Michiyo Kurihara

Michiyo Kurihara
Kokushikan University

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We investigated brain activity in 3-5-year-old preschoolers as they listened to connected speech stimuli in Japanese (first language), English (second language), and Chinese (a rarely exposed, foreign language) using near-infrared spectroscopy. Unlike the younger preschoolers who had been exposed to English for almost 1 year, brain activity in the...
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Preceding studies suggest that pitch type and syllable position in a word are relevant in phonological identification of long and short vowels by learners of Japanese as a second language. This study investigated how Mandarin Chinese speaking learners of Japanese made the distinction between long and short vowels. An identification test of Japanese...