Anubhuti Chauhan

University of Tsukuba

Assistant professor at the University of Tsukuba, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Learnability of Japanese Case Particle ‘Wo’

Is inter-language shaped by universal properties of language? If so, what is the role of the L1 or of input? This study explores these questions by looking at how learners of Japanese use case particle ‘wo’, which marks the patient of transitive verbs, through two surveys - one targeting Hindi speakers and a second targeting Persian speakers of beginner to upper intermediate levels.