Dr. Aoyama's Papers

Aoyama, K., & Reid, L. A. (2016). The acquisition of quantity contrasts in Guina-ang Bontok. First Language, 36, 570-579.

Aoyama, K., & Davis, B. L. (2016). Nonadjacent consonant sequence patterns in English target words during the first-word period. Journal of Child Language.

Aoyama, K., Akbari, C., Flege, J. E. (accepted). Prosodic characteristics of American English in school-age children. Speech Prosody 2016.

Aoyama, K., & Flege, J. E. (2011). Effects of L2 experience on perception of English /r/ and /l/ by native Japanese speakers. The Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan, 15, 5-13. [Copyright holder: The Phonetic Society of Japan] Download

Oh, G. E., Guion-Anderson, S., Aoyama, K., Flege, J. E., Akahane-Yamada, R., & Yamada, T. (2011). A longitudinal study of English and Japanese vowel production by Japanese adults and children in an English-speaking setting. Journal of Phonetics, 38, 156-167.

Aoyama, K., Peters, A. M., & Winchester, K. S. (2010). Phonological changes during the transition from one-word to productive word combination. Journal of Child Language, 37, 145-157. [Copy right holder: Cambridge University Press] Download

Harendt, S. E., Aoyama, K., Gustafson, T. J. S., & Sancibrian, S. (2009/2010). Use of Fast ForWord® in regular classroom with students who speak Spanish and English. TEJAS: Texas Journal of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, 32, 46-60.

Flores, L. & Aoyama, K. (2008). A comparison of psychometric performance on four modified Spanish-word-recognition tests. TEJAS: Texas Journal of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, 31, 64-70.

Guerin, V., & Aoyama, K. (2009). Illustrations of the IPA: Mavea. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 39, 249-262.  [Copy right holder: Cambridge University Press] Download

Dembowski, J. & Aoyama, K. (2009). Acoustic and Kinematic patterns of Japanese stop consonants. Proceedings of the sixteenth international congress on sound and vibration, Krakow, 5-9, July 2009.

Aoyama, K., Guion, S. G., Flege, J. E., Yamada T., & Akahane-Yamada, R. (2008). The first years in an L2-speaking environment: A comparison of Japanese children and adults learning American English. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching (IRAL), 61-90. Download

Resource CD-Roms for teaching Multicultural Issues and for Spanish-speaking populations (with Lisa Flores, Amy King, Xrisanthi Cordova, Shaunda Eady, Kristin Scull).  Presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. November 16, 2006. Miami, FL.

Aoyama, K., & Reid, L. A. (2006). Cross-linguistic tendencies and durational contrasts in geminate consonants: An examination of Guinaang Bontok geminates. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 36(2), 145-157. [Copy right holder: Cambridge University Press] Download

Aoyama, K., & Guion, S. G. (2007). Prosody in second language acquisition: An acoustic analysis on duration and F0 range. In O.-S. Bohn & M. J. Munro (Eds.), The role of language experience in second-language speech learning: In honor of James Emil Flege (pp. 281-297). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Leiwo, M., Kulju, P., & Aoyama, K. (2006). The acquisition of Finnish vowel harmony. In A. Airola & A. Arppe & O. Heinämäki & M. Miestamo & K. Sinnemäki & U. Määttä & J. Niemi & K. K. Pitkänen & M. Suominen (Eds.), A man of measure: Festschrift in the honour of Fred Karlsson on his 60th birthday. Special supplement to SKY Journal of Linguistics, 19, 149-161. Download

Aoyama, K., Flege, J.E., Guion, S. G., Akahane-Yamada, R., & Yamada, T.  (2004).  Perceived phonetic distance and L2 learning: The case of Japanese /r/ and English /l/ and /r/.  Journal of Phonetics, 32(2), 233-250.  Download

Aoyama, K. (2004). Review of “Production of word structures: A constraint-based study on 2;6 years old Finnish children at-risk for dyslexia and their controls” by Pirjo Turunen (2003). Puhe ja Kieli [Speech and language, a journal published in Finland ], 24(3), 168-171. Download

Aoyama, K. (2003). Perception of syllable-initial and syllable-final nasals in English by Korean and Japanese speakers. Second Language Research,19 (3), 251-265.  Download

Aoyama, K. Flege, J. E., Guion, S. G., Akahane-Yamada, R. & Yamada, T. (2003).  Foreign accent in English words produced by Japanese children and adults.  In M. J. Solé and D. Recasens and J. Romero (eds.) Proceedings of the 15th International congress of phonetic sciences, 3201-3204. Barcelona: Causal productions. Download

Aoyama, K.  (2002).  Mora to juushiin: finrandogo to nihongo no juushiin no sanshutsu to chikaku [Mora and geminates: Production and perception of geminates in Finnish and Japanese].  Onin Kenkyuu [Phonological studies] 5, 1-4. Download

Aoyama, K. (2002).  Quantity contrasts in Japanese and Finnish: Differences in adult production and acquisition.  Studies in Language Sciences (2): Papers from the Second Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences, ed. by Yasuhiro Shirai, Harumi Kobayashi, Susanne Miyata, Keiko Nakamura, Tamiko Ogura and Hidetosi Sirai, 121-135.  Tokyo: Kuroshio.  Download (Note: near final version)

Aoyama, K. (2002).  Request strategies at a Japanese workplace.  Proceedings: Selected papers from the third college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literature 1999, ed. by Alana Bell, Jennifer Shoemaker and Gay Sibley, 3-11.  Honolulu: Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Download

Aoyama, K. (2001). Geminates and singletons: on “unstretchability” of segments. Proceedings of LP’2000: Item order: its variety and linguistic and phonetic consequences, ed. by Bohumil Palek & Osamu Fujimura, 95-113.Charles University in Prague, The Karolinum Press. Download

Aoyama, K. (2000). The acquisition of the Japanese prosody: Children’s production and perception of the nasal quantity contrast.  The proceedings of the thirtieth annual Child Language Research Forum, ed. by Eve V. Clark, 219-227.  Stanford, CA: CSLI.  Download

Aoyama, K. (2000). Acquiring mora-timing: The case of the Japanese coda nasal.  Japanese/Korean linguistics 9, ed. by Mineharu Nakayama and Charles J. Quinn, Jr., 64-71.  Stanford, CA:CSLI.  Download

Aoyama, K.  (1999).  Reanalyzing Japanese coda nasal in Optimality Theory.  LACUS Forum XXV, ed. by Shin Ja Hwang and Arle R. Lommel, 105-117.  Fullerton, CA: Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States. Download

Aoyama, K. (1999).  The acquisition of quantity contrast in nasal consonants: Children's production. University of Hawaii at Manoa Working Papers in Linguistics, 30, 21-30. 

Aoyama, K. (1997).  An NP and OT analysis: Production of nasal phonemes by Japanese speakers. University of Hawaii at Manoa Working Papers in Linguistics, 29.1-16.

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