ICTATLL Workshop 2007
Presentation Schedule

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Day One: Wednesday 1st August 2007
9amRegistration
10amWelcomeProfessor Hideo Itoh, Hiroshima International University, Japan.
10.15amKeynote PresentationProfessor Laurence Anthony, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.
11amTEA/COFFEE BREAK
11.15amSession 1
 1.1 PROFICIENCY AND SPEECH VOCABULARY: A STUDY ON THE NICT-JLE CORPUSShin'ichiro ISHIKAWA, Kobe University, Japan.
 1.2 EXPLORING NEWSPAPERS: A CASE STUDY IN CORPUS ANALYSISGeorge R S Weir, Nikolaos K Anagnostou, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
 1.3 A DIACHRONIC QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE FIRST YEAR EFL TEXTBOOKS OF JAPAN: WITH A FOCUS ON THE INTRODUCTION OF VERBSHironobu Matsuoka, Yasuda Womenís University, Japan,
Tsutomu Umamoto, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Japan,
Toshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan,
Naoko Motooka, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Japan.
12.30pmLUNCH
2pmSession 2
 2.1 DEVELOPMENT OF A READABILITY INDEX FOR JAPANESE LEARNERS OF EFL*1 (1)*2 An Interim ReportToshiaki Ozasa, Masayasu Fukui, Mitsuhiro Hosokawa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan, Fumiko Miyoshi, Japan.
 2.2 CORPUS LINGUISTICS IN A NUTSHELL: A TRIBUTE TO PROFESSOR JOHN SINCLAIRMonika Szirmai, Hiroshima International University, Japan.
 2.3 AVERAGE COLLOCATION FREQUENCY AS AN INDICATOR OF SEMANTIC COMPLEXITYNikolaos K Anagnostou, George R S Weir, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
3.45pmSession 3
 3.1 A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS OF THE FIVE ASIAN EFL COUNTRIES WITH A FOCUS ON VERBSTomoo Asai, Hiroshima Minami Senior High School, Japan,
Koji Uenishi, Setsunan University, Japan,
Noriko Abe, Ariake College of Technology, Japan,
Toshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan.
 3.2 EVALUATING THE USE OF SOFTWARE IN PRONUNCIATION LEARNING: THE CASE OF MALAY ESL SPEAKERSAhmad Nasaruddin Sulaiman, Asiah Kassim, University of Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia.
 3.3 PHONETIC KNOWLEDGE IN LANGUAGE LEARNING: A CASE STUDY OF JAPANESE LEARNERS OF HUNGARIAN Gábor Pintér, Kobe University, Japan.
 3.4 THE GENDER AWARENESS IN THE ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS OF FIVE ASIAN EFL COUNTRIESTomoko Nakamura, Hiroshima International University, Japan,
Toshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan,
Kiyomi Watanabe, Hiroshima Saniku Gakuin Jr. and High School, Japan.
~5pmSession ends
7pmDinner : Japanese Restaurant 'Naniwa', 6th Floor, Rihga Royal Hotel

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Day Two: Thursday 2nd August 2007
9amRegistration
9.30amKeynote PresentationDr George R S Weir, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
10amSession 4
 4.1 LEARNING KATAKANA & HIRAGANA: EXPERIENCE ON THE USE OF COMPUTERIZED LESSONS FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERSAsiah Kassim, Ahmad Nasaruddin Sulaiman, University of Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia.
 4.2 SYNTACTIC EFFECTS ON EFL LEARNERSí READING TIMEKatsunori Kotani, Kansai Gaidai University/National Institute of Information and Communications Technology,
Takehiko Yoshimi, Ryukoku University/ National Institute of Information and Communications Technology,
Takeshi Kutsumi, Ichiko Sata, Sharp Corporation,
Hitoshi Isahara, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology.
 4.3 PRESENT PERFECT OF THE FIRST-YEAR EFL TEXTBOOKS OF JAPAN A diachronic quantitative comparisonNaoko Motooka, Hiroshima Prefectural University, Japan,
Toshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan,
Tsutomu Umamoto, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Japan,
Hironobu Matsuoka, Yasuda Womenís University, Japan.
11.15amTEA/COFFEE BREAK
11.30amSession 5
 5.1 APPLICATION OF TEXT MINING TECHNOLOGY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NAMING SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR CIVIL CONSTRUCTIONSKeiko Ishihara, Shigekazu Ishihara, Hiroshima International University, Japan,
Mitsuo Nagamachi, Kyushu University, Japan.
 5.2 A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE FREQUENCY OF INFINITIVE VERBS IN FIVE ASIAN EFL TEXTBOOKSKoji Uenishi, Setsunan University, Japan,
Yoko Fujiwara, Ouchi Junior High School, Japan,
Seishin Miura, Akita University, Japan,
Toshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan.
 5.3 A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS OF FIVE ASIAN EFL COUNTRIES WITH A FOCUS ON THE PRESENT PERFECT TENSEYoko Fujiwara, Ouchi Junior High School, Japan,
Tomoko Nakamura, Hiroshima International University, Japan,
Toshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan.
12.45pmLUNCH : 'Marco Polo' restaurant in 'Shukukeien' Japanese Garden
2.15pmSession 6
 6.1 A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS OF THE FIVE ASIAN EFL COUNTRIES WITH A FOCUS ON READABILITYNoriko Abe, Ariake College of Technology, Japan,
Tomoo Asai, Hiroshima Prefectural Hiroshima Minami High School, Japan,
Mariko Sakamoto, Kagoshima National College of Technology, Japan,
Toshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan.
 6.2 WIRELESS READY? THE USE OF WIRELESS LAPTOPS TO PROMOTE LITERACY AND INTERACTIVITY IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM IN JAPANMichael Thomas, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business, Japan.
 6.3 VERBALS IN JAPANíS FIRST-YEAR EFL TEXTBOOKS : A DIACHRONIC QUANTITATIVE COMPARISONYoshio Hosaka, Ritsumeikan University, Japan,
Haruo Erikawa, Wakayama University, Japan,
Seishin Miura, Akita University, Japan,
Ranjan C. K. Hettarchchige, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
3.30pmTEA/COFFEE BREAK
3.45pmSession 7
 7.1 A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS OF FIVE ASIAN EFL COUNTRIES WITH A FOCUS ON VOCABULARYSeishin Miura, Akita University, Japan,
Yoshio Hosaka, Ritsumeikan University, Japan,
Ranjan C. K. Hettarchchige, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,
Toshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan.
 7.2 VOCABULARY OF THE FIRST-YEAR EFL TEXTBOOKS OF JAPAN A DIACHRONIC QUANTITATIVE COMPARISONToshiaki Ozasa, Fukuyama Heisei University, Japan,
Tsutomu Umamoto, Hiroshima Prefectural University, Japan,
Hironobu Matsuoka, Yasuda Womenís University, Japan,
Naoko Motooka, Hiroshima Prefectural University, Japan.
~5pmFormal closing session

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