Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC118505 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 初等外国語授業研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Studies in Teaching of English for the Elementary School
マツミヤ ナガコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues1-4:EDU L204
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
In-person meetings will be used as the basis.
Online may be utilized in the event that circumstances arise. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords SDG_04, SDG_17 
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)
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to design teaching plans and curriculums in elementary schools and develop them on the basis of children's actual situation (Practical teaching skills). 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understand the practical tasks of foreign language activities and elementary school foreign language classes clearly and acquire the basic ability to be able to creatively tackle ideas, practices, reflections of lessons and devising and improving teaching materials.  
Class Schedule lesson1:Confirmation of foreign language activities and goals / content of foreign language department
lesson2:Understanding the overall picture of the 4-year curriculum as seen in the main teaching materials
lesson3:Understanding of foreign language activities (middle school year) through classroom video
lesson4:Making a unit for foreign language activities (1) Planning and consideration
lesson5:Making a unit for foreign language activities (2) Correction and making teaching instruction plan
lesson6:Mock lesson of foreign language activities (1) Implementation
lesson7:Mock lesson of foreign language activities (2) Discussion and Reconsideration
lesson8:Understanding of Foreign Languages (upper grades) through classroom video
lesson9:Making a unit (1) planning and consideration
lesson10:Making a unit (2) Revision · Preparing teaching instruction plan
lesson11:Mock lesson of foreign language (subject) (1) Implementation
lesson12:Mock lesson of foreign language (subject) (2) Discussion and Reconsideration
lesson13:Creating "reading" and "writing" activities of foreign language: planning and examination
lesson14:Mock lesson of  "reading" and "writing" (1) Implementation
lesson15:Mock lesson of  "reading" and "writing" (2) Discussion and Reconsideration

Mock lessons, Report, Comment Sheets 
Course of Study "foreign language" issued in June, 2017
Let’s Try! 1・2
textbooks which will be used in the teaching practicum 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Visual aids (video, PPT), audio, handouts
OneDrive (shared folder) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Reflect what you've learned in Elementary Foreign Language class you took last year and learn how to creat a lesson (or a unit) once again.  At each lesson, please imagine how elementary school children learn, react and encouter difficulties in a classroom. 
Grading Method Mock lessons  (40%), Report (30%), Comment Sheets (30%) 
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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