Study programmes / B-SP Specialisation in pedagogy / Voice Training
Course code:HVOP
Course title in language of instruction:Hlasová výchova
Course title in Czech:Hlasová výchova
Course title in English:Voice Training
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2; part-time, 0/8
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - ILE
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Igor Dostálek (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites:to study at faculty ICV
Aims of the course:Acquiring basic articulation norms of literary czech language; identification of deffirent genres of public speaking and application of its rules for public presentations of students; basics of voice hygiene.
Course contents:
1.Wind apparatuses for needs of speech (allowance 1/2)
a.Wind and its creation
b.Rules for right breathing

2.Wind economy (allowance 1/2)
a.Breath and expiration - training
b.Breath and relaxation

3.Tone creation (allowance 1/2)
a.Rules for tone creation
b.Voice tones

4.Articulation of czech language (allowance 1/2)
a.Articulation and its rules
b.Articulation of particular speech sounds

5.Individual sets of articulation excercises (allowance 1/2)
a.Particular articulation fields
b.Carefulness in articulation

6.Structure of sentence, paragraph, fragment (allowance 1/2)
a.Rules for sentence making
b.Structure of paragraph, whole text

7.Preparation of spoken presentation (allowance 1/2)
a.Rhetoric as a science
b.Importance of rhetoric skills

8.Specificities of different genres of speech (allowance 1/2)
a.Particular genres and their rules
b.Making out particular genres

9.Lecture as a genre of speech (allowance 1/2)
a.Lecture and its rules
b.Structure and using lectures

10.Interpretation as a genre of speech (allowance 1/2)
a.Rules of interpretation
b.Structure and using interpretation

11.Report as a genre of speech (allowance 1/2)
a.Report rules
b.Structure and using reports

12.Declamation as a genre of speech (allowance 1/2)
a.Rules of declamation
b.Structure and using declamations

13.Interview, media notification as a genre of speech (allowance 1/2)
a.Rules of interview, media notification
b.Structure and using interview, media notification

14.Chosen genre and its presentation. Evaluation of particular genres (allowance 1/2)
a.Availability of choosing particular genres

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Student work up a short text, which will be presented. Students try to apply gained knowledge from lectures and seminaries and their task will be to analyse presentation with the help of a teacher.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h0 h
     practice28 h0 h
     consultation0 h16 h
     public presentation (oral)10 h6 h
     preparation for regular assessment8 h22 h
     preparation of presentation24 h40 h
Total84 h84 h

Basic reading list
  • HUBÁČEK, J. Jak mluvit a přednášet. Ostrava : Profil, 1983. 155 p.
  • HUBÁČEK, J. Rétorické minimum pro studium učitelství. Praha 1990. Ostrava: Pedagogická fakulta, 1990. 154 p. ISBN 80-7042-018-9.
Recommended reading list
  • DOHALSKÁ, M. Mluvíš, mluvím, mluvíme. Kapitoly z moderní rétoriky. Praha: Horizont, 1985. 124 p.
  • BUCHTOVÁ, B. Rétorika. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2006. 210 p. ISBN 80-247-0868-X.