English for Students of Music and Dance 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
702HAOU1 ZK 3 2 seminar hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 57 to 72 hours of self-study English, Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Klára BICANOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Hana BARTŮŇKOVÁ, Klára BICANOVÁ, Ludmila BOHUSLAVOVÁ, Jana MORAVCOVÁ, Štěpánka PÁROVÁ, Denisa ŠKODOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The aim of the course is to consolidate and develop language skills (both receptive: reading and listening) and productive (speaking and writing)) while acquiring field-specific vocabulary (music and dance).

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

Mode of study

Seminars focus on building students' knowledge of musica and dance-related vocabulary. They also involve practising listening and reading comprehension skills and speaking skills (through partner and group discussions).

Study work load:

Seminars 26 hours

Preparation for seminars (Individual study) 26 hours

Writing assignment 3 hours

Preparation for final exam (individual study) 13hours

Total: 78 hours (1ECTS = 26 study hours)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Approx. B1 level (based on the Common European Framework of Reference) at the start of the course.

Course contents

Week1

Introduction – Studying at university,

Present simple and continuous, non-action verbs, frequency adverbs

Week 2

Studying at the Music and Dance Faculty (HAMU)

Present perfect simple x past simple, present perfect continuous, time expressions

Week 3

Where does success come from?

Comparatives, superlatives of adjectives and adverbs

Week 4

Popular and classical music

Past simple, past continuous, past perfect, used to

Week 5

Favourite composers

Anybody, nobody, everybody, none, neither of

Week 6

At a live performance

Future forms – will, going to, present continuous

Week 7

Writing an informal email

Countable and uncountable nouns, quantifiers

Week 8

Music festivals

Articles

Week 9

Live… at a cinema near you

Passive

Week 10

Presentation Skills

Phrasal verbs: separable x inseparable

Week 11

Music industry

Prepositions, words with get

Week 12

A career in music: Equal chances?

Can, could, be able to, be allowed to, be supposed to

Week 13

Feedback on written assignments

Recommended or required reading

Required study materials:

Online course (Moodle e-learning platform): https://moodle.amu.cz/course/view.php?id=1015

Assessment methods and criteria

-presentation 40% (for details see https://moodle.amu.cz/course/view.php?id=1015#section-11)

Avoiding Academic Dishonesty

AMU faculty do not tolerate cheating, plagiarism, or any other form of academic dishonesty. If you have not done so, you should read the AMU guidelines on how to properly reference your written submissions: https://www.amu.cz/cs/studium/bakalarske-diplomove-a-disertacni-prace-vskp/tvorba-a-odevzdani-vskp/etika-psani-odborneho-textu-a-jak-citovat/

Please note that all of the work that you submit for this class must be your own. Plagiarism of any kind will not be tolerated under any circumstances and will result in an immediate “F” grade for the course. Any words and ideas that are not yours should be accompanied by full and complete citation. If you have any further questions dealing with academic honesty you must contact your instructor prior to the submission of any written assignment.

Assessment rubric:

•A = 100-90%

•B = 89-80%

•C = 79-73%

•D = 72-66%

•E = 65-60%

•F = 59% and less

Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
room 0204
Učebna CJP 204

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
ŠKODOVÁ D.
09:00–10:30
(parallel1)
room 0204
Učebna CJP 204

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
ŠKODOVÁ D.
10:45–12:15
(parallel2)
Tue
Wed
room 0204
Učebna CJP 204

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
ŠKODOVÁ D.
10:45–12:15
(parallel3)
Thu
room 0204
Učebna CJP 204

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
PÁROVÁ Š.
09:00–10:30
(parallel4)
Fri
room 0219
Room 219

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
MORAVCOVÁ J.
10:45–12:15
(parallel5)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 09:00–10:30 Denisa ŠKODOVÁ Učebna CJP 204
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
parallel1
Mon 10:45–12:15 Denisa ŠKODOVÁ Učebna CJP 204
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
parallel2
Wed 10:45–12:15 Denisa ŠKODOVÁ Učebna CJP 204
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
parallel3
Thu 09:00–10:30 Štěpánka PÁROVÁ Učebna CJP 204
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
parallel4
Fri 10:45–12:15 Jana MORAVCOVÁ Room 219
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
parallel5
Klára BICANOVÁ
parallel99

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans