Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education
Lecture Code 81227001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 英語聴解スキルアップ
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English Listening Skill Up
ヤマウチ ユウカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:Online
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar, online 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : English
Eligible Students Registered students for the program
Keywords English, listening skills, computer mediated learning 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
To improve listening skills in order to achieve English competence defined in Building Professional English Skills Program 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To develop students' listening skills using an e-learning system 
Class Schedule Self-access learning using an e-learning system. The listening materials are Hiroshima University’s English Podcasts produced and uploaded by Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education (FLaRE). Students are required to listen as many podcasts as possible through Moodle. The podcasts include variety of genres such as grammar tips in English (e.g., Verbs, Definite and Indefinite Articles, If-clauses), conversation tips in English (Memories Make Us Who We Are,It’s Hard to Be a Student,It’s Important to Be Honest during Interviews.), discussions on intercultural issues (e.g., Good Tourist Places in Bangladesh and Indonesia,Friends from Different Cultures), depending on students’ proficiencies or preferences. Students are required to write a summary in English every time they finish listening.

Students will take the mid-term and the final exams.  
To be announced at an orientation session 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Make a learning plan on your own to study steadily. 
Requirements All students are required to attend an orientation session. The orientation session will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd at 6:30 pm at the  Room J102 in the School of Integrated Arts and Sciences (IAS). 
Grading Method Course work: 60%, Mid-term exam: 20%, Final exam: 20% 
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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