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  • Analyzing the Developmental Process of Kanji Usage Ability Using "Written Composition Corpus of Japanese Elementary and Junior High School Students"  [in Japanese]

    Miyagi Shin , Imada Mizuho

    『児童・生徒作文コーパス』を用いて,児童・生徒の作文における漢字の使用状況の調査と漢字使用能力の推定を試みる.このコーパスは小学校1年生から中学校3年生までの児童・生徒の作文を収集,電子化した100万語規模のコーパスで,児童・生徒の言語使用状況を学年横断的に調査することができる.このコーパスを用いて,漢字種別(学年別配当漢字,常用漢字,常用外漢字),品詞,語種等の観点から,児童・生徒の学年別の漢字 …

    Mathematical Linguistics 31(5), 352-369, 2018


  • L2 Semantic Representation: Homograph Norms of Word Association

    Ishida Tomomi

    … The purpose of this study is to investigate the characteristics of nonnative semantic representation. … Homograph norms of word association were compared between native speakers of English and Japanese EFL learners. … All participants were told to write down any word in the order that came to mind when they read each homograph. …

    LET Journal of Central Japan 26(0), 13-22, 2015


  • Brain that learns language: A bridge between genes and society  [in Japanese]

    Hagiwara Hiroko

    … In this sense, a systematic observation of functional brain development in both first (L1) and second/foreign (FL) language is crucial. … Using ERPs and NIRS in the cohort study of Japanese school-aged children, the process of word learning has been clarified. … The results include similarities of the brain responses between L1 and FL, the important role of the right hemisphere in the initial stage of learning, and cortical sex differences emerged with proficiency. …

    The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science 34(1), 113-117, 2015

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  • A Study on the Acquisition of Japanese Stop Consonants by Korean, Thai and Chinese Speakers  [in Japanese]

    清水 克正

    … This study examines phonetic characteristics of Japanese stops produced by Korean, Thai, and Chinese (Mandarin) speakers as a second language. … Voice onset time (VOT) at word-initial position was measured for the utterances of minimal-pair sounds in their native (L1) and Japanese (L2) languages. … The results show that the L2 learners of Korean, Thai and Chinese speakers tend to use their L1 sounds when L2 sounds are acoustically similar to theirs. …

    名古屋学院大学論集. 言語・文化篇 23(1), 1-13, 2011

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  • Model-based duration analysis on English natives and Thai learners

    HANSAKUNBUNTHEUNG Chatchawarn , KATO Hiroaki , SAGISAKA Yoshinori

    … Our aim is to objectively characterize non-native duration control on (1) control differences between natives and learners and on (2) the relationship between the duration characteristics and learners' background reflecting English experiences. … Finally, obvious influences of L1 language in less English-experience speakers' speech and gradual improvements according to their English experiences quantitatively were found. …

    IEICE technical report 108(265), 37-40, 2008-10-16

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  • The role of L1 semantic information for L2 semantic restructuring of Japanese EFL learners  [in Japanese]

    田頭 憲二

    … The aim of this paper is to explore the relationship between the L1 semantic information and the L2 semantic restructuring of Japanese EFL learners. … It is also claimed that L1 transferred semantic information should have a crucial role in the progress of L2 semantic restructuring. … In this study, English word pairs sharing the same L1 translation equivalent were presented to 128 Japanese EFL learners in the sentence completion task. …

    広島大学大学院教育学研究科紀要. 第二部, 文化教育開発関連領域 = Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part. 2, Arts and science education (56), 147-154, 2007

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  • Effects of Loan-Word Imagery and Orthography on Japanese EFL Learners' Memory

    NISHIYAMA Masaaki

    … In the bilingual mental lexicon of Japanese learners of English, loan words have quite unique characteristics. … It is assumed that loan words are connected to both L1(Japanese) system and L2(English) system. … In order to investigate the learning of loan words, orthographically mixed word lists were constructed for the incidental learning test after rating scale tasks. … Experiment 2 was conducted to investigate whether word imagery itself can affect recall rates. …

    Research memoirs of the Kobe Technical College 44, 83-88, 2006-03-01

  • <PAPER>A Study of Non-fluent Bilinguals' Mental Lexicon by Means of Semantic Priming Effect  [in Japanese]

    NISHIYAMA Masaaki

    … In the semantic priming experiment to investigate the models of the word-concept relationship in bilingual mental lexicon, characteristics of the stimuli affect the results. … Especially in the case of Japanese learners of English as non-fluent bilinguals, the degree of L1-L2 relatedness and the word length need to be well-controlled. …

    Research memoirs of the Kobe Technical College 33, 113-118, 1995-02-28

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