Reading Tutor, A Reading Support System for Japanese Language Learners

  • Yoshiko KAWAMURA
Keywords: reading support, multilingual dictionary, autonomous learning, language for special purposes, language learning support tools

Abstract

The present paper gives an overview of the tools and materials included in the Japanese language reading tutorial system Reading Tutor and the multilingual lexicographical project Reading Tutor Web Dictionary, and discusses their possible uses both for Japanese language instruction and to support autonomous language learning. The paper further presents one particular use of these tools and resources for the development of learning materials for foreign candidates to the Japanese certified care worker national examination, and concludes with suggestions for effective guidance geared at fostering autonomous vocabulary learning.

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Published
2012-12-20
How to Cite
KAWAMURA, Y. (2012). Reading Tutor, A Reading Support System for Japanese Language Learners. Acta Linguistica Asiatica, 2(3), 77-94. https://doi.org/10.4312/ala.2.3.77-94
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Research Articles (Project Reports)