A2MK_LDML Children's Literature

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2007
Extent and Intensity
0/0/12. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
PhDr. Irena Přibylová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Lucie Podroužková, Ph.D.
Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Mgr. Petra Hoydenová
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
An introduction to children's and juvenile literature in English; further focus on young readers and promoting reading.
  • 1. Introduction, requirements 2. Children's literature and its study 3. Using children’s literature to teach English as a foreign language to young learners 4. A brief history of children's and juvenile literature - Conception of childhood 5. Fantasy in children's literature 6. Animal stories 7. Stories with boy protagonists 8. Stories with girl protagonists 9. Comics, graphic novels, and manga 10. Simplified books; promoting reading Download texts to themes 2 – 9 from the moodlinka.
  • BOBULOVÁ, Ivana. Children's and juvenile literature :(written in English). Vyd. 1. Nitra: Pedagogická fakulta UKF v Nitre, 2003. 189 s. ISBN 80-8050-628-0. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Requirements: 1) From week to week, read recommended chapters on the moodlinka. 2) Read selected novels, keep a simple reader's diary. The novels should represent these genres (as discussed above): fantasy 1900-1960, fantasy 1960-2007; animal stories; books for boys; books for girls. The choice of 5 books is yours. Read in English. (Write 8-10 pages). 3) Explore the English library (corner, bookcase) at your school, comment on the present state, and suggest improvements. (Write 1-2 pages.) 4) In Brno bookstores, look for 10 books suitable for your students to complete your school library. (Write 1-2 pages). Please note that no handwriting is allowed. Use computer. List down all the necessary details: the author, title, place, publishing house, publishing year/copyright, ISBN number, illustrations, and, if simplified, the level. (If from a bookstore, the price). Bring the file to the colloquium. It will take place in January and/or February 2008, the date will be negotiated in December
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 12 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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