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Daisuke Yokomori Last modified date:2019.12.26

Academic Degree
Ph.D. (Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Interactional Linguistics, Conversation Analysis
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • In general, I am interested in the issues of "interaction and grammar," namely, how participants utilize grammatical structures/linguistic markers to deal with various interactional tasks. I have been working on video recordings of English conversation practice among Japanese college students, focusing on when and how learners use linguistic and non-verbal resources for initiating/accomplishing self-repair in L2 environment.
    keyword : Interactional Linguistics, Conversation Analysis, Spoken corpus
Academic Activities
1. YOKOMORI, Daisuke, Eiko YASUI, and Are HAJIKANO., "Registering the receipt of information with a modulated stance: A study of ne-marked other-repetitions in Japanese talk-in-interaction,", Journal of Pragmatics, 123, 167-191, 2018.01, One thing people typically do in a responsive utterance is to display receipt of information given in a prior utterance, and among the various formats for displaying receipt is repetition of (part of) a prior utterance, which is called other-repetition. In this paper, we focus on one linguistic resource in Japanese for modulating the stance displayed through other-repetition. That is, addition of the pragmatic particle ne, a marker of shared information between the speaker and the hearer, at the end of a repeated item. Using the framework of Interactional Linguistics, we investigate the interactional characteristics of ne-marked other-repetitions in Japanese conversation through comparison with other-repetitions that have no particle. Based on an examination of naturally occurring conversation, we argue that while other-repetition with no particle indicates that the speaker has received something he or she did not recognized, other-repetition with ne indexes that the speaker already has some knowledge regarding the repeated item. Thus, when used as a third-position response following an adjacency pair (Schegloff, 2007), other-repetition with ne can indicate that the information provided in the prior turn is nothing new or unexpected. In addition, when used as a second-position response, ne-added other-repetition can express that the repeated item is something that he or she already knows and that he or she has a shared understanding with the prior speaker..
1. Daisuke Yokomori, When to withhold a reference to a head noun: a study of turn-final use of the complementizer toiu/tteyuu in Japanese conversation, The 16th International Pragmatics Conference, 2019.06.
2. Yokomori, Daisuke, Problem statements with KEDO in Japanese talk-in-interaction, 5th International Conference on Conversation Analysis, 2018.07.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japan Association of College English Teachers
  • Japanese Cognitive Society
  • The Japanese Cognitive Linguistics Association
  • The Pragmatics Society of Japan
  • The Japan Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences
  • The English Language Education Society of Japan
  • The International Pragmatics Association
  • The International Society for Conversation Analysis