Course: Rhetoric

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Course title Rhetoric
Course code KNJ/RET
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction German
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Pecka Zdeněk, Dr. phil.
Course content
What is rhetoric Historical Overview 1 Historical overview 2 rhetoric today rhetorical figures argumentation skills Preparation of expression in terms of speaker work with the audience structure of speech 1 structure of speech 2 structure of presentation moderation role plays summary

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The course covers the basic theoretical knowledge of rhetoric, a brief historical overview and current state of research in this area. These findings listeners use both in the analysis of foreign expressions, as well as the manifestations of their own. Seminar should prepare the students for speaking in front of large groups of people and teach them how to speak persuasively arguments. The language of the seminar is German. This also supports the development of knowledge and practical use of the German language by the students.
Basic knowledges and skills in rhetoric.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of German on level B2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's language skills

All examinations and consultations are held in German. 2 presentations
Recommended literature
  • Duden: Rhetorik. Mannheim, 2011. ISBN 978-3-411-74221-9.
  • ALLHOFF, Dieter-W. Rhetorik und Kommunikation. München, 2006.
  • BARTSCH, Tim-Christian. Trainingsbuch Rhetorik. Paderborn, 2019. ISBN 978-3-8252-2689-3.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -