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Researcher Information

last modified:2024/04/01

Professor OTA Akira


Faculty, Affiliation

International Research Center for Japan Studies

College and School Educational Field

Division of International Studies, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
Course in Japanese Studies, School of International Studies, College of Human and Social Sciences


 TEL:076-264-5807 FAX:076-234-4043

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Master Graduate School, Division of Foreign Language 199203 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies 198603


National Autonomous University of Mexico Center for Foreign Language Education(1989/03/01-1991/03/31)
Japanese Language Center of Japan Foundation at Sao Paulo(1994/04/01-1997/02/22)
Kanazawa University International Student Center(1998/04/01-2000/06/01)

Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society

The Society of Technical Japanese Education

Association of Linguistics and Philology of Latin America
Japanese Society of Brazilian and Portuguese



Japanese Language Spanish Language Portuguese Language、Japanese language education、Linguistics

Speciality Keywords

Japanese and Spanish Japanese and Portuguese

Research Themes

Contrastive Studies in Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese

Practical Studies on the One Year Curriculum of the Japan-Korea Joint Scholarship Program

Japanse Language Education using distant-learning devices



  •  NGLE 46. Construcciones causales, finales e ilativas, Vol.2, pp.3449-3526 Akira Ota Lingüística Hispánica Anexo 6 385-404 2015/03/31
  •  Analysis on Korean Students' Attitudes towards Instructors and Instruction, a Case of the Preliminary Education of the Japan-Korea Joint Exchange Program for Science and Engineering Students An Yong Su and Song Yu Jae 16 15-29 2013/03
  •  \ Research Bulletin of the International Student Center of Kanazawa University 7 25-43 2004/03

Conference Presentations


Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

○Contrastive Analysis between Japanese and Spanish
○Contrastive Analysis between Japanese and Portuguese

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

○Reading Research Project(2011-)
○Contrastive Studies in Japanese and Portuguese Languages(1998-2001)

Classes (Bachelors)

○Academic Listening A(2020)
○Academic Listening B(2020)
○Logical Thinking in Japanese A(2020)
○Logical Thinking in Japanese B(2020)
○Japanese Academic Listening A(2020)
○Japanese Academic Listening B(2020)
○Japanese Rapid Reading(2020)
○Academic Listening A(2020)
○Academic Listening B(2020)
○Japanese Logical Thinking in Japanese A(2020)
○Japanese Logical Thinking in Japanese B(2020)
○Lecture on Life in Campus and Society(2020)
○Practicum in Teaching Japanese to Speakers of Other Languages A(2020)
○Cross-Cultual Understanding through Video Conferencing(2020)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Seminar in Japanese Language Teaching Ia(2020)
○Seminar in Japanese Language Teaching Ib(2020)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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