DISB028 English for theatrologists II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/5. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. et Mgr. Klára Škrobánková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Karolína Stehlíková, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Tue 10:00–11:40 G01
The course is designed for students with intermediate level of English.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 4/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 15 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The course is dealing with improving of student´s communication skills in English in the field of Theatre Studies; to improve his listening and reading skills and understanding of theatrological topics dealt with in English (by both native and non-native speakers); to widen his/her English theatrological vocabulary.

Study materials are uploaded in ELF, not in the IS.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course student will be able to:
- understand a scholarly paper, monograph and lecture;
- discuss scholarly issues in English;
- translate an English drama using a dictionary;
- prove knowledge of basic theatrologic terms in English.
  • Topic of the Spring Term 2020: SCENOGRAPHY AND STAGE DESIGN reading of theatrological texts followed by discussion
  • listening/watching videos followed by discussion
  • vocabulary exercises
  • reading of plays in English
    recommended literature
  • COWIE, A. P., Jack Windsor LEWIS and Albert Sydney HORNBY. Oxford advanced learner's dictionary of current English. London: Oxford University Press, 1974. xxvii, 105. info
  • FRONEK, Josef. Comprehensive Czech-English dictionary. 1. vyd. Praha: Leda, 2000. xlvii, 159. ISBN 8085927543. info
  • FRONEK, Josef. Comprehensive English-Czech, Czech-English dictionary. 1. vydání. Voznice: Leda, 2007. xlix, 1523. ISBN 9788073351144. info
  • http://www.theatrecrafts.com/index.php
Teaching methods
reading, listening, discussion, exercises
Assessment methods
3 credits - classwork, submitting tasks
5 credits - oral exam method; reading a short English text (using dictionary) followed by discussion, self evaluation
Language of instruction
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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