Ohio University

Ayako Deguchi

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Assistant Professor of Instruction in Japanese
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Education

M.A., Linguistics with a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, June 2003

LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws), Kinki University, Osaka, Japan, March 1979

Teaching Experience

Instructor: Japanese Language, 2004-to present

Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens OHIO

Courses: Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Japanese

  • Developed a customized syllabus, course materials, lesson plans and designed tests
  • Supported and participated in students’ events such as “ Spring Festival ” and activities after class such as Discussion club
  • Faculty liaison with Japanese Students Association

Graduate Assistant, Japanese Languages, 2001-2003

Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, OHIO

  • Corrected students’ assignments, demonstrated tea ceremony (Ura Senke), flower arrangement (Ikenobo), calligraphy, dressing kimono (Sodo)

Instructor of Japanese & English, 1989-1998

Publications

Deguchi, A., & Oshita, H. (2004). Meaning, Proficiency and Error Types: Variations in Nonnative Acquisition of Unaccusative Verbs. Susan H. Foster-Cohen, Michael Sharwood Smith, Antonell Sorace and Mitsuko Ota, eds., EuroSLA Yearbook 2003, pp. 41-65.

Presentations

Deguchi, A., Takeuchi, Y., & Suga, A. (Aug. 2012). For keeping the ties of Japanese Language Learning- Case of US state universities to enhance motivation in continuing learning Japanese. International conference of Japanese Language Education. Nagoya University. Nagoya, Japan.

Deguchi, A., & Oshita, H. (Oct. 2005). Looking for “U” : Evidence for the Unaccusative Trap Hypothesis. Second Language Research Forum 2005. Teachers College at Columbia University, New York.

Deguchi, A., & Oshita, H. (April 2004). Factors that Conspire to Shape “ U “. GASLA 7. Indiana University at Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana.

Deguchi, A., & Oshita, H. (Sept. 2003). Meaning, Proficiency and Error Types: Variations in Nonnative Acquisition of Unaccusative Verbs. EuroSLA 2003 Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Deguchi, A., & Oshita, H. (May 2003). Lexical Semantic and Developmental Variations in the Acquisition of English Unaccusative Verbs by Native Speakers of Japanese. Japan-SLA Conference. Daito Bunka University, Tokyo, Japan.

Fellowships

Graduate Assistant Scholarship, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2001-2003

Awards

Outstanding Final Research Paper, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2003