Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNB08501 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 英語教育学特別研究A
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Study in English Language Education A
ニシハラ タカユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Weds11-12:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Discussion, presentation, and tutorial.  
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students Master course students
Keywords Linguistic approaches to ELT, 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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Based on English linguistics and literary studies, various ELT-related issues are discussed. This course also examines effective content selection. Students are expected to read assigned research paper and make a presentation based on them. The presentation needs to include the pedagogical implications of the paper and their limitations. Students also plan teaching procedures, activities, worksheets, and assessments. (This course mainly discusses ELT-related issues from linguistic perspectives.) 
Class Schedule lesson 1 Introduction
lesson 2 Phonetics and ELT
lesson 3 Phonology and ELT
lesson 4 Graphemics and ELT
lesson 5 Morphology and ELT
lesson 6 Syntax and ELT
lesson 7 Semantics and ELT
lesson 8 Pragmatics and ELT
lesson 9 Discourse Analysis and ELT
lesson 10 Rhetoric and ELT
lesson 11 Language Play and ELT
lesson 12 Stylistics and ELT
lesson 13 Literary Theory and ELT
lesson 14 Sociolinguistics and ELT
lesson 15 Summary of the Course

Reference materials are introduced by the instructor as needed. Necessary materials are provided by the instructor.  
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, PCs, PC softwares, and relevant materials including books and academic journals 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read the relevant articles critically and analyze your data thoroughly. Make your presentation logical and comprehensible.  
Requirements Materials are distributed online. Therefore, students should bring their own PCs to class. 
Grading Method Performance on discussion (50%) and presentations (50%).   
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message The instruction language changes according to the participants' linguistic background. Both English and Japanese materials are used. 
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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