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English. Insights into Czech Literature, Language, Culture and Mentality - ASZAJ3390E
Anglický název: English. Insights into Czech Literature, Language, Culture and Mentality
Zajišťuje: Zahraniční oddělení (21-ZO)
Fakulta: Filozofická fakulta
Platnost: od 2019
Semestr: oba
Body: 0
E-Kredity: 3
Způsob provedení zkoušky:
Rozsah, examinace: 0/2 Zk [hodiny/týden]
Počet míst: zimní:neurčen / neurčen (neurčen)
letní:neurčen / neurčen (neurčen)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Stav předmětu: vyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
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Garant: Mgr. Blanka Zádrapová
Třída: Exchange - 09.1 Modern EC Languages
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Anotace
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Blanka Zádrapová (30.09.2019)
THIS CODE WAS CREATED SPECIFICALLY FOR ERASMUS STUDENTS. If you are a foreign exchange student, you should sign up for this code.

For more information about the course, click on the link next to "Is provided by" above, or see below.

Insights into Czech Literature, Language, Culture and Mentality

Tuesday 9:10 – 10:40, room 136, Celetná 20. Praha 1
Mgr. Blanka Zádrapová – Blanka.Zadrapova©ff.cuni.cz

Outline of the Course
This is a one-semester course, 1x2 lessons per week.
The objective of the course is to offer especially Erasmus students (but also Czech students) an insight into Czech literature, language, culture and mentality through key Czech literary and film works of the 20th and 21st century. The second practical part of the course deals with analyzing Czech cultural norms and specifics, etiquette and mentality in order to avoid prejudice and intercultural misunderstanding.
Required knowledge of English - B2 minimally.
Based on studied texts, videos and audios students analyze, critically evaluate and discuss the given topics. The course covers basic terminology of literary science, linguistics and humanities. The course increases students´ language competence in all 4 areas - reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students are also encouraged to increase their presentation skills.

Course Requirements
Students will obtain 3 credit points for the course if they fulfill the following requirements:
- active in-class participation (75% lessons attended)
- a short presentation (10-15 min)
- Reflective journal.

Recommended sources:
Bažant, J. Bažantová, N. The Czech Reader, History, Culture. Politics. Duke University Press, 2010.
Kundera, M. The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Faber and Faber Limited,1984.
Englund, T. The Czechs in a Nutshell. A User´s Manual for Foreigners. Práh 2009.
Kafka, F. The Metamorphosis. Vitalis 2019.
Szczygiel, M. Gottland: Mostly True Stories from Half of Czechoslovakia. Melville House Publishing, 2014.
Kalfař, J. Spaceman of Bohemia. Hachette Book Group, 2017.
Baldwin, John R. Intercultural Communication for Everyday Life. John Wiley and Sons Ltd. 2014.
 
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