Course: English Through Songs

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Course title English Through Songs
Course code KAJ/ETS
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tihelková Alice, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The students will learn to sing several songs of various styles and periods: folksongs (English, Irish and American), gothic and renaissance music, musical, pop-music, rock and metal music. The songs will be sung in English, both in unison and several voices. The substantial part of the course are the studens´ oral presentations as well as singing of songs selected by them.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No prerequisite subjects.
learning outcomes
Enhancing the vocabulary, phraseology, grammar and pronunciation as well as at the development of communication skills.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Hrčková Naďa. Dějiny hudby I. Středověk. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-249-0524-8.
  • Hrčková Naďa. Dějiny hudby II. Renesance. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-249-0615-5.

Study plans that include the course
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