YOSHIMURA Noriko吉村 紀子
Visiting Professor

Research Areas:Syntax, Japanese Linguistics, SLA


  • Is a Gender Distinction Helpful for Japanese EFL Learners in Comprehending Raising Constructions (to appear). Isabell, C. A., Leal, T., & Shimanskaya, E. (編)Generative SLA in the Age of Minimalism: Features, Interfaces and Beyond: Proceedings of GASLA 15: Selected Proceedings of the 15th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference. John Benjamins.(共著)

  • Intervention Meets Transfer in Raising Constructions (2019).
    P. Guijarro-Fuentes & C, Suaárez-Góme. (編 ) Language Acquisition and Development. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 第 15章 .(共著)

  • 『第二言語習得研究への誘い-理論から実証へ』(2018).

  • Scrambling. (2017).
    M. Shibatani, S. Miyagawa & H. Noda (編) Handbook of Japanese Syntax. 第22章 (pp.807-843) Mouton De Gruyter.

  • The Modality of Grammar in L2 Acquisition. (2015).
    M. Nakayama(編)Handbook of Japanese Psycholinguistics. 第8章 (pp. 235-270) Mouton De Gruter.(共著)

  • 『海外短期英語研修と第2言語習得』』(2010).


  • ECM Passives in L2 English. (2020) Ars Linguistica 27.(共著)

  • Japanese EFL Learners’Null Subjects  in the Control and seem Raising Constructions (2020). Second Language 19, 7–38.(共著)

  • Syntactic Knowledge and Context Sensitivity: Evidence from Japanese EFL Learners on the Processing of Raising Constructions in English (2019).
    JSLS 2019 Conference Handbook, 103-106. (共著)

  • Intervention in Japanese EFL Learners Control Constructions with Quantifiers (2019).
    English Linguistics, 35 (2), 221-240. (共著)

  • L2 Acquisition of Raising Without an Experiencer: A Preliminary Report. (2017).
    JSLS 2017Conference Handbook, 178-179.

  • The Acquisition of Control, Raising, and Tough Constructions among Japanese Learners of English (2017).
    Proceedings of Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016, 247-252. (共著)

  • Control and Raising Constructions in Early L2 English Acquisition (2016).
    Second Language, 15, 53-76. (共著)

  • Control Constructions by Japanese Speaking Learners of English (2016).
    『九州大学論集KUPL』 36号 (坂本勉先生追悼号), 239-253.(共著)

  • Cross-Dialectal Patterns of Focus Marking in Japanese Copular Constructions. (2015).
    A. Joseph & E. Predolac (Eds.), MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 76, pp.183-196.(共著)

  • Distributional Patterns of GA and NO in Focus Marking in Japanese Copular Constructions. (2015).
    Giriko, N. Nagaya, A. Takemura & T. J. Vance (Eds.) Japanese/Korean Linguistics 22, Stanford: CSLI Publications. 165-180.(共著)


  • Japanese EFL Learners’ Structural Misunderstanding: ECM Passives in L2 English.
    Hawaii International Conference on English Language and Literature Studies 2020. ハワイ大学ヒロ校、3月13~14日(共著)

  • L1 Transfer and Locality in Reflexive Resolution in L2 Raising Constructions. (2019).
    GALA 14, University of Milano-Bicocca(イタリア).9月 12-14日 .(共著)

  • Syntactic Knowledge and Context Sensitivity: Evidence from Japanese EFL Learners on the Processing of Raising Constructions in English. (2019).
    言語科学会 第21回国際年次大会. 東北大学. 7月 6-7日.(共著)

  • 「日本人英語学習者の繰り上げ構文の理解に見られる介在効果と主語について 」 (2019).
    東北大学 大学院文学研究科/文学部 言語学講演会. 7月5日.(共著)

  • Subjects of the “A-movement” Constructions in Japanese EFL Learners’ Grammar. (2019).
    日本第二言語習得学会第 19回年次大会 .中央大学 , 6月 1-2.日.(共著)

  • Is a gender distinction helpful for Japanese EFL learners in comprehending raising constructions? (2019).
    Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA) XV. University of Nevada, Reno, 3月 22-24日.(ポスター)(共著)

  • Acquisition of seem constructions by Japanese EFL learners. (2019).
    International Conference on Theoretical East Asian Psycholinguistics 2 (ICTEAP 2). 清華大学(中国).2月 16-17日.(共著)

  • Japanese EFL learners’ acquisition of seem constructions. The Ohio State University-Tsukuba Linguistics Workshop (2019).
    オハイオ州立大学-筑波大学言語学ワークショップ, 2月 12日.(共著)


University of Southern California (Linguistics) Ph.D.
University of Southern California (Linguistics) M.A.
University of British Columbia (English Education) M.E.