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Dr Junko Winch

Post:Lecturer in Japanese (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)
Location:ARTS A A057

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877409
International:+44 1273 877409
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I have gained an MA in Applied Linguistics for the Language Teaching (Southampton) and also undertook a Doctorate in Education at the University of Southampton. I have taught Japanese at the University of Southampton, University of Nottingham, Kings College London and Imperial College London before moving to the University of Sussex in 2017. At Imperial College London where I held a lecturer position, I was nominated for the ‘Student Academic Choice Award’ in the category of ‘Best Teaching for Undergraduates’ in March, 2016.

Japanese teaching qualifications:
Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language (London College of Education, Graduate School)

British Assoication for Teaching Japanese as Foreign Language (BATJ)

Ad hoc Journal Reviewer:
Reviewer for Journal of Further and Higher Education. Taylor  & Francis. (2017, 2019)
Senior Reviewer for the 12th The European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL). (2014)

Book publications:
An Investigation of the Impact of Japanese Educational Culture: Japanese Language Learning in an International Context’(2013) 

'Code-switching: A New Language in Japan?'(2015)



Lecturer in Japanese 



Community and Business

External Examiner for Japanese modules at the University of Kent (Tenure: 2018-2022)