Second Language Studies: Acquisition, Learning, Education and Technology

Tokyo, Japan
September 22-24, 2010



Bibliographic Reference

[L2WS-2010] Second Language Studies: Acquisition, Learning, Education and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
September 22-24, 2010; ISCA Archive, http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/L2WS_2010


Introduction to the Workshop



Author Index and Quick Access to Abstracts

Aguiar_Pontes   Alm   Atria   Badin   Bailly   Baptista   Batliner (D1-5)   Batliner (O2-5)   Baur   Bernstein   Bhat   Bolstad   Bouillon (D1-3)   Bouillon (P1-9)   Cai   Chen   Cheng   Chern   Coots   Correia (D2-4)   Correia (P2-11)   Cucchiarini (O3-4)   Cucchiarini (O4-3)   Cucchiarini (O4-5)   Dantsuji   Ding   Do   van Doremalen (O3-4)   van Doremalen (O4-3)   Elisei   Erickson   Eskenazi (D2-2)   Eskenazi (P2-10)   Eskenazi (P2-11)   Eskenazi (P2-12)   Fuchs   Fujisaki   Fukayama   Funakoshi   Furui   Gao   Georgescul   Gerlach   Gong   Granström   Hardman   Hasegawa-Johnson   Hattori   Hayashi   Hazan   Heimisdóttir   van den Heuvel   Hirose (D2-7)   Hirose (O2-3)   Hirose (O3-2)   Hirose (P1-7)   Hönig (D1-5)   Hönig (O2-5)   Holliday   van Hout   Hu (D2-1)   Hu (P2-2)   Huang   Huckvale   Hueber   Hussein   Isei-Jaakkola   Iverson (O1-1)   Iverson (P2-4)   Kanamaru   Kasuya   Kawahara   Kim, Jung-Oh   Kim, Yoon Hyun (P2-6)   Kim, Yoon Hyun (P2-7)   Kimura   Kondo (P1-2)   Kondo (P1-3)   Kondo (P1-4)   Krantz-Odendahl   Kuno   Lee, Gary Geunbae   Lee, Jonghoon   Lee, Kyusong   Lee, Lin-Shan   Lee, Sungjin   Lee, WonKey   Lleida   van de Loo   Luo (D2-5)   Luo (P2-8)   Ma   MacDonald   Mamede   McCullough   Meng, Fanbo   Meng, Helen (O4-1)   Meng, Helen (P2-9)   Minematsu (D1-6)   Minematsu (D1-7)   Minematsu (D2-5)   Minematsu (O2-3)   Minematsu (P2-8)   Mitsuya   Mixdorff (O3-2)   Mixdorff (P2-2)   Mizumoto   Mok   Munhall   Nagata   Naka   Nakano, Michiko (P1-2)   Nakano, Michiko (P1-3)   Nakano, Michiko (P1-4)   Nakano, Mikio   Nakao   Nariai   Nishimoto   Nöth   Noh   Okuda   Parent   Peabody   Pinet   Purcell   Qiao   Qin   Rayner (D1-3)   Rayner (P1-9)   Rodríguez   dela Rosa   Rosenfeld   Sagayama   Sanders   Saz   Seneff   Sensui   Shen   Shibuya   Skory (D2-2)   Skory (P2-12)   So   Sproat   Strik (O3-4)   Strik (O4-3)   Strik (O4-5)   Su   Suzuki (D1-6)   Suzuki (O2-3)   Tajino   Takasawa   Takiguchi   Tanaka   Tokioka (D1-1)   Tokioka (P1-7)   Toyomaru   Trancoso   Tseng   Tsourakis (D1-3)   Tsourakis (P1-9)   Tsubota   Tsutsu   Tsutsui (P1-3)   Tsutsui (P1-4)   Visceglia   de Vries   Wang, Hao   Wang, Yow-Bang   Watanabe   Wei   Weilhammer   Wik   Wilske   Wolska   Wu   Yamada-Bochynek (D1-8)   Yamada-Bochynek (O3-2)   Yamauchi (D2-5)   Yamauchi (P2-8)   ben Youssef  

Names written in boldface refer to first authors. Full papers can be accessed from the abstracts. Please note that each abstract opens in a separate window.



Table of Contents and Access to Abstracts

Perception of a Second Language

Pinet, Melanie / Iverson, Paul / Huckvale, Mark: "Second-language experience and speech-in-noise recognition: the role of L2 experience in the talker- listener accent interaction", paper O1-1.

Holliday, Jeffrey J.: "Inter- and intra-L1 differences in L2 speech perception", paper O1-2.

So, Connie K.: "Categorizing Mandarin tones into Japanese pitch-accent categories: the role of phonetic properties", paper O1-3.

Kimura, Takuya / Sensui, Hirotaka / Takasawa, Miyuki / Toyomaru, Atsuko / Atria, José Joaquín: "A pilot study on perception of Spanish stress by Japanese learners of Spanish", paper O1-4.

Teaching and Learning Environment

Heimisdóttir, Linda Ösp / Alm, Cecilia Ovesdotter / Coots, Ian Alden / Krantz-Odendahl, Kateri: "A resource for learning Swedish oral skills", paper P1-1.

Nakano, Michiko / Tsutsu, Eiichiro / Kondo, Yusuke: "Bridging a gap between L2 research and classroom practice (1): English as a lingua franca (ELF) in asia and some assessment based on common european framework of reference for languages (CEFR)", paper P1-2.

Kondo, Yusuke / Tsutsui, Eiichiro / Nakano, Michiko: "Bridging the gap between L2 research and classroom practice (2): evaluation of automatic scoring system for L2 speech", paper P1-3.

Tsutsui, Eiichiro / Kondo, Yusuke / Nakano, Michiko: "Bridging the gap between L2 research and classroom practice (3) online assessment and practical teaching", paper P1-4.

Bolstad, Francesco / Kanamaru, Toshiyuki / Tajino, Akira: "Laying the groundwork for ongoing learning: a scaffolded approach to language education in Japanese elementary schools and beyond", paper P1-5.

Wolska, Magdalena / Wilske, Sabrina: "Form-focused task-oriented dialogues for computer assisted language learning: a pilot study on German dative", paper P1-6.

Watanabe, Michiko / Tokioka, Youichi / Hirose, Keikichi: "Development of a system to assist simultaneous interpretation and shadowing", paper P1-7.

Rodríguez, William R. / Saz, Oscar / Lleida, Eduardo: "ARTICULA - a tool for Spanish vowel training in real time", paper P1-8.

Rayner, Manny / Bouillon, Pierrette / Tsourakis, Nikos / Gerlach, Johanna / Baur, Claudia / Georgescul, Maria / Nakao, Yukie: "A multilingual platform for building speech-enabled language courses", paper P1-9.

Badin, Pierre / Youssef, Atef Ben / Bailly, Gérard / Elisei, Frédéric / Hueber, Thomas: "Visual articulatory feedback for phonetic correction in second language learning", paper P1-10.

Lee, Sungjin / Noh, Hyungjong / Lee, Jonghoon / Lee, Kyusong / Lee, Gary Geunbae: "Cognitive effects of robot-assisted language learning on oral skills", paper P1-11.

Automatic Pronunciation Assessment

Bhat, Suma / Hasegawa-Johnson, Mark / Sproat, Richard: "Automatic fluency assessment by signal-level measurement of spontaneous speech", paper O2-1.

Peabody, Mitchell / Seneff, Stephanie: "A simple feature normalization scheme for non-native vowel assessment", paper O2-2.

Suzuki, Masayuki / Qiao, Yu / Minematsu, Nobuaki / Hirose, Keikichi: "Pronunciation proficiency estimation based on multilayer regression analysis using speaker- independent structural features", paper O2-3.

Sanders, Eric / Heuvel, Henk van den: "Automatic pronunciation error detection in repetitor", paper O2-4.

Hönig, Florian / Batliner, Anton / Weilhammer, Karl / Nöth, Elmar: "How many labellers? modelling inter-labeller agreement and system performance for the automatic assessment of non-native prosody", paper O2-5.

Production of a Second Language

Visceglia, Tanya / Tseng, Chiu-yu / Su, Zhao-yu / Huang, Chi-Feng: "Interaction of lexical and sentence prosody in Taiwan L2 English", paper O3-1.

Mixdorff, Hansjörg / Hayashi, Ryoko / Yamada-Bochynek, Yoriko / Hirose, Keikichi / Fujisaki, Hiroya: "German learners of Japanese - perceptual and prosodic analysis of utterances from a meditative setting", paper O3-2.

Mitsuya, Takashi / MacDonald, Ewen N. / Purcell, David W. / Munhall, Kevin G.: "A cross-language study of compensatory response to formant-shifted feedback", paper O3-3.

Doremalen, Joost van / Cucchiarini, Catia / Strik, Helmer: "Phoneme errors in read and spontaneous non-native speech: relevance for CAPT system development", paper O3-4.

New Technologies and Methodologies Help Language Learning (Demo Session)

Tokioka, Youichi / Okuda, Kazuhiro: "A new force in the interpretation technology", paper D1-1.

Tsubota, Yasushi / Kawahara, Tatsuya / Dantsuji, Masatake: "CALL systems at kyoto university", paper D1-2.

Rayner, Manny / Tsourakis, Nikos / Bouillon, Pierrette / Fuchs, Matthew: "CALL-SLT/web, a speech-enabled translation game on the internet", paper D1-3.

Aguiar Pontes, Josafá de Jesus / Furui, Sadaoki: "Phonensínthesis: a system for teaching French pronunciation to Japanese students of French", paper D1-4.

Hönig, Florian / Batliner, Anton: "Automatic assessment of non-native prosody", paper D1-5.

Suzuki, Masayuki / Minematsu, Nobuaki: "Pronunciation assessment system using structural features", paper D1-6.

Ma, Xuebin / Minematsu, Nobuaki: "Dialect (regional accent)-based speaker classification of Chinese", paper D1-7.

Yamada-Bochynek, Yoriko: "JaFIX (Japanese as a foreign language with integrative-communicative steps) - JFL-acquisiton through relax and gesticalization", paper D1-8.

Science and Technology of Speech and Language for Education

Nariai, Tomoko / Tanaka, Kazuyo: "A study of pitch patterns of sentence utterances by Japanese speakers of English in comparison with native speakers of English", paper P2-1.

Hussein, Hussein / Mixdorff, Hansjörg / Do, Hue San / Wei, Si / Gong, Shu / Ding, Hongwei / Gao, Qianyong / Hu, Guoping: "Towards a computer-aided pronunciation training system for German learners of Mandarin - prosodic analysis", paper P2-2.

Takiguchi, Izumi: "Effects of pitch cues on the identification of vowel length in L2 Japanese", paper P2-3.

Hattori, Kota / Iverson, Paul: "Examination of the relationship between L2 perception and production: an investigation of English /r/-/l/ perception and production by adult Japanese speakers", paper P2-4.

Shibuya, Yoshiho / Erickson, Donna: "Consonant cluster production in Japanese learners of English", paper P2-5.

Hazan, Valerie / Kim, Yoon Hyun: "Can we predict who will benefit from computer-based phonetic training?", paper P2-6.

Kim, Yoon Hyun / Kim, Jung-Oh: "Attention to critical acoustic features for L2 phonemic identification and its implication on L2 perceptual training", paper P2-7.

Luo, Dean / Yamauchi, Yutaka / Minematsu, Nobuaki: "Speech analysis for automatic evaluation of shadowing", paper P2-8.

Meng, Fanbo / Meng, Helen / Wu, Zhiyong / Cai, Lianhong: "Synthesizing expressive speech to convey focus using a perturbation model for computer-aided pronunciation training", paper P2-9.

Rosa, Kevin Dela / Parent, Gabriel / Eskenazi, Maxine: "Multimodal learning of words: a study on the use of speech synthesis to reinforce written text in L2 language learning", paper P2-10.

Correia, Rui Pedro dos Santos / Baptista, Jorge / Mamede, Nuno / Trancoso, Isabel / Eskenazi, Maxine: "Automatic generation of cloze question distractors", paper P2-11.

Skory, Adam / Eskenazi, Maxine: "Automatic selection of collocations for instruction", paper P2-12.

Nagata, Ryo / Mizumoto, Tomoya / Funakoshi, Kotaro / Nakano, Mikio: "Toward a chanting robot for interactively teaching English to children", paper P2-13.

Hardman, Jocelyn B. / McCullough, Elizabeth: "Applications of the buckeye GTA corpus for L2 teaching and research", paper P2-14.

Primary School English Education in Asia (Special Session)

Chen, Zehang / Shen, Lingdi: "Primary English curriculum reform in beijing", paper S-1.

Lee, WonKey: "Primary ELT in Korea: start, taxi, take-off and fly", paper S-2.

Chern, Chiou-lan: "An overview of English language education at primary level in taiwan", paper S-3.

Kasuya, Kyoko / Kuno, Yuri: "Elementary school English education in Japan - its history and the sound of its teaching materials --", paper S-4.

Prosodic Training and Corrective Feedback

Wang, Hao / Mok, Peggy / Meng, Helen: "Musicspeak: capitalizing on musical rhythm for prosodic training in computer-aided language learning", paper O4-1.

Qin, Siwei / Fukayama, Satoru / Nishimoto, Takuya / Sagayama, Shigeki: "Lexical tones learning with automatic music composition system considering prosody of Mandarin Chinese", paper O4-2.

Strik, Helmer / Loo, Janneke van de / Doremalen, Joost van / Cucchiarini, Catia: "Practicing syntax in spoken interaction: automatic detection of syntactical errors in non-native utterances", paper O4-3.

Wik, Preben / Granström, Björn: "Simicry - a mimicry-feedback loop for second language learning", paper O4-4.

Vries, Bart Penning de / Cucchiarini, Catia / Strik, Helmer / Hout, Roeland van: "The role of corrective feedback in second language learning: new research possibilities by combining CALL and speech technology", paper O4-5.

New Technologies and Methodologies Help Language Learning (Demo Session)

Hu, Guoping: "Changyan interactive English learning system", paper D2-1.

Skory, Adam / Eskenazi, Maxine: "A multi-player vocabulary game that teaches while it learns", paper D2-2.

Wang, Yow-Bang / Lee, Lin-Shan: "NTU Chinese - a Chinese language pronunciation learning software", paper D2-3.

Correia, Rui Pedro dos Santos: "REAP.PT", paper D2-4.

Luo, Dean / Yamauchi, Yutaka / Minematsu, Nobuaki: "Development of an automatic evaluation system of ESL/EFL learners' skills of shadowing", paper D2-5.

Bernstein, Jared / Cheng, Jian / Rosenfeld, Elizabeth: "Automatic tests of spoken Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese; and 4-skills testing in English", paper D2-6.

Isei-Jaakkola, Toshiko / Naka, Takatoshi / Hirose, Keikichi: "A vowel training system for all", paper D2-7.