Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC331604 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 日本語の習得と指導
Subject Name
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Acquisition and Teaching of Japanese as a Second Language
ハタサ ユキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues5-8:EDU K114
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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On-demand class 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students
Keywords Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To acquire basic understanding of the current status and tasks of Japanese language education. 
Class Objectives
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The course is designed to help students to develop a fundamental understanding of the process
of second language learning in classroom, through an examination of different theoretical
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation, Definition of terms
lesson2 Language Learning before SLA
lesson3 First Language Acquisition
lesson4 First Language Acquisition and Second Language Acquisition(SLA)
lesson5 Characteristics of Second Language
lesson6 Linguistic Approach to SLA
lesson7 Psycholinguistic Approach to SLA
lesson8 Sociolinguistic Approach to SLA
lesson9 Individual differences in second language learning
lesson10 Factors affecting SLA
lesson11 Nature of classroom language
lesson12 Instructed Second Language Acquisition 1
lesson13 Instructed Second Language Acquisition 2
lesson14 Teaching second language
lesson15 Conclusion

You will be assigned a report for each session.  
Lightbown, P. & Spada, N. (2013) How language is learned.
Ozaki, H. (2010) Nihongo o oshieru tame no daini gengo shuroku-ron nyumon 
PC or AV used in
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1-9:  Listen to the lecture on Bb9 and submit the assignment. .
Grading Method Participation 30%
Assignments 70%
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it The instructor of this course has over 20 years of experience in second language teaching and research on second language acquisition. This course offers fundamental information about SLA and teaching. 
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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