Course: Other English Speaking Countries

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Course title Other English Speaking Countries
Course code KAJ/REAL3
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
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)
  • Anténe Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Obenausová Světlana, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Gill Simon, MgA. M.A.
Course content
The aim of this course is getting to know the culture, history, geography and wildlife of other English speaking countries. A detailed look at other English speaking countries. We will deal only with countries where English is either the only or the main official language. The teacher's and students' presentations will be about all aspects (geography, wildlife, history and culture) of these countries: Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa. The online study course contains links to more reading, articles, pictures and maps, videos, interactive exercises and quizzes, tests, homework.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Semestral Work - 4 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 4 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 13 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of this course is getting to know the culture, history, geography and wildlife of other English speaking countries.
Students should attend the REAL1 first.
Prerequisites
Ability to study and discuss in English.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Seminar Work

Active participation in all lessons, completion of all classwork tasks, timely completion of any homework tasks and tests set and a presentation.
Recommended literature
  • Bothwell, H. (2008). The Penguin History of Canada. London.
  • CRYSTAL, D. (2003). The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language. Cambridge.
  • Ferguson, N. (2004). Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World. London.
  • Macintyre, S. (2004). A Concise History of Australia. Cambridge.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Physical Culture English with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer