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Saori Nozaki

Saori Nozaki
Saori Nozaki

Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Kirner-Johnson 148

Saori Nozaki’s recent research interests go to computer assisted language learning. She focuses on lexicalization patterns of motion events in English, Spanish, and Japanese, and acquisition of Japanese lexicalization patterns of motion events by English-speaking learners of Japanese.

Nozaki has taught all levels of Japanese language courses at The Ohio State University, Cornell University and the University of Mississippi. She has a bachelor’s degree in English language from Daito Bunka University in Tokyo and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, with emphasis on teaching English to speakers of other languages, from the University of Mississippi. Nozaki also received a master’s degree in Japanese from The Ohio State University. She is completing her doctoral dissertation.

Recent Courses Taught

Third Term Japanese
Advanced Japanese I

Research Interests

Japanese linguistics, Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Language pedagogy 

Professional Affiliations

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2010-2011 
American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 20 I 7 

Appointed to the Faculty: 2017

Educational Background

M.A., Ohio State University
M.A., University of Mississippi
B.A., Daito Bunka University


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