Masahiko Minami

Current Projects

To read the essay, click here.

"Telling Stories in Two Languages"
Published Summer 2011!!

Special Lectures

return to top

Contact Information
Name
Masahiko Minami
Office & Office Hours

HUM 339
Office Hours for Spring 2014
Monday & Tuesday
1:10 p.m. - 3:00 pm

Email
Phone
415-338-7451

 

Masahiko Minami

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Articles

JACET (Japan Association of College English Teacerhs)

FLANC (Foreign Language Association of Northern California) Newsletters

NCJTA (Northern California Japanese Teachers' Association) Newsletters: Minami's articles

Title: Professor of Japanese

Degrees:

  • Ed. D., Human Development and Psychology [Concentration: Acquisition of Language and Culture] (Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA)
  • Ed. M. in Education [Concentration: Human Development] (Harvard University, Cambridge, MA)
  • B.A. in Literature (Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan)
  • B.A. in Economics (Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan)

Qualifications:

  • Japanese Interpreters' Association, Conference Interpreter
  • Japanese Transportation Ministry, Certified Interpreter and Translator
  • United Nations English Proficiency Test, Special A Class
  • Level One (highest level) in the STEP (Society for Testing English Proficiency) Test
  • Translation Instructor [taught at Simul Academy of International Communication, Translator Training Course: Japanese to English translation), Summer 1998 - Summer 1999, Summer 2000 - Summer 2003, Winter 2005, 2007 - 2009, Summer 2005 - 2010]

Research Interests:

  • Second Language Acquisition and Learning Language and Culture
  • Narrative and Discourse (including rhetorical structure and pragmatics)
  • Sociocultural Approaches to Language
  • First Language Acquisition (Japanese, English)
  • Psycholinguistics/Sociolinguistics and Linguistic Theory
  • Business and International Education

Journal Editorial Board Member:

Classes in Spring 2014:

Courses Taught in the Past:

Related Web Sites:

SFSU Home

College of Liberal & Creative Arts Home

Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
Home

Japanese Program Home

return to top