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  PATTISON Steven C.
   Department   Center for Language Education
   Position   Associate Professor
■ Education
1. 1995/07
Degree Acquisition
University College Swansea, University of Wales, Bachelor of Arts Joint Honours in English and Philosophy
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2009/04 * Associate Professor
2. 2007/10~2009/03 * Senior Lecturer
3. 2006/04~2007/09 * Junior Lecturer
4. 2004/10~2006/03 * Part-time English Teacher
5. 2001/08~2004/07 Beppu City Board of Education Assistant Language Teacher
■ Message
Be inquisitive, don’t worry about making mistakes, but learn from them, and make the most of your opportunities and I’m sure you’ll have a rewarding four years at APU. I look forward to meeting you and will be happy to help you in any way I can to make your time here as meaningful as possible
■ Current specialized field
Linguistics 
■ Books and theses
1. 2020/01 Article Vague Language, Elasticity Theory and the Use of ‘Some’, Nguyet Nhu Le, Grace Qiao Zhang. Bloomsbury Academic, London (2018), 200 pp. ISBN 978-1-350-02959-0, £95.00 (hardback) Journal of Pragmatics 155(January 2020),pp.355-357 (Single)  Link
2. 2019/12/05 Book Chapter 3. A Levinsonian account of irony in Jonathan Coe’s The Rotters’ Club Pragmatics and Literature  (Single)  Link
3. 2009/09 Article Justifications for teaching irony in the language classroom JALT2008 Conference Proceedings. Tokyo: JALT.  (Single) 
4. 2007/10 Article Pragmatic Accounts of Referencing in the Written Work of Japanese Students of English Polyglossia 13(October),pp.27 (Single) 
5. 2006/03 Article Developing a Communicative Course with Accelerated Learning Principles Polyglossia 11(March),pp.169 (Single) 
■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2016/10 The Japan Association for Language Teaching
2. 2009/11 Pragmatics and Linguistics Association (PALA)
3. 2009/02 Stylistics Association of Japan
■ Conference presentations
1. 2019/11/02 Challenge: Incorporating an External Online Test (JALT 2019 (Nagoya)) Link
2. 2019/11/02 Literary Theory and Text Analysis for EFL Students (JALT 2019 (Nagoya)) Link
3. 2019/05/08 Pragmatics, CEFR and the English Programme (APLJ Symposium)
4. 2018/12/05 Making Progress: Helping students to make gains on the Progress test
5. 2018/12/02 Challenging language: Analysis of discrimination, power and defiance through the language of Ginu Kamani's "Just between Indians" (16th Asia Pacific Conference)
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2007  The study of irony and other tropes and how they can be analysed and understood through linguistic theory  (Key Word : stylistics, pragmatics, implicature, opposition, lexical semantics, context, common ground theory, point of view)
■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2018/04/30~2019/03/31 FIP for the development of knowledge and improvement of Progress test materials and instructional methods as used in the Elementary and Pre-Intermediate levels of the English Programme.
2. 2017/04/01 Practice Materials for the Progress Test
3. 2017/02/01 Practice Materials for the Progress Test
4. 2017/02~2017/03/31 Redevelopment of Writing Course(Elementary and Pre-Intermediate)
5. 2016/08/01~2017/02/28 Guided Learning Course
● Made textbook and teaching material
● Announcement concerning education
● Matter that should be mentioned specially in others educational activity
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