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CZECH LANGUAGE COURSES AT THE CZECH CENTRE (NOTTING HILL)


WINTER TERM 2019

7 January - 29 March 2019 (12 weeks)
Enrolment runs until 21 December 2018

If you decide to take a Czech course with the Czech Centre, 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
Reduced concessionary fee: £174 
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

Tuesday 8 January - 2 April 2019

Course outline:
Course book: Lída Holá - Česky krok za krokem
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 1B

Thursday 10 January – Thursday 28 March 2019

Course outline:
Course book: Lída Holá - Česky krok za krokem
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: My family and friends, Daily routine, Time, Likes and dislikes, Expressing place, Countries, nations, languages
Grammar: introduction of locative case, accusative of nouns and adjectives, past tense, modal
verbs.
Now you know: how talk about your family and friends; Express time and answer time questions, talk about your day programme, express likes and dislikes; say where have you been, talk about the past.




LOWER INTERMEDIATE 1B

Thursday 10 January – Thursday 28 March 2019 (12 weeks)

Course outline:
Course book: Lida Hola - Česky krok za krokem
Level: Students should have completed the previous courses Beginners Ia,Ib, Ic or have an equivalent knowledge
Chapters: 13 - 15
Topics: Excuses and wishes; personal qualities; weather; communication; party invitation
Grammar: conditional; if clauses; advice and suggestions; adjectives x adverbs; comparison of adjectives; dative singular; past tense of verbs ending in –nout.
Now you know: how to make an excuse or how to express your wish; discuss weather; talk about who or what is the most beautiful…and say that something belongs to someone




LOWER INTERMEDIATE 1D

Wednesday 9 January – Wednesday 27 March 2019 (12 weeks)

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 + revision
Topics: Relationships
Grammar: instrumental case, preposition with the instrumental and the accusative; the imperative; the vocative;




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 2

Monday 7 January – Monday 25 March 2019 

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: 15
Topics: Society, values and us; At the post office/in the bank; filling in a form; giving advice
Grammar: conditional; perfective and imperfective verbs; sentences with aby, kdyby; modal expressions




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 3

Tuesday 8 January – Tuesday  26 March 2019 (12 weeks)

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: 18
Topics: Fashion and clothes; cars and traffic signs
Grammar: numerals, declination of numerals; fractions and decimal numbers; number 10




ADVANCED 1

Wednesday 9 January – Wednesday 27 March 2019 (12 weeks)

Course outline:

Course book: Marie Boccou Kestřánková, Kateřina Hlínová, Pavel Pečený, Dagmar Štěpánková: Čeština pro cizince
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
Chapter: 6
Topics: Living together; Living abroad; Storytelling; Friendship
Grammar: declination of foreign words; particles and interjections; declination of všichni, všechny, všechna, spelling of –mně- x -mě-; gradation of adjectives; revision of instrumental




ADVANCED 2

Monday 7 January – Monday 25 March 2019 (12 weeks)

Course outline:
Czech for Life 2, Czech for Foreigners 2 B2. Additional course material to 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 2018: 17 September  – 13 December 2018 (courses run for 12 weeks within the term)
Winter term 2019: 7 January – 4 April 2019 (courses run for 12 weeks)
Spring term 2019: 8 April – 29 July 2018 (courses run for 12 weeks within the term).

Terms and conditions

 

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CZECH LANGUAGE COURSES AT THE CZECH SCHOOL WITHOUT BORDERS, LONDON (ISLINGTON)


WINTER TERM 2019

12 January – 6 April 2019
Enrolment runs untill 21 December 2018
Lessons on 12, 19, 26 January, 2, 9 February, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 March and 6 April

Cost: 
Beginners 1b course 224 GBP + booking fee 
Intermediate Level - the pricing will depend on number of attending students


COURSES

BEGINNERS 1B COURSE

Lessons on 12, 19, 26 January, 2, 9 February, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 March and 6 April | 10.30 am – 12.00 pm

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: 3 – 5
Topics: Food and drink, My family and friends, Daily routine, Time, Likes and dislikes, 
Topics: My family and friends, Daily routine, Time, Likes and dislikes, Expressing place, Countries, nations, languages
Grammar: plural of nouns, introduction of locative case, accusative of nouns and adjectives, possessive pronouns, modal verbs.
Now you know: how talk about your family and friends; Express time and answer time questions, talk about your day programme, express likes and dislikes.




INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Lessons on 12, 19, 26 January, 2, 9 February, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 March and 6 April | 12.30 – 2 pm
For more information and assessment please contact Renata Clark 
clarkova@czechcentre.org.uk, tel.: 0207 759 0072