Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education (University Wide Courses for Graduate Students)
Lecture Code 81091001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name アカデミック・ライティングI
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Academic Writing I
アマノ シュウイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon9-10,Thur9-10:IAS J307 CALL
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture/Seminar, Mainly face-to-face, with some online 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : English
Eligible Students
Keywords basic English writing for academic purposes, peer review, academic vocabulary learning 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class aims to improve students’ English for academic purposes, mainly focusing on writing skills. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance
lesson2 Writing Practice: Topic (Basic)
lesson3 Writing Practice: Topic (Intermediate)
lesson4 Writing Practice: Main Idea (Basic)
lesson5 Writing Practice: Main Idea (Intermediate)
lesson6 Writing Practice: Supporting Sentence (Basic)
lesson7 Writing Practice: Supporting Sentence (Intermediate)
lesson8 Review (2nd to 7th)
lesson9 Writing Practice: Detail Sentence (Basic)
lesson10 Writing Practice: Detail Sentence (Intermediate)
lesson11 Writing Practice: Concluding Sentence (Basic)
lesson12 Writing Practice: Concluding Sentence (Intermediate)
lesson13 Writing Practice: Cohesion
lesson14 Writing Practice: Coherence
lesson15 Review (9th to 14th) 
「意見の相違から見る社会問題(Debating Current Issues)」 成美堂 1800円(税別) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbooks, Handouts, Audio materials, Visual materials (PC etc.) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Make sure the rage of an in-class vocabulary quiz and attend the class. 
Requirements ※The main target of this course is students who have TOEIC scores of 600; however, those with lower or higher TOEIC scores can also take the course. ※Students can register for this course through Momiji. However, registration will not be possible after the maximum of 30 students for the course is reached. 
Grading Method In-class vocabulary quizzes: 20%, Assignment: 20%, Mid-term exam: 30%, Final exam: 30% 
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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