Moeko Norota


    Research Intern

    Moeko is a former intern at Tofugu, where she researches Japanese linguistics and writes articles. She earned her BA and teacher's license at the Hokusei Gakuen University in her hometown of Sapporo, Japan. During her undergrad, she studied abroad at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. After university, she moved from cold, northerly Hokkaido to the tropical beaches of Oahu, where she completed her MA in Second Language Studies at the University of Hawaii. Her major research interests are second language teaching, critical pedagogy, and social interaction. Besides analyzing language, her favorite activities are tennis and jogging.

    7 Articles Published

    2020-08-11 よ and ね: What Do These Particles Really Mean to Japanese Speakers?
    2020-07-21 New Japanese Learning Resources: Summer 2020
    2020-04-16 Making Sense of な-Adjectives and の-Adjectives
    2020-03-24 New Japanese Learning Resources: Spring 2020
    2019-12-17 New Japanese Learning Resources: Fall 2019
    2019-09-24 だ and です : Venturing Beyond Textbook Rules into Real-Life Use
    2019-09-20 New Japanese Learning Resources: Summer 2019