Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Humanities Program
Lecture Code WMBQ1001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 英語学概論A
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Introduction to English Linguistics and Philology A
イマハヤシ オサム,オオノ ヒデシ,シゲマツ エリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Thur1-4:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Students should review and discuss academic papers and monographs on various tops of English linguistics and philology.  
Online class through email and Microsoft Teams 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Literature
Eligible Students  
Keywords linguistics, philology, stylistics, grammar, phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicology  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students will learn how to review and discuss academic papers and monographs on various tops of English linguistics and philology.  
Class Schedule 1. Phonology (Reading academic papers)
2. Phonology (Discussion of the papers)
3. Phonology (Application to the research)
4. Grammar (Reading academic papers)
5. Grammar (Discussion of the papers)
6. Grammar (Application to the research)
7. Lexicology (Reading academic papers)
8. Lexicology (Discussion of the papers)
9. Lexicology (Application to the research)
10. Semantics (Reading academic papers)
11. Semantics (Discussion of the papers)
12. Semantics (Application to the research)
13. Stylistics (Reading academic papers)
14. Stylistics (Discussion of the papers)
15. Stylistics (Application to the research) 
Jespersen, Otto. Essentials of Modern English Grammar. London: George Allen and Unwin.
Historical outlines from sound to text
English historical syntax
Principles of pragmatics 
PC or AV used in
Handouts and texts. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
To be suggested. 
Grading Method an assigned essay and presentation 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message We will use text written in English and have discussions in Japanese. 
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