Department of Education

Naosuke Amano

Doctoral Student

College Affiliation: St Antony's College

Naosuke is a DPhil student whose research interests are Global Englishes and mutual intelligibility in English commutation.

Naosuke finished an MSc in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Oxford with distinction in 2019.

His DPhil research focuses on the intelligibility of non-native English speakers. Specifically, he would like to seek what kind of English pronunciation features are critical for successful English communication between non-native English speakers.

Thesis

Intelligibility and Comprehensibility in English as an Asian Lingua Franca: The case of Japanese learners of English

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