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Tamagawa University
Center for English as a Lingua Franca,
Job title
Assistant Professor
M.Ed. TEFL(国立チェンマイ大学), B.A. (English)(国立チェンマイ大学)
Research funding number



Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Mar 2017
Lecturor, Faculty of Letters, English Department, Aoyama Gakuin University
Apr 2016
Assistant Professor, ELF Center, Tamagawa University, Tamagawa University
Apr 2015
Mar 2016
Lecturer, Faculty of Informatics and Engineering, Department of General Education, University of Electro- Communications
Apr 2015
Mar 2016
Lecturer, Center for English as a Lingua Franca, Tamagawa University
Sep 2014
Lecturer, Faculty of Letters, English Department, Keio University


Jun 1991
May 1996
Chiang Mai University

Published Papers

Extensive Listening in the ELF Classroom with ELLLO
Brett Milliner, Chaikul Rasami
The Center for ELF Journal   4 36-39   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Researching Learning and Teaching Modalities and its Impact on Active Language Learning
Rasami Chaikul and Yuri Jody Yujobo
21st Century Academic Forum   Vol.15(No.1) 33-40   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
New Learning and Teaching Modalities: The Reinvented Learning Spaces at ELF Study Hall 2015
Yujobo, Y. Chaikul, R., J., Hsu, J., & Leichsenring, A.
ELF The Center for English as a Lingua Franca Journal   3 80-81   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Human Rights Issues,” Ferris Reader: Ferris Intensive Reading
Chaikul, R. in Toyoura, A., Moore, J., Chaikul, R., Maruyama, E., Ferreira, D., & Ohata (Eds)
Ferris Reader: Ferris Intensive Reading   1-18   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Critical Pedagogy in the Intensive Reading Class
Chaikul, R.
Ferris Journal, School of Letters, Ferris University   46 399-350   Mar 2011   [Refereed]


Application of Critical Literacy to Enhance English Speaking Ability and Critical Consciousness of Japanese Students
Master Degree Thesis, Faculty of Education, Chiang Mai University   1-133   Apr 2006   [Refereed]
Alice Walker’s: The Color Purple and Blues; the Manifestation of Lives and Sorrow
Bachelor degree thesis, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University   1-14   Apr 1996

Books etc

言語と格差: 差別・偏見と向き合う世界の言語的マイノリティ [書籍]
Chaikul, R. (杉野俊子・原 隆幸編者) (Part:Contributor, Education and Social Stratification of Minorities in Thailand 第3部コラム2)
Jan 2015   ISBN:9784750341330

Conference Activities & Talks

Assessing Students English from an ELF Perspective : Developing an ELF­ Oriented Speaking Rubric
Rasami Chaikul
JASELE Conference 2018   25 Aug 2018   JASELE
A globalizing world generates the use of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) as a result of international communication. The importance of English as a Lingua Franca to English language learning has been stressed by many scholars (for a review, see M...
English as a Lingua Franca: A Paradigm shift in English Language Policy in a University in Japan
Rasami Chaikul
Language policy SIG   21 Apr 2018   JACET Language Policy SIG
Integrated-skills Teaching: Listening and Speaking
Chaikul Rasami
The 10th Summer Workshop on Testing and Assessment. Theme: Integrated-skills Teaching and Assessment, JACET Testing SIG, Keio University   7 Sep 2017   JACET Testing SIG
Valid and Feasible Rating Scales for Integrated-skills Diagnostic Assessment
Chaikul Rasami
JACET 56th International Convention 2017   30 Aug 2017   JACET
Researching Learning and Teaching Modalities and its Impact n Active Language Learning
Chaikul Rasami
the Global Active Learning Summit (GALS)   3 Jul 2017   the Global Active Learning Summit (GALS

Research Grants & Projects

Sociolinguistics and English Language Education
English as a Lingua Franca and Language Policy
Project Year: 2015 - Today    Investigator(s): Rasami Chaikul


Apr 2018   Kakenhi: Developing resources for teaching and assessing communication strategies in ELF-informed pedagogy: An empirical approach based on learners' communicative competence
Developing resources for teaching and assessing communication strategies in ELF-informed pedagogy: An empirical approach based on learners' communicative competence

Keyword: ELF language awareness / Teaching materials / Assessment rubrics / ELF course/program