Course detail

Czech Language 1

FSI-1CJAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course Czech (1CJ) is prepared as an introductory course of Czech language for foreigners. It is offered to international students who want to acquaint themselves with the basics of Czech language. The course will introduce the students to elementary communication skills and provide them with basic knowledge of Czech grammar. Particular attention will be paid to the specifics of Czech pronunciation.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be made familiar with the specific features of Czech pronunciation and will be able to use elementary grammar and vocabulary for simple communication.

Prerequisites

The course is intended for beginners.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

E. Čechová, H. Trabelsiová - Remediosová, H. Putz: Chcete mluvit česky? (Pour Les Fancophones qui veulent parler Tchegue), Liberec 1998
I. Rešková-Bednářová, M. Pintarová: Communicative Czech (Elementary Czech), Praha 1995

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Language instruction as an extension of basic professional curriculum.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Students' work is systematically checked by the teacher. Course-unit credit is conditioned by active attendance and participation in the seminars and by meeting specific requirements of the teacher. The course is concluded by an exam in the form of a written test. In addition, the teacher takes into consideration overall performance of students in the seminars.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim of the course is to make international students familiar with the basics of Czech language needed for elementary communication.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Students are requested to attend the seminars actively and work out all assigned tasks.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BO1-P Bachelor's

    branch B-OBN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, elective (voluntary)

  • Programme B3S-Z Bachelor's

    branch B-STI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, recommended

  • Programme MO1-P Master's

    branch M-OBN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, elective (voluntary)

  • Programme M2E-A Master's

    branch M-IND , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, others

  • Programme M2I-Z Master's

    branch M-STI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, recommended

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Specific features of Czech pronunciation
Elementary grammar
Basic vocabulary
Test

eLearning