Course: Literature in English Language Teaching

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Course title Literature in English Language Teaching
Course code KAN/ALJS
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Potočňáková Magdaléna, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Extracts from: Salman Rushdie: Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Bruce Chatwin: Utz, Alan Bennett: Talking Heads, Ian McEwan: Atonement, Kazuo Ishiguro: Remains of the Day, Graham Swift: Waterland, Louis de Berniéres: Captain Corelli?s Mandolin, Julian Barnes: Arthur and George, Muriel Spark: The Executor, Alasdair Gray: Lanark, Alan Hollinghurst: The Line of Beauty

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Students' portfolio, Seminar classes, Individual study, Lecture, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 22 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
B2 language level
learning outcomes
Students get acquainted with authors and themes in the field of contemporary fiction in English and at the same time gain basic experience with literary translation and its specific aspects eg. translation of proper and place names, idioms, extra-linguistic reality, cultural, and literary references etc.
teaching methods
Lecture
Seminar
Individual study
Students' portfolio
Discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Individual presentation at a seminar
Group presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Bassnett McGuire, S. Translation Studies. London, 1991.
  • Collie, J.; Slater, S. Literature in the Language Classroom. Cambridge, 1987.
  • Hrdlička, M. Literární překlad a komunikace. Praha, 2003.
  • Knittlová, D. K teorii i praxi překladu . Olomouc, 2003.
  • Krijtová, O. Pozvání k překladatelské praxi. Praha, 2000.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (14) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (15) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (14) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (15) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (13) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer