Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AKY43001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name フランス語上級読解法演習
Subject Name
(Katakana)
フランスゴジョウキュウドッカイホウエンシュウ
Subject Name in
English
Seminar in Advanced French Text Reading
Instructor HIRATE TOMOHIKO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヒラテ トモヒコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds3-4:IAS A506
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Seminar 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : French
Eligible Students  
Keywords French, culture, media, literature 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
Advanced course among seminar subjects in the field of the French language, especially related to culture 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of "Japanese and Japanese culture"  and "foreign languages and foreign culture" which are prerequisite abilities for communication with peoples in different culture and areas.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information on individual academic disciplines.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination.

Integrated Global Studies
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding of one's own language and culture and other languages and cultures that are prerequisite abilities for communication with people from different cultures and areas of specialization.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information in individual academic disciplines.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The goal of this course is to enable students to deepen their understanding of various representations of modern French culture, mainly from newspapers and the media, and interpreting and making an independent analysis of them. 
Class Schedule lesson 1: Explanation of the aim and plan of the course using a list of reference books.
After lesson 2: Students will intensively read the latest articles on modern themes in France, chosen from the weekly magazine “le nouvel observateur” and the evening newspaper “Le Monde,” and discuss their content. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Explanation is given using a list of reference books at the beginning of the first class. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Textbook, handouts 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Many assignments to prepare for the next class are given in each class. 
Requirements Students are recommended to have completed approximately 480 hours of French language study, or have an equivalent intermediate level of French proficiency. 
Grading Method Evaluation is made only based on the accuracy of reading comprehension and remarks in classes. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Students are given an enormous number of assignments to prepare for the next class in each class. They are required to come to class thoroughly prepared. They are also expected to actively participate in class discussion without worrying about making mistakes.

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Other This English syllabus was translated from the Japanese version by the department. 
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