Course: Oral Text Interpretation

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Course title Oral Text Interpretation
Course code KAJ/7MT
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Zemková Ludmila, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Czaban Tomas James, M.A.
Course content
14 weeks 1-3 basic terminology, 4-6 textual structure 7-8 textual analysis, boundaries 9-12 text analysis, how to read the text, its evaluation 13-14 text forms, creative papers by students

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The seminar pays attention to main criteria of oral text interpretation and their boundaries. After the theoretical part, students apply the acquired knowledge to their own analysis of a chosen text.
Practical knowledge of English spoken text.
Intermediate - Upper-Intermediate level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Analysis of student's language skills

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation, passing the final analysis.
Recommended literature
  • Levý,J.:. Umění překladu. 1998.
  • Mathesius,V. A Functional Analysis of Present Day English on a general linguistic basis,Academia,1975. 1975.
  • Titscher,S.:. Methods of text and Discourse analysis.CUP, 2000.

Study plans that include the course
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