AJL22089 Sociolinguistic Skills: Academic Oracy

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Kateřina Tomková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Shahla Qojayeva (assistant)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Kateřina Tomková, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 8:00–9:40 G32
Prerequisites
Having been through Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology and Spoken Fluency in BA studies and/or Pronunciation Varieties in MA studies at this department or similar seminars elsewhere is an advantage.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 10 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 10/10, only registered: 0/10, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/10
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
At the end of this course students will: A) discern the variety of speaking styles in English; B) cultivate their own spoken English to match their purposes at the Academia and elsewhere.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course students will: A) discern the variety of speaking styles in English; B) cultivate their own spoken English to match their purposes at the Academia and elsewhere.
Syllabus
  • Students will study the specificities of spoken language as opposed to written. A shortcut to spoken fluency skills and their synthesis will be provided by students themselves, each taking up the skill he/she is strong at. Social styles of spoken English will then be studied with specific focus on speaking styles at University.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • Teaching English as a second or foreign language. Edited by Marianne Celce-Murcia - Donna Brinton - Marguerite Ann Snow. Fourth edition. Boston: Heinle Cengage Learning, 2014. xi, 706. ISBN 9781111351694. info
  • MEIER, Paul. Accents and dialects for stage and screen : an instruction manual for 24 accents and dialects commonly used by English-speaking actors. Lawrence, Kan.: Paul Meier Dialect Services, 2010. 354 s. ISBN 9780578004525. info
  • CRYSTAL, David and Derek DAVY. Investigating English style. Harlow: Longman, 1969. ix, 264. ISBN 0582550114. info
Teaching methods
Interactive presentations provided by the teacher and by the students in turns.
Assessment methods
Attendance 3pts a session; Presentations up to 10pts; Final test max. 50pts.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.

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