Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Morito Institute of Global Higher Education
Lecture Code 8B112901 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 日本語上級語彙B
Subject Name
ニホンゴジョウキュウゴイ ビー
Subject Name in
Advanced Japanese Vocabulary B
タムラ ヤスオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds1-4:EDU K115
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Japanese
Eligible Students International Students
Keywords Idiomatic readings of Kanji, Synonyms, Japanese ideographs, Reduplicated Words, Prefixes, Suffixes 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The course aims by teaching idiomatic readings of Kanji, synonyms, prefixes, suffixes, to improve students' Japanese language expression ability, and gain an understanding of the subtle difference in the meanings of those expressions.  
Class Schedule 1.Kanji with special readings(1),  Synonym(1)
2.Kanji with special readings(2),  Synonym(2)
3.Kanji with special readings(3),  Synonym(3)  
4.Kanji with special readings(4),  Synonym(4)  
5.Kanji with special readings(5),  synonymous expression(1)
6.Kanji with special readings(6),  synonymous expression(2)
7.Kanji with special readings(7),  synonymous expression(3)
8 Mid-term examination
9.Kanji with special readings(8),  Compound verbs(1)
10. Different readings of Chinese characters due to conjugational endings (1), Compound verbs (2)
11. Different readings of Chinese characters due to conjugational endings (2), Prefixes and Suffixes (1)
12. Different readings of Chinese characters due to conjugational endings (3), Prefixes and Suffixes (2)
13. The pronunciation of reduplicated words, Prefixes and Suffixes (3)
14. Heteronyms (1), Compound Noun, Compound Adjective (1)
15. Heteronyms (2), Compound Noun, Compound Adjective (2)
16. Final examination 
Prints will be handed out in class. 
PC or AV used in
PPT,DVD etc. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read through designated materials/texts and look up new words in the dictionary before attending a class. 
Requirements Students who are placed into Level 5 based on the placement test and not a native speaker of Japanese.Students who are level 4 or below cannot participate in this class.   
Grading Method Participation in class discussion and presentation 20%, Exam 80% 
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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