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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Rhetoric

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Code Completion Credits Range
A0B04RET Z 2 2s
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Dana Lisá (guarantor), Dana Saláková (guarantor), Václava Jarská
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The objective of the subject is to master and improve skills necessary for successful presentation as well as enhancing the communicative ability of the prospective engineers and bachelors. This subject will enable the students to develop both spoken and written presentations, non verbal communication and remove the psychological barriers for public speaking so that the students can create a good image. The course „Retorika“ provides an introduction to this subject.

Requirements:

none

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction, communication in general, breathing techniques, articulation, standard pronunciation in Czech

2. word and sentence accoustic means, intonation, stress. Stylistics - written and spoken form

3. Basics of non verbal communication - gestures, mimicking, body language, appearance. Monologues and dialogues.

4. Monologue. Structure of presentations in general, types of speeches, target groups, pronunciation, vocabulary.

5. Off hand speech, speaking in unfavourable conditions, psychological techniques, feedback.

6. Visual aids, logical structure in connection with the structure of presentation, layout.

7. Using visuals.

8. Monologue, practise.

9. Dialogue. Types of dialogues, active and passive communication roles.

10.Argumentation, induction, deduction, communication techniques.

11.Dialogues, practise.

12.Analysis and correction of errors.

13.Model presentation for credits and discission - part 1

14.Model presentation - part 2

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, communication in general, breathing techniques, articulation, standard pronunciation in Czech

2. word and sentence accoustic means, intonation, stress. Stylistics - written and spoken form

3. Basics of non verbal communication - gestures, mimicking, body language, appearance. Monologues and dialogues.

4. Monologue. Structure of presentations in general, types of speeches, target groups, pronunciation, vocabulary.

5. Off hand speech, speaking in unfavourable conditions, psychological techniques, feedback.

6. Visual aids, logical structure in connection with the structure of presentation, layout.

7. Using visuals.

8. Monologue, practise.

9. Dialogue. Types of dialogues, active and passive communication roles.

10.Argumentation, induction, deduction, communication techniques.

11.Dialogues, practise.

12.Analysis and correction of errors.

13.Model presentation for credits and discission - part 1

14.Model presentation - part 2

Study Objective:

This subject will enable the students to develop both spoken and written presentations, non verbal communication and remove the psychological barriers for public speaking so that the students can create a good image

Study materials:
Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/A0B04RET http://jazyky.fel.cvut.cz/
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
roomT2:E1-106
Jarská V.
12:45–14:15
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice haly
Učebna
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomT2:E1-106
Jarská V.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice haly
Učebna
Fri
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-05-23
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet12553604.html