Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC119514 Subject Classification Courses for Professional Teaching
Subject Name 初等外国語教育法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Teaching Method of English for the Elementary School
イワサカ ヤスコ,マツミヤ ナガコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Fri1-4:EDU L204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Face-to-face class is planned. However, if the situation doesn’t improve by the thrid term, online classes may be offered.

Lecture-and Exercise-oriented, Note-taking, Discussions, Student presentations,
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having acquired basic knowledge of theory and method on guidance in subjects and cross-curricular education in elementary schools

Special Support School Teacher Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having basic knowledge and understanding on the significance of elementary education and the teaching profession, and theories and methodologies of subject teaching, which are required to obtain fundamental teaching certificates. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To acquire basic knowledge, understanding, and skills needed for teaching foreign language as a certified elementary school teacher, including objectives, contents, and methods of teaching foreign language for elementary school pupils.
Class Schedule "第1回:Lesson 1 Introduction1 Mother language acquisition and foreign language learning
第2回:Lesson 2 Introduction 2 What is ""communicathice competence""?
第3回:Lesson 3 Understanding of objectives of foreign language education in the school curriculum
第4回:Lesson 4 Raising awareness on relation between letters and sounds
第5回:Lesson 5 Raising awareness on grammatical rules
第6回: Lesson 6 Raising awareness on the meanings of a word
第7回:Lesson 7 Raising awareness on non-verbal communication
第8回:Lesson 8 Teaching method 1- Various foreign language teaching methods for pupils
第9回:Lesson 9 Teaching method 2- Songs, chants, and poems
第10回:Lesson 10 Teaching method 3- Games
第11回:Lesson 11 Teaching method 4- Picture books and storytelling
第12回:Lesson 12 Teaching method 5- Activities for active learning
第13回:Lesson 13 Brainstorming for developing a teaching material
第14回:Lesson 14 Students' presentation of teaching materials
第15回:Lesson 15 Reflection Reexamination on objectives of foreign language education in the school curriculum 
小学校学習指導要領国語科編((MEXT Curriculum Guidelines for Elementary Schools, foreign language activies)Toyokan Shuppannsha
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handouts, Audio materials, Movies(videos/PC/other image data)
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
"Lesson1-12: Review the contents of the lesson. Sort out the points.
Lesson13-14: Develop a teaching material  based on what you have learned from Lesson 1-12. "
Grading Method Students will be evaluated comprehensively based on , submitted assignments(40%), and preparation &reflection of the each class(40%), and attitude&contribution to the class(20%)
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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