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No, Keum Sook; Park, Kyung-Ja – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2010
The purpose of this paper is to investigate what characteristics make American Native Speakers of English (ANSE) different from Korean Speakers of English (KSE) when they are asked to introduce themselves in English. In particular, components and topics of self-introduction, the use of word number and class, and the use of discourse markers (DM)…
Descriptors: Mutual Intelligibility, Interpersonal Relationship, Native Speakers, English (Second Language)
No, Keum Sook; Park, Kyung-Ja – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to reconsider the concept of the native speaker of English in light of the heightened status of English as a global language. The broadening and acceptance of criteria regarding who is a native speaker is historically discussed and placed in a modern context. In particular, perceptions towards the English native…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Cultural Influences, Native Speakers, English
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Park, Kyung-Ja; Nakano, Michiko; Kim, Sunghye – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2003
Focuses on learners' language in interactions between nonnative speakers (NNSs). Investigated features of nonnative speakers' interaction with NNSs from different cultural backgrounds in a second language learning context. Explores what types of misleading expressions and questions are generated in NNS/NNS interactions. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: College Students, Cultural Differences, English (Second Language), Higher Education
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Seong, Myeong-Hee; Kim, Hwa-Young; Kim, Kee-Ho; Park, Kyung-Ja – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2002
Investigates intonational differences according to the meanings of genuine yes/no questions and confirmation yes/no questions. Productions and perception tests were conducted. Results are discussed. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Intonation, Korean, Language Tests, Phonology
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Park, Kyung-Ja; Nakano, Michiko – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2001
Focuses on the interlanguage pragmatic strategies used by Japanese and Korean learners of English. Data was collected from a project carried out jointly by Korean and Japanese university students. Observation, analysis, and discussion of student data suggest that interspeaker understanding and sensitivity to pragmatic variables of the target…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, College Students, English (Second Language), Higher Education
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Kim, Mi-Ryoung; Park, Kyung-Ja – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2001
Examines whether second language English production is influenced by the consonant-tone interaction occurring in Korean first language production. English pitch contours of the native speakers and Korean speakers were compared for the identification of their differences. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Consonants, Korean, Native Speakers
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Park, Kyung-Ja; Nakano, Michiko – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2000
Investigates how nonnative speakers of English approach questions and answers posed to them to provide an explanation of how they resolve communication problems they face at an international conference. Results suggest that there are not many differences observed from Japanese and Korean querists and respondents in terms of their use of discourse…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Nakano, Michiko; Park, Kyung-Ja – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2000
Examines some distinctive differences observed between Koreans and Japanese when presenting their papers at an international conference. The differences discussed include linguistic features as well as pragmatic features. Suggests that the most important factors in writing and giving a good presentation are to have a clear idea and to organize it…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Japanese
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Park, Kyung-Ja; Chang, Bok-Myung; Lee, Jae-Keun; Ko, In-Sung – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2000
Discusses how English-as-a-foreign-language textbooks published according to the Korean Ministry of Education standards incorporate speech act behaviors of apology and compliments for Korean middle school learners of English and suggests what can be done to better equip students with pragmatic competence by analyzing 24 textbooks.(Author/VWL)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Middle Schools
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Park, Kyung-Ja; Nakano, Michiko – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 1999
Emphasizes the importance of sociolinguistically and pragmatically appropriate materials of the target language for second-language learners. Discusses whether there is any strong agreement between Japanese and Korean learners of English regarding their perceptions of status, obligation to apology, and the appropriateness of the situation.…
Descriptors: Advanced Students, College Students, Cultural Differences, English (Second Language)