Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Letters
Lecture Code BN001002 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name ドイツ文学語学入門
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Lecture on German Literature and Linguistics for Beginner
イマミチ ハルヒコ,コバヤシ エキコ,フルカワ マサフミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds1-4:LET B104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
presentation, report 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Cultural Studies
Eligible Students students in the 1th grade
Keywords Germany, German speaking countries or regions, German language, German literature 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
British, American, and European Languages and Literatures, and Linguistics
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic understanding of British and American, German, and French literatures, languages, thoughts, arts, and cultures, and other languages in the world 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understanding German language and literature, culture, art and musick etc. Students shall select a subject and make a presentation during the course. You need to write a final report. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Orientation (Imamichi)
lesson2: German and German speaking countries or regions (Imamichi)
lesson3: Newspaper German (Imamichi)
lesson4: Academic German (Imamichi)
lesson5: German fairy tales (Kobayashi)
lesson6: Masterpieces of German literature and music (Kobayashi)
lesson7: Franz Kafka's "Die Verwandlung" (Furukawa)
lesson8: Michael Ende's "Momo" (Furukawa)
lesson9: German Literature at the turn of the century (Furukawa)
lesson10: German Literature and Japan (Furukawa)
lesson11: Literary walk on a map of German speaking countries (Kobayashi)
lesson12: Basic information on German theatre (Kobayashi)
lesson13: Presentation (Imamichi)
lesson14: Presentation (Imamichi)
lesson15: Summary (Imamichi) 
Printed materials 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) text, prints, DVD, CDs, etc.  
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
You need to choose a subject which you are interested in and make a presentation under the guidance during the course.  
Grading Method presentation and report (100%) 
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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