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Assistant Professor, Japanese
Moore Hall 356
Ph.D.; University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Japanese Language
M.A.; University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Japanese Language
M.A.; Monterey Institute of International Studies, TESOL
B.A.; Kagoshima University, Japan, Education
- Japanese language pedagogy
- Classroom discourse
- Conversation analysis
- Translation and interpreting
Teaching translation at a college-level Japanese language program: Raising student awareness on translation evaluation. In K. Kondo-Brown, J. D. Brown, & W. Tominaga (Eds.), Practical assessment tools for college Japanese. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i, National Foreign Language Resource Center. Forthcoming.
Repair in request sequence during student-teacher interactions in Japanese. In E. Alcón Soler & M. P. Safont (Eds.), Discourse and language learning across L2 instructional settings (pp. 79-104). Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi. 2012.
Requesting in Japanese: The effect of instruction on JFL learners’ pragmatic competence. In N. Taguchi (Ed.) Pragmatic competence (pp. 129-166). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 2009.
Talking with a classroom guest: Opportunities for learning Japanese pragmatics. (co-authored with Gabriele Kasper). In E. Alcón Soler & A. Martínez-Flor (Eds.), Investigating pragmatics in foreign language learning, teaching and testing (pp. 45-71). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. 2008.