Course: English Development in Films

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Course title English Development in Films
Course code KAJ/WAF
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and 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
  • Mišterová Ivona, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Early films The outstanding films of the first half of the 20th century The outstanding films of the second half of the 20th century The outstanding films of the beginning of the 21st century Comics, sitcoms, soap operas The viewing of films along with their analysis (Casablanca, House of Ushers, Fargo)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio, Seminar
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 11 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No prerequisite courses. The course is conducted in English. Consequently, at least the intermediate knowledge of English is expected, i.e. it is not intended for beginners.
learning outcomes
The student of the course is naturally interested in cult films over the last 60 years and their analysis.
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Quality of a written report
Recommended literature
  • HIGSON, A. English Heritage, English Cinema. New York: OUP, 2003. ISBN 019925902X.
  • JACKSON, R. The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film. Cambridge: CUP, 2000. ISBN 0521639751.
  • Swan, Michael; Walter, Catherine. How english works : a grammar practice book. 1st ed., 4th impression. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-19-431456-1.

Study plans that include the course
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