Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC327503 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 英語教育文法入門
Subject Name
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Introduction to Pedagogical English Grammar
ニシハラ タカユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:EDU K203
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Online course: Please download the instruction files from BB9 on the first day of the course. Please follow the instruction for taking this course.  
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students Juniors
Keywords English grammar, pedagogical grammar, explanation about grammatical rules, metalinguistic knowledge, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Secondary School English Language Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To have a basic knolwedge of the contents of secondary English education. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course covers grammatical items including comparatives, superlatives, negation, relatives, agreement, narration, emphasis, ellipsis, insertion, inversion, nouns, pronouns, determiners, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, punctuation, and discourse markers. Students attending this course are expected to acquire a highly sophisticated knowledge about English grammar, and to consider how to teach learners a given grammatical item in the classroom. Using a grammar exercise book, this course also brushes up your grammatical competence in English. 
Class Schedule lesson 1 Introduction, Comparatives, and Superlatives
lesson 2 Negation

lesson 3 Relatives
lesson 4 Number Agreement and Sequence of Tenses
lesson 5 Narration
lesson 6 Emphasis, Ellipsis, Insertion, and Inversion
lesson 7 Nouns I
lesson 8 Nouns II
lesson 9 Pronouns
lesson 10 Determiners
lesson 11 Adjectives
lesson 12 Adverbs
lesson 13 Conjunctions
lesson 14 Punctuations
lesson 15 Discourse Markers

Paper test 
Tanaka, S. (2015). Wakarukara Tsukaerue: Grammar for Expression. Cosmopier.  
Enomoto, K. (2003). Eigoenshutecho: Sakubunhen. Osaka Kyoiku Tosho.
PC or AV used in
Coursebook, supplemantary coursebook, and course handouts 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read the chapter assigned and prepare for a quiz which covers the supplementary coursebook and the exercises in the previous session.  
Grading Method Participation (20%) and performance on quizzes (40%) and the final (40%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message The instruction language is mainly Japanese. Teaching materials include both Japanese and English languages. 
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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