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OKADA Yusuke


Applied Conversation Analysis, Performance Evaluation, L2 Pragmatics, Classroom Discourse, Foreign Language Education, Project-based English Program




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  • 2013.04.01 - 2016.03.31, Studies in Language and Culture, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Associate Professor

  • 2016.04.01 - , Studies in Language and Culture, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Associate Professor

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University of Hawai'i at Manoa Department of Second Language Studies  Completed M.A. in Second Language Studies 2007.12
Kobe University Graduate School of Intercultural Studies Department of Culture and Globalization Completed Ph.D. in Culture and Globalization 2012.03

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College of Science & Engineering, Ritsumeikan University,Lecturer, part-time 2008.04 - 2009.03
Language Education Center, Ritsumeikan University, Contract Lecturer, full-time 2009.04 - 2012.03
College of Life Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, Lecturer, full-time 2012.04 - 2013.03
Course of Language and Culture, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Associate Professor, full time 2013.04 - 2016.03

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Ethnomethodological conversation analysis, second language pragmatics, , qualitative research methodology
    Linguistics-related, Foreign language education-related, Sociology-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • American Association for Applied Linguistics

  • The Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Science


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Discursive construction of “antisocial” institutional conduct: Microanalysis of Takata’s failure at the U.S. congressional hearings, Yusuke Okada, Journal of Pragmatics,142, 105-115., 2019.03, Papers

  • Role-play in oral proficiency interviews: Interactive footing and interactional competencies, Yusuke Okada, Journal of Pragmatics,42(6) 1647-1668, 2010.06, Papers

  • Building rapport through sequentially linked joke-serious responses in second language job interviews, Yusuke Okada, Pragmatics and Society,6(4) 593-614, 2015.12, Papers

  • Contrasting identities: a language teacher’s practice in an English for specific purposes classroom, Yusuke Okada, Classroom Discourse,6(1), 73–87., 2015.02, Papers

  • Prioritization: A formulation practice and its relevance for interaction in teaching and testing contexts, Yusuke Okada, Pragmatics and Language Learning,Vol.13, pp.55–77., 2013.06, Papers

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  • Special, S. Ross & G. Kasper (Eds.), Assessing second language pragmatics. Chapter 11 "Pursuing a relevant response in OPI role-plays.", Yusuke Okada, Tim Greer, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013.11

  • Special, T. Greer (Ed.), Observing talk: Conversation analytic studies into second language interaction. Chapter 8 "Learning through peripheral participation in overheard/overseen talk in the language classroom", Yusuke Okada, JALT Pragmatics SIG, 2010.11

  • Other, Formulation practices in interaction: Some generic procedures and context-bound features, Yusuke Okada, Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Kobe University, 2012.03

  • Textbook, Science Reader II, Kevin Cleary, Yuji Suzuki, Tsukasa Yamanaka, Yusuke Kondo, Yusuke Okada, Shoji Miyanaga, Macmillan Languagehouse., ISBN, 978-4-7773-6400-8, 2011.01


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • The Japan Association for Language Teaching 40th International Conference , Assessing L2 pragmatic development, 2014.11

  • Beyond the clThe Japan Association for Language Teaching 39th International Conferenceassroom: L2 use in real context, Beyond the classroom: L2 use in real context (panel discussion), 2013.10