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YAMAUCHI Yutaka

Profile Research field Education Activities Research achievement On-Campus Activities Off-Campus Activities

 

Books etc
No.Title URL, Autour Type, Publisher, Publication date, Range, ISBN 
1
Teaching Shadowing to Japanese Language Teachers , Joint Work, Kuroshio Publisher, Nov. 1, 2019, , 9784874248171 
2
First steps to English activities in elementary school , Editor, Kyoikudojinsha.co.,Ltd, Apr. 1, 2003, , 9784873842011 
3
Introduction of English education using multimedia in the era of ICT , Single Work, Kenkyusha Co., Ltd, Aug. 1, 2001, , 9784327410599 
4
Dictionary of applied linguistics , Joint Work, TAISHUKAN Publishing Co.,Ltd., Aug. 1, 1999, , 9784469041552 
5
English vocabulary acquisition , Joint Work, Kagensha Co., Ltd, Sep. 1, 1997, , 9784342724244 
6
Improving fast reading skills using the Internet , Single Work, Soiku Co., Ltd, May. 1, 1997, , 9784882296164 
7
English classes using the Internet , Single Work, NTT Publisher, Dec. 1, 1996, , 9784871884471 

 

Published Papers
No.Title URL, Journal, Vol( Number), From Page- To Page, Publication date, DOI 
1
Teaching and evaluating pronunciation of elementary school learners , Proceedings of annual research convention of phonetics society of Japan 2019, ,  13-20- , Sep. 1, 2019,  
2
Prototyping a web-based phonetic training game to improve /r/-/l/ identification by Japanese learners of English , Proceedings of Speech and Language Technology in Education 2019, ,  20-24- , Sep. 1, 2019,  
3
Natives' shadowability as objectively measured comprehensibility of non-native speech , Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Applied Phonetics (ISAPh2018), ,  28-35- , Sep. 1, 2018,  
4
Objectively measured comprehensibility of non-native speech based on native speakers' shadowing , Proceedings of phonetic society of Japan, ,  54-59- , Sep. 1, 2018,  
5
A study on improvement of noise reduction in automatic evaluation of shadowed speech , Proceedings of The Acoustical Society of Japan, ,  829-832- , Sep. 1, 2018,  
6
Automatic evaluation of simultaneous L2 oral reproduction tasks with a deep learning-based algorithm , Proceedings of Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing 2018, ,  319-319- , Sep. 1, 2018,  
7
Objective measurement of comprehensibility through native listeners' shadowing , Proceedings of Japan Association for Language Education & Technology, ,  162-163- , Aug. 1, 2018,  
8
Effects of continuous shadowing training on overall proficiency improvement of Japanese EFL learners , Proceedings of Japan Association for Language Education & Technology, ,  160-161- , Aug. 1, 2018,  
9
Technology-based high variability training and its use to improve robustness of listening , Proceedings of Japan Association for Language Education & Technology, ,  102-103- , Aug. 1, 2018,  
10
Automatic measurement of comprehensibility through native speakers’ responsive shadowing and its improvement based on regression analysis , Proceedings of Information Processing Society of Japan, 2018-SLP-123( 3), 1-6- , Jul. 1, 2018,  
11
A Study on comprehensibility measurement of non-native speakers' speech based on native speakers' shadowing , Proceedings of Acoustical Society of Japan, 2018-SLP-123( 4), 1-6- , Jul. 1, 2018,  
12
Automatic speech quality control of English listening materials and examination of Japanese learners’ listening ability in terms of robustness , Proceedings of the Institute of Electronics, Information and communication Engineers (IECE), ,  1367-1370- , Jan. 1, 2018,  
13
Automatic scoring of shadowing speech based on DNN Posteriors and their DTW , Proceedings of INTERSPEECH, ,  1422-1484- , Aug. 1, 2017,  
14
DNN-based GOP and Its Application to Automatic Assessment of Shadowing Speeches , Proceedings of Acoustic Society of Japan, 13,  1-6- , Feb. 1, 2017,  

 

Conference Activities & Talks
No.Title, Conference, Publication date, Promoter, Venue 
1
Validation of two productive tests compared to receptive vocabulary size and L2 overall proficiency, 40th Thailand TESOL and PAC International Conference 2020 Bangkok, Jan. 1, 2020, ,  
2
Validation of auditory and written grammatical judgement tests to measure grammatical knowledge and L2 proficiency, 40th Thailand TESOL and PAC International Conference 2020 Bangkok, Jan. 1, 2020, ,  
3
Development of online digit span tests to examine how working memory relates to L2 proficiency, 40th Thailand TESOL and PAC International Conference 2020 Bangkok, Jan. 1, 2020, ,  
4
Which vocabulary size can reflect L2 overall proficiency more accurately,auditory or written? - Perspectives from the Ambiguity Tolerance Theory, Applied Linguistics Conference 2019, Nov. 1, 2019, ,  
5
Effects of continuous simultaneous oral reproduction practice on L2 overall proficiency improvement: Perspectives form the Cognitive Load Theory, Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing 2019, Sep. 1, 2019, ,  
6
Using artificial speaker variability in High Variability Phonetic Training, Acoustical Society of Japan, Sep. 1, 2019, ,  
7
Consideration of teaching pronunciation of elementary school learners, Phonetic Society of Japan, Sep. 1, 2019, ,  
8
Development of an online test to examine the relationship between size, recognition time and automaticity of L2 auditory and spoken vocabulary, EuroCALL 2019 UC Louvain, Belgium, Aug. 1, 2019, ,  
9
Computer-aided high variability phonetic training to improve robustness of learners’ listening comprehension, International Conference of Phonetic Science 2019, Aug. 1, 2019, ,  
10
Development and validation of an online test to measure automaticity in L2 vocabulary recognition process, Asia TESL 2019 Bangkok, Jun. 1, 2019, ,  
11
An experimental study of influence of classroom babble noise on automatic assessment of learners’ shadowing speech, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Mar. 1, 2019, ,  
12
Inter-learner shadowing with speech technologies enables automatic and objective measurement of comprehensibility of learners' utterances, The American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference (AAAL 2019), Mar. 1, 2019, ,  
13
How much does automatic evaluation based on deep neural network GOP cover prosodic features in L2 oral task assessment?, The American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference (AAAL 2019), Mar. 1, 2019, ,  
14
Verification of Cognitive Load Theory: how much does continuous simultaneous oral reproduction training improve L2 overall proficiency?, The American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference (AAAL 2019), Mar. 1, 2019, ,  
15
An experimental study of influence of classroom babble noise on automatic assessment of learners’ shadowing speech, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, 2019, ,  
16
Development of an online L2 vocabulary test and the relationship between spoken and written vocabulary and overall proficiency, The 5th International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching (FLLT2018), Dec. 1, 2018, ,  
17
Natives' shadowability as objectively measured comprehensibility of non-native speech, The 2nd International Symposium on Applied Phonetics (ISAPh2018), Sep. 1, 2018, ,  
18
Development of an innovative multi-lingual system for automatic evaluation of L2 oral reproduction tasks using a deep learning algorithm,, Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP 2018), Sep. 1, 2018, ,  
19
Development of a mutual evaluation system of English presentations based on active learning, Japan Society for Educational Technology, Sep. 1, 2018, ,  

 

Awards Honors
No.Publication date, Association, Prize, Subtitle 
1
Sep. 2019, Speech and Language Technology in Education, Best academic presentation award,  

 

Research Grants & Projects
No.Offer organization, System name, Title, Fund classification, Date 
1
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, , Construction of infrastructure for foreign language education based on pronunciation inteligibility using L1 speakers' shadowing, ,  Apr. 2020 - Apr. 2023 
2
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, , Examining English skill necessary for pilot training course and development of autonomous learning system, competitive_research_funding,  Apr. 2019 - Apr. 2021 
3
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, , Development of English shadowing practice system for elementary school learners, ,  Apr. 2019 - Apr. 2021 
4
, , Specifying English proficiency necessary in training courses for pilots and development of their autonomous learning system, competitive_research_funding,  2019 - 2021 
5
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, , Development of shadowing materials and practical study to improve Japanese communication skills of Japanese learners overseas, competitive_research_funding,  Apr. 2018 - Apr. 2020 
6
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, , Development of infrastructure of foreign language education based on objectively measured comprehensibility of non-native speech using natives' shadowing, competitive_research_funding,  Apr. 2018 - Apr. 2021 
7
, , Development of shadowing materials for Japanese learners overseas to promote communication skills and practical study, competitive_research_funding,  2018 - 2020 
8
Japan Society for Educational Technology, , Development of automatic evaluation system of multilingual shadowing performances and applied research for foreign language education, ,  Apr. 2016 - Apr. 2020 
9
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, , Development of automatic evaluation system and material database for autonomous learning of English shadowing, competitive_research_funding,  Apr. 2016 - Apr. 2019 
10
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, , Development of an automatic evaluation system of multilingual shadowed speech and applied research to foreign language education, competitive_research_funding,  Apr. 2016 - Apr. 2018 
11
, , Development of an automatic evaluation system and material database aimed to facilitate autonomous shadowing practice, competitive_research_funding,  2016 - 2019