Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
Lecture Code WMJ00401 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 実験言語学
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Experimental Linguistics
クレントン ジョナサン スチュアート マイケル,ヤマネ ノリコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues7-8,Thur5-6:IAS A407
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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On Tuesdays, you consider approaches to second language learning in practice with specific reference to vocabulary studies, you develop an appreciation of vocabulary testing.  On Fridays, you improve conceptual understanding of research designs in experimental phonetics and phonology, practice measurement methods such as Praat, and critically review interdisciplinary studies. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : English
Eligible Students
Keywords Experiment vocabulary phonetics phonology 
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within Educational
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Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
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As a product of the course, you will be able to review and evaluate published work, and design an experiment related to the spoken language. You cover a broad range of topics, with the module intending to provide foundational understanding of experimental linguistics in relation to second language learning, production, and perception. 
Class Schedule Tuesdays:
1. Introduction to vocabulary teaching and learning
2. Vocabulary teaching and learning 1
3. Vocabulary teaching and learning 2
4. Second language learning and models of lexical access
5. Testing vocabulary knowledge
6. Language and the curriculum 1
7. Language and the curriculum 2
8. Researching vocabulary acquisition

1. Introduction to phonetics and phonology
2. Phonetics and phonology 1
3. Phonetics and phonology 2
4. IPA and annotation
5. IPA and annotation
6. Measurement method 1
7. Measurement method 2
8. Research Presentation
Course materials will be distributed in class 
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Suggest that you bring a laptop/ tablet to class
Requirements Requirements The course will be conducted in English and Japanese. Online on Tuesdays and hybrid style on Thursdays.  
Grading Method Grading Method Grading method to be discussed in the first week 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message All sessions require active participation, you will be expected to engage in discussion and experiment!  
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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