Recent publications

Books

The Japanese Stage-Step Course. Grammar Textbook. Routledge. 2009
ISBN13: 978-0-415-77605-9

The Japanese Stage-Step Course. Workbook 1. Routlege. 2009.
ISBN13: 978-0-415-77606-6

The Japanese Stage-Step Course. Workbook 2. Routlege. 2009.
ISBN13: 978-0-415-77611-0

The Japanese Stage-Step Course. The Writing Practice Book. Routledge. 2009.
ISBN13: 978-0-415-77612-7

 e-Books

 The Japanese Stage-Step Course. Grammar Textbook. Routledge. 2009
ISBN13: 978-0-203-88285-6

Compact Disks

 The Japanese Stage-Step Course. Sound files for Workbooks 1 & 2. Routlege. 2009.
ISBN13: 978-0-415-77603-5 (Disk 1)
ISBN13: 978-0-415-77787-2 (Disk 2)

Conference proceedings (editor)

Colloquium on Category IV Languages. April 2012.

 Advanced Placement (AP) Japanese and Articulation Issues. 2009. https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/asian/JLTANE/proceedings

 Proceedings of the Workshop on Japanese Syntax: Issues on Empty Categories. (Edited volume with Mineharu Nakayama, 174 pages). Connecticut College. 1988.

Articles

“Integration of grammar into the teaching of Japanese.” In Proceedings of colloquium on category 4 languages. Amherst College. pp. 21-40. 2012

“The Need for Reflection on Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language”
Association of Teachers of Japanese in Oregon. Volume 20 Number 2, November 2011.

“Teacher training for high school teachers: grammar instruction.” Proceedings of the 24th New England Association of the Teachers of Japanese. Williams College. 2010. http://jltane.williams.edu

“Foreign Language Learning Process.” Proceedings of the 19th New England Association of the Teachers of Japanese. Brown University. 2005.
http://www.brown.edu/Departments/East_Asian_Studies/NEATJ_Proceedings.htm

“Definiteness and bare noun phrases in Japanese.” Linguistics: In Search of the Human Mind -- A Festschrift for Kazuko Inoue. Masatake Muraki and Enoch Iwamoto (eds). pp. 652-673. Kaitakusha Publishing Company. 1999.

“Implicit arguments in Japanese potentials and resultatives” (with Mineharu Nakayama). Canadian Journal of Linguistics. Vol. 40:4. pp. 1-18. 1995.

“Interpretation of definiteness in Japanese: Examples from null NPs.” Word. Vol. 44:3. pp. 379-396. 1993.

“Some observations on sentences with Aida and Nagara.” Journal of Japanese Linguistics. Vol. 14. pp. 109-140. 1992.

“Implicit arguments: Evidence from passives and potentials in Japanese.” In Proceedings of the Workshop on Japanese Syntax: Issues on Empty Categories. (With Mineharu Nakayama) Connecticut College. pp. 1 - 38. 1988.

Translation:

 “Ao Shiso” vs. “Ao Jiso”: Which Is More Popular in Japan?: From the 2020 Nationwide Survey on Changes in the Japanese Language by Takehiro Shioda. Media Research Division NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute. March 2021.

“Kuij Jippun Mae”: Is It “Ten Minutes before 9:00” or “A Few Minutes before 9:10”?: From the 2020 Nationwide Survey on Changes in the Japanese Language by Takehiro Shioda. Media Research Division NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute. March 2021.

“Subeki” or “Suru beki”? How Should we Spell “Should” in Japanese: From the 2019 Nationwide Survey on Changes in the Japanese Language by Takehiro Shioda. Media Research Division NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute.  October 2019.

https://www.nhk.or.jp/bunken/english/research/kotoba/20181201_6.html

 “‘Elderly’ Starts at 72 years and 7 Months: From the 2017 Nationwide Survey on Changes in the Japanese Language by Takehiro Shioda and Yoko Yamashita. Media Research Division NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute. (with Joseph Hynes). March 2019.

https://www.nhk.or.jp/bunken/english/research/kotoba/20171201_6.html

The–(Sa)sete Itadakimasu Phenomenon: From the 2015 Nationwide Survey on Changes in the Japanese Language (Part II) by Takehiro Shioda. Media Research Division NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute. (with Joseph Hynes). July 2017. http://www.nhk.or.jp/bunken/english/reports/summary/201609/04.html