Course: Work with a literary text

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Course title Work with a literary text
Course code KAJ/PLPK
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 5
Semester Winter
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 content
Analysis and interpretation of prose Analysis and interpretation of poetry Analysis and interpretation of drama

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Students are going to read selected literary texts and analyse them. The goal of the course is to gain the knowledge of the particular literary context, literary theory and authors of childrens literature.
The knowledge of terminology and interpretation of a literary text, using literature in teaching English.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

All examinations and consultations are held in English. An oral presentation or an essay on a selected topic.
Recommended literature
  • Brukner, Josef; Filip, Jiří:. Poetický slovník, Praha: Mladá fronta, 1997.
  • Carter, R.; Mc Rae, J.:. The Penguin Guide to Literature in English, Penguin Books, 2001.
  • Ferber, Michael:. A Dictionary of Literary Symbols, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • Gower, Roger; Pearson, Margaret:. Reading Literature, Longman Group Limited, 1990.
  • McRae, J.; Pantaleoni, L.:. Chapter and Verse, Oxford: O.U.P, 1992.
  • Watson, Victor:. Children's Books in English, Cambridge, C.U.P., 2001.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for the First level of primary school (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 5 Recommended year of study:5, Recommended semester: Winter