Topic 1: SLA Processes in a Sociocultural Framework: Learning Japanese
Note: Ohta 2001, Chapters 1 & 2 are available by PDF. For other chapters, see the volume.

Ohta 2001, Chapters 1 & 2
Reading Questions for Ohta 2001, Chapters 1 & 2
Ohta 2006

Topic 2: Narrative Development in Japanese SLA

Labov 1972
Rintell 1989
Baba 2003
Minami 2007
Tanno 2008

Topic 3: Developmental Sequences in Japanese SLA

Kanagy 2001
Huter 1997
Yagi 1992
Sakamoto 1994
Russell 2005
Asian 503, Spring 2008
ACQUISITION OF JAPANESE AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Instructor: Amy Snyder Ohta
Email: aohta@u.washington.edu

Office: Gowen M231
Office Hours: Mon/Wed, 10:30-11:20
Telephone: 206/543-6315

Classroom: Gowen M230

SCHEDULE
Discussion leaders are indicated by the initials prior to each date.

AO 3/31 M Course overview and planning
AO 4/2 W Ohta (2001), Chapters 1 & 2
AO 4/7 M Ohta (2001), Chapters 3 & 4
CB 4/9 W Ohta (2001), Chapter 5 and Ohta (2006)
KT 4/14 M Labov (1972)
KT 4/16 W Rintell (1989), Baba (2002)
KT 4/21 M Minami (2007)
CB 4/23 W Kanagy (2001), Huter (1997)
MV 4/28 M Yagi (1992), Sakamoto (1994)
GS 4/30 W Russell (2005)
GS 5/5 M Ohta (1997), Yoshimi (2001)
MV 5/7 W Iwai (2007)
CB 5/12 M Brecht (1995), Marriott (1993)
GS 5/14 W Hirata (2004), Nagata (1998)
MV 5/19 M Edasawa & Kabata (2007), Vick et al (2000)
CB 5/21 W DeHaan (2005)
5/26 M MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
GS 5/28 W Ohta (1996) & Siegal (1996)
MV 6/2 M Samimy (2003) and Yorozu (2001)
6/4 W Paper Presentations
Topic 4: Interactional Competence in Japanese SLA in the Classroom and Abroad

Ohta 1997
Yoshimi 2001
Iwai 2007
Brecht 1995
Marriott 1993

Topic 5: CALL and Japanese SLA

Hirata 2004
Nagata 1998
Edasawa & Kabata 2007
Vick, Crosby & Ashworth 2000
DeHaan 2005

Topic 6: Attitudes and Motivation in Japanese SLA

Ohta 1996
Siegal 1996
Samimy 2003
Yorozu 2001

Other Japanese SLA-related article PDFs