Course: Film and Literature

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Course title Film and Literature
Course code KAJ/FILIQ
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Nevařil Josef, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The title of the screened movie will always be announced in advance. The content of the course will vary, but may contain the film adaptations of the following works: William Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet; Hamlet Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice; Sense and Sensibility Oscar Wilde - An Ideal Husband Graham Greene - The Third Man Roald Dahl - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Ian McEwan - Atonement Nick Hornby - About a Boy; High Fidelity Helen Fielding - Bridget Jones's Diary Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird Arthur Miller - The Crucible Ken Kesey - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Tom Stoppard - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Peter Shaffer - Amadeus Alice Walker - The Color Purple Michael Cunningham - The Hours

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Attendace - 14 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 28 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to: - discuss their experience watching a film (or reading a book), - explain and defend their opinion on a film (or a book), - list and characterise positive and negative aspects of a film (or a book), - analyse and evaluate the quality of a film (or a book).

Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Seminar Work

- attendance - at least 80% (70% ISP), - active participation during sessions, - timely completion of home-reading and home-/Film Club-watching, - moderating one session discussion successfully.
Recommended literature
  • Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility.
  • Nick Hornby. About a Boy.
  • Oscar Wilde. An Ideal Husband.
  • William Shakespeare. Hamlet.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (BB17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (BB17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -