Dr Fumiko Nishimura

Convenor, Graduate & International Student Adviser (Japanese)

Qualifications: MA Hiroshima University, PhD Waikato

School of Arts



Japanese socio-linguistics; Japanese language teaching.

Recent Publications

  • Nishimura, F., & Umeda, K. (2016). Benefits and issues: Visitor sessions with pre-intermediate learners of japanese. In M. Ogino, P. Shino, & D. Nesbitt (Eds.), Creating New Synergies: Approaches of Tertiary Japanese Programmes in New Zealand (pp. 142-186). Massey University Press.

  • Nishimura, F., & Umeda, K. (2015). Visitor sessions in university’s Japanese class. In The 21st Biennial New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA) Conference. Conference held at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Nishimura, F. (2014). Analysis on e mail messages written by intermediate learners of Japanese. In International Conference on Japanese Language Education (ICJLE). Conference held at Sydney, NSW.

  • Nishimura, F. (2014). Politeness to friends in Japanese email messages. In Workshop: Tertiary Japanese Language Education in New Zealand: Are we giving generation Z what they want?. Conference held at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

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Contact Details

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Nishimura, Dr Fumiko 9334 fumiko I.3.03A Japanese - INTL Programme