OJZ 550 - Czech for Foreigners
Code: OJZ 550
Title: “Survival“ Czech for foreigners
Length: one semester
Level (CEFR): A0
Target participants: International students
Entry requirement/level of the course (CEFR): A0
Aims: Learn and practice basic Czech vocabulary and practical grammar, aimed at the workplace environment as well as the skills required for everyday life in the Czech Republic.
Content and Approach:
Grammar: key verbs in the „simple“ (imperfect) tenses - past, present and future
Conversation using all three tenses
Useful vocabulary for the workplace and various situation-based settings (ordering food, shopping, making appointments)
Skills role-plays: telephoning, exchanging pleasantries, making a good impression
Reading: Study and discussion of short basic texts
Writing: Guidelines and practice of simple writing tasks, e.g. a short email
We expect the following from students:
- Regular attendance (maximum three absences)
- Active participation in English in class
- Passing quizzes and tests with a minimum number of points as determined by individual instructors
A minimum of one hour of homework is expected per week.
Materials: available on Moodle
- It is not possible to attend this course without registering on-line first (STAG).