Masaru Yamamoto


Second Language Socialization, (Multimodal) Academic Discourse Socialization, Classroom Discourse, Educational Linguistics, Qualitative Research Methods


Masaru Yamamoto is a PhD student in the TESL Program at the University of British Columbia. He holds an MA in TESL from UBC and BA in English and Applied Linguistics from Kanda University of International Studies (Chiba, Japan). Masaru studies under the supervision of Dr. Patricia Duff, and his research interests include second language socialization and classroom discourse in academic settings. He serves as a Graduate Peer Advisor in 2020–2021.


1. Second Language Learning, 2 Second Language Socialization in Academic Settings, 3. Task-Based Language Learning and Teaching