TAKAYUKI NISHIHARA

Last Updated :2020/07/06

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
ntakaykhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-1-1 KAGAMIYAMA, HIGASHIHIROSHIMA 739-8524 JAPAN, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-7061 FAX : (+81)
Self-introduction
Based on English linguistics and literary theory, I'm studying EFL learners' literary reading processes in English, and their influences on foreign language acquisition. I'm also working on some projects for establishing teaching procedures for EFL classrooms using literary works.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2007/10, 2009/09, National Institute of Technology, Kure College, Department of General Education, Lecturer
  • 2009/10, 2016/08, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Department of Intercultural Studies, Faculty of Human Culture and Science, Associate Professor
  • 2016/09/01, Horoshima University, Graduate School of Education, Associate Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education (Master Course), Department of English Language Education, 2003
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School (Doctor Course), 2006
  • Lancaster University, Graduate School, Department of Linguistics and English Language, 2007

Academic Degrees

  • MASTER OF ARTS IN LANGUAGE STUDIES, Lancaster University
  • Hiroshima University

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Secondary School English Language Education

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Linguistics;Foreign language education
  • Social sciences;Education;Education on school subjects and activities
  • Humanities;Linguistics;English linguistics
  • Humanities;Linguistics;Linguistics
  • Humanities;Literature;Literature in general

Research Keywords

  • ELT using literature, pedagogical stylistics, empirical study of literature, literariness, literary language

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japan Society of English Language Education
  • CASELE
  • International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature (IGEL)
  • Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA)
  • The English Literary Society of Japan
  • The Japan Association of International Liberal Arts (JAILA)
  • The Japan Association of College English Teachers (JACET)
  • The Japan Association for Language Education and Technology (LET)
  • Japan Curriculum Research and Development Association
  • The Chugoku-Shikoku Society for the Study of Education
  • Hiroshima University Academic Society for English Language Education

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introduction to English Linguistics I
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to English Linguistics (Pragmatics)
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Studies in English Linguistics
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Pedagogical English Phonetics
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Pedagogical English Grammar
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Pedagogical English Grammar
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in English Language Education)
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Study in Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in English Language Education)
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in English Language Education)
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Study in Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in English Language Education)
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Project for Integrating Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in English Language Education and Its Contents I (Syntax)
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Lecture on English Language Education and Its Contents I (Syntax)
  16. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in English Language Education and Its Contents I (Syntax)
  17. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Educational Sciences and Society
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in English Language Education A
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in English Language Education A
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Basic Study in Language and Communication Expression and the Design of Teaching Materials (English)
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Study
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Study

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. The Number and Variety of Literary Materials and Their Accompanying Exercises in Authorized High School Textbooks for English Communication I, II and III, LET Kansai Chapter Collected Papers, 18, 19-39, 2020
  2. The Problems Japanese EFL University Learners Face During Literary Reading, JAILA Journal, 6, 26-37, 2020
  3. Literary Expressions in Authorized High School Textbooks for English Communication I, II, and III, The Journal of Education Research, 24, 23-31, 2019
  4. Evaluative comprehension for poetry with parody poems, Bulletin of the Faculty of Human Culture and Science, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, 8, 65-77, 2013
  5. Poetry reading and noticing the hole in interlanguage: A proposal for investigating the relation between poetry reading and interlanguage development, JACET Journal, 54, 53-59, 2012
  6. A comparative study on dictionary uses in literary and expository reading, Bulletin of the Faculty of Human Culture and Science, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, 7, 141-154, 2012
  7. Taking critical attitude towards Critical Approach to Applied Linguistics: Semantic comparison of the term critical between CDA and Applied Linguistics, JABAET Journal, 13, 107-124, 2010
  8. A stylistic analysis and evaluation of parody poems which have a strong intertextual relationship with their original poems: From the viewpoint of intertextual parallelism, Graduate School, Lancaster University, 2007
  9. On the theoretical bases of the arguments for or against the use of literature in second language teaching: From L2 developmental perspective, JACET Chugoku-Shikoku Chapter Research Bulletin, 3, 35-52, 2006
  10. A study on the relation between the development of L2 linguistic knowledge and literary reading, JACET Chugoku-Shikoku Chapter Research Bulletin, 2, 1-20, 2005
  11. A study on the relation between the development of L2 linguistic knowledge and the literary reading process, Graduate School, Hiroshima University, 2003

Publications such as books

  1. 2016, Scientific approaches to literature in learning environments, John Benjamins, 2016, 英語, 9789027234131, 309, pp. 151-168
  2. 2015, Literature and language learning in the EFL classroom, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 英語, 9781137443656, 329, pp. 115-130

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2015, 2017
  2. 2012, 2014
  3. 2011, 2013