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The following list (in alphabetical order, APA format) contains just a few publications that each CLR professor has selected. For a much more comprehensive list, please see each individual professor's website.

Blake, J. (2016). Harnessing keyness: A corpus-based approach to ESP material development. OnCue Journal for the Language Professional in Higher Education, 9, 102–110.

Blake, J. (2016). Hidden conversation killers. English Language Teaching Ideas Journal, 1, 19–24.

Blake, J. (2015). Incorporating information structure in the EAP curriculum. Conference proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on Innovative Teaching and Research in English for Specific Purposes, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo. 14 February 2015.

Dovchin, S. (2017). Translocal English in the linguascape of Mongolian popular music. World Englishes, 36, 2–19.

Dovchin, S. (2017). The ordinariness of youth linguascapes in Mongolia. International Journal of Multilingualism, 14, 144–159.

Dovchin, S., Sultana, S., & Pennycook, A. (2016). Unequal translingual Englishes in the Asian peripheries. Asian Englishes, 18, 92–108.

Gick, B., Wilson, I., & Derrick, D. (2013). Articulatory Phonetics. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Heo, Y. (2008). Vowel epenthesis as perceptual intrusion in loanword adaptation: Evidence from Korean. In J. Whitman, P. Lee, C. Suh, S. Cho, Y. J. Chung & J. Han (Eds.), Inquiries into Korean Linguistics III (pp. 91–101). Seoul: Hankook Munhwasa.

Heo, Y. & Song, H. (2016). Influence of short-term native-like parsing practice on reading comprehension. Foreign Language Studies, 29, 33–55.

Kaneko, E. (2012). On the motivation of science majors learning English as a second language: A case study from Japan. OnCue Journal for the Language Professional in Higher Education, 6, 3–26.

Kaneko, E. (2015). Corpus to gengo test [Corpora and language tests]. In Y. Tono (Ed.), Eigo Corpus Series: Vol. 2 [English Corpus Series: Vol. 2] (pp. 157–180). Tokyo: Hitsuji Shobo.

Kaneko, E. (2016). Non-communicative na eigo kotorenshu saiko [Revisiting non-communicative oral practice of English]. In Y. Ishikawa, S. Ishikawa, Y. Shimizu, T. Tabata, K. Cho, & T. Maeda (Eds.), Gengokenkyu to Ryoteki Approach [Language Research and Quantitative Approach] (pp. 19–31). Tokyo: Kinseido.

Kaneko, E., Heo, Y., Iverson, G. K., & Wilson, I. (2015). Quasi-neutralization in the acquisition of English coronal fricatives by native speakers of Japanese. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 1, 65–85. doi:10.1075/jslp.1.1.03kan

Nicholas, A. (2016). Developmentally Sensitive Assistance and Development: Collaboration Between Japanese EFL Learners. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 11(1), 22–42.

Nicholas, A. (2015). A Concept-based Approach to the Teaching of Pragmatics: Speech Acts in the EFL Classroom. ELT Journal, 69(4), 383–394.

Perkins, J., Lee, S., & Villegas, J. (to appear). An interplay between F0 and phonation in Du'an Zhuang tone. To appear in Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages.

Perkins, J., Lee, S., & Villegas, J. (to appear). The roles of phonation and F0 in Wuming Zhuang tone. To appear in Proceedings of the 22nd Himalayan Languages Symposium.

Rockell, K. (2015). Musical looping of lexical chunks: An exploratory study. JALT CALL Journal, 11(3), 235–253.

Rockell, K. & Ocampo, M. (2014). Musicians in the language classroom: The transfer of musical skills to teaching a "speech mode of communication". English Language Teacher Education and Development (ELTED), 16, 34–47.

Roy, D. and Grice, R. (2004). Helping readers connect text and visuals in sequential procedural instruction: Developing reader comprehension. Technical Communication, 51(4), 517–525.

Roy, D., Brine, J., & Murasawa, F. (2014). Usability of note-taking applications in a foreign language learning context. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 29, 61–87. doi:10.1080/09588221.2014.889715

Roy, D., & Crabbe, S. (2015). Website analysis in an EFL context: Content comprehension, usability perceptions, and awareness of reading strategies. ReCALL, 27, 131–155. doi:10.1017/S095834401400024X

Wilson, I. & Gick, B. (2014). Bilinguals use language-specific articulatory settings. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57, 361–373. doi:10.1044/2013_JSLHR-S-12-0345

Yasuta T. (2002). Perception of Korean stops by Japanese speakers, Hanguk-eo- hak, 17, 331–356.

Yasuta T. (2010). Stop Perception in Second Language Phonology: Perception of English and Korean Stops by Japanese Speakers. Saarbrücken: VDM Publishing House Ltd.

Yasuta T. (2016). Introducing role language analysis to English writing. Papers in Role Language and Character Language Research, 186–198. Osaka University.