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Minami, Masahiko

Works: 72 works in 147 publications in 3 languages and 4,093 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Science fiction television programs  Television programs  Fantasy television programs  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Producer, Other
Classifications: LC149, 302.2244
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Publications about Masahiko Minami
Publications by Masahiko Minami
Most widely held works by Masahiko Minami
Language issues in literacy and bilingual/multicultural education by Masahiko Minami( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Culture-specific language styles : the development of oral narrative and literacy by Masahiko Minami( Book )
15 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Communication skills are considered extremely important for the development, preservation, and transmission of culture to future generations, and incorporate the complicated relationship between language and culture. This book focuses on an analysis of personal narratives by Japanese pre-school children. The book also analyzes mother-child narratives and joint book-reading activities
Wolf's rain ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Kiba and the other wolves are not the only ones who have escaped the collapsing castle. Now that Jaguara is out of the way, Darcia intends to open the true Paradise. As his sanity and humanity slip away, he will come face to face with the wolves
Telling stories in two languages : multiple approaches to understanding English-Japanese bilingual children's narratives by Masahiko Minami( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 libraries worldwide
The topic of bilingualism has aroused considerable interest in research on language acquisition in recent decades. Researchers in various fields, such as developmental psychology and psycholinguistics, have investigated bilingual populations from different perspectives in order to understand better how bilingualism affects cognitive abilities like memory, perception, and metalinguistic awareness. Telling Stories in Two Languages contributes to the general upsurge in linguistically related studies of bilingual children. The book's particular and unique focus is narrative development in a bilingual and multicultural context. The book is particularly important in an increasingly pluralistic and multicultural United States, where there are large numbers of children from increasingly diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Telling stories is important in the context of language and communication development because it is often by means of this activity that children develop the skill of presenting a series of events both in speech and writing. However, varying concepts of literacy exist in different societies, and literacy has different social and personal implications in different social and cultural contexts. In our schools, teachers are expected to teach what is relevant for students in the dominant cultural framework, but it would benefit those teachers greatly to have an understanding of important differences in, for example, narrative styles of different cultures. Bilingualism or even multilingualism is all around us. Even in the United States, where a single language is clearly predominant, there are hundreds of languages spoken. Speaking more than one language may not be typical, but is so common in modern times that it would be senseless to ignore its many implications. The study of narratives told by children in both English and Japanese that are presented in this book will provide an important point of reference for research aimed at teasing apart the relative contributions of linguistic abilities and cultural conceptions to bilingual children's narrative development. The following chapters are contained in this book: (1) Introduction; (2) Bilingualism, Literacy, and Schooling: a Sociolinguistic Perspective; (3) Assessment of Vocabulary; (4) Complexities of Bilingualism: Putting Together Vocabulary Building and Storytelling; (5) Narrative Discourse Skills in English-Japanese Bilingual Children: Content-Focus Approach; (6) Linking Bilingual Children's Connective Use and Narrative Macrostructure; (7) Universals and Language-Specific Aspects of Narrative Development: Form/Function Relations; (8) Referential Topic Management in English-Japanese Bilingual Children's Narratives; and (9) Telling Good Stories in Different Languages: Linguistic and Educational Implications of Bilingual Children's Narrative
Handbook of Japanese applied linguistics by Masahiko Minami( Book )
6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Applied linguistics is the best single label to represent a wide range of contemporary research at the intersection of linguistics, anthropology, psychology, and sociology, to name a few. The Handbook of Japanese Applied Linguistics reflects crosscurrents in applied linguistics, an ever-developing branch/discipline of linguistics. The book is divided into seven sections, where each chapter discusses in depth the importance of particular topics, presenting not only new findings in Japanese, but also practical implications for other languages. Section 1 examines first language acquisition/development, whereas Section 2 covers issues related to second language acquisition/development and bilingualism/multilingualism. Section 3 presents problems associated with the teaching and learning of foreign languages. Section 4 undertakes questions in corpus/computational linguistics. Section 5 deals with clinical linguistics, and Section 6 takes up concerns in the area of translation/interpretation. Finally, Section 7 discusses Japanese sign language. Covering a wide range of current issues in an in an in-depth, comprehensive manner, the book will be useful for researchers as well as graduate students who are interested in Japanese linguistics in general, and applied linguistics in particular. Chapter titles Chapter 1. Cognitive Bases and Caregivers' Speech in Early Language Development (Tamiko Ogura, Tezukayama University)Chapter 2. Literacy Acquisition in Japanese Children (Etsuko Haryu, University of Tokyo)Chapter 3. Age Factors in Language Acquisition (Yuko Goto Butler, University of Pennsylvania)Chapter 4. Cross-lingual Transfer from L1 to L2 Among School-age Children (Kazuko Nakajima, Univers
Applying theory and research to learning Japanese as a foreign language by Masahiko Minami( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Complex issues surround second language acquisition and foreign language learning in any language. There is no doubt that individuals are capable of acquiring two or more languages at different stages of human development, particularly in childhood. Research investigating how adults acquire two languages also carries important insights into what takes place during later stages of human development. From the fact that early and late bilinguals are faced Other two languages in diverse stages of
Kurau phantom memory ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"As the twin forces of betrayal and the GPO's expanding dragnet shatter Kurau and Christmas's temporary sanctuary, the Rynax pair are caught in the jaws of Wong and Ayaka's trap. Placing her trust in an unproven ally, a desperate Kurau finds herself facing another team of battle bods. This time, however, she's on the inside of her own combat unit and Kurau gives as good as she gets!"--Container
Gengogaku to Nihongo kyōiku II : New directions in applied linguistics of Japanese ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Kurau phantom memory ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
To counter the strength of the Kurau/Christmas bond, the Rynax twins launch a savage plan of divide and conquer, seeking to separate Kurau and her allies!
Gengo to bunka : gengogaku kara yomitoku kotoba no bariēshon by Masahiko Minami( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Gengogaku to Nihongo kyōiku III = New directions in applied linguistics of Japanese ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Kurau phantom memory ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"A flight to sanctuary turns into triple jeopardy when Kurau and Christmas' shuttle is attacked twice; first by hijackers and then by the GPO! But surviving a three sided battle in space and a blazing rain of burning wreckage is the least of what the Rynax pair must face, as a new being with powers equal to Kurau's own finally reveals itself ..."--Container
Gengogaku to Nihongo kyōiku = Linguistics and Japanese language education ( Book )
in Japanese and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Gengogaku to Nihongo kyōiku IV = New directions in applied linguistics of Japanese ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Gengogaku to Nihongo kyōiku : 6 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Gengogaku to Nihongo kyōiku. New directions in applied linguistics of Japanese ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 10 libraries worldwide
El samurai sin nombre Sword of the stranger = Stranger : Makoh Hadan ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
En una tierra devastada por la guerra, el huérfano Kotaro y su perro Tobimaru viajan de China hasta Japón perseguidos por los guerreros Ming que ansían el misterioso secreto que el pequeño alberga. Un buen día, el muchacho se topa con un extraño ronin que ha renunciado a su nombre y ha jurado no volver a desenvainar la espada. Pero cuando los asesinos atacan a Kotaro, "Sin Nombre" sale en su defensa y se convierte en su compañero de viaje
Kurau phantom memory ( visu )
in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
As scientists explore a new form of energy on the moon, an experiment gone awry brings the lead scientist's life crashing to a halt. In a freak accident, his daughter Kurau is engulfed in the energy and becomes the mysterious entity known as Rynax; a pairing that endows her with new superhuman abilities and a new personality. Years later, Kurau is using her unique powers to make a living as a bounty hunter, but the corporation has not given up on this new form of energy and will stop at nothing to find her. Now, Kurau must protect not only herself, but her Rynax "pair" named Christmas, a soul mate more precious to her than life itself. Can Kurau and Christmas find peace for themselves and the Rynax?
Studies in language sciences. papers from the Third Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences by Japanese Society for Language Sciences( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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Masahiko Minami
Minami, Masahiko.
ミナミ, マサヒコ
南, 雅彦
English (44)
Japanese (23)
Spanish (10)
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