Yukari Nakamura-Deacon

851 S Cady Mall
Tempe
Instructor, Japanese
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Yukari Nakamura-Deacon has a MA in Japanese Linguistics and Pedagogy from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MA in Education from Carthage College. As an instructor at ASU, she teaches beginning, intermediate, and advanced Japanese language courses and has taught calligraphy. Her research interests include student acquisition of pragmatic Japanese sentence final expressions and the effectiveness/implementation of student-led classroom activities.  She is interested in implementing curriculum development to facilitate students’ language learning such as utilization of Japanese comic books. Prior to ASU, she taught at the University of Florida as a senior lecturer for 9 years and served as a board member of the Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese for 3 years.

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
JPN 101 First-Year Japanese I
JPN 194 Special Topics
JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese II
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
JPN 101 First-Year Japanese I
JPN 302 Third-Year Japanese II
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
JPN 201 Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese II
JPN 302 Third-Year Japanese II
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
JPN 101 First-Year Japanese I
JPN 301 Third-Year Japanese I
JPN 302 Third-Year Japanese II
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
JPN 101 First-Year Japanese I
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
JPN 101 First-Year Japanese I
JPN 201 Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 206 Japanese Calligraphy

Expertise Areas