Japanese Applied Linguistics: Discourse and Social Perspectives / Edition 1

Japanese Applied Linguistics: Discourse and Social Perspectives / Edition 1

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Japanese Applied Linguistics: Discourse and Social Perspectives / Edition 1

A showcase of the recent developments in Japanese applied linguistics, within discourse analysis and sociolinguistics.

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ISBN-13: 9781441185549
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/06/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii Acknowledgements x Abbreviations, Transcription Conventions, and a Note Concerning Romanization xii Introduction Junko Mori Amy Snyder Ohta 1 Part 1 Reexamination of Language in Action 19
1 Conversation and Grammar: Approaching So-Called Conditionals in Japanese Tsuyoshi Ono Kimberly Jones 21
2 Negotiating Agreement and Disagreement in Japanese: An Analysis of Designedly Ambiguous Turn Completion Points Junko Mori Kanae Nakamura 52
3 Construction of Speech Styles: The Case of the Japanese Naked Plain Form Haruko Minegishi Cook 80 Part 2 Ideologies, Diversities, and Identities 109
4 Keigo Ideology Patricia J. Wetzel 111
5 The Use of "Regional" and "Standard" Japanese in Conversations: A Case Study from Osaka Shigeko Okamoto 132
6 When the Coach is a Woman: The Situational Meanings of So-Called Masculine Directives in a Japanese Boxing Gym Misao Okada 160
7 Discursive Practices and Changing Identities in Elderly Japanese Women Yoshiko Matsumoto 188 Part 3 Japanese as an Additional Language 211
8 Laughter and Second Language Acquisition: A Study of Japanese Foreign Language Classes Amy Snyder Ohta 213
9 Making Inquiries: Toiawase Strategies by Japanese L1 and L2 Callers to Japanese Educational Institutions Lindsay Amthor Yotsukura 243
10 Transnationalism, Imagined Communities, and Language Minority Education in Japan Yasuko Kanno 274 Part 4 Critical Reflection on Language Pedagogy 299
11 Learner Competence as a Resource in the Japanese as a Foreign Language Classroom: Issues in Oral Assessment Dina Rudolph Yoshimi 301
12 Critical Approaches to Teaching Japanese Language and Culture Ryuko Kubota 327 AuthorIndex 353 Subject Index 358

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