Associate Professor Satomi Kawaguchi

Associate Professor Satomi Kawaguchi

Associate Professor,
Languages, Interpreting and Translation (sohca)

Biography

Satomi Kawaguchi teaches Japanese, Second Language Acquisition and TESOL Research Methods. Her research interests range from second language acquisition, with a focus on the acquisition of Japanese and English, to psycholinguistics, Japanese linguistics and the application of SLA research to teaching methodology. Currently.  She is  also interested in language teaching/learning with on-line technology and e-resources. She is a multiple winner of teaching citation awards such as Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (WSU, 2009, OLTC, 2010 WSU, 2014 and OLT 2016).

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Kawaguchi.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney
  • MA The Australian National University
  • MLitt The Australian National University

Professional Memberships

  • Japanese Society of Language Sciences (2005)
  • Association of Japanese Language Education (1998)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Languages, Interpreting and Translation (sohca)

Contact

Email: S.Kawaguchi@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 4706
Mobile:
Location: ED.G.102
Parramatta

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 100087 Japanese 201, 2014
  • 100089 Japanese 203: Speaking and Listening, 2014
  • 101451 Second Language Acquisition, 2014

Publications

Books

  • Kawaguchi, S. (2010), 'Learning Japanese as a second language: A Processability Perspective', : Cambria Press 9781604976854.

Chapters in Books

  • Kawaguchi, S. and Yamaguchi, Y. (2019), 'Early development and relative clause constructions in English as a second language : a longitudinal study', Widening Contexts for Processability Theory: Theories and Issues, John Benjamins Publishing 9789027203984.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2016), 'Question constructions, argument mapping, and vocabulary development in English L2 by Japanese speakers : a cross-sectional study', Developing, Modelling and Assessing Second Languages, John Benjamins 9789027203052.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2015), 'Il contributo didattico delle tecnologie digitali all'acquisizione delle lingue straniere', Grammatica Applicata: Apprendimento, Patologie, Insegnamento, Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Applicata 9788897657071.
  • Di Biase, B., Kawaguchi, S. and Yamaguchi, Y. (2015), 'The development of English as a second language', Grammatical Development in Second Languages : Exploring the Boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2015), 'The development of Japanese as a second language', Grammatical Development in Second Languages: Exploring the boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2015), 'Connecting CALL and second language development : e-tandem learning of Japanese', Grammatical Development in Second Languages: Exploring the boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2015), 'Processability theory, question constructions and vocabulary learning in English L2', China Language Strategies, Nanjing University Press 9787305152429.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Medojevic, L. (2015), 'Development of English lexicon and morphology in 5-year-old Serbian-English bilingual children attending first year of schooling in Australia', China Language Strategies, Nanjing University Press 9787305152429.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2013), 'The relationship between lexical and syntactic development in English as a second language', Language Acquisition and Use in Multilingual Contexts: Theory and Practice, Lund University 9789174736250.
  • Di Biase, B. and Kawaguchi, S. (2012), 'Processability theory (PT)', Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition, Routledge 9780415877510.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2012), 'Acquiring procedural skills in L2 : Processability theory and skill acquisition', Studies in Language Sciences, Kaitakusha 9784758917018.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2011), 'Japanese as a second language: A test case for the typological plausibility of PT', Studying Processability Theory: An Introductory Textbook, John Benjamins Publishing Company 9789027203007.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2009), 'Acquisition of non-canonical order in Japanese as a second language: The case of causative structure', Research in Second Language Acquisition: Emperical Evidence across Languages, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 9781443809610.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2008), 'Language typology and Processability Theory', Processability Approaches to second language development and second language learning, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 1847184162.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2007), 'Lexical mapping theory in Processability Theory: A case study in Japanese', Second Language Acquisition Research: Theory Construction and Testing, Cambridge Scholars Press 1847180515.
  • Di Biase, B., Kawaguchi, S., Pienemann, M. and Hakansson, G. (2005), 'Processing Constraints on L1 Transfer', Handbook of Bilingualism: Psycholinguistic Approaches, Oxford University Press 9780195151770.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2005), 'Argument structure and syntactic development in Japanese as a second language', Cross-linguistic aspects of Processability Theory, John Benjamins Publishing Company 9027241414.
  • Kawaguchi, S., Di Biase, B. and Pienemann, M. (2005), 'Extending Processability theory', Cross-linguistic aspects of Processability Theory, John Benjamins Publishing Company 9027241414.
  • Kawaguchi, S., Di Biase, B., Pienemann, M. and Hakansson, G. (2005), 'Processability, typological distance and L1 transfer', Cross-linguistic aspects of Processability Theory, John Benjamins Publishing Company 9027241414.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2002), 'Grammatical development in learners of Japanese as a second language', Developing a second language. Acquisition, processing and pedagogy of Arabic, Chinese, English, Italian, Japanese, Swedish, Language Australia 1876768568.

Journal Articles

  • Hardini, I., Di Biase, B., Kawaguchi, S. and Reid, C. (2020), 'The effect of developmentally moderated focus on form instruction in Indonesian kindergarten children learning English as a foreign language', Instructed Second Language Acquisition, vol 4, no 1 , pp 49 - 61.
  • Hardini, I., Kawaguchi, S., Reid, C. and Di Biase, B. (2019), 'Early lexical and grammatical development of English in Indonesian kindergarten children', Asiatic, vol 13, no 1 , pp 76 - 102.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Ma, Y. (2019), 'Task complexity and grammatical development in English as a second language', International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature, vol 8, no 1 , pp 107 - 117.
  • Cavaleri, M., Kawaguchi, S., Di Biase, B. and Power, C. (2019), 'How recorded audio-visual feedback can improve academic language support', Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, vol 16, no 4 .
  • Mohamed Salleh, R., Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2019), 'A case study on the acquisition of plurality in a bilingual Malay-English context-bound child', GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies, vol 19, no 3 , pp 22 - 42.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2019), 'Acquiring yes/no questions in Japanese as a second language : a cross-sectional study', The International Journal of Communication and Linguistic Studies, vol 17, no 2 , pp 13 - 34.
  • Itani-Adams, Y., Iwasaki, J. and Kawaguchi, S. (2017), 'Similarities and differences between simultaneous and successive bilingual children : acquisition of Japanese morphology', International Journal of Applied Linguistics & English Literature, vol 6, no 7 , pp 268 - 276.
  • Yamaguchi, Y. and Kawaguchi, S. (2016), 'Development of relative clause constructions in English L2', International Journal of Applied Linguistics & English Literature, vol 5, no 1 , pp 83 - 93.
  • Mohamed Salleh, R., Kawaguchi, S., Jones, C. and Di Biase, B. (2016), 'The development of plural expressions in a Malay-English bilingual child', Asiatic, vol 10, no 2 , pp 111 - 131.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2016), 'Synchronous CMC e-tandem learning in Japanese as a second language : linguistic environment and language development', Journal of Modern Education Review, vol 6, no 7 , pp 439 - 448.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Watkins, J. (2015), 'Mobile games for L2 learning : student and teacher perspectives', International Journal of Technologies in Learning, vol 21, no 2 , pp 11 - 23.
  • Fukui, N. and Kawaguchi, S. (2015), 'Designing a Japanese learning environment for peer learning using the social networking service BEBO', Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching, vol 12, no 1 , pp 115 - 134.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Liu, X. (2015), 'Oosutoraria Nihongo Kyooiku Kenkyuu Saizensen Oyobi Shoorai no Tenboo', Nihongo Kyoiku = Journal of Japanese Language Teaching, vol 160 , pp 26 - 29.
  • Yamaguchi, Y. and Kawaguchi, S. (2014), 'Acquisition of English morphology by a Japanese school-aged child : a longitudinal study', Asian EFL Journal, vol 16, no 1 , pp 89 - 119.
  • Cavaleri, M., Di Biase, B. and Kawaguchi, S. (2014), 'Academic literacy development : does video commentary feedback lead to greater engagement and response than conventional written feedback?', International Journal of Literacies, vol 20, no 3 , pp 19 - 38.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Ma, Y. (2012), 'Corrective feedback, negotiation of meaning and grammar development : learner-learner and learner-native speaker interaction in ESL', Open Journal of Modern Linguistics, vol 2, no 2 , pp 57 - 70.
  • Bower, J. and Kawaguchi, S. (2011), 'Negotiation of meaning and corrective feedback in Japanese/English eTandem', Language Learning and Technology, vol 15, no 1 , pp 41 - 71.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2009), 'Aligning Second Language Learning and Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Networking the Language Class, Tandem Learning and e-movies', The International Journal of Learning, vol 16, no 10 , pp 287 - 302.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2009), 'Acqiring Causative Constructions in Japanese as a Second Lannguage', Japanese Studies, vol 29, no 2 , pp 273 - 291.
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2005), 'Acquisition of Japanese as a Second Language', Processability Theory and Japanese as a second language, vol 8 , pp 83 - 114.
  • Di Biase, B. and Kawaguchi, S. (2002), 'Exploring the typological plausibility of Processability Theory: language development in Italian second language and Japanese second language', Second Language Research, vol 18, no 3 , pp 274 - 302.

Conference Papers

  • Kawaguchi, S., Di Biase, B., Karliychuk, G. and Steele, P. (2016), 'Designing HTML5 LexiFunII : Japanese learning can be fun for all', International Conference on Computer Games and Allied Technologies, Singapore.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2013), 'Argument structure and lexicon : cross-linguistic studies in English L2 and Japanese L2', Japanese Society for Language Sciences. International Conference, Nagasaki, Japan.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2010), 'Acquiring procedural skills in L2: Processability theory and skill Acquisition', Twelfth Annual Japanese Society for Language Sciences International Conference, JSLS2010, .
  • Kawaguchi, S. (2005), 'L1 transfer in Japanese L2 in learners of typologically distant languages', CEASS Conference: Scholarship and Community UWS 2005, University of Western Sydney, Bankstown.

Projects:

(2015 - ) (joint project with Xi'an Jiaotong University, China) What makes an advanced student?  An investigation of Chinese L1 students’ English ability beyond canonical grammar.

(2015 - ): Japanese Kanji learning can be fun: migrating Lexifun to HTML5 (LaTTE Innovation Prjoect Grant, UWS)

(2012-2013): Design of next-generation mobile second language acquisition systems (the Digital Media Resarch Grant, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, UWS).

(2010-2011): Vocabulary learning, translation ability and syntactic development in second language: A cross-sectional study in English (School of Humanities and Languages Research Grant, UWS)

(2007-2008): Interdependence between vocabulary learning and syntactic development in second language (Seed Grant, UWS)

(2007 Spring – 2009 Autumn) (Along with five colleagues at School of Humanities & Languages): LTAP project on Development of Online Level 1 Language Resources in: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Italian and Spanish for the implementation of blended learning (UWS)

(2007-2009) (joint project with Kanda University of International Studies, Japan) E-chat tandem learning between English L2 and Japanese L2 students. 

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Kawaguchi.

Previous Projects

Title: Interdependence between vocabulary learning and syntactic development in second language: A cross-sectional study in English and Japanese
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Satomi Kawaguchi
Years: 2007-09-12 - 2008-09-11
ID: P0015796

Supervision

Associate Professor Kawaguchi is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: One Child, Two Languages: Bilingual First Language Acquisition in Japanese and English
Field of Research: Linguistics
Thesis Title: The Acquisition of English as a Second Language by a Japanese Primary School Child: A Longitudinal Study from a Processability Viewpoint
Field of Research: English As A Second Language Teaching
Thesis Title: The acquisition of English passive constructions by Mandarin speakers: A developmental perspective
Field of Research: English As A Second Language Teaching
Thesis Title: The Effect of the First Year of Schooling on Bilingual Language Development: A Study of Second and Third Generation Serbian-Australian Five Year Old Bilingual Children from a Processability Perspective
Field of Research: Education; Society And Culture; Linguistics

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