NAKAI Yoko

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Name
NAKAI Yoko
E-mail
ynakaitufs.ac.jp
Affiliation
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Section
Institute of Japan Studies
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
M.A. (Japanese linguistics)(University of Minnesota (U.S.A))
Research funding number
60398930

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Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Institute of Japan Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 
Apr 2011
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Mar 2015
Lecturer, Jpnanese Language Center for International Students, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 
Sep 1996
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Apr 1999
Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota, Japanese Department
 

Education

 
Apr 2007
 - 
Jul 2010
Waseda University
 

Published Papers

 
NAKAI Yoko
TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES, AREA AND CULTURE STUDIES   (95) 105-125   Dec 2017
The purpose of this study is to analyze how conversations involving an invitation between Japanese native speakers develop, with particular attention paid to their use of verbal and nonverbal tactics (kakehiki). The participants participated in a ...
NAKAI Yoko, TAKADA Koji
The Korean Journal of Japanese Education   (40) 63-81   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
In this study, we observed the peer-reading activities of international graduate and research students, and analyzed what the students learned and how they tried to incorporate what they had learned into their own study and practice.
Wimonsarawong Apapohn, NAKAI Yoko
The Korean Journal of Japanese Education   (40) 141-160   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
This paper analyzes the frequency and characteristics of Sentence-final Ellipses (Iisashi) used in each stage of an invitation. The analyzed data was acquired from invitation conversation role plays involving six native Japanese speakers (two pers...
SHIBUYA, Hiroko/SUGANAGA, Rie/NAKAI, Yoko
Area and Culture Studies   (94) 87-102   Jul 2017
We conducted an investigation and analysis of the educational goals of current published educational materials, the target audience of these materials, and the educational content contained therein. Based on the results, we have indicated the impo...
MIYAGI Toru, NAKAI Yoko
Bulletin of Japanese Language Center for International Students   (43) 81-95   Mar 2017
In this research, the authors consider adaptation of a non-Japanese employee to a Japanese company as a kind of intercultural adaptation, and use "structural model of cross-cultural adaptation" (Kim, 2001, 2011) as a research framework. Further, W...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Role of the Teacher during Activities Involving Reading `the Experiences of Former International Students' based on Analysis of the Utterances during Discussions
Nakai, Yoko, Suganaga, Rie, Shibuya, Hiroko
8 Sep 2018   
The authors implemented activities which involved reading about the experiences of former international students in Japanese intermediate classes, aiming at supporting international students' career development. This study analyses the roles teach...
Action Research on the Use of Reading Materials Focusing on the Experiences of Former International Students with the Goal of Supporting International Students' Career Development
NAKAI, Yoko, SUGANAGA, Rie and SHIBUYA, Hiroko
24 Mar 2018   
The authors introduced reading materials to international students that described the experiences of former international students, with the goal of giving them the opportunity to consider their own career development. These materials included for...
Rethinking the Link between Research and Practice in graduate school courses: An Examination of Peer Reading
NAKAI Yoko, TAKADA Koji
29 Apr 2017   The Korea Association of Japanese Education
In this study, we observed the peer-reading activities of international graduate and research students, and analyzed what the students learned and how they tried to incorporate what they had learned into their own study and practice.
Analysis of Sentence-final Ellipses (Iisashi) used in Invitations: An Observation of Role Plays performed by Native Japanese Speakers
Apapohn Wimonsarawong, NAKAI Yoko
29 Apr 2017   The Korea Association of Japanese Education
This paper analyzes the frequency and characteristics of Sentence-final Ellipses (Iisashi) used in each stage of an invitation. The analyzed data was acquired from invitation conversation role plays involving six native Japanese speakers (two pers...
Basic Research into Career Development Support: For the Development of Teaching Materials for International Students
SHIBUYA Hiroko, NAKAI Yoko, SUGANAGA Rie
Japanese Language Education Methods   18 Mar 2017   
In preparation for the development of career development teaching materials for international students, analysis was performed on: (1) career development teaching materials, (2) business Japanese teaching materials and (3) practical reports on cla...