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Peter Grant

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FacultyGeneral Education Division
PositionAssociate Professor
DegreeMaster of Education Teaching Eng
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Last Updated :2019/10/19

Education and Career

Education

  •  - 1986 , Temple University, Japan, Graduate School, Division of Education, Education
  •  - 1979 , La Trobe, Faculty of Sociology, History and Politics

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Literature, Literatures/Literary theories in other countries and areas
  • Linguistics, Linguistics
  • Education, Education

Research Interests

  • English Language Education, Minority Language Groups, Japanese loan words in Native Speakers'English

Books etc

  • Cloze versus questions on Songs : A survey of Student attitudes, Commemorative Collection of Theses, Essays and Translations for Professor Kenichi Mizutani, Osaka Electro-Communication University English Department,   1997

Misc

  • Normalization of the Welsh language : A gradual Process, Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 3, 2, 1, 21,   1994
  • Student generated textbook presentations : A survey of student attitudes, The research Journal of the Department of Teacher Education , Kinki University, 6, 1, 45, 73,   1994
  • Student generated presentations through the medium of song : A survey of student attitudes, Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 3, 1, 1, 19,   1994
  • Student presentations through songs, Journal of Poole Junior College, 33, 103, 134,   1993
  • The Catalan language : The road to recovery, Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 2, 1, 1, 24,   1993
  • The Basque language and its struggle to survive, Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 1, 1, 1, 16,   1993
  • The use of cloze song quizzes in the college classroom : A survey of Student Attitudes, Kinki University Faculty of General Education Journal, 24, 3, 25, 72,   1993
  • Teaching college English through songs, The Research Journal of the Department of Teacher Education , Kinki University, 4, 2, 93, 94,   1993
  • The increasing use of songs in the EFL classroom : Advantages and Pitfalls, Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 4, 1, 1, 14,   1995
  • Songs in the EFL classroom : Alternatives to cloze (Presentation), Society of Languages and Literature osaka Electro-Communication University,   1995
  • Listening comprehension through songs in the English language classroom : A comparison of cloze and question methods, The Research Journal of the Department of Teacher Education , Kinki University, 7, 2, 77, 97,   1996
  • The employment of songs in the EFL classroom : Alternatives to cloze, The Jornal of the Society of Languages and Literature ,Osaka Electro - Communication University, 1, 12, 39, 48,   1996
  • The use of songs in the EFL classroom : A correlation of students scores on the pre - and post - JACET listening test with students scores on songs, Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 4, 2, 1, 24,   1995
  • The use of songs in the EFL classroom : A comparison of two methods (presentation), The Kansai Branch Research Forum of the Japanese Association for studies in English Communication,   1995
  • The use of songs in the English language classroom : A comparison of cloze and question methods, IATEFL Newsletter No.132, August 1996, 24-27,   1996
  • The Celtic Languages : Past, present and the here after, Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 5, 1, 1, 16,   1996
  • Socttish Attitudes to Gaelic(presentation), The 16th Japan Celtic Conference,   1996
  • Scottish Attitudes to Gaelic, Celtic Forum, 2, 48, 54,   1997
  • Pedagogical and Affective Use of Songs in the Language Classroom : Is Research Supportive (jointly authored), Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 7, 1, 1, 15,   1998
  • Bringing Computer English to Japan's Universities and Colleges (joint presentation), JALT Calling Asia'99" International Conference on Computers and language,   1999
  • Bringing Computer English to Japan's Universities and Colleges (joint authored), The Proceedings of the 4th Annual JALT CALL SIG Conference, 100, 104,   1999
  • The European Union and Languages Spoken in Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands, Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 8, 1, 1, 15,   1999
  • Bringing Computer English to Japan's Universities and Colleges(jointly authored), Proceedings for CALLing Asia. Nagoya, 100, 104,   2000
  • The Languages of European Union Member Italy (Jointly Authored), Kinki University Language Institute Journal, 10(1), 1-13,   2001
  • The Occitan Language : A Struggle to Survive, Kinki University Department of Language Education Bulletin , 2-1, 44-59,   2003
  • Song Use in the English Language Classroom : A Questionairre, Kinki University of Department Language Education Bulletin, Special Edition, 24-2, 5-22,   2002
  • Computers and the Internet in the Japanese Education System, The Kinki University Multi media Journal, 2-2, 87-94,   2003

Research Grants & Projects

  • Comparing two methods on songs
  • The Gaelic language