Course: English for Political Science-Propedeutics

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Course title English for Political Science-Propedeutics
Course code KAP/APP
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Mišterová Ivona, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Lupták Ľubomír, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Political Science in the Context of Social Sciences 2. Political Science Methodology 3. Politics, Power and State as the Main Political Science Objectives 4. Three-dimensional Concept of Politics 5. Political Thinking and Political Philosophy 6. Political Actors 7. Political Parties 8. Political Regimes and Forms of Government

Learning activities and teaching methods
Seminar
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 45 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 13 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No prerequisite courses.
learning outcomes
Students will acquire the necessary English terms from the given field enabling them to summarize and explain the basic thesis contained in the studied text. They will be able to further develop their knowledge of special terminology and thus prepare themselves for further studies, especially of the follow-up AOP course.
teaching methods
Seminar
assessment methods
Test
Recommended literature
  • BROOKS, C. Religious Influence and the Politics of Family Decline: Trends, Sources, and U.S. Politoval Behavior. American Sociological Review 67.
  • Hewings, Martin. Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English : with answers. 1st pub. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999. ISBN 0-521-49868-6.
  • JOHNSON, L. K. America as a World Power. Foreign Policy in a Constitutional Framework. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1991.
  • Murphy, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students : with answers. 1st publ., 14th print. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1991. ISBN 0-521-28723-5.
  • 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
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (14-4) Social sciences - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (15-1,2,3) Social sciences - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (14-4) Social sciences - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (15-1,2,3) Social sciences - Winter