Course detail

Rhetoric

FIT-RETAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course is the outcome of a well-proven methodology, leading to a step-by-step increase of the volume of vocabulary, the elimination of often repeated errors and failures in talking by using the experience of logopedic consultancy, getting familiar with the rhetoric art of the antiquity, the medieval age and the new era. The content of the course and the methods used, at the same time, conduct the trainees to getting knowledge of the most excellent literature monuments of the time.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The knowledge acquired should provide for the cultivation of all modes of vocal and written communication. It should provide for the consolidation of the sense for mutual understanding and tolerance in interpersonal relations. A cultivated speech is supportive of a new dimension to technical erudition.

Prerequisites

No prerequisite knowledge is called for.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Presence at the lectures with passing the test and furnishing a written work (approximately 2 pages of text, 500 - 1000 words).

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

    Syllabus of lectures:
    1. The nonobviousness of the ability to convey ideas in words
    2. Rhetoric as art, born in the environment of Greek democracy
    3. Classical speech construction
    4. Evaluation of psychological and social circumstances
    5. Body language and gestures
    6. The art of persuading
    7. Eristic dialects and its tricks
    8. Ethos of spoken speech
    9. Empathy and ability to listen

Aims

The basic aim of the course is to develop the ability to consciously cultivate spoken the language in terms of both content and formal, as well as to eliminate the trauma, bad habits and other content defects and deficiencies.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lectures.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MBI , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MPV , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGM , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MSK , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MIS , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MBS , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MIN , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MMI , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MMM , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme MITAI Master's

    specialization NADE , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NBIO , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NGRI , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NNET , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NVIZ , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NCPS , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NSEC , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NEMB , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NHPC , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NISD , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NIDE , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NISY , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NMAL , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NMAT , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NSEN , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NVER , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    specialization NSPE , any year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

  1. The nonobviousness of the ability to convey ideas in words
  2. Rhetoric as art, born in the environment of Greek democracy
  3. Classical speech construction
  4. Evaluation of psychological and social circumstances
  5. Body language and gestures
  6. The art of persuading
  7. Eristic dialectics and its tricks
  8. Ethos of spoken speech
  9. Empathy and ability to listen