Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC333406 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 対照言語学演習
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Seminar in Contrastive Linguistics
ニシナ ヨウコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds5-8:EDU K115
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students
Keywords linguistics, contrastive linguistics, language typology, language description, functional linguistics Japanese as a second language 
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
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・By linking the six areas of Japanese language education, to improve and develop problems concerning the education. 
Class Objectives
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The seminar will touch upon current research topics related to comparative and contrastive study of languages in the world.
Reading and evaluation of previous studies on linguistics, Student presentation, and discussion. 
Class Schedule lesson 1 Organization, Introduction
lesson 2 Methods of  language description
lesson 3 Grammatical categories
lesson 4 Language Typology
lesson 5 language description
lesson 6 language description
lesson 7 language description
lesson 8 language description
lesson 9 language description
lesson 10 language description
lesson 11 Language Typology and Linguistic Universal
lesson 12 Language comparison and relevant practices
lesson 13 language comparison and language teaching
lesson 14 Fieldwork
lesson 15 discussion

assignments, presentation, exam 
The necessary literature and references will be provided.
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Students should read the assigned texts and articles in advance.  
Grading Method Assignments, presentation, Discussion, exam 
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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