Lecturer in Japanese
Office: 520 Kent Hall
Office Hours: MTWR 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Phone: (212) 854-5502
Second Language Phonetics Learning
Pronunciation in Second Language Instruction
Japanese Information Structure
Chikako Takahashi holds a PhD in Linguistics from Stony Brook University. Her research focuses on how speakers’ pronunciation and perception of their first and second (or third) languages are influenced by their language learning experience. Prior to coming to Columbia, she has taught Japanese courses at Japan Society and Linguistic courses such as Phonetics and Phonology, Sociolinguistics, and Second Language Acquisition at the undergraduate and graduate levels at various institutions.
Journal Publications (Peer-reviewed)
Takahashi, C. (2019). No transposition in Harmonic Serialism, Phonology, 36, 4.
Takahashi, C. (2012). Impact of Dictionary Use Skills Instructions on Second Language Writing, Working Papers in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, Teachers College, Columbia University, 12 (2).
Yeung, A., Baek, H., Takahashi, C., Buttner, S., Hwang, J., and E. Broselow (2020). Too little, too late: A longitudinal study of English corrective focus by Mandarin speakers. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America, 5(1). 270-281.
Takahashi, C., Kao, S., Baek, H., Yeung, A. HL., Hwang, J., and E. Broselow, (2018). Native and non- native speaker processing and production of contrastive focus prosody. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America (Vol. 3)
Takahashi, C. (2017). Information Structure of Japanese Ditransitives. In Funakoshi, K., S. Kawa- hara, and C. Tancredi, (eds.), Japanese/Korean Linguistics, 24, Stanford; CSLI Publications
Kao, S., Hwang, J., Baek, H., Takahashi, C., and E. Broselow, (2016). International teaching assistants’ production of focus intonation. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 26, Acoustic Society of America