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CZECH LANGUAGE COURSES AT THE CZECH CENTRE (NOTTING HILL)



WINTER TERM 2020

6 January - 2 April 2020 (12 weeks)
Enrolment runs until 17 December 2019

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


COMPLETE BEGINNERS 1A

Thursday 9 January – Thursday 2 April 2020 (12 weeks)

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.



COMPLETE BEGINNERS 1B

Thursday 9 January – Thursday 2 April 2020 (12 weeks)

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

Tuesday 7 January – Tuesday 31 March 2020   (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: 9 - 11
Topics: Human body; In a pharmacy; Place where we live; Invitation for a visit; On holidays; Travelling; Grammar: personal pronouns in dative and accusative; preposition pro, za, na; genitive singular; expressing direction; verbs of motion; prefixes and their meanings;   Now you know: how to describe your body and speak about your health; ask and give directions; invite people for a visit; how to make travel plans


UPPER INTERMEDIATE 1

Wednesday 8 January – Wednesday 1 April 2020 (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: 3
Topics: Where and how we live; Looking for an accommodation; adverts Grammar: Locative case singular and plural nouns and pronouns;



UPPER INTERMEDIATE 2

Monday 6 January – Monday 30 March 2020 (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; Curriculum vitae; Cars and their drivers; Behind a steering wheel; Grammar: Verbs with root –šívat/-šít, -ndávat/-ndat; Numerals and their declination; Pluralia tantum; Fractions and decimals; variations of pronoun ten



UPPER INTERMEDIATE 3

Tuesday 7 January – Tuesday 31 March 2020  (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: 20 + additional reading material Topics: Adapted prose; Listening level B1; Revision of Česky krok za krokem 2
Grammar: Revision of all cases singular and plural, conditional and aby-, kdyby- clauses, use of imperfective and perfective verbs



ADVANCED 1

Wednesday 8 January – Wednesday 1 April 2020 (12 weeks)

Course outline:

Course book: Marie Boccou Kestřánková, Kateřina Hlínová, Pavel Pečený, Dagmar Štěpánková: Čeština pro cizince
Level: B2
Students should have completed the course book Czech Step by Step 1 and 2 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: 9 Topics: Sayings; folk art; fairytales; Karel Jaromir Erben
Grammar: Word order; declination of numerals; passive; pronouns; writing of an essay



ADVANCED 2

Monday 6 January – Monday 30 March 2019 (12 weeks)

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


Winter term 2020: 6 January 2020 - 2 April 2020
Spring term 2020: 6 April – 13 July 2020

Terms and conditions

 

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


WINTER TERM 2020

Winter Term 11 January – 4 April 2020
Enrolment runs untill 17 December 2019

Lessons on 11.1.,18.1, 25.1.,1.2.,8.2.,29.2,7.3.,14.3., 21.3., 28.3., 4.4 (11 lessons)

Course material: Lida Hola New Czech Step by Step + additional material brought in by teachers

Location: St Mary Magdalene Academy, 475 Liverpool Rd, London N7 8PG

Cost
Lower Intermediate 1a: 225 GBP


For more information and assessment please contact Renata Clark 
clarkova@czechcentre.org.uk, tel.: 0207 759 0072


COURSES

LOWER INTERMEDIATE 1A

Lessons on 11.1.,18.1, 25.1.,1.2.,8.2.,29.2,7.3.,14.3., 21.3., 28.3., 4.4.
(11 lessons)

10 - 11.30 am

Chapters: 9 - 10
Topics: Human body; At doctors; In a pharmacy; Place where we live; Invitation for a visit; Grammar: irregular nominative plural forms; personal pronouns in dative and accusative; preposition pro, za, na; genitive singular; expressing direction; verbs of motion; prefixes and their meanings; 
Now you know: how to describe your body and speak about your health; ask and give directions; invite people for a visit;


 

 

 


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