Associate Professor
Tim Marchand

University is an exciting place where you can acquire specific skills and knowledge, and also learn about yourself and the world around you. The courses in this faculty have been carefully designed to help you step by step in your own journey of discovery. Graduates from this program can expect to find their place in a competitive job market, and contribute to society in a meaningful way. I look forward to helping you reach that goal in my English classes.


English Communication Ⅰ
English Communication Ⅱ
Presentation Ⅰ
Presentation Ⅱ
Issues in the World
Global Challenges
Theme-Based Discussions : International Relations
Oral Fluency
Area Studies

Fields of Specialization

  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Language Education
  • e-Learning
  • Task-based Language Teaching


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  • Office :South 2-411


  • 2016
    Associate Professor, the Faculty of International Social Sciences, Gakushuin University
  • 2015
    Associate Professor, Preparatory Office for the Faculty of International Sciences
  • 2012
    Assistant Professor at J. F. Oberlin University, Japan
  • 2012
    Instructor at Keio University, Law Faculty
  • 2011
    Instructor at University of Southampton, UK
  • 2010
    Instructor at Chuo University, Law Faculty
  • 2010
    Completed MSc in TESOL, Aston University, UK
  • 2008
    Instructor at Japanese Foreign Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2003
    Teacher at Kansai Ohkura Gakuen
  • 1998
    Instructor at a language school in Osaka
  • 1996
    Cartographer for British Gas, UK
  • 1995
    Completed BA (Hons) Geography, University of Nottingham, UK

Major Publications

  • Marchand and Akutsu (2015) The Compilation and Use of a CMC Learner Corpus for Japanese University Students. In Castello et al. (eds) Studies in Learner Corpus Linguistics: Research and Applications for Foreign Language Teaching and Assessment. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
  • Marchand and Akutsu (2015) First steps in assigning proficiency to texts in a learner corpus of computer-mediated communication. In Callies & Gotz (eds) Studies in Learner Corpus Linguistics: Research and Applications for Foreign Language Teaching and Assessment. Amsterdam: John Benjamins
  • Marchand and Rowlett (2014) Course Design in the Digital Age: Learning Through Interaction With News-Based Materials. Language Education in Asia 4 (2)
  • Marchand (2013) Speech in written form? A corpus analysis of computer-mediated communication. Linguistic Research, 30(2)
  • Marchand (2012) An analysis of classroom talk and the "ladder of interaction" in the Japanese context. Asian EFL Journal


  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Challenging Exploratory Research), April 2014- March 2017
  • Investigating a Learner Corpus of Computer-Mediated Communication”