Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Letters
Lecture Code BM202002 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 英語史
Subject Name
Subject Name in
A History of the English Language
オオノ ヒデシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues5-8:LET B201
Lesson Style Lecture/Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
In a group setting, students are supposed to give a presentation of the designated pages in the textbook. 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Arts
Eligible Students Junior and Senior
Keywords Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English, Late Modern English, Present-day English 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Basic Knowledge and Understanding in English and American Language and Literature. 
Criterion referenced
European and American Literature and Languages/Linguistics
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquisition of basic knowledge on British and American, German, and French literatures and languages, or linguistics

Secondary School English Language Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To have a basic knolwedge of the contents of secondary English education. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Investigating Old English, Middle English, and Modern English, we would like to see the background of Present-day English. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1
An Outline of a history of the English language; A pre-history of the English language
Lessons 2 and 3
Old English
Lesson 4
Scandinavian Influence
Lesson 5
Norman Influence
Lessons 6 and 7
Middle English
Lessons 8 - 10
Early Modern English
Lessons 11-13
Late Modern English
Lesson 14
Present-day English
Lesson 15

No exams. Term paper. 
Barber, Charles. /The English Language/, 2nd ed., Canto Classic ed.(Cambridge
Approaches to Linguistics) paper 318 p. 12
ISBN: 9781107693937 
PC or AV used in
PC, etc. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Attendance, preparation of the text reading. 
Grading Method Overall class contribution mark (40%) and term paper (60%).
If you are absent six or more times, you will fail. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Do your best! 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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