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SYLLABUS

COURSE TITLE:

P.E 2 (Social Dance/ Ballroom Dance)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will provide students with basic knowledge in ballroom dance. .Ballroom
dance is high on the list of leisure-time pursuit and students will be involved in this dance
sometimes in their lives, hence, basic steps of the different ballroom dance will be
experience and learn the footwork techniques, correct form and proper placement of the
body.
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COURSE CREDIT:

2 units 2 hours once a week= 36 hours


10 hours lecture 26 hours activities/ practicum

COURSE PLACEMENT:

First Year Second semester

TERMINAL COMPETENCIES:
At the end of the lesson the students should be able to.
A. Perform and maintain ballroom dance with grace, poise, rhythm, Technique , correct
for and proper body placement.
INTERMEDIATE COMPETENCIE
As the course progress the students should be able to.
1. Impart knowledge and understanding on the origin of the different ballroom
dance.
2. Execute correctly the footwork of different ballroom dance in time with the
music.
3. Improve and maintain a physically fit body
4. Stimulate interest and enjoyment.

COURSE OUTLINE
Unit I- Social Dance
a. Definition
b. History
Unit II- Ballroom History
a. Definition
b. History of the different dance
c. Basic steps

d. Dance combo
Unit III- Types of Dances
a. Latin Section
b. Modern Standard Section
c. Ballet
d. Folk dance
e. Dance creative
f. Popular Dance
g. Tap Dance
h. Social Dance
Unit IV- Dance Term
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.

Line dance
Alignment
Feet Position
Foot work
Rhythm
Walking
Position
Steps

Unit V- Dance Position


a. Face to face
b. Varsovienne
c. Reverse Varsovienne
d. Escort
e. Swing out flirtation
f. Wrap Position
g. Closed Position
h. Reverse closed position
i. Shoulder waist Position
j. Right reverse position
k. Left reverse position
l. Couple
m. Back cross position
n. Butterfly
o. Open Closed position

COURSE EVALUATION
1. Written exam
2. Attendance and class participation
Pre-Lim
Quizzes- 40%
Major Exam 60%
Midterm, Pre-Final Exam and Final Exam
Quizzes 40%
Practicum exam- 60 %

COURSE REQUIREMEN
3. P.E uniform
4. Culminating Activity
COURSE REFERENCES
A. Text Book
Dance a while handbook for folk dance square , centre and Social Dance _ by: Milan
College Publishinh Company
www. @ yahoo.com
C. Video
International Ballroom Dancing (International Video) By; Ednah Ledesma
You Can Dance By Vicki Reagan and Ron de Vito
Instructional CD by- Harris, Pitman and Waller