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YUBUN SUZUKI Last modified date:2019.05.22



Graduate School


E-Mail
Homepage
http://www.flc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/~yubun/index.html
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Academic Degree
Master of Arts
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
English Linguistics
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
00years00months
Outline Activities
research
1 (currently) short-term overseas English and academic training program / English curriculum / CALL
2 (originally) an analysis of English with the framework of Generative Grammar
3 (sporadically) film education

education
1 "cross-cultural communication" in Kyushu University Business School
2 general English (including compling textbooks, web learning materials, and a vocabulary book)
3 films
4 English in the 21-Century Program (H21-25)
5 the English & academic training summer programme at the University of Cambridge

social activities
1 occasional talks on English education or films
Research
Research Interests
  • short-term overseas English and academic training program
    keyword : oveaseas programs
    2018.04~2028.03.
  • computer-assisted English learning
    keyword : English education
    2001.01research on how to improve English communication classes with the help of 3-dimensional interactive education system.
Current and Past Project
  • The Cyber University Project (languages)
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • The English Linguistics Society of Japan
  • The English Literary Society of Japan
  • Kyushu Chapter, The English Literary Society of Japan
  • Japan Association of College English Teachers
  • Kyushu Okinawa Chapter of College English Teachers
  • Association for e-Learning Language Education
Awards
  • Japan Information Culturology Association Award / 2004
Educational
Educational Activities
graduate school
"Intercultural Communication", Kyushu University Business School. Focused on business reading and discussion.

undergraduate school
English for the 21-Century Program (2009-2013).

general English
Emphasis is placed on communicative training and pronunciation in my general English classes. Compiled and uploaded all the web-based learning materials in 2014.
I had been an organizer of CALL English courses (web-based English training classes) until 2018 and
I am responsible for NetAcademy (Kyushu University internal web-based English Training System) until 2019.

general Education
"The World of Movies". The main aim of this course lies in an overall understanding of Japanese movies and movie appreciation skills.
I also taught "Let's Go to the UK!" until 2012 (students studied English and various aspects of British culture) and taught "English songs" in 2013.
I belonged to an astronomical education program at Kyushu University (until 2015).

textbooks
3 textbooks for general English + "A Passage to English" (used to be a mandatory textbook for all the students) + English vocabulary book + CALL-related guidance book
Other Educational Activities
  • 2019.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 27 students. .
  • 2018.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 29 students. .
  • 2017.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 29 students. .
  • 2016.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 29 students..
  • 2015.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 30 students. .
  • 2014.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 28 students. .
  • 2013.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 30 students..
  • 2012.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 31 students..
  • 2011.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 30 students..
  • 2010.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 40 students..
  • 2010.10, I supervised a student of the Graduate School of Sciences in the framework of its AS system in the academic years 2010 and 2011..
  • 2009.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University and its preliminary training program for 24 students..
  • 2008.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University for 34 students..
  • 2007.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University for 33 students and one associate professor..
  • 2006.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University for 29 students and attended its English programme..
  • 2005.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University for about 35 students and attended its English programme..
  • 2005.04, I supervised a student of the Graduate School of Sciences in the framework of its FR system in the academic years of 2005-2009..
  • 2004.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University for about 35 students..
  • 2003.08, I prepared a study trip to Cambridge University for about 45 students and attended its English programme..
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
talks
I give occasional talks outside Kyushu University about English education, the use of computers and network in language learning, and Japanese films..