WATANABE Tomoko

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Name
WATANABE Tomoko
Affiliation
Tohoku Gakuin University
Section
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Department of Language and Culture
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(University of Cambridge), Master of Philosophy(University of Cambridge), Master of Arts(University of Essex), Master of Arts(Niigata University), Master of Arts(University of Minnesota)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1991
 - 
1994
Minnesota State University Akita, Lecturer
 
2001
 - 
2004
Toyama Prefectural University, Lecturer
 
2004
 - 
2008
Toyama Prefectural University, Associate Professor
 

Education

 
 
 - 
2001
English and Applied Lingnistics, University of Cambridge
 
 
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1998
English and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge
 
 
 - 
1997
Descriptive and Applied Linguistics, University of Essex
 
 
 - 
1991
English Linguistics, Graduate School, Division of Humanities, Niigata University
 
 
 - 
1990
English as a Second Language, University of Minnesota
 

Published Papers

 
How should English be learned, and why?
WATANABE Tomoko
Faculty of Liberal Arts Review   (172) 95-107   Dec 2015   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Non-equivalence of The English and Japanese Passive : a View from Translation Data
Tomoko Watanabe
Interpreting Research   8(2) 51-67   1999
Object Topicalization, Passive and Information Structure
Tomoko Watanabe
Proceedings of the 14th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation   339-344   2000
The Non-equivalence of The English and Japanese Passive
Tomoko Watanabe
Ph.D. thesis, University of Cambridge      2001
A pseudo-immersion approach for children starting to learn English as a foreign language
Tomoko Watanabe & Manabu Watanabe
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Applied Linguistics      2007
Psychological effects of learning English at elementary school: From a follow-up study at the junior high level
Tomoko Watanabe
The Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan   18 231-240   2007

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Constructed model conversations in English textbooks: A necessary evil?
WATANABE Tomoko
The Third AILA East-Asia and 2016 ALAK-GETA Joint International Conference   10 Sep 2016   
Paraphrasing for structured but meaningful language learning
WATANABE Tomoko
JACET 52nd Convention   31 Aug 2013   
Making aural input maximally comprehensible to learners: A pseudo-immersion approach
WATANABE Tomoko, WATANABE Manabu
The 4th Asia-TEFL International Conference   2006   
Lexical cohesion in the English text: Why an easy text may not be easy for unskilled readers
The 10th Annversary Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics   2005   
Learning to track referents in L2 written discourse: From shallow understanding toward coherent mental models
WATANABE Tomoko
International Language and Cognition Conference   2004   

Research Grants & Projects

 
English Curriculum Development for Elementary Schools.
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2001   
A New Approach to English Education from primary through higher education
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2001   
Constructions and Information Structure in Discourse
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2000