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AUTUMN TERM 2017

18 September – 15 December 2017 (12 weeks)
Enrolment runs until Thursday 8 September 2017

Please note that the courses will start at current Czech Centre‘s address - 116 Long Acre, WC2E 9PA (nearest tube Covent Garden) in September 2017 but will move to the Czech Centre‘s new location at the Czech Embassy, 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 4QY near Notting Hill Gate station in October 2017 (the exact date tbc). 

If you decide to take a Czech course with Czechtrans, and you are a complete beginner, you can just enrol by making the payment and filling the details. If you already have some prior knowledge of the Czech language, please call us on 0207 836 3669, so that we can help you to choose the most suitable course level.

FEES
Standard full fee: £204 (including administration fee)
Reduced concessionary fee: £174 (including administration fee)
You are eligible to pay the reduced fee when you provide us with evidence that you receive income-based benefit / Jobseeker’s Allowance, you are over 65 or you are a full time student. Please see our full terms and conditions for more details.


COURSES


BEGINNERS 1A

Thursday 21 September – Thursday 14 December 2017 (12 weeks)

Course outline:
Course book: Lida Hola - New Czech Step by Step
Level: Complete beginners; no previous knowledge required
Chapters: 1 –3
Topics: Introduction to the language: Who am I? Introduction, my family, shopping, daily routine.
Grammar: Pronunciation: Czech sounds and the Czech alphabet; genders – nouns, adjectives; to be; possessive pronouns; present  tense; time; numbers.
Now you know: how to count and spell; exchange greetings; talk about yourself and your family; buy food over the counter; tell the time and describe daily routine.




BEGINNERS 1C

Wednesday 20 September – Wednesday 13 December 2017 (12 weeks)
tutor: Adéla Herbsová

Course outline:
Course book: Lida Hola - New Czech Step by Step
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 1A

Thursday 21 September -  Thursday 14 December 2017 (12 weeks)
tutor: Adéla Herbsová

Course outline:
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
Chapters: 10 - 12
Topics: Travelling, making travel plans; cooking; house works.
Grammar: genitive singular, prepositions, practice from – to with time, future tense, perfective and imperfective verbs.
Now you know: how to make travel plans, how to say that something belongs to someone, how to plan your pre-Christmas cleaning




LOWER INTERMEDIATE 1D

Tuesday 19 September – Tuesday 12 December 2017 (12 weeks)
tutor: Ivona Klemensová

Course outline:
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
Chapters: 19 - 20
Topics: Relationships; giving orders; revision
Grammar: instrumental singular, the imperative, addressing people in vocative case
Now you know: how to use instruments in the instrumental case, how to speak about dating and other relationships, how to tell people what to do, how to address people.




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 1B

Thursday 21 September – Thursday 14 December 2017 (12 weeks)
tutor: Adéla Barošová

Course outline:
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
Chapters: 2-3
Topics: At the restaurant; Places to live; Looking for a flat,
Grammar: accusative plural, pronouns in plural, locative singular and plural




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 2

Monday 18 September – Monday 11 December 2017 (12 weeks)
tutor: Ivona Klemensová

Course outline:
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
Chapter: 11
Topics: Health and lifestyle; at the doctor‘s
Grammar: the imperative, using constructions such as bolí mě, líbí se mi




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 3

Tuesday 19 September – Tuesday  12 December 2017 (12 weeks)
tutor: Adéla Barošová

Course outline:
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
Chapter: 14
Topics: The age of information; TV programmes, news, advertising; Computer and internet
Grammar: locative plural, nouns in plural




ADVANCED 1

Wednesday 20 September – Wednesday 13 December 2017 (12 weeks)
Tutor: Renata Clark 

Course outline:
Course book: Czech for Foreigners 2 B2. Additional course material to be brought in by the teacher.
Level: 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




ADVANCED 2

Monday 11 September – Monday 11 December 2017 (12 weeks)
Tutor: Zdena Svěráková

Course outline:
Course material will be brought in by the teacher.
Level: B2 towards C1
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




Autumn term 2017: 18 September  – 15 December 2017 (courses run for 12 weeks within the term)
Winter term 2018: 8 January – 30 March 2018 (courses run for 12 weeks)
Spring term 2018: 2 April – 7 July 2018 (courses run for 12 weeks within the term).


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