Dance 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204TNC2 ZK 1 1T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

1.Learning the basics of Bohemian and Moravian folk dance.

2.Learning to work with dance form and content.

3.Learn to work with a musical subject.

4.Developing aesthetic feeling and perception.

Mode of study

Exercises, screenings.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Movement memory.

Basic musical knowledge.

Feeling for partnership and group work.


Course contents


1.Dance steps in even and odd meters.

2.Ornamental steps and elements in folk dance.

3.Dancing in pairs.

4.Rythmical exercises.

5.Dance styles.


Springing with weight, kinds of walking and running to a beat and dance type, slide step, transition step, stride, galop, folk steps, stamps, taps, hops, low jumps, jumps, partner holds in pair dance, polka, madeira, galop, saltation, Sousedska, Polonez, Mazurka, strong and weak beats; claps and stomps and their combinations.

Recommended or required reading

F. Bonuš: Lidové tance

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on participation in instruction hours (85% attendance) and the final summary choreography.

Further information

Course may be repeated

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans