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Introduction to Rhetorics

Code: 188268
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Mirjana Matea Kovač
Lecturers: prof. dr. sc. Mirjana Matea Kovač - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Understanding the basic concepts related to verbal and nonverbal communication, as well as the factors that influence these concepts; developing the skills of presentation planning, presentation structure, and presentation performance in the German language; organizing speech information in a chronological order

1. Definitions of communication; Overview of the theory of communication; Cross-cultural communication (2L+2S) 2. Verbal and nonverbal communication (1L+1S)
3. Questioning as a communication skill (1L+1S) 4. Active listening and Barriers to active listening (1L+1S) 5. Speech preparation (2L+1S) 6. Standard language and modal expressions (1L+1S) 7. Presentation skills (1L+1S) 8. Rhetorical figures of speech (1L+1S) 9. Public speaking fear (1L+1S) 10. Interpretative reading (1L+1S)
11. Taking notes (1L+1S) 12. Speech disfluencies (1L+2S) 13. Pronunciation speech exercises (1L+1S)
Learning outcomes:
  1. Students will be able to:
    - use different types of public speaking in German;
  2. - organize speech information in a chronological order;
  3. - give a persuasive presentation of ideas in front of an audience;
  4. - efficiently use notes for communication.
  1. Einführung in Rhetorik und Poetik (Germanistik kompakt), , Arend, S., WBG, Darmstadt, 2012.
  2. Temeljci suvremenog govorništva, , Škarić, I., Školska knjiga, Zagreb., 2000.
Optional literature:
  1. Einführung in die Rhetorik: Grundbegriffe, , Karl-Heinz Göttert, K-H., Wilhelm Fink Verlag, München., 2009.
1. semester
Njemački preddiplomski 1. semestar - Regular studij - German Language and Literature
Consultations schedule: