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Course Outline

SPRING 2017


CZECH BEGINNERS

Course book:Lida Hola - New Czech Step by Step

Czech Beginners Ib
Level
: Students should have completed the previous course Beginners Ia or have an equivalent knowledge (to be able to construct simple sentences using the present tense of verbs)
Chapters: 4 – 6
Topics: Shopping, restaurant; likes and dislikes; directions, transport, telephone.
Grammar: introduction of locative case, accusative of nouns and adjectives, past tense, modal verbs.
Now you know: how to do your shopping; use telephone; order food and drinks in a restaurant; express likes and dislikes; give and ask for directions, talk about the past.

Czech Beginners Ic
Level: Students should have completed the previous courses Beginners Ia and Ib or have an equivalent knowledge (to be able to speak about themselves and their families in present and in past and get by in everyday situations in shops and restaurants using  simple grammatical constructions.)
Chapters: 7 - 9
Topics: advertisements, hobbies, parts of the body, at the doctor’s
Grammar: indefinite and negative pronouns and adverbs; future tense; accusative and nominative plural; verb ‘to know’, multiple negative.
Now you know: how to talk about your hobbies; write advertisements; describe people; plan your future, talk about your health.

LOWER INTERMEDIATE
Course book: Lida Hola - New Czech Step by Step
Level: Students should have completed the previous courses Beginners Ia,Ib, Ic or have an equivalent knowledge

Lower Intermediate Ic
Chapters: 16 – 18
Topics: Weather, communication, clothes
Grammar: gradation of adjectives; adjectives x adverbs; forming of adverbs; dative sg.;
Now you know: how to compare things and people, learn difference between adjectives and adverbs and create new adverbs, discuss the weather and fashion, write letters, emails and text messages

CZECH UPPER INTERMEDIATE I - IV

Course book: Lida Hola, Pavla Borilova Česky krok za krokem 2 / Czech Step by Step 2
Level: A2 towards B1
Students should have completed the course book Czech Step by Step 1 or have an equivalent knowledge. For more detailed information and assessment please contact the Czech Centre.
When deciding on the level to apply for, use the self-evaluation help table based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
See http://www.linguanet-europa.org/pdfs/self-assessment-grid-en.pdf

Czech Upper Intermediate Ia
Chapter
: 1 - 2
Topics: Getting to know people; filling the form; family and family relationships
Grammar: znát x vědět x umět; revision of genders, verbs, interrogative pronouns; countries, languages and nationalities; accusative case

Czech Upper Intermediate II
Chapter:
10
Topics: Games and sport; holiday
Grammar: prefixes with verbs; ‘short’ and ‘long’ verbs of motion

Czech Upper Intermediate III
Chapter:
13
Topics: Who we are, appearances; discussion x quarel
Grammar: gradation of adjectives; adverbs and gradation of adverbs

CZECH ADVANCED I
Course book:
Czech for Life, Alena Nekovarova, Lida Hola, Pavla Borilova Česky krok za krokem 2 / Czech Step by Step 2
Level: B1 towards B2
Content: Revision of Czech grammar and conversational topics
Focus on requirements for B2 CCE exam - communication, reading and comprehension, listening and writing
Topics: Czech Republic known and unknown
Grammar: Instrumental plural, revision

CZECH ADVANCED II
Lída Holá adapted reading, additional course material to be brought in by the teacher.
Level: B1 towards B2
For students who have completed all previous courses or have equivalent knowledge and conversational skills. The focus of this course is to improve on existing knowledge and conversational skills. Themes and topics to reflect students‘ needs. Individual course programme.
When deciding on the level to apply for, use the self-evaluation help table based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
See http://www.linguanet-europa.org/pdfs/self-assessment-grid-en.pdf

 

 


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