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Tateyama, Yumiko

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Moore Hall 376

I am a Japanese instructor and graduate faculty member in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. My research interests include Japanese language pedagogy, teaching and learning of pragmatics, analysis of classroom discourse, and translation and interpreting.

Educational Background

PhD in Japanese Language, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
MA in Japanese Language, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
MA in TESOL, Monterey Institute of International Studies
BA in Education, Kagoshima University

Research Areas

Pragmatics, Japanese language pedagogy, classroom discourse, conversation analysis, translation and interpreting

Selected Bibliography

Pragmatics in a language classroom. Taguchi, N. (Ed.), Routledge handbook of second language acquisition and pragmatics (pp. 400-412)New York: Routledge. 2019.

Interactional competence in Japanese as an additional language (Vol. 4 of Pragmatics & Interaction). (co-edited with Tim Greer and Midori Ishida). Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i, National Foreign Language Resource Center. 2017.

Advanced Japanese online: Effectiveness of the course and student perceptions. Japanese Language and Literature, 49(2), 333-368. 2015.

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.