List of John Benjamins publications for which Hirofumi Asada plays a role.
Linguistic and cultural learning processes of four Chinese exchange students at a women’s university in Japan. Anxiety, Insecurity, and Border Crossing: Language Contact in a Globalizing World, Hiramoto, Mie and Joseph Sung-Yul Park (eds.), pp. 301–3202014.
With an inter-disciplinary perspective of second language acquisition and cross-cultural adaptation, this study explores the nature of linguistically- and culturally-specific learning processes perceived by sojourners during study abroad. Methodologically, their diary entries with follow-up… read more | Article
Knowledge of gendered sentence-final forms in Japanese as a second language. Issues in the Teaching and Learning of Japanese, Bramley, Nicolette and Naoko Hanamura (eds.), pp. 11–281998.
This study examines the use of gendered sentence-final forms by learners of Japanese as a second language (JSL). Sentence-final forms (SFF) like wa, zo, kashira, etc., are pervasive in Japanese speech, and serve to signal agreement or empathy with the interlocutor and to maintain the ongoing… read more | Article