Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AQH50102 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 意味の世界 II
Subject Name
(Katakana)
イミノセカイ II
Subject Name in
English
Wonder of Meaning II
Instructor MACHIDA AKIRA
Instructor
(Katakana)
マチダ アキラ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-4:IAS K204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
Lecture-oriented sytle 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students 2nd-Year
Keywords Linguistics, Semantics, Cognitive Linguistics, (Inter)Subjectivity, Culture, Usage-based Model 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The abilities and skills to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, and to deliver presentations at a seminar or research meetings, and to answer questions.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The general ability to discover issues based on the ethics in research and subjective intellectual interests, and make planning to solve them.

Integrated Global Studies
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding of the important characteristics and basic theoretical framework of individual academic disciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, deliver presentations at seminars or research meetings, and explain it in an easy way so that people in different cultures and areas of specialization understand.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to think in an interdisciplinary way to discover issues based on ethical research practices and subjective intellectual interests, and propose a plan to solve them. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Aims of this course are to recognize the existence of grammatical constructions and to understand how we aquire, use, and change a language based on a usage-based model of lanugage. Students will learn to analyse some examples of Japanese or English expressions from constructionists' points of view. 
Class Schedule lesson1 A Usage-based Model of Language Ⅰ
lesson2 A Usage-based Model of Language Ⅱ
lesson3 Subject Ellipsis
lesson4 Metonymy
lesson5 Subjectivity
lesson6 Intersubjectivity
lesson7 Culture and Language
lesson8 Consolidation and Final exam


Final examination 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Handouts will be provided. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Handouts and audio-visual equipment will be used in class. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Look and listen carefully to daily expressions around you. and analyze them using the tools  learned in this class. 
Requirements This course and  Wonder of Meaning Ⅰ  have to be regarded as one coherent set.
Thus, it is necessary to enroll in both courses at the time. 
Grading Method Participation (30%), Final Examination (70%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This course and  Wonder of Meaning Ⅰ  have to be regarded as one coherent set.
Thus, it is necessary to enroll in both courses at the time. 
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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