Speech as Active Communication 1
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|202EVI1||Z||2||1 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 41 to 51 hours of self-study||English||winter|
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
- Recognize one's spoken word and use it.
- Recognize one's spoken Czech and use it.
- Learn to hear and listen.
- Learn to speak in the sense and logic of things
- Learn to speak with expression and expressively.
- Learn to speak to someone (and to oneself).
This all based on appropriately selected texts, predominantly of Czech provenience.
Mode of study
Regular practice classes mainly one-to-one. Analysis of rehearsals and summary exam. Discussions over the recommended literature.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
- Functional speech listening skills and ability in functional speech.
- Basic talent and education.
Systematic work from class to class and intensive preparations at home on a selected text or texts.
Recommended or required reading
Berry, Cicely: Voice and the Actor. New York: Wiley Publishing, 1973.
Donnellan, Declan: The Actor and the Target. London: Nick Hern Books 2005.
Gutekunst, Christina and Gillet, John: Voice into Acting. London: Bloomsbury 2014.
Houseman, Barbara: Finding your Voice, London: Nick Hern Books 2002.
Ong, Walter J.: Orality and Literacy and technologizing of the word. London, New York: Routledge 2012.
Rodenburg, Patsy: The Actor Speaks. London: Methuen Drama 1997.
Rodenburg, Patsy: The Need for Words: Voice and the Text. London: Methuen Drama 2005.
Vyskočil, Ivan and company: (Inter)acting with the inner partner. (Edited by Michal Čunderle and Alex Komlosi), translated by Alexander Komlosi. Praha: Brkola 2011.
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on: class participation, attendance (75%), paper and disucssions over the recommended readings.
No schedule has been prepared for this course
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Authorial Acting in English (M.A.) (required subject)