科目名 英語演習IA 
副題 Language and Culture in Our World 
担当者 川口 エレン 講師             
開講期間 春学期  単位 2 
曜日   時限 2 
配当年次 2  コース・ナンバー ENG-201-IV 

授業の到達目標
The instructor hopes that the students will be able to improve their skills in English, as well as learn more about language in general and English in particular. The purpose of this course is to explore, at an introductory level, many of the themes in the world of applied linguistics.  

授業の内容
Based on the topics in the textbook, our focus will be language development, language learning, how language changes and how and why languages sometimes die. The main activities will be summary presentations by students and group activities based on the readings from the textbook.  

教材
教科書:Shawn M. Clankie and Toshihiko Kobayashi, Language and Our World, Sanshusha (三修社), 2007
Other materials for lessons will be distributed in class as necessary.

準備学習(予習・復習)の内容又はそれに必要な時間
Students must read each chapter before coming to class. Everyone is responsible for knowing the contents of all chapters, not just the students assigned to present.  

成績評価の方法
Evaluation will be based on class participation 25%, weekly presentations 25%, sectional quizzes 30%, and a term paper 20%.

オフィス・アワー/教員との連絡方法
Students can contact the instructor by email: ekawa●shirayuri.ac.jp(change ● to @)

備考
・The classes will be conducted in English.
・Students will be expected to present their research on assigned material on a weekly basis.
・Attendance and class participation are crucial to passing this course.

授業計画
第1週Introductory Class
Chapter-selection for presentations
Chapter 1 - The Dawn of Language
第2週Chapter 2 - Do Animals Have Language?
Chapter 3 - The Rosetta Stone
第3週Quiz 1
Chapter 4 - Chomsky and Universal Grammar
Chapter 5 - Younger is Better
第4週Chapter 6 - Misunderstandings about Bilingualism
Quiz 2
Chapter 7 - Are Men and Women's Speech Really Different?
第5週Chapter 8 - Politeness
Chapter 9 - PC (Politically Correct) Speech
第6週Quiz 3
Chapter 10 - What Makes a Good Language Learner?
Chapter 11 - Individual and Societal Multilingualism
第7週Chapter 12 - The Role of Teaching Methods in Language Learning
Quiz 4
Chapter 13 - Ways of Organizing Languages
第8週Chapter 14 - What's the Difference between a Language and a Dialect?
Chapter 15 - Ryukyuan: Language or a Dialect?
第9週Quiz 5
Chapter 16 - Official Languages: Harmful or Beneficial?
Chapter 17 - The English-only Movement in the U.S.
第10週Chapter 18 - Esperanto
Quiz 6
Chapter 19 - Language Change
第11週How to Write a Paper
Chapter 20 - Prescriptivisim and Descriptivism
Chapter 21 - Loanwords
第12週Quiz 7
Chapter 22 - Why Do Languages Disappear?
Chapter 23 - Saving the World's Languages
第13週Chapter 24 - Revitalizing Hawaiian and Welsh
Quiz 8
Final Paper Due
第14週Language Game
第15週Wrap-up
This syllabus is a guide for the course. It is not fixed and the pace will be adjusted as necessary.