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  • Degree name:Master of Arts
    Classified degree field:English linguistics
    Degree awarding institution:Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
    Acquisition way:Coursework
    Date of acquisition:1989.03

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Job function organization:Kwansei Gakuin University School of Education
    Career:Professor
    Duties period:2020.04 -

  • Job function organization:Kwansei Gakuin University Graduate School of Language, Communication, and Culture-Faculty
    Career:Professor
    Duties period:2022.04 -

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Name of affiliation:
    Career:Professor Emeritus
    Periods of career:2020.04 -

  • Name of affiliation:
    Career:Professor
    Periods of career:2012.04 - 2020.03

  • Name of affiliation:
    Career:Associate Professor
    Periods of career:2007.04 - 2012.03

  • Name of affiliation:
    Career:Associate Professor (as old post name)
    Periods of career:2005.04 - 2007.03

  • Name of affiliation:
    Career:Associate Professor (as old post name)
    Periods of career:2004.04 - 2005.03

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Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Foreign language education

  • Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):English linguistics

Qualification acquired 【 display / non-display

  • Qualification title:First Kind of Junior High School Teacher License

  • Qualification title:First Kind of High School Teacher License

  • Qualification title:Practical English Proficiency Test (1or semi-1 or 2 class)

 

Thesis for a degree 【 display / non-display

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Word Pairs in Late Middle English Prose
    Date of degree awarded: 2010.11
    Name of author(s): Akinobu Tani

    Co-author classification: Single Work

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: A Study of Chaucer’s Impersonal Constructions
    Date of degree awarded: 1989.03
    Name of author(s): Akinobu Tani

    Co-author classification: Single Work

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Usefulness of Spoken EFL Learner- based Definitions
    Publication title: 2006 Conference Proceedings 4th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education  (p.4768 - 4777)
    Date of issue: 2006.01
    Name of author(s): Kaoru Tomita, Kazuo akayama, Akinobu Tani & Mark Anthony.

    Type of publication: Research paper (international conference proceedings)
    Co-author classification: Joint Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Foreign language education

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: HEL (History of The English Language) in Teacher Education in a Japanese Context
    Publication title: Proceedings of the International Conference on Education  (p.682 - 686)
    Date of issue: 2005.12
    Name of author(s): Akinobu Tani

    Type of publication: Research paper (international conference proceedings)
    Co-author classification: Single Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Education on school subjects and activities, English linguistics

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Word Association Quizzes for Improving EFL Learners’Speaking and Listening Skills Distribution
    Publication title: 2005 Conference Proceedings 3rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education  (p.4768 - 4777)
    Date of issue: 2005.01
    Name of author(s): Kaoru Tomita, Kazuo Nakayama, Akinobu Tani & Mark Anthony

    Type of publication: Research paper (international conference proceedings)
    Co-author classification: Joint Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Foreign language education

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Word Associations by Japanese Learners of English: Analyses of Response Type Distribution
    Publication title: 山形大学紀要 人文科学  vol.15  (3)  (p.207 - 223)
    Date of issue: 2004.02
    Name of author(s): Kaoru Tomita, Kazuo Nakayama, Mark Anthony, & Akinobu Tani

    Type of publication: Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
    Co-author classification: Joint Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Foreign language education

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Frequency Information in the EFL Dictionary
    Publication title: ASIALEX ’03 Tokyo Proceedings: Dictionaries and Language Learning: How can Dictionaries Help Human & Machine Learning  (p.269 - 274)
    Date of issue: 2003.08
    Name of author(s): Akinobu Tani & Naoki Sugimori

    Type of publication: Research paper (international conference proceedings)
    Co-author classification: Single Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Foreign language education

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: Pleasure of Language and Literature: Festschrift for Akiyuki Jimura
    Publisher's name: Keisuisha
    Date of issue: 2018.12
    Name of author(s): Manabu Agari, Hiroji Fukumoto, Saoko Funada, Naoki Hirayama, Masahiro Hori, Tomoko Iwakuni, Yoko Iyeiri, Kazutomo Karasawa, Akio Katami, Shigeo Kikuchi, Hironobu Konishi, Masaru Kosako, Fusako Matsuura, Eri Shimamoto Matsuzawa, Akemi Sasaki, Yumi Mizuno, Fujio Nakamura, Yoshiyuki Nakao, Hideshi Ohno, Geoffrey Rockwell, Motoko Sando, Hisayuki Sasamoto, Eri Shigematsu, Kenichi Tamoto, Akinobu Tani, Yue Zhou

    Type of books: Scholarly Book
    Pages responsible: How Caxton translated French verbs of composite predicates by their English equivalents in Paris and Vienne: A study on the semantics of verbs along with their collocability with nouns
    Form of book: Joint Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):English linguistics

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: Linguistic Variation in the Anrene Wisse, Katherine Group and Wooing Group: Essays Celebrating the Completion of the Parallel Text Edition.
    Publisher's name: Peter Lang
    Date of issue: 2018
    Name of author(s): Koichi Kano, John Scahill, Ryuichi Hotta, Keiko Ikegami, Roger Dahood, Shoko Ono and Koichi Kano, Akinobu Tani, 'Tadao Kubouchi, Harumi Tanabe.

    Type of books: Scholarly Book
    Pages responsible: Lexical Variation in the Four Major Manuscripts of Ancrene Wisse: With Special Reference to the Nero Manuscript
    Form of book: Joint Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):English linguistics

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: Phases of the History of English: Selection of Papers Read at SHELL 2012
    Publisher's name: Peter Lang
    Date of issue: 2017.03
    Name of author(s): Michio Hosaka, Michiko Ogura, Hironori Suzuki and Akinobu Tani et al.

    Type of books: Scholarly Book
    Pages responsible: Revisiting the Loss of the Verb Wit in Comparison with Know: A Survey into the ICAMET ME Prose Corpus
    Form of book: Joint Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):English linguistics

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: From Beowulf to Caxton: Studies in Medieval Language and Literature, Texts and Manuscripts.
    Publisher's name: Peter Lang
    Date of issue: 2011.07
    Name of author(s): GRAHAM D. CAIE, KAZUTOMO KARASAWA, A.V.C. SCHMIDT, HELEN BARR, MASATOSHI KAWASAKI, YOSHIYUKI NAKAO, YOSHIYUKI NAKAO AND MASATSUGU MATSUO, MITSU IDE, AKIYUKI JIMURA, HIROSHI YONEKURA, MASA IKEGAMI, AKINOBU TANI, SYLVIA HUOT, PATRICK P. O'NEILL.

    Type of books: Scholarly Book
    Pages responsible: Word Pairs or Doublets in Caxton'sHistory of Reynard the Fox: Rampant and Tedious?
    Form of book: Joint Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):English linguistics

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: Aspects of History of English Language and Literature
    Publisher's name: Peter Lang
    Date of issue: 2010.09
    Name of author(s): Antonette diPaolo Healey, ‘Hans Sauer, Young-Bae Park, Michiko Ogura, Akira Wada, Akiyuki Jimura, Akinobu Tani, Hideshi Ohno, Mayumi Sawada, Yoshiyuki Nakao, Osamu Imahayashi, Miyuki Nishio, Hideki Watanabe, Hironori Suzuki, Yoshitaka Kozuka, Tomonori Yamamoto, Tadashi Kotake, Robert D. Stevick, John Scahill, Ireneusz Kida, Fumiko Yoshikawa, Leena Kahlas-Tarkka, Michio Hosaka, Fuyo Osawa, Akira Okada, Takuto Watanabe, Yoko Bando, Ruiko Kawabe, Masayuki Nakao

    Type of books: Scholarly Book
    Pages responsible: Word Pairs in Chaucer's Melibee and their Variant Readings
    Form of book: Joint Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):English linguistics

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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Research item:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)
    Research activities period:2018.04 - 2023.03

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: ICEHL 18 Leuven (International Conference on English Historical Linguistics)
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2014.07
    Topic / Session title: Caxton's use of binomials for printing or translation?
    Form of presentation: Symposium, Workshop, Panelist (nomination)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: SHELL 2011 (The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics International Conference)
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2012.09
    Topic / Session title: Revisiting the obsolescence of the verb WIT
    Form of presentation: Oral Presentation(general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: Middle and Modern English Corpus Linguistics 2011 (MMECL 2011)
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2011.08
    Topic / Session title: Relationship between Late ME Religious Prose Texts: An Examination via Binomials
    Form of presentation: Oral Presentation(general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: A New Perspective on Grammar of the English Language for Communicative Language Teaching
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2010.02
    Topic / Session title: HEL (History of English Language) for EFL Teachers?
    Form of presentation: Oral Presentation(general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2010.01
    Topic / Session title: Applying English Dialectology to HEL Pedagogy.
    Form of presentation: Oral Presentation(general)

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