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SPRING TERM 2018

3 April 2018 - 9 July 2018 (12 weeks)
Enrolment runs until 22 March 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 1B  

Thursday 12 April – Thursday 28 June 2018 (12 weeks)

Course outline:
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, numbers, countries, nationalities and languages 
Grammar: possessive pronouns, what is it like?, modal verbs, past tense, locative singular
Now you know: how talk about your family; Express time and answer time questions, talk about your day programme,; say where have you been, talk about the past.




BEGINNERS 1C

Thursday 12 April – Thursday 28 June 2018 (12 weeks)

Course outline:
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: 6 – 8
Topics: countries, nationalities and languages; home and house; furniture and equipment; weekend plans; hobbies
Grammar: past tense, locative singular, verb ‘to know’, verbs with accusative case; nominative and accusative plural; dates;  future tense; expressing direction
Now you know: how to talk about what you did; describe your house, plan your weekend and discuss your hobbies




LOWER INTERMEDIATE 1B

Wednesday 11 April – Wednesday 27 June 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: 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




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 1B

Tuesday 3 April - Tuesday 26 June 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 9 April - Monday 9 July 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: 13
Topics: Who are we and what do we look like?; Discussion
Grammar: comparison of adjectives and adverbs; adverbs x adjectives; creating adverbs




UPPER INTERMEDIATE 3

Tuesday 10 April – Tuesday  26 June 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: 16
Topics: Planet Earth; lifestyle; weather
Grammar: dative plural; conjunctions;




ADVANCED 1

Wednesday 4 April - Wednesday 27 June 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: 3,4
Topics: Career; between Heaven and Earth
Grammar: conditional; if clauses; prefixes; adjectives used as nouns




ADVANCED 2

Monday 9 April - 9 July 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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