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OMURA Yoshihiro

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FacultyMajor in Global Studies / International Exchange Center
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Last Updated :2020/07/08

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences, Foreign language education

Research Interests

  • Foreign Language Education

Published Papers

  • English Grammar and English Education: Present Perfect Revisited, OMURA Yoshihiro, Journal of International Studies, Journal of International Studies, 2, 1 - 16, Nov. 2017 , Refereed
  • College Students Studying Abroad--Global Trend and Japanese Trend, OMURA Yoshihiro, Journal of Business Studies, Journal of Business Studies, (169), 587 - 599, Dec. 2013
  • Dos and Don'ts of Study Abroad - For Successful Study Abroad Experience -, OMURA Yoshihiro, 4(2), 65 - 77, Nov. 2013 , Refereed
  • Analysis of Short-term Study Abroad Report - Using a Textmining Program -, OMURA Yoshihiro, Kinki University Center for Liberal Arts and Foreign Langauge Education Journal, Kinki University Center for Liberal Arts and Foreign Langauge Education Journal, 3(2), 97 - 108, Mar. 2013 , Refereed
  • Bridging the Gap between Extensive Reading and Intensive Reading: Vocabulary Acquisition, OMURA Yoshihiro, Proceedings from First Extensive Reading World Congress, Proceedings from First Extensive Reading World Congress, 37 - 39, Oct. 2012 , Refereed
  • Instituting an Extensive Reading Component: Preliminary Findings, OMURA Yoshihiro, Proceedings for 2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching, Proceedings for 2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching, 173 - 184, Apr. 2009 , Refereed

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Dos and Don'ts Before and During Study Abroad, OMURA Yoshihiro, NAFSA 2014,   2014 05 28
  • Why students make mistakes with grammar they know well?, OMURA Yoshihiro, 1 Congreso Internacional Sobre la ensenanza de la gramatica,   2014 02 28
  • Vocabulary Acquisition through Extensive and Intensive Reading, OMURA Yoshihiro, TexTESOL,   2011 10 28
  • Colloquium: Bridging the Gap between Extensive Reading and Intensive Reading, OMURA Yoshihiro,   2011 09 04
  • Age Effects on L2 Learning Motivation, Willingness to Communicate, Interest in Target Culture, OMURA Yoshihiro, 2nd International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching,   2011 03 11
  • Instituting an Extensive Reading Component: Preliminary Findings, OMURA Yoshihiro, 2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching,   2009 04 16
  • Impact of Different Accents in the TOEIC Test, OMURA Yoshihiro, ACTFL2008,   2008 11 23
  • Impact of Different Accents in the TOEIC Test, OMURA Yoshihiro, AILA2008,   2008 08 28
  • Assessing Intermediate College EFL Learners’ Multiple Vocabulary Knowledge: A follow-up study, The 2nd International ELT Conference,   2006 05 , The 2nd International ELT Conference
  • An empirical and theoretical study on the role of the mother tongue in foreign language education,   2003 08

Misc

  • Assessing Intermediate College EFL Learners’ Multiple Vocabulary Knowledge, AILA2005 The 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics,   2005
  • EFL Learners' Reading Rate and Use of Reading Strategies, 3, 1,   2003
  • Extensive reading: The best alternative input for EFL learners, AILA,   2002
  • Extensive Reading: Inguiry into effective program duration, 76, 35, 47,   2002
  • The effect of extensive reading,   2000
  • On proficiency oriented language instruction, 72, 273, 287,   2000
  • Is mental translation a necessary strategy for FL learning? Findings from a preliminary study., 71, 69, 80,   2000
  • Teaching reading strategies as a compensation for reading deficiencies., Three Rivers TESOL,   1998
  • L2 Reading rate deficiency : Can Hiroshi read as fast as Johnny?, Three Rivers TESOL,   1998
  • Krashen's input hypothesis revisited, 29, 153, 166,   1998
  • Is translation really bad for learning a foreign language?, 79, 91,   1998
  • How American college students read a Japanese classic : Teaching culture through a novel., Language and Culture(/)- Bloomsburg University, Dept. of Languages and cultures, 2, 2, 3,   1998
  • Japanese Americans, Ethnic Studies Spring Dinner, Shippensburg University,   1997
  • Role of translation in second language acquisition : Do learners automatically translate?,   1996
  • Japan, The art of being an Asian, Shippensburg University,   1996
  • Cultural perspective : International education, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Leadership/Management Seminar,   1993
    Summary:1993-1994
  • English-based loan words in Japanese and thier negative transfer into English by Japanese ESL learners.,   1992
  • An approach to reconciling the writing process/error correction dilemma, Three Rivers TESOL,   1992
  • Intercultural problem solving, Three Rivers TESOL,   1991
  • How to deal with Japanese students, Fairmont State College, WV, U. S. A.,   1991

Research Grants & Projects

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • second language acquisition