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    DescriptionThis is a showcase of the recent developments in Japanese Applied Linguistics.This book showcases recent developments in the field of Japanese Applied Linguistics. It covers a wide range of current issues and influential theoretical and methodological frameworks, many of which are of concern not only for Japanese specialists but also applied linguists in general. At the same time, the book provides empirical studies that exemplify how these issues and frameworks manifest themselves in contexts that surround first and second language speakers of Japanese. The book is divided into four sections. The first examines language in action, providing a close analysis of language as it is used in interactions between speakers. The second section looks at sociological diversity in Japanese speakers, considering factors such as gender, age, or background. Section three explores how globalization has affected Japanese language use and acquisition. The final section reflects on classroom teaching of Japanese language and culture.This comprehensive, in-depth study will be useful for researchers and graduate students in both applied linguistics and Japanese linguistics.


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    Title
    Japanese Applied Linguistics
    Subtitle
    Discourse and Social Perspectives
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Junko Mori, By (author) Amy Snyder Ohta
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780826489616
    ISBN 10: 0826489613
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2GJ
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    BIC subject category V2: CF
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15600
    BISAC V2.8: FOR014000
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    BIC subject category V2: 2GJ
    DC22: 495.68
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    LC classification: PL524.75 J34 2008
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    Thema V1.0: CF
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
    Publication date
    21 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Junko Mori is Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, where she teaches Japanese language and linguistics. Amy Snyder Ohta is Associate Professor at the University of Washington, USA, where she teaches Japanese language and applied linguistics.
    Review quote
    Reviewed in JALT Journal, 32.1, May 2010 'This book is eclectically informative, good scholarship, and a sound plug for conversation analysis'
    Table of contents
    Contributors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations, transcription conventions, and a note concerning romanization; Introduction, Junko Mori (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) and Amy Snyder Ohta (University of Washington, USA); I: Re-examination of language in action; 1. Conversation and grammar: Approaching so-called conditionals in Japanese, Tsuyoshi Ono (University of Alberta, USA) and Kimberly Jones (University of Arizona, USA); 2. Negotiating agreement and disagreement in Japanese: An analysis of designedly ambiguous turn completion points, Junko Mori (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) and Kanae Nakamura (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA); 3. Construction of speech styles: The case of the Japanese naked plain form, Haruko Minegishi Cook (University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Hawaii); II: Ideologies, diversities, and identities; 4. Keigo ideology, Patricia J. Wetzel (Portland State University, USA); 5. The use of "regional" and "standard" Japanese in conversations: A case study from Osaka, Shigeko Okamoto (California State University, USA); 6. When the coach is a woman: The situational meanings of so-called masculine directives in a Japanese boxing gym, Misao Okada (Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan); 7. Discursive practices and changing identities in elderly Japanese women, Yoshiko Matsumoto (Stanford University, USA); III: Japanese as an additional language; 8. Laughter and second language acquisition: A study of Japanese foreign language classes, Amy Snyder Ohta (University of Washington, USA); 9. Making inquiries: Toiawase strategies by Japanese L1 and L2 callers to Japanese educational institutions, Lindsay Amthor Yotsukura (University of Maryland, USA); 10. Transnationalism, imagined communities, and language minority education in Japan, Yasuko Kanno (Temple University, USA). IV: Critical reflection on language pedagogy; 11. Learner competence as a resource in the Japanese as a foreign language classroom: Issues in oral assessment, Dina Rudolph Yoshimi (University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Hawaii); 12. Critical approaches to teaching Japanese language and culture, Ryuko Kubota (University of North Carolina, USA)Index.