Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC330803 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 日本語教授法研究
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ニホンゴキョウジュホウケンキュウ
Subject Name in
English
Methods of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
Instructor NAGATA RYOTA
Instructor
(Katakana)
ナガタ リョウタ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:EDU K114
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented and discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students Students in the “Course in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language,” required elective
Keywords Method of teaching, class activity, class improvement 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This subject is positioned as one for students to learn the basics in the categories of “practical abilities and skills” in preparation for teaching Japanese as a second language. 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
(Practical Skills)
・Aiming at practicing Japanese language education,  to make a specific new research plan and efficiently promote it. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
In this class, students will learn a wide variety of foreign language teaching methods, which will provide important hints for teaching Japanese as a second language. While analyzing the characteristics and logical background of each teaching method, students will discuss each method's strengths and weaknesses. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Orientation Session
Lesson 2: Overview of the History of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language - Prior to the Second World War
Lesson 3: Overview of the History of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language - After the Second World War
Lesson 4: Course Design
Lesson 5: Syllabus Design
Lesson 6: Teaching Method 1) –Natural Approach and Indicative Mood
Lesson 7: Teaching Method 2) – Audio-Lingual Approach
Lesson 8: Teaching Method 3) – Communicative Approach
Lesson 9: Teaching Method 4) – Silent Way and TPR
Lesson 10: Teaching Method 5) –CLL and Suggestopedia
Lesson 11: Class Activity and Material/Tool
Lesson 12: Notes on Instructing Beginners
Lesson 13: Notes on Instructing Intermediate/Advanced Learners
Lesson 14: Class Improvement Method
Lesson 15: Review 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
No textbooks will be used. Appropriate documents will be handed out each time.
< Reference Book >Workshop for Teaching Japanese as a Second Language (Enl. ed.), Osamu Kamata, Yoshikazu Kawaguchi, Mutsumi Suzuki (author and editor), Bonjinsha, 2000; and Teaching Japanese as a Second Language, (Rev. ed.), Nami Hirahata, (author), Bonjinsha, 2011 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Handouts, and visual materials (video/PC/and other visual materials) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
In this class, students will learn a wide variety of foreign language teaching methods. Try to understand the characteristics and logical background of each teaching method. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Comprehensive assessment based on class assignments, discussion participation, and a term-end report 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Have you ever taught anyone Japanese? If you have, how did you teach them? Why did you teach that way? Let’s consider together how to teach Japanese. 
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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