Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC331405 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 言語学の理論と方法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Theory and Methodology of Linguistic Science
ニシナ ヨウコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds5-8:EDU K115
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students
Keywords Linguistics, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax. language typology  
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)
Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquiring basic knowledge of education of the Japanese language and culture. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The course will teach the fundamentals of linguistics introducing to major linguistics fields. Examples in the fields will be provided from diffenrent languages. 
Class Schedule 1) Introduction. What is language science?
2. Definition of language
3) Language features
4) The Elements of speach
5) Phonetics of language
6) Phonology and phonology of world languages
7) Forms of language     
8) Form and meaning in language
9) Functions of language 
10) Grammatical concepts
11) Types fo linguistic structure
12) Comparison of languages
13) Language and others
14. Summary 
15. Final examination 
At the beginning of the class the necessary literature and references will be provided, during the class additional tasks will be included.  
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, PowerPoint slides, Handouts, audio-visual materials, visual materials (DVD, videos) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Every class the student attends is also a preparation for the next class session. Further specific advice will be given during the course depending on the level of the linguistics fields. 
Grading Method class contributions, quizzes and other assignments, and final examinations 
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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