OJAD (Online Japanese Accent Dictionary) ICT Professional Learning

This PL is an introducion to OJAD (Online Japanese Accent Dictionary) for practical training of Japanese prosody by Lecturer: Prof. Nobuaki Minematsu (Graduate School of Engineering, UTokyo & Project OJAD)

OJAD: http://www.gavo.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ojad
Promotion video for OJAD: http://youtu.be/It-NBJKJd1g


Time & Date: 9:00 – 14:00 on Saturday 3rd August, including a lunch break

Venue: Presentation College Windsor

Cost: $25 incl. GST

Language: Mainly in English, partly in Japanese

Note: Please bring your fully-charged laptop or tablet.


Content of the lecture:

The lecture will:

  1. Provide you with fundamentals of word accent of Japanese. What is accent sandhi? What is an accentual phrase?
  2. Provide you with fundamentals of phrase intonation of Japanese. What is the shortcut to acquire a skill of reading Japanese text naturally and fluently.
  3. Show you how to use OJAD to teach word accent and its control in class.
  4. Show you how to use OJAD to teach intonational control for public speech class.


Since the first release of OJAD in August 2012, there have been about 4.0 million accesses from all over the world. We have given tutorial lectures/workshops of OJAD >140 times in >40 countries. Never miss this OJAD lecture at Melbourne !!


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