Hiroyuki Shirakawa

Last Updated :2020/10/08

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
E-mail
hshirakhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Japanese descriptive grammar that is useful for foreigners learning Japanese. We are researching "usable grammar" such as expressions that can not be used even though it is an element of "elementary level", distinctive use of misleading words and usage of expression used in dialog situations.

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Arts, University of Tsukuba

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Linguistics;Japanese linguistics

Research Keywords

  • Japnanese linguistics
  • modality
  • Pedagogical grammar
  • leaving unsaid
  • function
  • Japanese language education
  • Subordinate clauses
  • sentence-final particle

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Research Tutorial IB
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Research Tutorial IIB
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Introduction to Care Practice
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Specific Study of Japanese as a Second Language I
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Specific Study of Japanese as a Second Language II
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Pedagogical Japanese Grammar
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Linguistic Structure of Japanese
  9. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Japanese Grammar (Lec.)
  10. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, JapaneseGrammar(Sem.)
  11. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Introduction to Care Practice
  12. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Teaching Practice Focusing on Classroom Observation at Lower and Upper Secondary Schools
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research into Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Advanced Study in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
  16. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Advanced Study in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
  17. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lecture on Teaching Japanese as a Second Language V
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language III
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Study of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language V (Sem.)
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Further Study of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language III
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language II
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language III
  23. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language II
  24. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Research Methods in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
  25. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Research Project on Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
  26. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Structure of Japanese Language
  27. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Topics in Structure of Japanese Language
  28. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Tutorial Seminar in Special Topics
  29. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Tutorial Seminar in Special Topics
  30. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research in Special Topics
  31. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research in Special Topics

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. A Study of shinai as a usage of Imperfect in comparison to shiteinai, 1-8, 20190331
  2. ★, On the Reason Expression "dakeni", Studies in Japanese Language and Japanese Language Teaching, 5-22, 20180930
  3. Cross-disciplinary Research in Japanese Linguistics and Japanese Language Education, Studies in Japanese Lnaguage, 14(2), 68-82, 20180401
  4. Another Step in Japanese Grammar---Toward a convinsing grammatical explanation---, 169-175, 20171200
  5. Correspondence between Japanese and Korean Grammatical Aspect Forms as Seen through the Korean-Japanese Parallel Translation Scenario Collection, Bulletin of the Department of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language, Hiroshima University, 11-19, 20170325
  6. Ta as an Expression of the Relationship between Speaker and Events in Japanese, Bulletin of the Department of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language, Hiroshima University, 41-47, 20160325

Social Activities

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2009, Japanese-Language Education around the Globe, Editor, Editor, 48