Ai Inoue

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Name
Ai Inoue
Affiliation
National Defense Academy
Research funding number
70441889

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2010
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Today
Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages, National Defense Academy of Japan
 
Oct 2008
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Sep 2010
Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages, National Defense Academy of Japan
 
Apr 2006
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Sep 2008
Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages, Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies
 
Apr 2005
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Mar 2006
Part-time lecturer, Kwansei Gakuin University
 
Apr 2005
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Mar 2006
Part-time lecturer, Osaka Sangyo University
 

Published Papers

 
Ai Inoue
International Journal of English Language and Linguistics Research   5(1) 1-19   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
This study analyses the actual manner of ‘the way how’, a newly established phraseological unit in contemporary English, from semantic, syntactic and corpus perspectives.
Previous studies have widely acknowledged that ‘the way how’ has been cons...
Ai Inoue
International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature   5(5) 43-56   May 2017   [Refereed]
This study reveals how the interrogative why became established as a noun, as used in phrases such as a why or the why(s), adopting a descriptive approach.
Dictionaries and previous studies widely acknowledge why as an interrogative. Further, wh...
Ai Inoue
International Journal of English Linguistics   6(4) 1-11   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
This paper reveals new features of certain phraseological units (PUs) through bottom-up and top-down
examination. Previous phraseological research has tended to focus on the PUs characteristically observed in a
genre or context or how PUs semantic...
Ai Inoue
International Journal of English Linguistics   5(5) 14-23   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
The subjunctive were tends to be interchangeably used with the subjunctive was (e.g., If I were/was rich, I would buy you anything you wanted (Quirk et al., 1985)). According to Webster’s Dictionary of English Usage (1989), the subjunctive was sta...
Ai Inoue
International Journal of English Language and Linguistic Research   3(3) 28-50   May 2015   [Refereed]
It is widely acknowledged that ‘those that’ is used to refer to things. However, ‘those that’ is also used to refer to people, as is ‘those who’. This study reports that this commonly accepted idea is not valid based on synchronic and diachronic a...
Ai Inoue
Lexicography: Journal of ASIALEX   1(2) 37-57   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
This study approaches newly observed phraseological units (PUs) in contemporary English from semantic and corpus perspectives. The discussion focuses on PUs shoulds and oughts, oughts and musts, and shoulds and musts. One of the interesting phenom...
Phraseology in Dictionary and Corpora   131-141   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Ai Inoue
International Journal of English Linguistics   4(4) 74-87   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
This paper describes, from a phraseological perspective, phrases created by combining two prepositions into a complex preposition (CP), defined as a word group that functions as a single preposition; for example, into, within, and upon. In particu...
Evolutionary phraseoloical units in contemporary English - in and of itself merged from and in and of as a directive form
Inoue AI
The JASEC Bulletin   22(1) 1-15   Dec 2013   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Say it with phrases - the way to active communication
Ai Inoue・Charles A. Colmenares (Part:Joint Work)
Jan 2018   ISBN:9784269660410
This textbook aims to increase the communicative competence of university students from the viewpoint of phraseology, by letting them study phrases used in various situations, which they will experience while in school.
Research on Phraseology across Continents
Inoue AI (Part:Contributor, A phraseological approach to understanding the function of a new correlative conjunction observed in contemporary English - though A but B)
University of Bialystok Publishing House   Feb 2014   ISBN:9788374313834
This study describes in detail the new function of though A but B, a new correlative conjunction used in present-day English adopting a phraseological approach.
According to the previous research on though, it functions as a subordinating conjunct...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
A phraseological approach to the shift from the were-subjunctive to the was-subjunctive: Examples of 'as it were' and 'as it was'
Ai Inoue
21 Jul 2015   Corpus Linguistics
The subjunctive were tends to be interchangeably used with the subjunctive was (e.g., If I were/was rich, I would buy you anything you wanted (Quirk et al. 1985)). According to Webster’s Dictionary of English Usage (1989), the subjunctive was star...
A diachronic and synchronic research on the changing of uniformed expressions from those who to those that
Ai Inoue
5 Jun 2015   
It is widely acknowledged that ‘those that’ is used to refer to things. However, ‘those that’ is also used to refer to people, as is ‘those who’. This study reports that this commonly accepted idea is not valid based on synchronic and diachronic a...
A study of a recent trend from a phraseological perspective observed in contemporary English
Inoue AI
5th International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English   27 Sep 2013