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WINTER TERM 2018

3 January 2017 - 30 March 2018 (12 weeks)
Enrolment runs until Wednesday 20 December 2017

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
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  FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 11 January – Thursday 29 March 2018 (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 1B

Thursday 11 January – Thursday 29 March 2018 (12 weeks)

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

Wednesday 10 January – Wednsday 28 March 2018 (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: 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




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 1A

Tuesday 9 January - Tuesday 27 March 2018 (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
Chapters: 1
Topics: Getting to know each other; Filling the form
Grammar: gender, nomininative singular, declination of kdo, co+někdo, něco, nikdo, nic; Countries, nationalities, languages




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 2

Monday 8 January - Monday 26 March 2018 (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: 12
Topics: Culture and arts; What’s on?
Grammar: genitive plural, possessive adjectives




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 3

Tuesday 9 January – Tuesday  27 March 2018 (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: 15
Topics: Society, values and us; At the post office, bank
Grammar: conditional; sentences with aby, kdyby; modal expressions




ADVANCED 1

Wednesday 3 January - Wednesday 28 March 2018 (12 weeks)

Course outline:

Course book: Marie Boccou Kestřánkévá, 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
: 2
Topics: Lidská komunikace
Grammar: past tense, writing y after consonants B,L; connectives; declination




ADVANCED 2

Monday 8 January - 26 March 2018 (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 2017: 18 September  – 15 December 2017 (courses run for 12 weeks within the term)
Winter term 2018: 3 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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