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Second Language Vol.19 (October 31, 2020)

PARTⅠ CONTRIBUTIONS FROM J-SLA AUTUMN SEMINAR 2019

Introduction

Koichi Otaki (Chukyo University)………5

Japanese EFL Learners’ Null Subjects in the Control and Seem Raising Constructions

Mineharu Nakayama (The Ohio State University)………7

Noriko Yoshimura (University of Shizuoka / Kokushikan University)

Illicit Argument Drop by Japanese-speaking Learners of English

Koichi Otaki (Chukyo University)………39

PART II ARTICLE

The Effects of Articulatory Suppression on the Homophone Judgments of Kanji Words

by Chinese Learners of Japanese

Da Ma & Aiko Morita (Hiroshima University)………57

PART III BOOK REVIEWS

Tomohiko Shirahata and Koji Suda (eds.) (2017)

Monographs on Second Language Acquisition Research 1:

The Acquisition of Noun Phrases and Phonetics/Phonology

Keisuke Kume (University of York)………79

Tomohiko Shirahata and Koji Suda (eds.) (2018)

Monographs on Second Language Acquisition Research 2:

New Perspectives on the Acquisition of Lexicon and Morphology

Tokiko Okuma (Mie University)………83


Second Language Vol.18 (October 31, 2019)

Part Ⅰ CONTRIBUTIONS FROM J-SLA AUTUMN SEMINAR 2018

Introduction

Neal Snape (Gunma Prefectural Women's University) ………4

The Acquisition of Articles (DPs): The Story So Far

Neal Snape (Gunma Prefectural Women's University) ………7

(Bare) Plural DPs and L2 Acquisition: From Generics to Mass/Count Distinction and Plurality

Kook-Hee Gil (University of Sheffield) ………25

The Count-Mass Distinction and English Articles

Mutsumi Ogawa (Nihon University)………47

Accounting for Article Interpretation in L2 English by L1 Japanese Child Learners

Kazumi Yamada (Kwansei Gakuin University)………71

Articles and Telicity: The Grammar of Early and Intermediate L2 Learners of English

Takayuki Kimura & Shigenori Wakabayashi (Chuo University)………89

Second Language Vol.17 (December 22, 2018)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

The Bilingual Mental Lexicon in Sentence Processing

Holger HOPP (Technische Universität Braunschweig) ………5

Part Ⅱ ARTICLE

Illicit Object Drop by Japanese-speaking Learners of English: Further Evidence against the L1 Transfer Account

Koichi OTAKI (Kanazawa Gakuin University) ………31

Part Ⅲ DISCUSSION ARTICLE

Multiple Causes for the Variabilities in L2 Use of 3rd Person Singular-s in the Light of Distributed Morphology

Shigenori WAKABAYASHI (Chuo University),

Tomohiro HOKARI (Atomi University),

Takayuki AKIMOTO (Kogakuin University),

Takayuki KIMURA (Chuo University)………………51

Second Language Vol.16 (December 22, 2017)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Lexical Facility: Bringing Size and Speed Together

Michael Harrington (University of Queensland) ………5

Moving Generative SLA from Knowledge of Constraints to Production Data in Educational Settings

Alan Juffs (University of Pittsburgh) ………19

Linguistic Theory and Second Language Classroom Research: The Effectiveness of Explicit Instruction

Makiko Hirakawa (Chuo University) ………39

Second Language Vol.15 (October 1, 2016)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Missing the Trees for the Forest: Morphology in Second Language Acquisition

Donna LARDIERE (Georgetown University) ………5

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

The Role of Universal Semantic Features in L2 English Article Choice by L1 Japanese Speakers

Keisuke KUME (Nanzan University) ……………… 31

Control and Raising Constructions in Early L2 English Acquisition

Noriko YOSHIMURA (University of Shizuoka), Mineharu NAKAYAMA (The Ohio State University)

Atsushi FUJIMORI (Shizuoka University), Hiroya SHIMIZU (Shizuoka High School) …… 53

Second Language Vol.14 (November 1, 2015)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Native vs. Non-native Processing of Discontinuous Dependencies

Claudia FELSER (University of Potsdam) ………………………………………………5

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

Matching Strategies of Kanji Readings in Korean and Japanese by Korean Learners of Japanese

Sungmi JUNG (University of Tsukuba) ………………………………………………… 23

Null Arguments in Thai Learners' L2 Grammar

Naparat MEECHANYAKUL & Pornsiri SINGHAPREECHA (Thammasat University)…… 41

Second Language Vol.13 (December 1, 2014)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Connecting interaction-based research with other disciplines

Susan GASS (Michigan State University) …………………………………… 5

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

Japanese EFL learners' access to English homographic words: A psycholinguistic study using priming experiments

Kohei MIKI (Kwansei Gakuin University)……………………………………19

The Acquisition of Nominative Case Marking in L2 Japanese: A Corpus Study

Miyuki NOJI (Jyoetsu University of Education) ………………………… 39

Second Language Vol.12 (May 1, 2013)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Reflective Pronouns in Second Language Acquisition

William O'Grady (University of Hawai'i at Manoa) …………………………5

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

A Processability Theory (PT)-based Analysis of the Acquisition of Japanese Morphology and Syntax:

A case of an Intensive Adult Learner

Junko IWASAKI (Edith Cowan University) …………………………………… 21

What do Timed Grammaticality Judgement Test Reveal within the Framework of Implicit and Explicit Knowledge?

Kazuyuki SHITE (Tokyo University of Social Welfare) ……………… 43

Does Preemption Help Adult Second Language Learners Learn Verb Transitivity?

Takaaki SUZUKI & Takehiko YAGI (Kyoto Sangyo University) …… 61

Why Do We Need a Linguistic Theory to Describe Learners' Behaviors?

Shigenori WAKABAYASHI (Chuo University) …………………………81

Second Language Vol.11 (December 25, 2012)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

L2 knowledge at the Mapping of Syntax and Discourse

Roumyana SLABAKOVA (University of Iowa and IKERBASQUE) ………… 3

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

Processing Relative Clauses and Working Memory in L2 Japanese

Akiko KASHIWAGI-WOOD & Mineharu NAKAYAMA (The Ohio State University)……27

The effect of prosodic boundary in understanding English sentences by Japanese EFL learners

Chie NAKAMURA (Keio University) ……………………………………………………47

Acquisition of Goals for Wh-Movement by Japanese L2 Learners of English

Hideki YOKOTA & Andrew RADFORD (Kanazawa Gakuin University & University of Essex)……59

Second Language Vol.10 (June 10, 2011)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Thinking in a Mind with Two Languages

Vivian COOK (Newcastle University) ……………………………………………………3

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

Do English learners of Japanese produce isolated nouns with Standard Japanese lexical accent?

Becky TAYLOR (Nagoya Univeristy)……………………………………………………15

Prosody and comprehension in Oral Reading by L2 Japanese learners

Seth GOSS & Mineharu NAKAYAMA (The Ohio State University) ……… 33

Past Tense Morphology in Chinese-Japanese Interlanguage: Evidence for Prosodic Transfer

Mari UMEDA & Yoko ISSE (Fukuoka University) ……………………………… 51

L2 Intonation: A study of L1 transfer in Japanese intonation by English-speaking learners

Chiharu TSURUTANI (Griffith University)……………………………………… 79

Second Language Vol.9 (December 1, 2010)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Implicit learning and SLA

John WILLIAMS (University of Cambridge) ………………………………………3

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

On the acquisition of English locative verbs by Japanese L2 learners: A brief sketch on the issue of markedness and transfer

Yoshiharu ABE (Hosei Univeristy)……………………………………………………19

Effects of Syllable Duration and Pause on Word Identification by Native and Non-native English speakers

Tamami KATAYAMA (Prefectural University of Hiroshima)……………… 49

On the Resetting of the Subject Parameter by Japanese Learners of English: A Survey of Junior High School Students

Hiroyuki NAWATA & Keiko TSUBOKURA (Shimane University) ……… 63

Learning Verb System in Second Language: the Influence of Lexical Knowledge of L1 in Learning the Relationships between the Meanings of Verbs in L2

Noburo SAJI, Yuki KAJITA & Mutsumi IMAI (Keio University) …………83

Sensitivity to Morphosyntactic Violations in English as a Second Langauge

Mikako SATO & Claudia FELSER (University of Essex)………………………101

Second Language Vol.8 (September 1, 2009)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Changing Perspectives on Universal Grammar and the Critical Period Hypothesis

Lydia WHITE (McGill University) ………………………………………………………………3

Japanese translation of the introduction of White. L. (this volume) ……………23

Part Ⅱ ARTICLE

The Effect of Shadowing with Two Different Difficulties of Texts on Listening Comprehension and Metacognitive Strategies

Yo HAMADA (Yokote Seiryo Gakuin Junior and Senior High School)……………27

Second Language Vol.7 (May 1, 2008)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Revisiting the Origins of Modern Study of Second-Language Acquisition : Contributions from the Japanese Context, 1956-1959

Margaret THOMAS ………………………………………… 3

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

Phonological recoding in naming English nonwords and words by Japanese ESL readers

Megumi YAMADA, Jun-ichi ABE ……………… 25

Effects of Sentence Processing Strategy Proximity on the Comprehension of Second Languages

Hiroko YAMASHITA ………………………………………… 43

Second Language Vol.6 (May 1, 2007)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Optionality at the syntax-discourse interface in near-native L2 speakers

Antonella SORACE (University of Edinburgh)……………………………………3

Japanese translation of the introduction of Sorace, A. (this volume) ………………………… 16

Part Ⅱ ARTICLE

Japanese speakers' sensitivity to third person singular-s in English: Arguments based on ERP data

Shigenori WAKABAYASHI (Chuo University), Kazuhiko FUKUDA (Fukushima University),

Masanori BANNAI (Fukushima National College of Technology), Shoichi ASAOKA (Waseda University)…19

Part Ⅲ BOOK REVIEW

Harumi OISHI (2006). No-kagaku kara no dainigengo shutoku

Koji SUDA (Sendai National College of Technology) ……………………………………………………49

Second Language Vol.5 (May 1, 2006)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

What's left in early L2 Architecture

Bonnie D. SCHWARTZ (University of Hawai'i) …………………………3

Japanese translation of the introduction of Schwartz., B.D. (this volume) ……………………… 27

Filtered input and obscured Full Access in phonological acquisition

John MATTHEWS (Shizuoka University) …………………………………29

Japanese translation of the introduction of Matthews, J. (this volume) ………………………… 57

Part Ⅱ ARTICLE

UG-constrained wh-movement in Japanese learners' English questions

Andrew RADFORD (University of Essex) & Hideki YOKOTA (Gifu University of Medical Science)…………61

Second Language Vol.4 (May 1, 2005)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Japanese Introduction to Hawkins, R. (this volume)

Tomohiko SHIRAHATA (Shizuoka University) …………… 3

Explaining Full and Partial Success in the Acquisition of Second Language Grammatical Properties

Roger HAWKINS (University of Essex) ……………………… 7

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

The Acquisition of no in Japanese noun phrases by L2 children

Tomohiko SHIRAHATA (Shizuoka University) & Mitsuko HISANO (Shizuoka University)……29

Background and Vocabulary Knowledge as a Factor for Text Comprehension in Second Language

Hideko SHIBASAKI (University of Tokyo) ……………………51

Overgeneralisation in Second Language Acquisition of Transitivity Alternations

Keiko MATSUNAGA (University of Essex)……………………75

L2 Acquisition of Surface Unaccusativity in English

Chieko KURIBARA …………………………………………………… 111

Second Language Vol.3 (May 1, 2004)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Critical Period Hypothesis on Language Acquisition

Tomohiko SHIRAHATA (Shizuoka University) ……………………………………………3

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

Acquisition of Yo-on (Japanese contracted sounds) in L1 and L2 phonology

Chiharu TSURUTANI (Griffith University)…………………………………………………27

The L2 Acquisition of English Locatives by Korean Speakers

Gerald BULLOCK (University of Hawai'i at Manoa) …………………………………49

Misanalysis of Subjects in Japanese English Interlanguage

Chieko KURIBARA (Kansai University) ……………………………………………………69

Part Ⅲ BOOK REVIEWS

Makiko HIRAKAWA (2003). Unaccusativity in Second Language Japanese and English

Hiroyuki OSHITA (Ohio University) ……………………………………………………99

Yukiko A. HATASA (Ed.)(2003). An investigation to Second Language Acquisition Research in Japanese: In Honor of Seiichi Makino

Tomohiko SHIRAHATA (Shizuoka University) …………………………………101

Second Language Vol.2 (May 1, 2003)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Parsing in Second Language Acquisition: A Study of Gap-Processing

Kazue KANNO (University of Hawaii)……………………………………………………………3

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

Knowledge of Deep versus Surface Unaccusativity in Second Language Japanese

Makiko HIRAKAWA (Tokyo International University) …………………………………23

Asymmetry of Subjects and Objects in Japanese Speakers' L2 English

Shigenori WAKABAYASHI (Gunma Prefectural Women's University) & Rumiko NEGISHI (High School of

Takasaki City University of Economics) ………………………………………………………53

Second Language Vol.1 (May 1, 2002)

Part Ⅰ SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

A Linguistic Approach to the Study of Language Acquisition

William O'GRADY………………………………………… 3

Part Ⅱ ARTICLES

The Effect of Explicit Instruction on Modality Use in L2 Academic Writing

Akemi FU……………………………………………………20

Uneasiness with the Easiest : On the Subject-Verb Order in L2 English

Hiroyuki OSHITA………………………………………… 45

The Acquisition of Japanese Binding Form, Zibun by English-Speaking Children

Tomohiko SHIRAHATA……………………………………62

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Koichi Otaki, Chukyo University(otaki[@]lets.chukyo-u.ac.jp)

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