J-SLA annual conference Best Oral Presentation Award

List of past awardees

2021

Awardees:

Chuyu Huang (Nagoya Gakuin University) , Itsuki Minemi (Ritsumeikan University), Kuanlin Chen (Soochow University), & Yuki Hirose (The University of Tokyo)

Title:

Tonal contrast as the secondary cue to perceive the Japanese vowel length

2019

Awardees:

Seth Goss (Emory University) & Seth Wiener (Carnegie Mellon University)

Title:

Informativeness outweighs experience: The cumulative effect of F0 informativeness on second and third language learners’ sensitivity to Japanese lexical pitch

2018

Awardees:

Mari Miyao (Kyoto Women’s University), Amy Schafer (University of Hawai‘i), & Bonnie D. Schwartz (University of Hawai‘i)

Title:

On integrating syntax and discourse in the L2 production of English referential expressions

2017

Awardees:

Haruka Woods (The Australian National University)

Title:

Syntax-discourse interface in L2 acquisition: Case of Japanese wa and ga

2015

Awardees:

Yohei Hirano (Hiroshima University) 平野洋平(広島大学)

Title:

Influential factors on acceptability of English resultative constructions for Japanese learners of English

日本語話者英語学習者による英語結果構文の容認度に影響を及ぼす要因

2014

Awardees:

Chie Nakamura (The University of Tokyo/JSPS), Manabu Arai (The University of Tokyo), Yasunari Harada (Waseda University), & Yuki Hirose (The University of Tokyo)

Title:

L2 learners’ use of verb subcategorization information in processing filler-gap dependencies


Evaluation criteria

J-SLA annual conferences recognize the best oral presentation by giving its presenter(s) the Best Oral Presentation Award. The evaluation criteria are as follows.

1. Delivery of presentation (5 points)

2. Clarity of argument (5 points)

3. Originality (5 points)

4. Overall evaluation (5 points)

The oral presentation which is given the highest total points by the judges will receive the Best Oral Presentation Award.