Amelia Yarwood

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Amelia Yarwood
Kanda University of International Studies
Self-Access Learning Centre
Job title
Learning Advisor
MA/ Linguistics (TESOL)(Sohpia University)


Amelia Yarwood studied at Sophia University, Japan to complete a MA Linguistics (TESOL). Having graduated in 2018, she now continues to work in Japan as a Learning Advisor at Kanda University of International Studies. She does research in the areas of L2 motivation, learner autonomy, language learner strategies and classroom-based practice.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Learning Advisor, SALC, Kanda University of International Studies


Apr 2016
Mar 2018
MA/ Linguistics (TESOL), Department of Linguistics, Sophia University, Tokyo

Published Papers

Motivating Learning: Exploring the Effects of L2 Motivational Self System Based Instruction on Japanese University Students
Amelia Yarwood
Sophia University      Apr 2018
Evaluation of a L2 Motivational Self System Based Short Course: Materials and Implementation
Amelia Yarwood
Sophia TESOL Forum   10 50-60   Mar 2018   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Motivating Learners using the L2 Motivational Self System
Amelia Yarwood
ASTE第214会例会   13 Oct 2018   
Motivating Learning: Piloting L2 Motivational Self System based instruction to adult EFL learners
Amelia Yarwood
Psychology of Language Learning 3   9 Jun 2018   
Motivational research and its effect on my teaching practice
Amelia Yarwood
JALT Teacher Journeys   3 Jun 2018   

Teaching Experience