YUKA YAMAUCHI

Last Updated :2024/04/05

Affiliations, Positions
Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education, Associate Professor
E-mail
yukayhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Yuka Yamauchi specializes in English education. Her research focuses on foreign language learners' individual differences, listening skills, and English education in elementary schools, including special education.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2021/04/01, Hiroshima University, Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education, Associate Professor
  • 2016/04/01, 2021/03/31, Hiroshima Bunka Gakuen University, Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Childhood Studies, lecturer
  • 2011/04/01, 2012/03/31, Konan Junior High School, long-term substitute teacher

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Linguistics;Foreign language education
  • Social sciences;Education;Education on school subjects and activities

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Chugoku Academic Society of English Language Education, 2009/04
  • Japan Society of English Language Education, 2009/04
  • Japan Curriculum Research and Development Association, 2010/11
  • The Japan Association of Language Education and Technology, 2013/08
  • The Japan-British Association for English Teaching, 2015, 2019
  • The Japan Association of English Teaching in Elementary Schools, 2016
  • The Japan Association for the Study of Teaching English to Children, 2016

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Communication IB
  2. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Communication IB
  3. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Communication IB
  4. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIA
  5. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIB
  6. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIB
  7. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageI
  8. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageI
  9. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageI
  10. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageI
  11. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageI
  12. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageI
  13. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageII
  14. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageII
  15. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageII
  16. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageII
  17. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Basic English UsageII
  18. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Communication Seminar I
  19. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication Seminar II
  20. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, English Listening Skill Up

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Introducing Reading and Writing Language Activities in Elementary School English: An Investigation of Pre-service Teachers, JASTEC Journal, 42, 289-303, 20231130
  2. Addressing the Burden of Inquiries for English-as-a-Foreign-Language Students in a Self-Access Vocabulary Course, Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 16(2), 35-48, 20231230
  3. Expansion of the Hiroshima University English Can-Do List to Support EFL Learning Outside the Classroom, Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 1-15, 20230301
  4. Instructions to Introduce Language Activities in Elementary Schools: An Investigation of Pre-service Teachers, JASTEC Journal, 113-124, 20221130
  5. ★, Inference to "Read" in the Elementary School Foreign Language Class, JASTEC Journal, 59-63, 20221130
  6. ★, Spoken-English Word Recognition by Two University Students: A Case Study from Listening Strategies Viewpoint, International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice, 25(1), 57-67, 20220920
  7. Sequential Organization of L2 Complaint Strategies by Japanese and Thai Learners of English, Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 77-90, 20220301
  8. Cross-curricular Instruction between Foreign Language Activities/ Foreign Language Education and Music Education Teaching English Sounds Using "English Songs", 69-77, 20210301
  9. Remedial Education with Web-based Learning Materials for First-year University Students in a Teacher Training Course : The Results of the Basic Academic Skill Tests, 1-8, 20210316
  10. On the Assessment of Reading and Writing in Elementary School English Teaching, 1-8, 20200301
  11. A suggestion for "reading" and "writing" tests in elementary school English classes: Examination of what six graders can do, 25-33, 20190301
  12. A Study on Proactive, Interactive and Authentic Learning in the Period for Integrated Studies : For Dialogue with Diverse Others, journal of human health science, Hiroshima Bunka Gakuen University, 2, 31-44, 20191201
  13. Practice of English Education at Elementary School Upper Grades Using Module Lessons Focusing on Teaching "Reading" and "Writing", 67(2), 1-9, 20180310
  14. Suggestions of English Songs and Teaching Approach for Elementary School Foreign Language Classes : From the Perspective of Foreign Language Listening Research, 67-74, 20170330
  15. L2 Pragmatic Development Through Study Abroad: Change of Speed and Accuracy in Appropriateness Judgment, ARELE: Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan, 27(0), 153-168, 20160331
  16. Errors in English Spoken Word Recognition: Effects of Word Frequency, Familiarity, and Phoneme Structure, ARELE: Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan, 27(0), 125-136, 2016
  17. Listening Strategy Scale for EFL Learners: Focusing on Knowledge and Information Resources, JABAET Journal, 5-24, 20161130
  18. Speed and Accuracy of Appropriateness Judgments for L2 Requests by Japanese EFL Learners, ARELE: Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan, 26(0), 125-140, 2015
  19. A study of complaint expressions by Thai and Japanese learners of English, International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice, 26, 125-140, 2015
  20. ★, Revised Version of the Foreign Language Listening Anxiety Scale : Precise Description of Subordinate Concepts' Influence on Learners, ARELE: Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan, 25(0), 143-158, 2014
  21. Changes in Learners' English Listening Anxiety with Use of Difficult Materials, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part. 2, Arts and science education, 175-182, 20141219
  22. A Study of Senior High School Teachers' L1 Use in the English Language Classroom in Japan : From Retrospective Reports by University Students, 19, 195-203, 2013
  23. Comparison of L2 learners' English listening strategy use prior to and following a study abroad program, International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice, 53-62, 20110331
  24. Top-down Effects on Oral English Word Recognition: Relationships With Proficiency and Listening Strategy Orientation, Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 181-192, 20230301
  25. Complementary Lectures to On-Demand Classes: Through Live Lessons and Learning-Support Videos, Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 171-180, 20230301

Publications such as books

  1. 2021/01/15, VOA News: Readings for Cross-cultural Understanding, 2021, 01, Textbook, Cocompilation, 978-4-269-19040-5
  2. 2020/03/31, CLIL in Diverse Contexts, 2020, 03, Joint work

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Resesarch, 2020
  2. Grants in Aid for Scientific Research, 2017