UBKCJLBP42 Rhetoric

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Soňa Schneiderová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Soňa Schneiderová, Ph.D.
Institute of The Czech Language and Library Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UBKCJLBP42/A: Tue 18:55–20:30 M8, S. Schneiderová
Prerequisite is knowledge of the Czech language.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the history of rhetorics and the basic steps leading to the writing and preparation of oral presentation of a speech.
Learning outcomes
After completing the seminar, students are able to orient themselves in the differences of different communication spheres and language means with regard to different communication goals. They will gain the basics of cultivated expression.
  • Rhetorics and its meaning
    Word choice, orthoepy
    Tropes and figures, metaphor and metonymy
    Non-verbal signals
    Composition of the public speech
    Argumentation, eristics, newspeak
    required literature
  • HAVLOVÁ, I. Kapitoly z rétoriky. Praha: Karolinum, 1991. info
  • DE VITO, J. A. Základy mezilidské komunikace. Praha: Grada, 2001. ISBN 80-7169-988-8. info
  • LOTKO, E. Kapitoly ze současné rétoriky. Olomouc 1997. Olomouc, 1997. ISBN 80-7067-685-X. info
  • VÁVRA, V. Mluvíme beze slov. Praha: Panorama, 1990. info
    recommended literature
  • HOLASOVÁ, T. Umíte dobře mluvit? Praha, 1992. info
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J. Já a ty. Jak si navzájem lépe porozumíme. Praha: Svoboda, 1988. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, discussion.
Assessment methods
Spoken and written expression.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Teacher's information
Active participation in the seminar (two absences are permitted), final written test
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020.
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