OTAKE Yoshio

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Name
OTAKE Yoshio
URL
http://researchers.adm.niigata-u.ac.jp/html/100000139_en.html
Affiliation
Niigata University
Section
Institute of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education
Job title
Professor
Degree
M.Ed. (March, 1989), Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (March, 2008)
Research funding number
60272126

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2013
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Today
Professor, Niigata University
 
2008
 - 
2013
Associate Professor, Niigata University
 
2008
   
 
Associate Professor, Institute of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
 
2001
   
 
Visiting Scholar, Department of Linguistics, Harvard University, (Supervisor: Professor Susumu Kuno), *Supported by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
 
1996
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2008
 Associate Professor *Qualified Supervisor Graduate School Students, Faculty of Education, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan Associate Professor *Qualified Supervisor Graduate School Students
 
1995
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1996
 Research Associate, Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Research Associate
 
1992
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1995
 Research Associate, Division of Research Facilitation, Department of Research Development and International Affairs, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Research Associate
 
1989
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1992
 English Teacher, Niigata Prefectural High School, Niigata, Japan English Teacher
 

Education

 
2008
   
 
Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, Meikai University, Thesis, 2008.03.
 
1989
   
 
Graduate School, University of Tsukuba
 
1987
   
 
Major in English Linguistics, College of Humanities, First Cluster of Colleges, University of Tsukuba
 

Committee Memberships

 
2017
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Today
The English Linguistic Society of Japan, Board of Councilor, The English Linguistic Society of Japan (Japan)
 
2010
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Today
The Society of English Grammar and Usage (Japan)  Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of the Society of English Grammar and Usage, The Society of English Grammar and Usage (Japan)
 
2017
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Today
The Society of English Grammar and Usage (Japan)  Member, Steering Committee of the Society of English Grammar and Usage (Japan)
 
2016
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2017
The Open University of Japan (Japan)  Visiting Professor
 
2010
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2014
The Society of English Grammar and Usage (Japan)  Member, Steering Committee of the Society of English Grammar and Usage (Japan)
 
2009
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2010
The English Linguistic Society of Japan (Japan)  Secretary, The English Linguistic Society of Japan (Japan)
 

Awards & Honors

 
1995
1995 Special Award for Education and Research, The Tsukuba Gakuto-Shikin Zaidan Foundation *The First Recipient among the Liberal Arts Scholars at University of Tsukuba
 
1986
1986 The Tsukuba Gakuto-Shikin Zaidan Foundation Fellowship,The Tsukuba Gakuto Shikin Zaidan Foundation *Representative of the Students at College of Humanities, First Cluster of Colleges, University of Tsukuba
 

Books etc

 
The Japanese No da-Construction and the Corresponding English Constructions (in press)
Tokyo: Kuroshio Publishers   2009   
"The semantics and functions of the now that / in that clause and the Japanese node clause," In the Committee of Festschrift for Professor Minoru Nakau (eds.). Imi To Katachi No Interface. (Interface between Meanings and Forms)
Tokyo: Kuroshio Publishers   2001   
Teachers' Manual for NEW HARMONY READING. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 329pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 50 pages of "Usef・・・
1996   
Teachers' Manual for NEW HARMONY READING. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 329pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 50 pages of ...

Published Papers

 
"Semantics and Functions of the It is that-Construction and the Japanese No da-Construction."
Yoshio Otake
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol. 43. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy.   Vol. 43, pp.143-157.   2002   [Refereed]
"Sentential appositive NPs in English," Tsukuba Review of English Language Teaching 15: pp.57-78. The Tsukuba Society of English Language Teaching.
Yoshio Otake
『筑波英語教育』 (筑波英語教育学会学会誌)   Vol. 15, pp.57-78.   1994   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Yoshio Otake, “Linguistic information about ungrammaticality and English teaching,”Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 100: pp.37-45.
100 pp.37-45.   2000
Yoshio Otake, "Referential properties and informational structure: That's all right vs. It's all right," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 91: pp.61-72.
91 pp.61-72.   1997
Yoshio Otake, "Interpretation and paraphrase: the it is that construction and the that is construction from  semantic and functional perspectives," Studies in Languages and Cultures 40: pp.137-157. Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, University・・・
40 pp.137-157.   1995
Yoshio Otake, "Interpretation and paraphrase: the it is that construction and the that is construction from  semantic and functional perspectives,"
Studies in Languages and Cultures 40: pp.137-157. Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, Unive...
Yoshio Otake and Shigeko Kobayashi, “A study on English teaching to develop a learner’s ability to communicate successfully,”Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 106: pp.25-36.
106 pp.25-36.   2002
Yoshio Otake, “Semantics and Usage of the Which is it-Question,”Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 105: pp.63-73.
105 pp.63-73.   2002
Yoshio Otake, "Teaching Pronunciation and Grammar of English as an International Language," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 109: 12 pp.
109 pp.13-24.   2003
Yoshio Otake, “The It's just that-construction in English,”Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 107: pp.89-100.
107 pp.89-100.   2002
"The semantics and functions of the now that / in that clause and the Japanese node clause," In the Committee of Festschrift for Professor Minoru Nakau (eds.). Imi To Katachi No Interface. (Interface between Meanings and Forms)
Tokyo: Kuroshio Publishing Company.   Vol. 2 pp.797-809.   2001
Yoshio Otake, "A study of semantic and connective properties of the now that-clause," Eigo Gohou Bunpoo Kenkyuu 6 (The Journal of the Society of English Grammar and Usage): pp.83-97. The Society of English Grammar and Usage.
   1999
Yoshio Otake, "A semantic and pragmatic analysis of the it is that-construction,"Eigo Gohou Bunpoo Kenkyuu 1 (The Journal of the Society of English Grammar and Usage): pp.117-131. The Society of English Grammar and Usage.
   1994
Yoshio Otake, “The semantics and functions of the that is that-construction in Englsih,”Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 104: pp.67-75.
104 pp.67-75.   2001
Yoshio Otake, "Application of Linguistic Knowledge to English Teaching: from the Viewpoint of Recent Semantic and Pragmatic Studies."
JABAET Journal , The Japan-Britain Association for English Teaching.   Vol. 5 pp.87-105.   2001
Yoshio Otake, "Some properties of the NP + be + nominal clause constructions: the It is that-construction in English and the No da-construction in Japanese," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 103: pp.93-104.
103 pp.93-104.   2001
Yoshio Otake, “Some properties of VP in the focus position of the pseudo-cleft sentence,”Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 102: pp.29-40.
102 pp.29-40.   2001
Yoshio Otake, “Similarities and differences between Toiutende in Japanese and its equivalent in English,”Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 100: pp.27-35.
100 pp.27-35.   2000
Yoshio Otake, "Some observations on Japanese de/node and English now that / in that-clause," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 99: pp.45-56.
99 pp.45-56.   2000
Yoshio Otake, "The now that-construction in English: the passage of time and the linkage between the situations," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 99: pp.33-43.
99 pp.33-43.   2000
Yoshio Otake, "A semantic and functional analysis of the in that-clause," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 98: pp.19-30.
98 pp.19-30.   1999
Yoshio Otake, "Semantic and functional differences between It is time-construction and the Now is the time-construction," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 97: pp.19-30.
97 pp.19-30.   1999
Yoshio Otake, "An analysis of the Noda construction and the S is {NP V-ing/ (that) NP VP} construction in English," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 96: pp.111-122.
96 pp.111-122.   1999
Yoshio Otake, "A study on semantic and functional properties of the Why is it / How is it interrogatives," Eigo Gohou Bunpoo Kenkyuu 5 (The Journal of the Society of English Grammar and Usage): pp.95-110. The Society of English Grammar and Usage.
   1998
Yoshio Otake, "Some constraints on modal auxiliaries in the it is that-construction," Journal of the Faculty of Education, Shinshu University 95: pp.69-78.
95 pp.69-78.   1998
Yoshio Otake, "The structure of the it is that-construction: the critical examination of the clefts-base analysis," Studies in Languages and Cultures 42: pp.145-165. Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures,      University of Tsukuba.
42 pp.145-165.   1996
Yoshio Otake, "An analysis and practical use of Cambridge International Dictionary of English(1995)," IRICE PLAZA 6 (The Journal of Institute for Research in International Communicative English): pp.190-200. Institute for Research in International Comm・・・
Vol. 6 pp.190-200.   1996
Yoshio Otake, "An analysis and practical use of Cambridge International Dictionary of English(1995)," IRICE PLAZA 6 (The Journal of Institute for Research in International Communicative English): pp.190-200. Institute for Research in International...
Yoshio Otake, “The Not that-construction in English,” Studies in Languages and Cultures 39: pp.37-55. Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Tsukuba.
39 pp.37-55.   1994
Yoshio Otake, "On semantic and functional properties of absolute noun phrases in sentence-initial position," Studies in Languages and Cultures 38: pp.289-302. Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Tsukuba.
38 pp.289-302.   1994
Yoshio Otake, "Discourse analysis of English absolute participial clauses in sentence-final position: their sequential order and unmarked relations," Studies in Languages and Cultures 37: pp.179-200. Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, Universi・・・
37 pp.179-200.   1993
Yoshio Otake, "Discourse analysis of English absolute participial clauses in sentence-final position: their sequential order and unmarked relations," Studies in Languages and Cultures 37: pp.179-200. Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, Uni...
Yoshio Otake, "Some observations on NP's N and (Det) N of NP: ?the river's mouth vs. the mouth of the river," The Tsukuba Society of English Language Teaching.
10 pp.61-69.   1989
Yoshio Otake, "English absolute participial clauses of accompanying circumstances in semantic and functional perspectives," Tsukuba Review of English Language Teaching 14: pp.17-33. The Tsukuba Society of English Language Teaching.
14 pp.17-33.   1993
Translation of The Practice of English Language Teaching. (Jeremy Harmer, Longman, 2001.) with Tokio Watanabe and others. Tokyo: Pearson Education Japan.
334pp.   2002
Writer and Editor, New Edition of Learner’s Progressive English-Japanese Dictionary. Tokyo: Shogakukan. *Definitions of Nouns
2100pp.   2004
Teachers' Manual for NEW HARMONY READING. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 329pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 50 pages of "Usef・・・
   1996
Teachers' Manual for NEW HARMONY READING. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 329pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 50 pages of ...
Study Guide to NEW HARMONY READING. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 230pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 48 pages of "Useful Exp・・・
   1996
Study Guide to NEW HARMONY READING. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 230pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 48 pages of "Usefu...
Teachers' Manual for NEW HARMONY English Course II. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 271pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 36 pag・・・
   1995
Teachers' Manual for NEW HARMONY English Course II. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 271pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 3...
Study Guide to NEW HARMONY English Course II. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 198pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 37 pages of "・・・
   1995
Study Guide to NEW HARMONY English Course II. (School Textbook Authorized by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Use in High Schools) with Takeo Saito and others. 198pp. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. *Wrote total 37 pages...
Joint Work, "A Study on developing a learner's ability to communicate successfully using cross-skills," A Joint Research Report by Faculty of Education and Attached Schools, Shinshu University. Vol. 2. pp.165-170.
pp.29-40.   2002
Yoshio Otake, "Observations on various aspects of American education, community, family: visiting Chicago and St. Charles," The US-Japan Foundation, the Modern America Research Project Report. Vol. 2. pp.165-170.
   2001
Yoshio Otake. "The curriculum of English in high schools and teachers' education curriculum," in Chapter 6.1., pp.159-165. A Study on What the High School Curriculum and High School Teachers’ Education Curriculum Should Be., 253pp. A Report Grant-in-A・・・
pp.159-165.   1997
Yoshio Otake. "The curriculum of English in high schools and teachers' education curriculum," in Chapter 6.1., pp.159-165. A Study on What the High School Curriculum and High School Teachers’ Education Curriculum Should Be., 253pp. A Report Grant...
"Book Review: Phonetics of Inter-Language (Doctoral Dissertation by Takashi Shimaoka, Ph.D.)," Meikei. Vol. 1004. p.21.
   1995
Commentary on "Memories For Sale" English Teachers' Magazine. Nov. 1995, pp.80-81. Tokyo: Taishukan Publishing Co., Ltd.
   1995

Works

 
Yoshio Otake "Semantics and Functions of the It is that-Construction and the Japanese No da-Construction." HUMIT 2001 MIT-Harvard University Conference on Language Study. Held at Harvard University and MIT.
2001
Yoshio Otake "Application of Linguistic Knowledge to English Teaching." The Sixth Conference of the Japan-Britain Association for English Teaching. Held at Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan.
2000
Yoshio Otake "Discourse Constraints on the Choice of It and That." The 49th Conference of the English Literary Society of Japan, Chubu. Held at Chukyo University, Aichi, Japan.
1997

Research Grants & Projects

 
A Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results 2009 from Japan Spsiety for the Promotion of Science under Grant No. 215060.
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
A Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 2009-2011 from Japan Spsiety for the Promotion of Science under Grant No. 21520502. 3,300,000yen. A Theoretical and Empirical Study of the Derivation Mechanism of the Meaning and Discourse Function of Nominali・・・
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
A Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 2009-2011 from Japan Spsiety for the Promotion of Science under Grant No. 21520502. 3,300,000yen. A Theoretical and Empirical Study of the Derivation Mechanism of the Meaning and Discourse Function of Nom...
A Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists (A) 1999-2000 from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology under Grant No. 11710260. 1,800,000yen. A Descriptive and Theoretical Study of English and Japanese Nomi・・・
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
A Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists (A) 1999-2000 from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology under Grant No. 11710260. 1,800,000yen. A Descriptive and Theoretical Study of English and Japanese...
A Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists (B) 2002-2004 from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology under Grant No. 14710329. 3,100,000yen. A Descriptive and Theoretical Study of Differences and Similarit・・・
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
A Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists (B) 2002-2004 from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology under Grant No. 14710329. 3,100,000yen. A Descriptive and Theoretical Study of Differences and Simi...
A Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 2006-2008 from Japan Spsiety for the Promotion of Science under Grant No. 18520377. 3,400,000yen. An Empirical and Theoretical Study of the Relationship between the Form, Meaning and Function of Nominalizing C・・・
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
A Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 2006-2008 from Japan Spsiety for the Promotion of Science under Grant No. 18520377. 3,400,000yen. An Empirical and Theoretical Study of the Relationship between the Form, Meaning and Function of Nominaliz...