Basic Information

Affiliation
Center for Language Research (CLR)
Title
Senior Associate Professor
E-Mail
yasuta@u-aizu.ac.jp
Web site

Education

Courses - Undergraduate
Reading and Writing 1, 2Listening and Speaking 1, 2Japanese pop culture through EnglishLanguage in MangaThesis Writing
Courses - Graduate

Research

Specialization
Second language phonology, Teaching ESL, Linguistics (Japanese, English, and Korean), Language in Manga (role language)
Educational Background, Biography
Ph.D. In Linguistics, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA Master of Teaching English as a Second Language, Arizona State University, USA
Current Research Theme
Second language phonology (Japanese-English, Japanese-Korean)Role language and writing, Teaching ESL through pop culture
Key Topic
Second language phonology, role language, Teaching ESL
Affiliated Academic Society

Others

Hobbies
Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Nunchaku
School days' Dream
Manga-ka
Current Dream
Motto
Favorite Books
Messages for Students
Publications other than one's areas of specialization
"Hang in there, Mr. Fukushima" (translation)