(Last Updated: Nov 26, 2020 14:35)

Kiyoko Aduayom-Ahego

Japanese Language Institute


  1. 2016 Ph.D. - Japanese Language Education, Waseda University
  2. 2008 M.A. - Japanese Language Education, Waseda University
  3. 2006 B.A. - Literature, Japan Women’s University

Teaching and Research Interests:

Japanese Language Education, Politeness

Academic Appointments/Professional Experience


Lecturer, Tokyo International University


Lecturer, Université Bordeaux Montaigne


Associate researcher, Waseda University

Fellowship & Grants


Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B) (KAKENHI)


Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Scientists(KAKENHI)

Selected Publications/Conference Papers

Practice Test for Passing the JLPT N1 (Ask Publishing, 2020)

The Importance of Focusing on Varieties of Evaluations in the Education of the Communication Putting Emphasis on Situations, Let’s Go out to the City with Evaluation (Edited by Yo Usami, Tokyo: Kuroshio 2016): 155-169.

“An Approach to the Education of "Taigu Communication" Using Evaluation Processes,” Waseda studies in Japanese language education, Vol. 20(2016): 69-88.

“A Study in Perception of Context and Speech Style : Interviewing Korean Students in Japan(<Special Issue>Creation and Choice of Styles in Language Use),” The Japanese Journal of Language in Society, Vol. 18, No. 1 (2015): 50-59.

“A Practical Study of Speech Style Using Original Visual Material : Aiming to Raise Deeper Consciousness,” TAIGU-COMMUNICATION, Vol. 11(2014): 119-135.

“Communication Education Promoting Consciousness by Focusing on the Mental Process of Speakers and Listeners : A Practical Case Study for Speech Style,” Waseda practical studies in Japanese language education, Vol. 2(2014): 65-79.