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    Playing Instrument for Teacher Education with double curriculum study English Language for Teacher Education (0114RA320005 / 0114RA090021) - double subject study

    Faculty: Faculty of Education
    Study programme: Playing Instrument for Teacher Education (B0114A320005)
    Form of study: full-time
    Type of study: Bachelor's
    Language of instruction: English
    Expected minimum number of accepted students Expected number of accepted students: 3
    Standard length of study: 3 years
    Application type: Online
    Possibility of exemption from entrance examination: yes

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      Application submission date: 28.02.2023
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      Playing Instrument for Teacher Education

      This program is intended for graduates of music conservatory, musical high schools and musical basic schools who are not oriented for professional interpretation career.

      It is possible to study two instruments – piano or violin.

      The basic subjects are individual study of instrument, chamber music, improvisation, orchestra playing. Theoretical subjects – construction and history of instrument, instrumental literature.

      Graduates should be prepared for getting a job in educational institutions for musical activities of children, in music schools, in cultural institutions, museums etc. For teaching qualification in basic and high schools it is necessary to continue in Master program.

      A part of the study program maior is a bachelor's thesis.

      English Language for Teacher Education

      By majoring in English with focus on education, the students will acquire substantial expertise in the areas of linguistics (with a particular emphasis on theory of linguistic disciplines and their practical application), literature written in English, whereby, by studying various literary disciplines, the students will also learn how to analyse and interpret a wide range of literary texts. The practical language part of the curriculum will boost the students’ language skills so that by the time of graduation they will have reached C1-C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. By successfully majoring in this BA programme, the students will qualify to be admitted to the magisterial follow-up programme primed for secondary school teachers.

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      1. Exam in the first subject – a maximum score of 40 points.

      2. Exam in the second subject – a maximum score of 40 points.

      Total score – 80 points maximum.

      Playing Instrument for Teacher Education

      Maximum 40 points – piano or violin

      1.1 Piano – max. 40 points

      The applicant will prepare and perform:

      - 2 concert etudes

      - 1 Baroque composition, e.g. Bach: The Piano Welltempered, Three-part Sinfonias, Suites.

      - 1 quick movement from a classical sonata or classical variations (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven).

      - 1 Romantic composition.

      - 1 composition written in the 20th century.

      Pieces are to be memorized.


      1.2 Violin – max. 40 points  

      The applicant will prepare and perform:

      - Major and minor scales in three octaves, scales using double stop (3, 6, 8), chords.

      - 2 contrasting etudes that show variety in technique and expression (Campagnoli, Dancla, Dont, Fiorillo, Paganini, Wieniawski).

      - Bach: 1–2 parts from Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin.

      - 2 compositions from classical and romantic period of contrasting character and style

      Pieces are to be memorized.

      English Language for Teacher Education

      The entrance exam is conducted as a written test consisting of the following four parts:

      - Grammar test (multiple choice) – this section tests the applicants’ knowledge of grammatical structures in isolated sentences.

      - Grammar-lexical test (multiple choice) – this section tests the applicants’ ability to reformulate the meaning of a sentence using different grammatical and lexical structures.

      - Lexical test (multiple choice) – this section tests the applicants’ knowledge of vocabulary by asking them to gap-fill appropriate words in a shorter newspaper article.

      - Reading and comprehension test (multiple choice) – this section test the applicants’ ability to understand the meaning of a longer newspaper article.

      In order to pass the test, the applicant should have substantial knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary, be well-versed in reading and comprehension, and have the ability to navigate an unabridged or slightly abridged English text. The programme is designed for students whose command of English is at least on the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

      Maximum 40 points

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      Admission to Bachelor's studies is conditioned by completed secondary education confirmed by a school-leaving certificate.

      Verification method: entrance exam
      Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 05.06.2023 Until: 16.06.2023
      Alternative date (of entrance exam): 26.06.2023 Until: 27.06.2023
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      English Language for Teacher Education

      The applicant may ask the Dean to exempt him or her from the entrance exam for the English teacher training programme at the Faculty of Education. The respective application needs to be paper filed by February 28, 2023. The application folder should also include a certificate confirming the fact that the applicant has successfully passed one of the below-mentioned standardized exams. The issue date of the certificate must not precede the date of submitting the entrance exam application by more than two years.

      Cambridge exams:

      - Cambridge English: First – grade A

      - Cambridge English: Advanced – grades A, B, C

      - Cambridge English: Proficiency – grades A, B, C

      IELTS – the minimum score of 5.5

      TOEFL iBT - the minimum score of 72 points

      The committee may also acknowledge other certificates that testify to the fact that the applicant has passed an exam qualifying his or her English proficiency as B2+ or higher.

      If the applicant earned the qualifying certificate after the abovementioned deadline for sending the application form, s/he may furnish the certificate by May 31, 2023. Regardless of this, the application still needs to be submitted before February 28, 2023. The applicant is subsequently notified as to whether s/he has been exempted from the entrance exam or not. If the Dean grants the request for exemption, the applicant receives the decision of exemption from the entrance examination or its part and s/he receives the maximum number of points stated by admissions criteria of the given field of study. If the applicant has not furnished the required certificate by May 31, 2023, s/he needs to take the entrance exam on the stipulated date.

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      Playing Instrument for Teacher Education

      Parts and scores of European classical instrumental music of 18th to 20th century.

      English Language for Teacher Education

      MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

      MCCARTHY, M., O’DELL, F. English Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge University Press, 1994.

      SWAN, M., WALTER, C. How English Works. OUP, 1997.

      THOMPSON, A. J., MARTINET, A. V. A practical English Grammar. OUP, 1987.

      EASTWOOD, J. Oxford Practice Grammar. Intermediate. OUP, 2008.

      Longman Language Activator. The World’s First Production Dictionary. Longman, 2008.

      SWAN, M. Practical English Usage. Oxford, 1995.

      CUNNINGHAM, S., MOOR, P., Cutting Edge. Intermediate. Student’s Book,

      Workbook and Self-Study Book. Pearson Education, 2005.

      (or any other editions of the above-mentioned publications)

      English language textbook – intermediate or higher level, e.g. New

      Headway, Opportunities, Face2Face, Language in Use, Inside Out, Matrix,

      Cambridge English for Schools, New Hotline, Natural English, English in Mind,

      True to Life, Landmark, Progress to First Certificate, New First Certificate Gold

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      Playing Instrument for Teacher Education

      Graduates would find possibilities to work in different government and private institutions, to work as assistants in institutions for spare-time activities of children, young people and adults, and as teachers in music schools. They possess knowledge and skills in both components: special and general educational. The curriculums outcome is not qualification for teaching in basic and high schools.


      English Language for Teacher Education

      Graduate of the bachelor’s programme will be well-trained in linguistics, American and British literature, and he/she will be proficient in English. The study is conceived so that
      the graduate will be able to either continue for a Master’s degree in teaching or other related programmes, or he/she can find employment in various state and international institutions.

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      Tuition [CZK] / per period: 150000 CZK / year