New Approach to Teaching Japanese Pronunciation in the Digital Era

  title={New Approach to Teaching Japanese Pronunciation in the Digital Era},
  author={Ueyama Motoko},
  journal={Ca’ Foscari Japanese Studies},
  • Ueyama Motoko
  • Published 2020
  • Linguistics
  • Ca’ Foscari Japanese Studies
Pronunciation has been a black hole in the L2 Japanese classroom on account of a lack of class time, teacher’s confidence, and consciousness of the need to teach pronunciation, among other reasons. The absence of pronunciation instruction is reported to result in fossilized pronunciation errors, communication problems, and learner frustration. With an intention of making a contribution to improve such circumstances, this paper aims at three goals. First, it discusses the importance, necessity… 

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