English in the Music Industry 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
702HAP4 credit 5 4 seminar hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 83 to 108 hours of self-study English, Czech summer

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This course is designed as a compulsory module for graduate students of the Music Management Programme at the Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. The course will familiarise students with a variety of technical and stylistic English language considerations, with a focus on selected aspects of the 21st century music industry and a revision of topics for the Final State Exam.

For the week-by-week course overview see the Moodle course.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding:

After finishing the course, the student:

Skills and abilities:

After finishing the course, the student:

Prerequisites and other requirements

Knowledge of English at the prior course level or 702HAP3 English for the Music Industry 3.


All course materials will be posted in the Moodle course: https://moodle.amu.cz/course/view.php?id=979

Please note that additional texts may be assigned throughout the semester.

Evaluation methods and criteria

Evaluation and Assessment

You can score a maximum of 100% for this course. The pass mark for awarding credit is 70%.

Grading scale:

A = 100-90%

B = 89-82%

C = 81-77%

D = 76-72%

E = 71-70%

F = 69% and less

Active participation in class discussions 40%

Attendance is mandatory and participation in class discussion is a crucial course component. Students are expected to read assigned materials before class meetings, ask questions, contribute to the discussion and participate. This portion of your grade also includes in-class projects/assignments, small take-home assignments, etc. The min. attendance is 70%. There are 26 sessions in total in the summer semester 2023-24; max. 8 absences are allowed.

Final test 60%

A comprehensive written exam covering all eight topics will include terms and definitions, short answer questions, and selected grammar and vocabulary areas.

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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.

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