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 Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNB52000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 言語・コミュニケーション表現と学習材デザイン基礎研究(英語)
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Course in Teaching Material Design for Language and Communication Expression (English)
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:To be announced.
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
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course covers phonetics/phonology, graphemics, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, rhetoric, stylistics, literary theory, and sociolinguistics, deepening the knowledge on English communication as well as the structures and functions of English language. Based on these understanding, this course analyzes current ELT materials and discusses better materials construction. More specifically, this course analyzes textbooks and their supplementary materials. Students are required to designs teaching materials and worksheets by themselves, too.  
Class Schedule lesson 1: Introduction
lesson 2: Phonetics and Teaching Materials
lesson 3: Phonology and Teaching Materials
lesson 4: Graphemics and Teaching Materials
lesson 5: Morphology and Teaching Materials
lesson 6: Syntax and Teaching Materials
lesson 7: Semantics and Teaching Materials
lesson 8: Pragmatics and Teaching Materials
lesson 9: Discourse Analysis and Teaching Materials
lesson 10: Rhetoric and Teaching Materials
lesson 11: Stylistics and Teaching Materials
lesson 12: Literary Theory and Teaching Materials
lesson 13: Sociolinguistics and Teaching Materials
lesson 14: Presentations of Teaching Materials
lesson 15: Summary of the Course

Presentation and term paper 
Shown later in the first session. 
PC or AV used in
Handouts, PCs, PC softwares, and relevant materials including books and academic journals 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
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. 
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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