
  • audio-file creator, Dasom Ann (Smith College)
  • e-book platform designer, James Lucey (Simmons College Graduate School)

and many others who offered their time and assistance for the sake

of this book:

  • Tammy Lockett (Smith College Online Instructional Designer)
  • Essay writers: Yael Tsitohay, Mariya Germash, Pema Choden and  other former students (Smith College)
  • Photographers in Korea: Yumi Hong, Hyunah Park, Hanee Yi
  • Cover models: Talyor Cassidy (University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Elizabeth  Carper (Smith College)


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