Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Master's Program)
Lecture Code NMJ10090 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 英語内容学特講I(構文論領域)
Subject Name
(Katakana)
エイゴナイヨウガクトッコウI(コウブンロンリョウイキ)
Subject Name in
English
Special Lecture on English Language Education and Its Contents I (Syntax)
Instructor NISHIHARA TAKAYUKI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ニシハラ タカユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds5-8:EDU C620
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Discussion and presentation 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students Master course students
Keywords Structure and function of English language, linguistic approaches to ELT, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
In this course, students read the academic articles on structural and functional traits in English critically. Through this course, students are expected to acquire highly sophisticated metalinguistic knowledge about English, develop a flexible and comprehensive view on language, and build up the abilities to analyze English language. Various ELT-related issues are discussed from linguistic perspectives. 
Class Schedule lesson 1: Introduction
lesson 2: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (The Origin of Language)
lesson 3: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Sociolinguistics)
lesson 4: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Neurolinguistics)
lesson 5: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Psycholinguistics)
lesson 6: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Corpus Linguistics)
lesson 7: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Philosophy of Language)
lesson 8: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Rhetoric)
lesson 9: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Non-verbal Communication)
lesson 10: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Semiotics)
lesson 11: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Language Play)
lesson 12: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Linguistic Anthropology)
lesson 13: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Literary Theory)
lesson 14: Presentations and Discussion Based on Critical Reading of the Articles Assigned (Stylistics)
lesson 15: Summary of the Course

Presentation and term paper 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Shown later in the first session. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Handouts, PCs, PC softwares, and relevant materials including books and academic journals 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Read the relevant articles accurately and critically considering its suggestions for ELT. Make your presentation logical and comprehensible.  
Requirements You need basic knowledge about English linguistics, English grammar, and ELT to follow this course.   
Grading Method Participation (10%) and performance on presentations (30%), discussion (30%), and the term papers (30%).   
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message The instruction language changes according to the participants' linguistic background. Both English and Japanese materials are used. 
Other   
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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