Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
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 WNB52250 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 言語・コミュニケーション表現と学習材デザイン基礎研究(英語)b
Subject Name
(Katakana)
Subject Name in
English
Basic Course in Teaching Material Design for Language and Communication Expression (English) b
Instructor NISHIHARA TAKAYUKI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ニシハラ タカユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds5:EDU K207, (3T) Weds6-8
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
Discussion and presentation (students will receive a notice by email or BB9 if this course is switched to an online course due to COVID-19) 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students Master course students
Keywords Structure and function of English language, linguistic approaches to ELT, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course covers phonetics/phonology, graphemics, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, rhetoric, stylistics, literary theory, and sociolinguistics, deepening the knowledge on English communication as well as the structures and functions of English language. Based on these understanding, this course analyzes current ELT materials and discusses better materials construction. More specifically, this course analyzes textbooks and their supplementary materials. Students are required to designs teaching materials and worksheets by themselves, too.  
Class Schedule lesson 1: Introduction
lesson 2: What is Teaching Materials?
lesson 3: Phonetics and Teaching Materials (Hector H. Munro,"Sredni Vashtar")
lesson 4: Phonology and Teaching Materials (Hector H. Munro,"Sredni Vashtar")
lesson 5: Graphemics and Teaching Materials (Hector H. Munro,"Sredni Vashtar")
lesson 6: Morphology and Teaching Materials (Hector H. Munro,"Sredni Vashtar")
lesson 7: Syntax and Teaching Materials (Oscar Wilde, "The Canterville Ghost")
lesson 8: Semantics and Teaching Materials (Oscar Wilde, "The Canterville Ghost")
lesson 9: Pragmatics and Teaching Materials (Oscar Wilde, "The Canterville Ghost")
lesson 10: Discourse Analysis and Teaching Materials (Oscar Wilde, "The Canterville Ghost")
lesson 11: Rhetoric and Teaching Materials (Richard Middleton, "On the Brighton Road")
lesson 12: Stylistics and Teaching Materials (Richard Middleton, "On the Brighton Road")
lesson 13: Literary Theory and Teaching Materials (Richard Middleton, "On the Brighton Road")
lesson 14: Sociolinguistics and Teaching Materials (Richard Middleton, "On the Brighton Road")
lesson 15: Summary of the Course

Presentation and term paper 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Textbook:
Hosokawa, Y., & Shindler, E. (Eds.). (2011). Wicked and shuddering tales with love for listening, reading, grammar and oral practice. Tokyo: Kaibunsha.

Reference materials are introduced by the instructor as needed. Necessary materials are provided by the instructor.  
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Handouts, PCs, PC softwares, and relevant materials including books and academic journals 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Read the relevant articles accurately and critically considering its suggestions for ELT. Make your presentation logical and comprehensible.  
Requirements You need basic knowledge about English linguistics, English grammar, and ELT to follow this course.  Materials are distributed online. Therefore, students should bring their own PCs to class. 
Grading Method Participation (10%) and performance on presentations (30%), discussion (30%), and the term papers (30%).   
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. 
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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