Course: Vocal and Speech Training

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Course title Vocal and Speech Training
Course code KPV/THMK
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Bubeníčková Zuzana, MgA.
Course content
The history of speech. Observation - using this method by listening to verbal pronouncements. Breathing, voicing and articulationing techniques. Fonetics and fonology. Voice intonation, dinamism, rate. Nonverbal facilities of spoken word. The kinds of speech. Work with written word. Speech withouth preparation. Breathing, voicing and articilation exercises, jawcrackers. Practical exercises for enrichment of word-stock- synonyms, opposits and others related to activating brain function and ability of concentration.Visioned, lisened and written speech. Tests of creativity.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming)
  • Class attendance - 8 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 42 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to inform students about right speech principles.Students will practically apply speech basics, they will be informed about the most frequent speech malfunctions and also about physiological aspects of spoken word.
Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field.
General orientation in the subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Presentation of artistic and creative activities

The course is held in Czech language, the requirements are stated in the czech version.
Recommended literature
  • HOLASOVÁ, T. Umíte správně mluvit? Praha: H&H, 1992.
  • KOHOUT, J. Rétorika - umění mluvit a jednat s lidmi, Management Press, Ringier ČR, Praha, 1999..
  • LANGER, A. Úspěch veřejné promluvy. Praha: Fortuna, 1993.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Education in Leisure Time (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -