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Published by Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Center, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Distributed by University of Hawaiʻi Press in Honolulu, HI .
Written in English


  • Japanese language -- Ability testing.,
  • Japanese language -- Examinations, questions, etc.,
  • Japanese language -- Study and teaching -- Japan -- English speakers.,
  • Pragmatics -- Cross-cultural studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Sayoko Okada Yamashita.
SeriesTechnical report -- #14, Technical report (University of Hawaii at Manoa. Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Center) -- #14.
LC ClassificationsPL520.J3 Y36 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21173177M
ISBN 100824819144

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Home Publications Monographs. Six measures of JSL pragmatics. info. Yamashita, Sayoko () Language(s): Japanese. lctl pragmatics research. Buy. This book investigates differences among tests that can be used to measure the cross-cultural pragmatic ability of English speaking learners of Japanese. Building on the work of Hudson. Yamashita, S.O. (b) Six Measures of JSL Pragmatics. (Technical Report 14). Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Second Language Teaching and Curriculum Center. Yoshitake, S. S. (). Measuring interlanguage pragmatic competence of Japanese students of English as a foreign language: a multi-test framework evaluation. Unpublished PhD thesis. Six measures of JSL pragmatics This book investigates differences among tests that can be used to measure the cross-cultural pragmatic ability of English speaking learn More publications Pragmatik im Fremdsprachenunterricht [Pragmatics in foreign language teaching] Pragmatic competence has long been recognized as an important component of. have been observed in the pragmatics testing literature thus far. The first major foray into pragmatics assessment began with the development of six different instruments to measure the cross-cultural pragmatic ability of Japanese ESL learners by Hudson, Detmer, and Brown (, ). Two of them were paper-and-pencil indirect.

developed several measures of pragmatic ability, which were subsequently tested for their use in EFL (Yoshitake, ) and JSL contexts (Yamashita, ). Currently, our doctoral candidate Carsten Röver (in progress) is developing measures for web-delivered tests of pragmatics for EFL and ESL students. She holds an Ed.D, and specializes in applied linguistics, SLA, and pragmatics. Her publications include Six Measures in JSL Pragmatics, “Politeness in classrooms-comparison between JSL and EFL classrooms” in Selected Research Papers in Applied Linguistics, and “Investigating interlanguage pragmatics ability” in Investigating Pragmatics. This edited book focuses on the role of different types of pedagogical solutions in the acquisition of the Japanese grammatical system by reviewing, assessing and measuring current theory and research. Findings from this research have implications for the way Japanese grammar is learned and taught in a classroom context. From a teachers’ perspective, we need to know how to implement effective assessment for L2 pragmatics in the classroom; the same concern is true for researchers and teacher educators if pragmatics is to be promoted in L2 instruction and teacher by: 4.

Books shelved as pragmatics: Pragmatics by Stephen C. Levinson, Understanding Pragmatics by Jef Verschueren, The Study of Language by George Yule, Inform. Fifty-nine Japanese college students of English at two different proficiency levels were evaluated for their ability to produce a speech act of request in a spoken role play task. Learners’ production was analyzed quantitatively by rating performance on a six-point scale for overall appropriateness, as well as qualitatively by identifying the directness levels of the linguistic expressions. Exploring the Validity of a Second Language Intercultural Pragmatics Assessment Tool Article in Language Assessment Quarterly An International Journal 14(1) · January with 37 Reads. QUESTION: In Chapter 7 of the book on heritage language learning that you co-edited with Kimi Kondo-Brown, there's a study (Lee & Kim, ) comparing the attitudes of Korean heritage language learners. On page of that book, a principal components analysis (with varimax rotation) describes the relation of examining 16 purported reasons for studying Korean with four broader factors.