Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 21540002 Subject Classification Foreign Languages
Subject Name (オ)コミュニケーションIIIB
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Communication IIIB
カスガ アユカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues9-10,Fri9-10:Online
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : English
Eligible Students
Keywords SDGs 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To develop the ability to, with reference to their purposes in communication, correctly understand and critically evaluate the contents of a variety of English communication in everyday life. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Orientation. Language activities.
Lesson 2: Language activities.
Lesson 3: Language activities.
Lesson 4: Language activities.
Lesson 5: Language activities.
Lesson 6: Language activities.
Lesson 7: Language activities.
Lesson 8: Language activities.
Lesson 9: Language activities.
Lesson 10: Language activities.
Lesson 11: Language activities.
Lesson 12: Language activities.
Lesson 13: Language activities.
Lesson 14: Language activities.
Lesson 15: Language activities. 
To be announced in the first lesson. 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
To be explained in the first lesson. 
Grading Method In planning classes and evaluating students, the following items should be taken into account:

(1) Comprehension at the discourse level
Students should be able to:
1. Correctly understand information and intentions;
2. Correctly understand contextual meaning.

(2) Knowledge and skills for effective listening
Students should be able to:
1. Understand the gist and details in accordance with discourse type;
2. Respond to naturally-spoken English.

(3) Knowledge and skills for effective reading
Students should be able to:
1. Critically evaluate writers’ intentions by taking into account the purpose of the writings;
2. Identify the discourse structure and cohesion to employ appropriate reading skills.

(4) Vocabulary and grammar
Students should attain sufficient lexical and grammatical knowledge to understand texts such as those listed under “Contents” in the syllabus.

(5) Attitude
Students should:
1. Demonstrate a positive attitude towards communication activities;
2. Endeavor to overcome any breakdowns in communication that may occur.
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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