English for Drama in Education - Upper-Intermediate 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
702DADV8 ZK 2 Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Name of lecturer(s)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to communicate in complex situations.

Ability to lead discussions on abstract topics.

Vocabulary of the study area.

Mode of study

Readings and text analysis, listenings, presentation and practice of grammar and lexical structures, moderated discussions, independent presentation.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Lower level (B2/1) English knowledge is required.

Course contents

Development of all language skills

Speaking: forming and defending opinions, assessing arguments, proposing resolutions, expressing feelings

Writing a CV and motivation letter

Understanding standard speech, news and films

Reading comprehension texts in the study, current newspaper and magazine articles.

Complex grammar: Conditional sentences, modal verbs in the past, verb phrases, articles, word formation, linking phrases

Terminology of the study areas.

Recommended or required reading

DAVIS, D. Acting in Classroom Drama. Calendar Island Publishers, Portland, Maine

HEWINGS, M. Advanced Grammar in Use. CUP, 2002. ISBN 0-521-49868-6

SOARS, L. and J. New Headway Advanced. OUP, 2008. ISBN 0-19-436931-5

SPOLIN, V. Theatres Games For the Classroom. Northwestern University Press, Illinois, 1991

Assessment methods and criteria

This course is concluded with an exam.

Conditions for sitting the test are:

class participation

completion of assignments

independent presentation

The exam has written and oral sections.

The written test (approx: 60min.) contains reading comprehension, listening, grammar and vocabulary sections.

The oral part is comprised of translation, analysis, or reproduction of a trade text of about 10 pages which the student prepares after consultation with the instructor prior to the test. A conversation follows on a study project topic.


If the student is unable to attend instruction because of extenuating circumstances (internship, competitions, serious health problems), the instructor must be contacted to supply the materials and set a appointment for consultation. Otherwise, the student may not receive credit nor sit a test.

Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans