Title Assistant Professor
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Degree Ph.D. (Linguistics)
Division Education
Research Field English Langauge Teaching,Applied Linguistics
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Education
Graduate School Program (Main) Education (Master's Program, Doctoral Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

Comprehension processes during reading in English as a foreign language
Computational analysis of textbooks for learners of English

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Nahatame, S. (2020). Revisiting second language readers’ memory for narrative texts: The role of causal and semantic text relations. Reading Psychology, 41, 753-777.
  • Nahatame, S., & Kimura, Y. (2020). The relationship of linguistic features and text difficulty of reading materials for young learners of English: A multifaceted analysis using a computer program. JES (The Japan Association of English Teaching in Elementary Schools) Journal, 20, 226-241.
  • Nahatame, S. (2018). Comprehension and processing of paired sentences in second language reading: A comparison of causal and semantic relatedness. Modern Language Journal, 102, 392-415.
  • Nahatame, S. (2017). Standards of coherence in second language reading: Sentence connectivity and reading proficiency. Reading in a Foreign Language, 29, 86–112.
  • Nahatame, S. (2015). Revision of predictive inferences and Japanese EFL learners’ text comprehension processes: A study of eye movements during reading. Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan, 26, 45-60.
  • Nahatame, S. (2014). Strategic processing and predictive inference generation in L2 reading. Reading in a Foreign Language, 26, 54–77.
Scientific Membership

Japan Society for English Language Education
Kantou-koshinetsu Association of Teachers of English
The Japan Association of English Teaching in Elementary Schools
The Japan Association of College English Teachers
The Japan Association for Language Education & Technology
The Japan Language Testing Association
American Association for Applied Linguistics
Society for Text & Discourse

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