Course: Work with a Literary Text

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Course title Work with a Literary Text
Course code KAJ/PLPP
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
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 unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Sukdolová Alice, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Vránková Kamila, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
14 weeks: 1-8: analysis and interpretation of English and American prose 9-11: analysis and interpretation of English and American poetry 12-14: analysis and interpretation of English and American drama

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The course focuses on practical analysis and interpretation of selected literary texts in English. The students will discuss the form, subject and literary context. The seminar work includes the usage of audio, which complements the textbook, and also film versions of the chosen literary work.
Knowledge of literary terminology Analysis and interpretation of a literary text in the particular cultural historical context
Minimum entry level of English: Intermediate

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Analysis of creative work (musical, visual, literary)

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation in the seminar, a written interpretation of a chosen text or an oral presentation
Recommended literature
  • Collie, J. & Porter Ladousse, G.:. Paths into Poetry. Oxford University Press 1991.
  • Gower, R.:. Past Into Present. Longman 1990.
  • Knight, M.:. Keep in Touch (Modern Literary texts). ELT, Prentice Hall Int. 1988.
  • McRae, J. & Pantaleoni, L.:. Chapter & Verse (An Interactive Approach to Literature). Oxford University Press 1990.

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: -