Koki Ijuin

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The importance of conversation in second languages during international collaboration continues to increase, as does the risk of miscommunication caused by the differences in the linguistic proficiency of participants. This study provides a basis for monitoring each participant's status by studying the effects of linguistic proficiency on such communicative(More)
The listener’s gazing activities during utterances were analyzed in a face-to-face three-party conversation setting. The function of each utterance was categorized according to the Grounding Acts defined by Traum (Traum, 1994) so that gazes during utterances could be analyzed from the viewpoint of grounding in communication (Clark, 1996). Quantitative(More)
In face-to-face communication, eye gaze is known to play various roles such as managing the attention of interlocutors, expressing intimacy, exercising social control, highlighting particular speech content and coordinating floor apportionment. In second language (L2) communication, one’s perception of eye gaze is expected to have more importance than in(More)
Gazing activities during utterances and silence were analyzed in a face-to-face three party conversation setting in a native language (L1) and in a second language (L2). The function of each utterance was categorized (Traum, 1994) so that gazes during utterances could be analyzed from the viewpoint of grounding in communication (Clark, 1996). The result of(More)
We analyze gazes during silence in multi-party conversation and compare them between conversations among nativelanguage speakers and those among second-language speakers. The duration of gaze during silence shows a significant difference between these two conditions: Gaze during silence is longer in a second-language conversation. Correlation analyses for(More)
The importance of conversation in a second language (L2) during international collaboration continues to increase, but the features of non-verbal communications such as eye gaze and gestures in L2 conversation have not been clarified to the extent they have in the native language (L1). This study provides quantitative analyses of eye gaze activities to(More)
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