Konverzácia AJ

EVALUATION: ORAL EXAM + homework + attendance (10 p, -2 p. for each missed class (two missed classes are allowed, plus mudical and other personal reasons are accepted)

 

WEEK 1 – Course outline, instructions, assessment


TOPIC 1 - https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/sep/10/psychic-school-montclair-what-happened

Homework: find and describe an interesting or famous psychic scam or fraud, home or abroad. Describe what happened, who were the parties engaged and what were the consequences. Work in pairs (max. 5-7 minute long discussion).

Get inspired: Adam Ruins Everything - How Fake Psychics Fool Their Victims | truTV - YouTube

 

 

TOPIC 2 - https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2018/jan/12/money-for-nothing-is-finlands-universal-basic-income-trial-too-good-to-be-true

Homework: Choose a topic here: Political Issues of 2021 (isidewith.com)

Pick a side and present your opinion in the context of a selected country (max. 5-7 minute long discussion). Work in pairs. 

 

TOPIC 3 – https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/09/spanish-flu-pandemic-centenary-first-world-war

  

TOPIC 4 - https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jul/27/families-fertility-feminism-landmarks-in-womens-rights-timeline

 

TOPIC 5: https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22053273/alexej-fulmek-book-prologue.html?ref=tab

Please read parts INTRO, I. and II. of the article above and read the entire article below.

https://www.private-prague-guide.com/article/life-during-the-communist-era-in-czechoslovakia/

 

TOPIC 6 -  https://www.theguardian.com/food/2018/sep/10/my-carnivore-diet-jordan-peterson-beef

 

TOPIC 7 - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/sep/08/youtube-stars-burnout-fun-bleak-stressed