ISHII Yasutake

ISHII Yasutake

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Nov 13, 2019 at 19:53
ISHII Yasutake
Seijo University
Faculty of Social Innovation, Department of Psychological and Sociological Studies
Job title
M.A. in Linguistics(Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Professor, Faculty of Social Innovation, Department of Psychological and Sociological Studies, Seijo University
Apr 2011
Mar 2018
Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Innovation, Department of Psychological and Sociological Studies, Seijo University
Apr 2008
Mar 2011
Lecturer, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Liberal Arts, Tokyo University of Science
Nov 2007
Mar 2008
Junior Fellow, Graduate School of Area and Culture Studies, Global COE Program "Corpus-based Linguistics and Language Education", Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Apr 2006
Mar 2008
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Social Innovation, Seijo University
Apr 2006
Mar 2008
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Takushoku University
Apr 2005
Mar 2008
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Literature, Department of English and American Literature, Faculty of Literature, Daito Bunka University
Apr 2006
Dec 2007
Part-time Lecturer, Course of Speech-language-hearing Therapy, College, National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities


Graduate School, Division of Regional Culture, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Faculty of Foreign Language, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Committee Memberships

Editorial Committee Member of the Annals, Society of English Language and Literature, Graduate School of Area and Culture Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Editorial Committee Member of the Newsletter, Iwasaki Linguistic Circle

Published Papers

Grammatical Items Used in EFL Dictionary Examples: From the Japanese EFL Learner Perspective
Yasutake Ishii and Danny Minn
Words, Dictionaries and Corpora: Innovations in Reference Science (Proceedings of ASIALEX 2015 Hong Kong)   154-161   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
An Analysis of Three Collocations Dictionaries for Learners of English
Yasutake Ishii, Satoru Uchida, Kyoko Hayashi and Yuichiro Kobayashi
LEXICON   44 24-53   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Review of Macmillan Phrasal Verbs Plus
ISHII Yasutake
Language Value   4 118-123   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
On the Polysemous Nature of English Spatial Prepositions: From a Cognitive Linguistic Perspective
Yasutake Ishii
東京理科大学紀要(教養編)   42 59-74   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Making a List of Essential Phrasal Verbs Based on Large Corpora and Phrasal Verb Dictionaries
Yasutake Ishii
Corpus Analysis and Variation in Linguistic Description and Language Education   121-140   Apr 2009   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Investigating the frequency and dispersion of English grammatical items in textbooks and learner corpora: For more informed ELT practice
Yasutake Ishii
Grammar and Corpora 2018   16 Nov 2018   
Searching for Grammatical Items as Criterial Features of CEFR Levels in Spoken and Written Learner Corpora: Using the CEFR-J Grammar Profile
Yukio Tono and Yasutake Ishii
7 Oct 2018   
Investigating Japanese EFL Learners’ Overuse/Underuse of English Grammar Categories and Their Relevance to CEFR Levels
Yasutake Ishii and Yukio Tono
18 Sep 2018   
Y. Tono and H. Isahara, eds., Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference (APCLC 2018). pp. 160-165.
More Objective Descriptions of Semantics of English Prepositions Based on the Observations of Accompanying Gestures
ISHII Yasutake
Metaphor Festival 2018   31 Aug 2018   
Describing Semantics of English Prepositions in English-Japanese Bilingual Dictionaries Based on Cognitive Semantic Approaches
Yasutake Ishii, Naoki Otani and Yoshihito Kamakura
The 12th International Conference for Researching and Applying Metaphor   28 Jun 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

description of the semantic networks of English prepositions
description of the semantic networks of English prepositions