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YUBUN SUZUKI Last modified date:2018.01.12



Graduate School


E-Mail
Homepage
http://www.flc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/~yubun/index.html
only in Japanese .
Phone
092-802-5724
Academic Degree
Master of Arts
Field of Specialization
English Linguistics
Outline Activities
research
1 English education with the help of computers and network
2 an analysis of English with the framework of Generative Grammar
3 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 teach English in the 21-Century Program (H21-25)
5 take students to the English training summer programme at Cambridge University

social activities
1 occasional talks on English education or films
Research
Research Interests
  • 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
  • Fukuoka Linguistics Circle
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
Teach 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 am a general organizer of CALL English courses (web-based English training classes) and
I am responsible for NetAcademy 2, Kyushu University internal web-based English Training System.

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

textbooks
3 textbooks for general English + "A Passage to English" (used to be the mandatory textbook for all the students) + English vocabulary book + CALL-related guidance book
Other Educational Activities
  • 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..