Temple University Japan Graduate Student Showcase
Lesson plan for Kanda Gaigo Gakuin
This lesson plan for a vocational school includes three objectives: students will write faster and better through 10-minute fluency writing and writing blogs, expand their vocabulary using Quizlet Live, and improve their reading comprehension by using reading techniques.
An advanced learner’s acquisition of articles and tenses/aspects
This study explored the teaching of two grammatical features of English, articles and tense/aspect to an adult learner of English. The results showed that an advanced adult learner can improve grammatical accuracy through receiving explicit corrective feedback.
Effect of consciousness-raising and practice activities on two simple aspects
This research looks at how a young L2 Japanese professional improved her understanding and use of two simple aspects, simple present and simple future through consciousness-raising activities, contextualized practice, and controlled and uncontrolled practice.
How effective are vocabulary building applications?
I will discuss the process and results of a comparative case study conducted on the effectiveness of a popular vocabulary building application and traditional word list learning with first-year Japanese university students.