Kaho Sakaue

Kaho Sakaue

Lecturer in Japanese Language
MA, Purdue University
research interests:
  • second language acquisition
  • fluency and pronunciation
  • technology in Japanese instruction

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    MSC 1111-107-115
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Kaho Sakaue teaches Japanese language.

Kaho Sakaue earned her Master's degree in Japanese Pedagogy from Purdue University, where she broadened her understanding of the field and improved her teaching skills. She also has a Master's degree in Second Language Acquisition, Policy, and Culture from the University of Southern Indiana. Her Bachelor's degree is from Hiroshima University.

She has taught Japanese at Middlebury College's summer language program and Southern Indiana’s Japanese program, and she has also instructed English at the junior high level in Japan.

Kaho’s research and teaching interests include second language acquisition of fluency, pronunciation, and technology in Japanese instruction. She is interested in how technology can facilitate language learning, and how introduction of pronunciation at an earlier stage of learning helps learners’ acquisition of pronunciation.

Conference presentations include:

Sakaue, K. & Miura, Y. (2022, May 21). Applications of Immersive Virtual Reality in Language Instruction: Virtual Campus Tour with Japanese University [Conference presentation]. CATJ Annual Conference, live online.