Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC327503 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 英語教育文法入門
Subject Name
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Introduction to Pedagogical English Grammar
ニシハラ タカユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:EDU K203
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Discussion using the coursebook, course handouts, and worksheets 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students Juniors
Keywords English grammar, pedagogical grammar, explanation about grammatical rules, metalinguistic knowledge, SDG_04  
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)
Secondary School English Language Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To have a basic knolwedge of the contents of secondary English education. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course covers grammatical items including comparative expressions, negation, relatives, grammatical agreement, speech presentation, parenthetical expressions, ellipsis, emphasis, inversion, nouns, pronouns, determiners, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, discourse markers, prepositions, and punctuation. Students attending this course are expected to acquire a highly sophisticated knowledge about English grammar, and to consider how to teach learners a given grammatical item in the classroom. Using a grammar exercise book, this course also brushes up their grammatical competence in English.  
Class Schedule lesson 1 Introduction
lesson 2 Grammar Knowledge Required of English Language Teachers
lesson 3 Comparative Expressions
lesson 4 Negation
lesson 5 Reletive Pronouns
lesson 6 Reletive Adverbs
lesson 7 Concord
lesson 8 Sequence of Tenses
lesson 9 Speech Presentation
lesson 10 Speech Presentation in Narratives
lesson 11 Emphasis
lesson 12 Ellipsis
lesson 13 Parenthetical Expressions
lesson 14 Inversion
lesson 15 Course Review

Paper test 
Tanaka, S. (2015). Wakarukara Tsukaerue: Grammar for Expression. Cosmopier.  
Enomoto, K. (2003). Eigoenshutecho: Sakubunhen. Osaka Kyoiku Tosho.   
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(More Details) Coursebook, supplemantary coursebook, and course handouts  
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Preparation and
Prepare for a quiz which covers the chapter assigned of the coursebook, the supplementary coursebook and the exercises in the previous session.   
Requirements Materials are distributed online. Therefore, students should bring their own PCs to class. 
Grading Method Participation (20%), performance on quizzes (40%), and the final (40%).  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message The instruction language is mainly Japanese. Teaching materials include both Japanese and English languages.  
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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