|The 1st International Symposium on Applied Phonetics will be held in Nagoya, Japan,
on March 25-28, 2016. Late March is the most beautiful season in Japan, with cherry trees blooming
everywhere. Nagoya is famous for many historical sites, including Nagoya Castle, the Tokugawa Museum,
the Atsuta Shrine, etc. Nagoya is located in the center of the Japanese archipelago and one of three major
Interest in the importance of speech communication has been growing in recent years, and phonetic
knowledge is essential in the teaching of any language. In our increasingly globalized society, educators
involved in teaching pronunciation have an important role to play, but many feel isolated and are uncertain
about what and how to teach. This symposium offers an unprecedented opportunity to raise questions,
discuss issues, and share information, in particular,
- to present research results and themes in phonetic education,
- to bring up issues and problems in relation to phonetic education,
- to report on phonetic education from your country or organization.
Necessary information is uploaded on HP from time to time. Please check(click)
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¡ Topics[click]ETeaching general phonetics to major students ETeaching general phonetics to non-major students
ETeaching phonetics of a specific language ETeaching pronunciation in monolingual classes
ETeaching pronunciation in multilingual classes ETeaching L2 pronunciation in L1/L2
ETeaching pronunciation to adults ETeaching pronunciation to young students
EPhonetics in teacher training EImmersion classes
EL2 pronunciation acquisition ETeaching prosody
ESocio-phonetic factors in the classroom EPronunciation training tools
EPhonetics for learners EOther related topics.
¡ Keynote speakers[click]ETimothy Vance [Japanese phonetics]"The challenge of big numbers for JFL learners:
Pitch-accent and phrasing"
EPatricia Ashby [English & General Phonetics]"Sound foundations.
Whatfs egeneralf in applied phonetics?"
EMurray Munro [Applied Phonetics in SLA]"Pronunciation learning and teaching:
What can phonetics research tell us?"
EWen Cao [Chinese Phonetics]"When and how shall tones be taught?"
EKeikichi Hirose [Speech Science& Technology]"Speech prosody in phonetics and technology"
ENobuaki Minematsu [Speech Science & Technology]"OJAD: web-based prosodic reading tutor
¡ Language: English
¡ Venue[click]Chubu University, Nagoya Campus, Nagoya-city, Japan
¡ Important Dates[click]
¡ Special Note:
EA book with ISBN will be published after the symposium for the presenters. The cost is
not included in the registration fee.
¡ Organised by ISAPh2016 Organizing committee[click]
@EContact & Enquiry: isaph2016[at]isaph.com @http://www.isc.chubu.ac.jp/ISAPh2016/
|¡ Conference photos are uploaded.
¡Three Students are awarded for IPA Student Awards.[
¡Detailed program is uploaded.
¡On-line registration is closed on March 1, 2016.
¡March 28 (Mon) Satellite workshop[click]"OJAD" is fully-booked.
¡ March 28 (Mon) Satellite workshop[click]"Praat in English" is fully-booked.
¡ [NEW UPLOAD]IPA Student Awards[click]
¡ Review process is finished for the symposia, resulting 45 abstracts being selected (78%).
¡March 28 (Mon) Satellite workshop[click]"OJAD: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary"
Organiser: Prof. Nobuaki Minematsu (Tokyo University Graduate School, Japan)
¡March 28 (Mon) Satellite workshop[click]"Praat in English"
Organiser: Prof. Stefan Werner (University of Eastern Finland, Finland)
¡One symposium is open for "Country report"[click].
¡"Show your interest" is closed. Thank you very much for sending the pre-registration
form. The responses from more than 20 countries (more nationalities) have arrived.
¡Exhibition and sales of Phonetic-related books by a book shop : March 26 and 27