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Yukari Nakamura-Deacon

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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.

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